Bathrooms 371 Stories

Dream Spaces: Spa-Worthy Showers to Refresh the Senses
The term “shower stall” often conjures a utilitarian, single-person spot meant for one thing: getting clean. These fantastic showers are a different animal — in many of them, solid walls and opaque barriers have been largely banished to let in light...
A Cantilevered Family Bathroom Boosts Square Footage
In densely populated cities like San Francisco, every square foot of space counts. And when Peter and Grace Liang used up square footage in their newly remodeled home, in the Bernal Heights neighborhood, to create a light well that brought light...
Room of the Day: A Family Bath With Vintage Apothecary Style
Homeowner Jody Suden had planned to redo her crumbling family bathroom in white on white with subway tile, but a fortuitous trip to an estate sale at a “beautiful dilapidated mansion,” as she describes it, got her design mojo flowing. “The turn-of-the-century...
10 Tricks to Help Your Bathroom Sell Your House
Buyers love the allure of a fresh, beautiful bathroom that reminds them of luxury hotels or soothing spas they have enjoyed. And, most important, buyers want to envision themselves enjoying this luxury every day in their new home. However,...
Bathroom Workbook: 5 Ways to Open Up a Windowless Bathroom
When planning the interior architecture of a home, whether it’s a cozy house, a slick condo, or something in between, usually the bathroom is one of the last places to get precious window real estate. That leaves many of us with a windowless bathroom...
How to Get a Claw-Foot Tub for Your Bathroom
A claw-foot tub is a special place in which to soak, play and dream. More than just a tub, it may recall a romantic getaway or childhood bath time with Mr. Bubble. Restoring a vintage tub is recycling at its...
Room of the Day: Moroccan Tile Inspires a Guest Bathroom Design
“Just have fun with it.” That was the main instruction this bachelor gave interior designer Jennifer Prugh Visosky for the guest bathroom in his ski house. While his tastes...
Houzz Call: Have a Beautiful Small Bathroom? We Want to See It!
We’ve offered plenty of professional advice on how to make the most of small full bathrooms, but now we want to hear from you. Have you designed a wonderful small bathroom this year?...
Bathroom Workbook: 7 Natural Stones With Enduring Beauty
There’s no other material quite like natural stone. No two pieces are exactly alike, and nothing else adds the same organic warmth and texture to a bathroom. Not to mention the longevity. If they’re well maintained, your stone surfaces can last...
Vintage Style: High-Tank Toilets
Bathrooms containing claw-foot bathtubs are legion; those that feature the romanticized tub’s humble cousin — the high-tank or pull-chain toilet — are far less. But for some people,...
Bathroom Workbook: 7 Elements of Modern Mediterranean Flavor
Influenced by the warm, saturated colors of captivating landscapes, the sun and misty sea air, Mediterranean style brings an unbeatable combination of cultural flavor and low-key luxury into a home. On my travels through European and Mediterranean...
Homeowners Give the Pink Sink Some Love
In midcentury America many bathrooms were the colors of Jordan almonds. The basic fixtures — sink, tub, toilet — were pastel pink, light blue and minty green. The tile was often one of these Easter egg–like colors and accented with black borders....
4 Secrets to a Luxurious Bathroom Look
Ever looked at a beautiful bathroom and wondered what takes its design to the next level? You’re not alone. Many homeowners want to know how some bathrooms get that mysterious designer je ne sais quoi. I’ll let you in on a few secrets. Because...
10 Living Room Touches to Bring to the Bath
When you’re designing a bathroom, there are many decisions to be made — marble or ceramic, shower or tub, vessel or pedestal sink, brass or chrome? The list goes on. Not to stress you out, but there’s yet another design option to consider when designing...
Wake Up Your Bathroom Decor With a Gorgeous Statement Wall
You might be tempted to play it safe when it comes to bathroom walls and opt for plain white tiles or just a simple lick of paint. But perhaps it’s time to unlock your creative side and install a wall with a wow factor, be it an intricate pattern of...
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