11 Bath Design Photos

Even though it is one of the smallest rooms in the house, having a high-quality washroom shouldn't be an afterthought; after all, a bathroom remodel is one of the most worthwhile home investments you can make. It might not be cheap, but adding updates — like a new bathtub, walk-in shower and double sinks — will increase the overall value, quality and comfort of your home. More 
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Beachside Remodel
Larry Taylor, Taylor Architectural Photography
“Layout. Not sure I need vanity station, but could be entrance to closets want his and hers.” — eckert121461
Gem Builders Carpentry, LLC.
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Master Bathroom towel hooks for extra storage.
Towels hooks in the shower. Photo Credit: N. Leonard
“warm cloths??” — tomandjoan
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Victorian with Modern Flair
Bathroom, Photo by Michael Partenio
“tile and vanity” — lintonc
Kitchen Design Partners Inc.
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Contemporary classic kitchen in Northbrook
This bathroom features dark Quartzite countertops and backsplash over a taupe painted vanity with oil-rubbed bronze hardware. A large framed mirror and glass shower doors make the room look light and open and display the decorative mosaic tile in the shower. Carlos Vergara Photography
“Beige tile 12x12” — 3favrins
Stones Throw Design Inc
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Sophisticated Apartment
This standard condo bathroom had a massive makeover. We removed the standard 5' tub and put in an angled glass shower to open up the space for other activities. Custom cabinetry above the toilet utilizes a mechanical chase not being used for storage. The counter is also on an angle to free up space. We placed storage in the corner only to open up the room but still have a s...More
“white vessel sink” — forrece
Matrix Construction Inc
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Boulder Crossing by Matrix Construction
Mater Bath with Soaking Tub in New Home Construction
“integrated sink in granite” — diannalreed
Gem Builders Carpentry, LLC.
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Master Bathroom shower niche detail
Here this photo shows you the depth of the marble shelf. It's plenty of room for a few shampoo bottles and your soap. Photo Credit: N. Leonard
Gem Builders Carpentry, LLC.
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Master Bathroom Niche for soap and shampoo
A niche serves so many purposes. Our customers love to have the extra place to put the soap dish or shampoos. Plan ahead! Photo Credit: N. Leonard
“tile in niche” — ginamcook
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When you're ready to start the renovation process, it is important to consider popular trends as well as your own family's needs. First of all, you should consider how best to use the space you have. Think about what your family needs most, and then determine if that pedestal bathtub or larger vanity is worth the investment. Next, find ways to add more bathroom storage. Adding more cabinets and shelves to such a small space can be tricky, but it is often crucial for storing towels and beauty supplies. Finally, think about the overall feel of the space. With a creative use of materials, even a bathroom can have decorative elements.

How do I determine my bathroom layout?

As you remodel, you want to think about resell value and buyer preferences, but you also want to think about what you like. Having a bathtub is key when selling your home, but it might not be a great use of space if your family doesn't take many baths. Instead, opt for more sink space with a larger vanity and double sinks. If several people use the same bathroom in the morning, try separating the toilet and shower area from the sink so multiple people can get ready simultaneously. Or if you like to have options, a bathtub and shower combination is the best of both worlds.

How can I add more bathroom storage?

Since space is always needed, purchase an oversized vanity with plenty of cabinets and drawers. If that's not enough, add a medicine cabinet, wall cabinets or floating shelves. Even something as simple as a shower caddy can make a difference. Organization can also save you space. Straighten up deep drawers by using handy trays and dividers.

What materials should I include in my bathroom?

Because the layout and storage options are pretty standard, picking interesting materials is key for helping your bathroom stand out. Tile offers a wide variety of colors and styles, which makes it a popular flooring choice, while mosaic tiles are common in showers. The grout can be challenging to clean though, so stone or granite might be better shower alternatives. Just like in a kitchen, implementing a fun tile backsplash or countertop color can help liven up an otherwise dull space. And last but not least, don't forget the hardware! Cabinet pulls, shower heads and faucets come in a variety of finishes, which allows you to add bits and pieces of personality.
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