19 Contemporary 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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Rostill House
Shannon McGrath
“Toilet” — mddevine
Dig Design
Carpenter Street
Ground floor bathroom. Strip windows framing views over the pool + spa. Photography by Rachel Lewis.
“Mirror to the floor” — fayharvey
elips design
Carlo Carossio
“Sink” — theandersons2005
Raelistic Artistic - Painting & Design
7 Reviews
After Glenmore - Renovation
Master en-suite bathroom. Two person tiled shower with glass door, jetted bathtub, granite countertops, and glass backsplash. Walls were painted in a customized grey in a washable flat finish.
“Concrete floor” — shevnad
Scott Allen Architecture
Northwest Retreat
Open entry area to master bath features art niche and curved walls. Semi-circular space beyond is the shower. A sauna is located behind the niche.
Studio MMA
Maison Ste-Anne-des-Lacs
“The shower” — dipshatz
Jax Design Shop, Inc.
The beach house
Paul Body
“sink” — roncentric1
Christopher's Baths & Kitchens
11 Reviews
A Stylish High Rise Master Bath
Our custom cabinetry line, Vern & Burl, can create the perfect vanity for any project.
“Rustic style vanity??” — kaybraea3
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 contemporary 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 contemporary 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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