106 Contemporary Bathroom Design Photos

As one of the most expensive rooms to renovate, a bathroom can make or break a deal when buying or selling a home. Homeowners are looking for rooms that don't require a lot of work, which is why a bathroom renovation can make the biggest impact on your resell value. As you get ready to remodel, think about what works for your family, as well as what other homeowners might look for. Today, contemporary double bathroom sinks and walk-in showers are popular, while oversized bathtubs and bathroom storage are also frequently sought after. Determine what you have space for, what materials are worth using, and then find a way to add much-needed storage for beauty supplies and extra towels. More 
ZeroEnergy Design
10 Reviews
Family Loft
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The reconfiguration of the master bathroom opened up the space by pairing a platform shower with a freestanding tub. The open shower, wall-hung vanity, and wall-hung water closet create continuous flooring and an expansive feeling. The result is a welcoming space with a calming aesthetic.
“1818 bath” — kebee123
Centerline Architects
Renovation of a historic residence in North Bennington, VT
Ideabooks117
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The master bathroom preserves the historic character of the house while incorporating the owners' modern tastes. The existing flooring was in disrepair and could not be saved. These wide floor boards were found in the attic and refinished to create a stunning floor.
“Dark ceiling” — elainevv
Hakwood
Private residence Kitzbuhel, Austria
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Hakwood Flooring: Old World Collection, Montguyon & Sagonne, Sierra Collection, Chiaro Grade: Classical - Finish: Oil Dimension: 20mm x 240mm (3/4” x 9½”), 15mm x 240mm (5/8” x 9½”) Stein residence, Kitzbuhel, Austria Project designed by Norbert Bergmann, Wohnatelier
“podlaha vinil” — zabagti
General Assembly
5 Reviews
Vinegar Hill Master Bathroom
Ideabooks20
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The master bathroom features a stone slab shower floor and shower wall. The dark stone slab is balanced with a light matte concrete wall above it. The floor of the bathroom is reclaimed wide plank flooring in a Chevron pattern. The fixtures are wall mount fixtures from lefroy brooks. The steel door to the bathroom is a custom design featuring etched wire glass. © Joe Fletc...More
“Love the doors and sink architecturally stunning” — debbieanne
Design First Interiors
23 Reviews
Master Retreat/Open Concept Ensuite
Ideabooks118
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The Ensuite bath shares the space in the retreat with the bedroom. Other than the privacy needed in the toilet room, the clients wanted an open concept for the bedroom and bathroom. This unusual request required very careful attention to scale and proportion for all elements of this design. Each section of the space has equal ‘strength’ in terms of design character and is not o...More
“Very diverse” — dapzalot
Ripples
Bateau-Style Bath
Ideabooks47
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Fiona Walker-Arnott
“colours” — 48oakley
Rethink Design Studio
3 Reviews
West Perry Street
Ideabooks112
Questions1
Richard Leo Johnson Wallpaper: Custom (Rethink Design Studio, Black Crow Studios) Wall Sconce: Antler Sconce - Jason Miller (Lumens) Mirror: Custom (Rethink Design Studio, Pique Studio) Vanity: Custom teak vanity with marble slab and blackened metal shelf (Rethink Design Studio, AWD Savannah, Pique Studio) Faucet: Minimal - Lacava Sink: Verticyl Undermount - Kohler Towel Ring:...More
“vanity” — yogasteph
Olivier Chabaud Architecte
Maison C, Bois Colombes
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Olivier Chabaud
“Open floorplan” — listen2richie
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How do I determine my bathroom layout?


As you renovate, keep two things in mind: your family and future buyers. If you're family doesn't take many baths, don't feel the need to include a bathtub; you can use that extra space for a double vanity or large storage cabinet instead. On the other hand, some future buyers might want a tub, so be sure there's at least one in the house. Walk-in showers are also popular, though they take up space, while bathtub and shower combos are the best of both worlds. If you have a large family, you might want to separate the toilet and shower from the sink so multiple people can get ready at once. In the end, what is practical for your family will probably also be practical for future buyers, so go with what works for you first and foremost.

How can I add more bathroom storage?


Vanities are getting bigger and bigger every year, and for good reason — bathroom storage is in constant demand. Because of this, think about ways that you can add more to your space. An oversized or double vanity is always a good option, while wall-mounted cabinets and medicine cabinets are helpful too. Organization is key to space-saving, so use drawer organizers, trays and bins to keep smaller accessories in check.

What materials should I use 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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