When it comes to designing our homes we sometimes focus on certain rooms and not others. It’s often the case that the kitchen, living room and bedroom will take precedence over the more utilitarian bathroom. However, just because the bathroom is inherently more functional and seldom seen by guests doesn’t mean it doesn’t deserve your attention!
Bathroom’s can be equally as stunning as their counterparts, and to prove this we’ve put together a list of thirty stunning modern bathrooms that’ll hopefully inspire you to make the most of your salle de bain. With each example we’ve highlighted the different approaches taken by the interior designers, so there’s bound to be a style that you like.
Let’s get started…
Turn your bathroom into a modern gallery space with framed photos and artwork.
Wood tends to be associated with country style, but it can be used as an intrinsic element in virtually any bathroom. Just be careful to treat it against humidity.
These intriguing tiles create a big impact in this little bathroom; even stretching to the ceiling.
This great bathroom blends a beautiful grey and white colour scheme with a little wood for variation.
Bring a little nature into your bathroom with an indoor garden.
An abundance of glass in your bathroom gives the room a very contemporary feel as well as creating a light and spacious atmosphere.
Mosaic tiles can make for a marvelous modern bathroom.
Mosaic tiles can be used to create different effects by mixing a variety of colours.
Incorporating different styles and textures into the design – such as rough and smooth surfaces – can create an eye-catching and dynamic space.
Combine black and white in the colour scheme to create a cool high-contrast effect.
Incorporating a centre island and couple of large mirrors into your bathroom's design gives the room fantastic depth.
A wall of colourful tiles will add a whole lot of flair to your bathroom.
Dark grey tiles interspersed with a little stainless steel gives this modern bathroom a cool, moody atmosphere.
Try a tile wall in muted, pastel shades for a more understated effect.
Colourful mosaic tiles coating the entire shower area visually highlights the space giving the room a focal point.
Beautiful blue tiles adorn the floor and the wall behind the bathtub to create a single, cohesive style for the space.
The fantastic feature wall facing the bathroom's entrance draws focus and makes the small space feel larger.
Crisp white colour and warm wooden tones can give your bathroom a relaxing, spa-like feel.
The clever placement of a floor-to-ceiling mirror makes this modern bathroom appear much larger than it is.
If you have the space divide the bathroom with attractive modern shelving to give it a distinct design.
The presence of strong natural elements will give the room a contemporary rustic look.
White porcelain walls give this room a unique and ultra-modern look.
If in doubt a simple, modern design can exude understated elegance.
A partition wall partially separates the space between bathroom and bedroom creating an interesting, semi-open-plan effect.
Here the straight, rectangular lines of the bath, counter and sink contrast the large circular mirror to great effect.
A vibrant green wall sets this modern bathroom apart.
The soothing matt colour scheme has been combined with exceptional lighting and a little wood to create a contemporary bathroom with a rustic touch.
This impactful bathroom combines a variety of neutral tones for a dramatic, high-contrast effect.
Creative use of lighting can really change the look of your bathroom.
Throw the rule book out the window and design really a unique bathroom like this amazing modern space mixing striking red colour with a miniature indoor garden.
Take a look at the best bathrooms trends for 2017 for more modern bathroom ideas.
Adapted from an article by Radwa Radwan.