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Bathroom Ideas and Designs

Westbourne Grove 2
Westbourne Grove 2
KD2 London
Photo of an ensuite bathroom in London with open cabinets, a freestanding bath, a submerged sink and white worktops.
Inchicore Home
Inchicore Home
InSpace Design
Contemporary bathroom in London.
Broadlands Project
Broadlands Project
RB12
Large contemporary ensuite bathroom in London with flat-panel cabinets, medium wood cabinets, a freestanding bath, a corner shower, white walls, porcelain flooring, an integrated sink, black floors, a hinged door and white worktops.
Contemporary Bathroom
Contemporary Bathroom
Design ideas for a medium sized contemporary ensuite bathroom in Sussex with an alcove bath, beige tiles, a wall-mounted sink, beige floors, beige worktops, a single sink and a floating vanity unit.
Crondace House
Crondace House
Jo Cowen Architects
Inspiration for a medium sized contemporary family bathroom in London with recessed-panel cabinets, dark wood cabinets, a built-in shower, grey tiles, grey walls, a built-in sink, marble worktops, white worktops, double sinks and a floating vanity unit.
Stylish Refurbishment - Islington Apartment
Stylish Refurbishment - Islington Apartment
Samantha Watkins McRae
Photo of a bohemian bathroom in London with flat-panel cabinets, medium wood cabinets, a corner shower, white tiles, grey walls, a vessel sink, pink floors, an open shower, black worktops, a single sink, a floating vanity unit and a wall niche.
Mo-tel House
Mo-tel House
Office S&M
Every material being borrowed, reused and reframed for a new purpose. Office S&M chose materials with a previous existence and a story to tell: surfaces made from melted, discarded milk bottles and chopping boards, to form shiny, luxurious marbled worktops in the WC, bathroom and utility room; green terrazzo for the kitchen is made from marble chips and offcuts; and light pendants from recycled brick grog.
Herongate Road
Herongate Road
Whitman Wilde Architects
Tim Crocker
Design ideas for a scandinavian bathroom in Other.
Hampton Family Home
Hampton Family Home
Kia Designs
Anna Stathaki
Photo of a classic family bathroom in London with blue tiles, white floors, flat-panel cabinets, medium wood cabinets, mosaic tiles, blue walls, a vessel sink and white worktops.
London Family Home
London Family Home
Shanade McAllister-Fisher Design
Contemporary bathroom. Photo by Nathalie Priem
This is an example of a contemporary ensuite bathroom in London with flat-panel cabinets, black cabinets, white tiles, marble tiles, marble flooring, a submerged sink, engineered stone worktops, white floors and grey worktops.
Contemporary & Modern Bathroom Designs
Contemporary & Modern Bathroom Designs
Tower Ceramics Ltd
Design ideas for a medium sized contemporary ensuite bathroom in London with a built-in bath, an alcove shower, a wall mounted toilet, beige tiles, a wall-mounted sink and beige floors.
Master Bedroom & Bathroom Refurbishment
Master Bedroom & Bathroom Refurbishment
Simon Tong Associates
This is an example of a large contemporary ensuite bathroom in Hampshire with flat-panel cabinets, brown cabinets, a freestanding bath, grey tiles, porcelain tiles, porcelain flooring, a vessel sink, grey floors and white worktops.
Cefn Mably Park Residence
Cefn Mably Park Residence
Di Oro Interiors Ltd
Inspiration for a large contemporary ensuite bathroom in Cardiff with beige cabinets, beige tiles, white walls, a submerged sink, grey floors, beige worktops, double sinks, a floating vanity unit, a walk-in shower, a wall mounted toilet, marble flooring, marble worktops and an open shower.
Studio Apartment
Studio Apartment
Laura Jayne Design
Inspiration for a traditional bathroom in Kent with an alcove shower, a one-piece toilet, white tiles, green walls, cement flooring, a wall-mounted sink, multi-coloured floors and an open shower.
Maple Close, Epsom
Maple Close, Epsom
GDL Property
Expansive contemporary ensuite bathroom in London with freestanding cabinets, black cabinets, a wall mounted toilet, white tiles, marble tiles, white walls, marble flooring, solid surface worktops, white floors, black worktops, a corner shower and a vaulted ceiling.
Residential Interiors #2
Residential Interiors #2
Emma Wood Photos
Emma Wood
This is an example of a medium sized contemporary family bathroom in Sussex with a freestanding bath, a wall mounted toilet, white walls, a wall-mounted sink, grey floors, a walk-in shower, ceramic flooring and an open shower.
London Victorian property, Guest Bathroom
London Victorian property, Guest Bathroom
Roselind Wilson Design
Design ideas for a traditional bathroom in London.
Henley Home
Henley Home
YNOTT INTERIORS
This is an example of a classic bathroom in Berkshire.
Victorian Dairy Conversion
Victorian Dairy Conversion
Imperfect Interiors
Chris Snook
This is an example of an industrial bathroom in London with limestone flooring, black floors, a hinged door and pink tiles.
Whether you’re doing a bathroom renovation or just a refresh; making your bathroom design brighter, cleaner and more attractive will make you feel happier to use it every day. If your bathroom is a small space in your home where you don’t spend much time, it’s time to think about alternatives. Browse the pictures to find inspiring bathroom ideas on Houzz, including stylish vanities, fancy toilets, taps, shower tiling, as well as storage ideas for small bathrooms.

How do I find bathroom ideas for my remodel?


If you’re starting your bathroom remodel from scratch, or ripping out and starting again, then once you’ve sorted the plan and the plumbing you’ll need to think about what kind of ideas you’d like. The easiest option is to get inspiration from bathroom professionals. However, if you’ve dreamt of a roll-top bath or a walk-in shower with heating at, then you might want to take longer looking for each item individually. Choosing all white elements will obviously tie everything together, but also think about the style you’re going for – ultra modern taps will clash with traditional Victorian-style wash basins. And it’s probably good to consider your flooring or surfaces, and walls to make sure everything will complement. Take a look through the different styles of bathroom designs on Houzz to get some inspiration.
uk bathroom ideas

How do I select the right bathroom decor & furniture?


Selecting bathroom decor such as cabinets, mirrors, shelves or other furniture for bathrooms can be tricky. You want to consider the storage they offer while also making sure they make an attractive feature as you enter your bathroom. Don’t forget you need them to be durable and withstand the damp conditions, e.g. if you’re going for a painted cabinet make sure the paint is suitable for baths. For medicine cabinets you will find most have mirrored fronts, but you can find extra features such as clocks and shaving sockets built-in.

What bathroom storage ideas should I look at?


While bathroom storage ideas is not the first thing you think of when it comes to bathrooms, you’ll be surprised at how much difference it makes when your bathroom is organised – specially if you’re dealing with a small bathroom, this is essential.

We all know how accessories like bottles, toiletries, lotions and potions can pile up next to the bath. And where to put the cotton buds, painkillers, plasters, other medicine, creams and sanitary products? That’s not even considering using your bathroom as a place to store your towels and bathrobes. The first thing to consider when reviewing bathroom ideas is if you can invest in built-in bathroom storage. Large vanity units will have drawers and compartments to store a great number of toiletries and bathroom necessities, and if your bathroom or cloakroom has room for a built-in cupboard you can start storing small accessories and larger items there. If you can’t do anything on this scale, you could investigate built-in storage around the bath or look at less permanent options.
bathroom ideas for improving storage

Shelves and shelving units, like ladder shelves, will give you extra space without taking up too much floor space. Also look for wire, wicker or fabric baskets, large and small, to store items under or next to the sink, or even on the wall.

What's the best ideas for lighting?


Water and electricity don’t mix, so make sure your bathroom lights are safe, first and foremost. There are actually regulations around what type of light fittings you can use and where – IP67 rating lights for submerged areas e.g. inside baths and sinks (Zone 0); IP65 for any area above a shower or bath (Zone 1); and IP44 rating for anything 0.6m from a bath or basin (Zone 2). After you’ve made sure your light fittings are safe and to-code, you can consider the type and style you’d like as your working through your bathroom ideas.
incorporating great lighting into your bathroom design ideas

The sink, the mirror, shower and/or bath are the places where you might want the clearest and strongest light. You can use these if you want it to be bright and clear. Otherwise, you might want to look at some soft, ambient lighting in the form of chandeliers, short pendants or wall lamps. You could use accent lighting around your bath in the form to create a tranquil, spa feel, as well.

Bathroom tiles – what should I go for?


It’s rare to find bathrooms without tiles. Although it can be done with panelling, materials like tadelakt, waterproof paint, wallpaper or well-treated wood; bathroom tiles are so copious and easy to apply that it’s hard to avoid going with tiles in the bathroom. The great thing is that both floor tiles and wall tiles come in a huge variety of sizes, styles, colours and patterns, so you can remodel your room completely with whatever tile choices fit with your bathroom ideas. When it comes to flooring, tiles will be durable, easy to clean and deal well with water, but if you want something different you could go with modern concrete, traditional or country-style treated wooden floorboards, or a bit more quirky bamboo, cork or vinyl.
bathroom tile ideas

What to do with small bathrooms?


The best small bathroom ideas will maximise the space you have. From installing a bidet to simple decorative tips there are plenty of things you can do to make it look bigger. Recessed shelves can make a huge difference both visually and practically to small bathrooms, so if you are able to have these installed when your walls are being renovated you could add some to your shower or sink area.

You could choose pale colours and iridescent tiles that reflect the light, keep walls and ceilings the same colour and texture, and use complementary shades throughout the bathroom– fewer contrasts and transitions will help maintain the sense of space. Floating bathroom units also draw the eye to visible floor space underneath them, and clear glass shower screens will keep the room feeling open and airy. Finishing touches like artfully placed large mirrors will also make small bathrooms appear more expansive.

Whether you want inspiration for planning a bathroom renovation or are building a designer bathroom from scratch, Houzz has 1,984,532 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Pineapple Interiors and Shanade McAllister-Fisher Design. Look through bathroom photos in different colours and styles and when you find a bathroom design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful bathroom ideas photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.
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