63 Contemporary Bathroom Ideas For A Soothing Experience

The contemporary style is more difficult to describe than others simply because it’s a style that contains everything that’s unusual, unconventional and new. Of course, there are a few elements that let you distinguish it such as the minimalism, the clean lines, geometric shapes and the use of vibrant colors. But there are so many other things that you can’t put your finger on until you actually see them.

White bathrooms.

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The contrast between the shape and color of the glass door and mirror frames is strong yet subtle

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A classical black and white combo was chosen for this bathroom
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Because this bathroom is quite small, the bright color palette suits it well
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The green plants add a very nice freshness to the room
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To avoid making the room feel cold and impersonal, wooden furniture was used for contrast
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A suitable combination of white walls, white furniture and fixtures, glass doors and large mirrors
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The color and texture of the tiled floor is a welcomed detail in an all-white spaces
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The transparent glass shower gives the room a more open feel
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A bathroom with a bright color palette but which doesn’t lack contrasts
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Although long and very narrow, this bathroom doesn’t seem that cramped
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The monotony of a white bathroom is broken by the black details
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An all-white bathroom with a very bright and crisp interior
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The large window in combination with the mirrors gives the bathroom a very open feel
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The warm lighting and the wooden furniture give the room a serene look
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White bathrooms often feature glass showers for cohesiveness throughout
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White is actually one of two main colors in this case and they are clearly delimitated
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A very simple and airy bathroom with direct accents to the beautiful outdoors
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White as a main color is also complemented by strong black and brown accents
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The transparent shower lets you see the room as an undivided whole

White is a color often used in bathrooms because it gives the room a very clean look. It’s also a color perfect for small bathrooms because it makes them seem brighter and bigger. Most often, white contemporary bathrooms also have a contrasting feature.

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Bold accent colors.

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The orange tub bursts with color which allows its more classical design to integrate well here
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The pink accent piece shifts the attention from the black and white combination
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Orange is also the accent color in this case and it covers an entire wall
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A vibrant but harmonious combination of colors complemented by white details
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Blue is a cold but beautiful color and it makes the contrast with the browns quite strong
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Yellow is a cheerful color and it really brightens up this space
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A slow and subtle transition from dark ochre to olive and then green
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An accent wall featuring an abstract and interesting choice of colors
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The color is given here by the lighting and the black background is quite mysterious itself
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Color can easily be introduced through accessories like a mat or rug

It’s common for modern and contemporary spaces in general to have a strong and vibrant accent color palette. In the case of the bathroom, color usually comes in the form of accessory and sometimes fixtures and furniture can also be infused with color.

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Wooden bathrooms.

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All the wood in here makes the room feel very warm and inviting
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The almost perfectly parallel lines in the wood grain match the simplistic design of the furniture
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The wood makes this small bathroom feel very cozy and the mirrors add depth
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The shape of the roof was basically asking here for a warm décor and color palette
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The wooden furniture is the focal point but the texture and color of the room lets in blend in
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By bringing wooden furniture into the bathroom you make the space seem more familiar
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The wall color is a strange but warm shade that combined nicely with the wood
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An earthy décor and atmosphere were chosen for this minimalist bathroom
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The warm texture and color of the walls are continued in the form of wooden flooring
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Although tiny, this bathroom tricks the eye with the mirrored wall
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The wooden floor is the element that maintains cohesiveness throughout the home
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To emphasize the natural beauty of the wood, tree branches were painted on the wall
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An unusual combination of materials and a wall covered with reclaimed wood
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The wood in combination with the stone green accents create a spa-like décor
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The wood-paneled walls give this bathroom a cozy and elegant look
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Although wood is just an accent here, it’s enough to make the room seem warm and welcoming
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Wood was used here for stylish as well as for practical reasons
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The walls and floor mimic natural stone and they look great in combination with wood

Wood used to be one of the few materials that weren’t used in the bathroom because of the moisture in the room. But lately this isn’t a problem anymore. Now wood can easily be integrated in this room and it’s a very elegant choice.

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Open bathrooms.

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Visually, there are no separators between the bathroom and the rest of the space besides the curtain
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The bathroom and the bedroom are completely fused together when the sliding door is open
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A very interesting location for the bathroom and privacy is not really a problem
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A bathroom with glass walls that seem to lead directly outdoors
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The views from the bathroom are just amazing and very relaxing
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The bathroom and the dressing area one and the same, visually linked by the mirror
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A bathroom with beautiful and panoramic views on two sides
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Glass separators are often used for the bathroom/bedroom is contemporary homes
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This bathroom is not only open towards the rest of the space but it also has the clear sky above it
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The transition between the bedroom and the bathroom is seamless

Sometimes the bathroom becomes a part of an open space, usually in combination with the bedroom. It’s a layout typical to some of the more modern or contemporary spaces. Privacy tends to become an issue and it’s why this style is not more popular.

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Grey accents.

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Although white and grey are both cold shades, the bathroom seems very inviting
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Grey was chosen here for the tiled floor as well as for one of the walls
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A bathroom with an industrial touch softened by the smooth lines and wooden details
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Grey is displayed here in a variety of shades and textures and it looks very chic
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Clean, straight lines combined with concrete elements and wooden flooring
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Grey was chosen for this particular part of the bathroom and it blends in perfectly

Grey is a color very popular in contemporary interior décor. It’s often perceived as a neutral and it tends to have a cold feel. It’s also a shade often seen in industrial spaces, specifically in the case of the ones with concrete floors or walls.

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