50 Contemporary Bathroom Design Ideas

The latest buzz in the world of interiors is the contemporary bathroom design. Contemporary design, which was earlier limited to the living room and bedrooms, is now being carried to the bathroom as well. The contemporary design by Italian company Cesara has its own unique aura, a style and an ambiance which are very difficult to achieve using other types of designs. The clean, fresh and sleek line of contemporary design simply makes the room welcoming and warm.

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Expansive bathroom with a view and a cozy corner to admire it from

Straight and simple silhouettes.

Contemporary design always deals with straight and simple silhouettes. So a contemporary bathroom needs to feature straight, clean and neat line. Whether it is the bathroom cabinets, the bath fittings or the bathroom vanity, the silhouettes have to be minimalistic, uncomplicated and simple.

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Stylish and spacious bathroom, very similar to a living area

Lighting.

The essence of a contemporary bathroom design can be easily highlighted through the proper use of lighting. The lighting in such a bathroom should be bright. This is because bright and luminous lights simply give way to a sleek and fresh look. If having dimmer light is a must in your bathroom, then you should consider installing accent lights on the wall. Alternatively, get the bathroom designed in such a way that the lighting is focused away from shower area and the tub.

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In a casual contemporary bathroom, a ladder makes a nice addition
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Organic forms and patterns for a contrasting yet harmonious décor
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Chic and delicate silhouettes combined with minimalist forms and colors
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By integrating the tub into the floor it will resemble a small pool
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A white and burgundy bathroom complemented by shades of grey and brown

Bath fixtures.

Bath fixtures and fittings are known to play a crucial role in the contemporary theme. One piece toilets, simple and sleek shaped tubs, and other accessories and fixtures in combinations of materials, featuring metallic finishes and in subtle and warm shades are some popular elements of contemporary design.

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A bathroom with a sitting area for lounging and relaxing
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In a contemporary bathroom, built-in storage is extremely popular
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Give your bathroom a spa-like feel by choosing the right forms and colors
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Accent wall, wall-mounted furniture and a large window with a view
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Keep the décor simple but make it stand out with its elegance
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A simple décor can become dramatic when the wall add pattern and texture to the mix

Materials.

All the materials you use in a contemporary bathroom should be authentic. By that what we mean is that you shouldn’t try to hide their true nature. Everything should be straight-forward and pure. Celebrate the materials and allow them to showcase their natural beauty.

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An en-suite bathroom often matches the bedroom’s décor
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Oversized and colorful artwork makes great focal points in white decors
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A bold pattern that captures the essence of the décor in a vibrant way

Color scheme.

The ideal color scheme for a contemporary bathroom should be a blend of neutrals as well as bold colors. To create a spa like feel, choose colors like bright ivory, aqua and silver. White and black color palettes with splashes of bright color such as lemon yellow, hot pink, grass green are also a common detail in contemporary bathrooms. Some other color options you can opt for include: grey, white, red and black; ivory, tan and chocolate brown; yellow, red, ivory and purple.

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For a more elegant and classical look, opt for detailed accessories and decorations
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You can create a dynamic look for your bathroom by combining forms and colors
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A bathroom with a warm color palette and beautiful contrasts
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Keep the décor simple but play with shades and textures
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Sometimes one eye-catching piece can make the whole room stand out
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Cozy and relaxing bathroom featuring a very interesting towel rack
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Black and white decors never get old so don’t hesitate to adopt them

Open space.

Regardless of the size of a bathroom, if you decide to give it a contemporary look, you should make sure it feels and looks spacious. Elements such as mirrors, floating vanities, glass shower walls and bright colors can create an overall feeling of lightness and spaciousness.

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Rich textures and patterns designed to create a glamorous look
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A tall mirror casually leaning against the wall gives the room a more relaxed look
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Glass walls and doors often contribute to an overall airy and open décor
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Take advantage of the windows and views and set up a sitting corner
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Play with forms and colors and create a dynamic effect
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Textures are also very important so, for a cozy décor, choose them carefully
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Oversized art and light fixtures make fantastic accent details
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Think simple but also stand out with your choices for a chic outcome
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Simple storage solutions and an airy and stylish décor
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The transparency of the shower provides continuity towards the expansive views
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Individual spaces with designated colors for a better organization
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Neon colors are very powerful and strong so always mix them with neutrals
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The light plays an important role in the décor and atmosphere created
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For an overall cohesive home décor, make your bathroom match the rest
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The white and green combination is very fresh and soothing

Countertops and backsplashes.

Whatever you do, stay away from marble countertops because they’ll make the room look traditional. For contemporary bathrooms, a few interesting options include dark granite, bamboo and countertops that make a statement in general. The backsplash is also a great way to add some character to the space. Choose stone or glass to add flair to the design but stay away from ceramic tiles.

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Add warmth and texture to your bathroom by using wooden furniture
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An eclectic bathroom interior with a variety of textures, finishes and colors
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A minimalist décor with bold accent details and built-in furniture
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A very simple bathroom interior with a romantic atmosphere
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Make your bathroom feel like a part of your home and it will become more inviting
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Exploit the layout and views by using the right forms and colors
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Yellow is a strong but also cheerful color and it light up the décor
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Powerful colors and an eye-catching chandelier sitting in the center
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Allow yourself to feel comfortable in the bathroom while also thinking practically
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Don’t hesitate to combine styles for an original décor
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An interesting combination of simple and luxurious

Decorations.

Decorations used in a contemporary bathrooms should be very minimal. In addition, they should also be in alignment with the color scheme. Make sure that the decorative items feature a single color and material.