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. View in gallery The contrast between the shape and color of the glass door and mirror frames is strong yet subtle View in gallery A classical black and white combo was chosen for this bathroom View in gallery Because this bathroom is quite small, the bright color palette suits it well View in gallery The green plants add a very nice freshness to the room View in gallery To avoid making the room feel cold and impersonal, wooden furniture was used for contrast View in gallery A suitable combination of white walls, white furniture and fixtures, glass doors and large mirrors View in gallery The color and texture of the tiled floor is a welcomed detail in an all-white spaces View in gallery The transparent glass shower gives the room a more open feel View in gallery A bathroom with a bright color palette but which doesn’t lack contrasts View in gallery Although long and very narrow, this bathroom doesn’t seem that cramped View in gallery The monotony of a white bathroom is broken by the black details View in gallery An all-white bathroom with a very bright and crisp interior View in gallery The large window in combination with the mirrors gives the bathroom a very open feel View in gallery The warm lighting and the wooden furniture give the room a serene look View in gallery White bathrooms often feature glass showers for cohesiveness throughout View in gallery White is actually one of two main colors in this case and they are clearly delimitated View in gallery A very simple and airy bathroom with direct accents to the beautiful outdoors View in gallery White as a main color is also complemented by strong black and brown accents View in gallery 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.
Picture sources: 1, 2, 3&4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. Bold accent colors. View in gallery The orange tub bursts with color which allows its more classical design to integrate well here View in gallery The pink accent piece shifts the attention from the black and white combination View in gallery Orange is also the accent color in this case and it covers an entire wall View in gallery A vibrant but harmonious combination of colors complemented by white details View in gallery Blue is a cold but beautiful color and it makes the contrast with the browns quite strong View in gallery Yellow is a cheerful color and it really brightens up this space View in gallery A slow and subtle transition from dark ochre to olive and then green View in gallery An accent wall featuring an abstract and interesting choice of colors View in gallery The color is given here by the lighting and the black background is quite mysterious itself View in gallery 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. Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. Wooden bathrooms. View in gallery All the wood in here makes the room feel very warm and inviting View in gallery The almost perfectly parallel lines in the wood grain match the simplistic design of the furniture View in gallery The wood makes this small bathroom feel very cozy and the mirrors add depth View in gallery The shape of the roof was basically asking here for a warm décor and color palette View in gallery The wooden furniture is the focal point but the texture and color of the room lets in blend in View in gallery By bringing wooden furniture into the bathroom you make the space seem more familiar View in gallery The wall color is a strange but warm shade that combined nicely with the wood View in gallery An earthy décor and atmosphere were chosen for this minimalist bathroom View in gallery The warm texture and color of the walls are continued in the form of wooden flooring View in gallery Although tiny, this bathroom tricks the eye with the mirrored wall View in gallery The wooden floor is the element that maintains cohesiveness throughout the home View in gallery To emphasize the natural beauty of the wood, tree branches were painted on the wall View in gallery An unusual combination of materials and a wall covered with reclaimed wood View in gallery The wood in combination with the stone green accents create a spa-like décor View in gallery The wood-paneled walls give this bathroom a cozy and elegant look View in gallery Although wood is just an accent here, it’s enough to make the room seem warm and welcoming View in gallery Wood was used here for stylish as well as for practical reasons View in gallery 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.
Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16. Open bathrooms. View in gallery Visually, there are no separators between the bathroom and the rest of the space besides the curtain View in gallery The bathroom and the bedroom are completely fused together when the sliding door is open View in gallery A very interesting location for the bathroom and privacy is not really a problem View in gallery A bathroom with glass walls that seem to lead directly outdoors View in gallery The views from the bathroom are just amazing and very relaxing View in gallery The bathroom and the dressing area one and the same, visually linked by the mirror View in gallery A bathroom with beautiful and panoramic views on two sides View in gallery Glass separators are often used for the bathroom/bedroom is contemporary homes View in gallery This bathroom is not only open towards the rest of the space but it also has the clear sky above it View in gallery 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.
Picture sources: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 and 6 . Grey accents. View in gallery Although white and grey are both cold shades, the bathroom seems very inviting View in gallery Grey was chosen here for the tiled floor as well as for one of the walls View in gallery A bathroom with an industrial touch softened by the smooth lines and wooden details View in gallery Grey is displayed here in a variety of shades and textures and it looks very chic View in gallery Clean, straight lines combined with concrete elements and wooden flooring View in gallery 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.
Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.