Every room in a house or an apartment has its own uses for an open shelf or a shelving unit. In fact, in the bathroom alone there are tons of ways in which to use wall shelves. We’ll explore some of those options while also showcasing a few stylish and interesting bathroom shelf ideas and designs. As expected, the possibilities are numerous and very diverse.
A bathroom shelf can be a very useful feature, especially when the storage is limited in the room. In addition, small bathrooms could use multifunctional elements such as this shelf that doubles as a towel holder.
An interesting visual effect is created here. The box shelf matches the sink both in shape and similar dimensions and it looks as if the bathroom has a double sink vanity.
There’s usually some storage under the bathroom sink and, depending on the type of sink and on the plumbing system, that space can be smaller or larger. Open shelves are usually a nice option when there are no exposed pipes.
It’s understandable to want to have plenty of storage in the bathroom. Lots of things need to be stored in here and open shelves can be just what the space needs.
This is a design that works well if you have a large bathroom or if you’re willing to cover most of your walls in shelves. They definitely offer lots of storage but the design has to be specifically created to accommodate such a feature.
Use small shelves for things like makeup products or decorative things. The big items can be hidden inside a cabinet or they can sit on the counter next to the sink.
The geometric design of this bathroom shelf system is perfect for modern and contemporary spaces. Notice the color combo which matches the nuances featured by the bottom cabinet.
If a bathroom wall shelf is meant to serve as a display surface for decorations, then it needs to be simple and to stand out as little as possible. After all, the focus needs to be on the items that you place on it.
Diversity is a good strategy when you’re working with simple, materials, forms and colors. Consider shelves with different forms, sizes and styles for the bathroom if you want to create something that’s visually interesting but also simple.
There are lots of different bathroom shelf ideas to choose from. This one seems to be perfect for the storage of towels. Not only that, but they also double as towel holders.
A lot of people choose to hide the pipes under their bathroom sink. However, if you can disguise them as something simple and perhaps maybe match them to other accents in the decor, you can leave that space open and opt for one or more shelves under the sink.
This is a minimalist bathroom vanity with a beautiful and sophisticated design that accommodates the sink and continues with a platform similar to a shelf. It’s a perfect storage and display surface.
Usually, the open shelves in a bathroom are mounted on the wall at the same level as the mirror. Actually, a lot of stylish combos can be created using the two features.
A small shelf under the sink is perfect for keeping some extra hand towels ready for guests or for yourself. The open design helps maintain the room bright and spacious.
Another design option can be a vertical tower or shelving niche. in here you can organize your toiletries and accessories or you can use the shelves for a few stylish decorations such as a small planter or a sculpture.
You can fit both open and closed storage under the sink and even afford to have a wall-mounted vanity that makes the room appear larger. This is a really great design idea which can suit a lot of small bathrooms or powder rooms.
If you opt for a washbasin instead of a sink the design of the bathroom is simplified. Continue on the same note and put a simple open shelf instead of a bulky vanity.
A large bathroom counter can provide additional storage for commonly used products and items and a horizontal niche under the sink can be perfect for keeping extra towels ready.
Every bathroom is different and has its own layout and placement of the fixtures so it’s up to you to figure out where the best place for a shelf would be. Consider an open area under the sink or a niche in the shower.
A lot of combination between open and closed storage can be created in the bathroom. Most contemporary bathroom vanities play with this combination and the results can be really exquisite.
Storage diversity is important even when the space is small such as in this case. Instead of overwhelming it with large and robust furniture, a more open design is preferred.
Towel shelves in the bathroom are a great idea. Just make sure you keep them close at hand and that usually means under the sink or close to the shower enclosure.