With billowing curtains and blue-washed walls, this room borrows the color of a spring sky to create a beautifully refreshing atmosphere. Natural textures and accessories join a varied mix of furniture and fittings to give the look its laid-back, modern charm.
Light ‘n’ Lively
The ideal lighting scheme combines natural and artificial light sources at a number of levels. Here, large windows provide natural light, a sconce provides light at eye level, and a fixture above the mirror provides task lighting.
Lap of Luxury
This sophisticated bath effortlessly combines classic with contemporary to achieve a look of timeless luxury. A wide central aisle in checkerboard tiles opens the room up
A ceiling of matching tongue-and-groove boards helps unify the room. Their horizontal orientation makes the room seem larger.
A Pop of Purple
Sinks can be decorated as part of a whole-room scheme. Here, a floral pattern connects the sink with other elements in the room, including the toilet tank, the walls and even the ceiling.
A Perfect Fit
Manufacturers now offer suites of plumbing fixtures that make it easier to harmonize the look of a room.
The Draw of the Spa
A large jetted tub plus an ample tub deck for towels and toiletries is a good way of getting a spalike experience at home.
Coming Full Circle
A large whirlpool tub often becomes the focal point of the bathroom, its prominence here emphasized by the circular window and the pitched ceiling above.
Ode to the Exotic
Zebrawood gives this bathroom vanity an unusually dramatic flair. The cabinet combines drawers with open shelving.
Creative Storage Solutions
This long cabinet installation packs a lot of punch, offering three banks of drawers separated by two other compartments with doors.
Roll with It
Valances let in as much natural light as possible. For privacy, roller shades can be installed underneath them.
This deck-mounted tub is surrounded by ocean-blue tile and a glass-block shower in a serene dream of a bathroom. Classic cream-colored fixtures are combined with water-colored tones in a number of textures to form a decorating scheme that will remain fresh and inviting for decades.
Renovating a bathroom is an opportunity to change the focus of the room. Here, a large whirlpool tub and adjoining shower become the visual and functional focal point of the bathroom.