Looking for bathroom interior design ideas? Of course you are, that’s why you’re here! Whether you’re making small upgrades, going for a full overhaul, or just daydreaming from your desk,
a bathroom renovation can make a big difference in the feel of your home (and your skin-care routine).
So it’s no wonder that along with the kitchen, this practical space often takes top priority when it comes time to remodel.
But choosing a brand-new look isn’t always easy, so we’ve gathered an array of bathroom interior design ideas from the hallowed pages of Architectural Digest and the equally hallowed digital pages of Clever—
each filled with inspiring ideas for your own renovation—including relaxing tubs, glamorous vanities, and sleek showers.
From crisp and approachable to luxurious and extra, see stylish spaces that midafternoon daydreams are made of.
1. Marble Masterpiece
2. Fireside Bathtub A vintage
Fireside Bathtub A vintage T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Klismos chair and footstool sit in the Calacatta marble–clad master bath of Thomas O’Brien and Dan Fink’s Long Island home.
The lighting is by Thomas O’Brien for Visual Comfort, and the tub and fittings are by Waterworks.
3. Water Views
The master bath of a Southampton, New York, retreat by interior designer David Netto and architect David Hottenroth is pure luxury.
We are so ready to soak in the tub while listening to the waves.
4. The walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s
Long Island Lavatory At a Long Island home reimagined by architect Kevin Lindores and designer Daniel Sachs, the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Elephant’s Breath the rug is there to soften to the blow when one is forced to leave that beautiful tub.
5. Travertine and Stone
Travertine wall panels and a geometric stone-tile floor lend warm tones to the master bath of a Manhattan penthouse by Dufner Heighes;
the vintage light fixture and funky collage make the space feel one-of-a-kind.
6. Paris Powder Room
bathroom interior design -The master bath of a home outside Paris designed by architect Charles Zana is a marble wonderland! If you’re going to do something, why not commit?
7. Clad in cipollino marble
Stunning Manhattan Master Bath At a Manhattan townhouse renovated by Sawyer | Berson, the master bath, clad in cipollino marble, is equipped with a circa-1940 hanging light and makes us feel about 10 times more glamorous just looking at it.
8. Golden Aspen Bathroom
The centerpiece of the master bath at an Aspen, Colorado, home by designer Shawn Henderson and architect Scott Lindenau is a custom-made Japanese soaking tub with Dornbracht fittings.
The walls are paneled in Yangtze River limestone.
9. So Crisp and So Clean
So Crisp and So Clean At a Maine compound by designer Suzanne Kasler and architect Les Cole, the master bath boasts custom-made mosaic tile by Waterworks and light fixtures from Circa Lighting.
10. Bold Bathroom Design
Bold Bathroom Design A mix of Ann Sacks surfaces, including a pebble wall covering, brings a warm feel to a guest bath of an Aspen, Colorado, home which was renovated by Stonefox Architects.
The tub is perfect for an après ski soak, or thinking about skiing while soaking.
11. Bright and Airy
Bright and Airy At a Hudson Valley compound by architect Toshiko Mori, the abundant light accentuates all of the gorgeous fittings and fixtures of the bathroom.
12. A Vintage Touch
A Vintage Touch The master bath of a Hamptons home designed by Steven Gambrel boasts pendant lights by Rejuvenation, a Ralph Lauren Home sconce, and a pair of vintage French chairs from Aero; the sink fittings are by Waterworks.
It’s all very Hamptons, isn’t it?
13. Bathtub with a View
Bathtub with a View Another one of our favorite bathroom design ideas, this open air washroom boasts a jaw-dropping view of mountains in Aspen, Colorado.
Created by architects Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Shelton, Mindel & Assoc., we’re so jealous we’ve run out of things to say.
14. A Grand Affair
A Grand Affair The master bath of a Minneapolis home designed by Michael S. Smith shimmers with antiqued-mirror panels and a ceiling silver-leafed by artisan Maureen Lyttle;
the chandelier is a circa-1930 design by Elsa Schiaparelli for Baguès, and the tub fittings are by P. E. Guerin.
15. Tiled Simplicity
Tiled Simplicity At a Martha’s Vineyard home designed by Ashe + Leandro, the master bath’s subway tile, tub, and fittings makes us look at subway tile anew.
16. Martha’s Vineyard Master Bath
Martha’s Vineyard Master Bath In one of the master baths at the Martha’s Vineyard summer home of Lynn Forester de Rothschild and her husband, Sir Evelyn, the tub is equipped with Waterworks fittings;
the aluminum Windsor-style chair is a John Vesey design from the Window. The house was renovated by architect Hugh Weisman and decorator Mark Cunningham.
17. Nashville Washroom
Nashville Washroom At the Nashville, Tennessee, home of designer Ray Booth and television executive John Shea, the side table by Eero Saarinen for Knoll will go down as a truly great bathroom flex.
18. London Lavatory
London Lavatory An Henri Cartier-Bresson photograph overlooks the master bath’s Water Monopoly tub at a London penthouse designed by Veere Grenney.
19. Classic Charm Paintings
Classic Charm Paintings of Long Island are grouped in a bath at a Hamptons home decorated by Carrier and Co. creating the sweetest little space.
20. Hamptons Haven Moroccan mirrors
Hamptons Haven Moroccan mirrors from Downtown flank a Waterworks tub in the master bath of a Hamptons home conceived by architect Peter Pennoyer and designer Matthew Patrick Smyth;
the tub fittings and towels are also by Waterworks, the side table is by Paul Mathieu for Stephanie Odegard Collection, and the towel stand is by RH.
21. Brooklyn Bathroom An abstract mural
Brooklyn Bathroom An abstract mural by Surface & Architecture Workshop distinguishes the master bath of jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno’s Brooklyn brownstone.
22. Monochrome Master Bath
Monochrome Master Bath Monochromatic bathroom design ideas are usually stunning, just like this grey one.
A Swedish Empire secretary and chair stand in the master bath of an upstate New York retreat devised by architecture firm Shope Reno Wharton and designer Thom Filicia;
the beadboard walls are painted in a Benjamin Moore gray (as are the Feiss ceiling fixtures), and we could probably move into this bathroom right now.
23. Midwest-Inspired Master Bathroom
Midwest-Inspired Master Bathroom“I was striving for a sense of place, the spirit of a Midwestern farm,” says architect Margaret McCurry of the Michigan getaway she designed for a Chicago couple.
The master bath, paneled in wood, was inspired by the property’s tree-lined setting, which is showcased through dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows.
Situated next to an indoor pool and a glass-block steam room, the space doubles as a shower and changing area for the family and their frequent guests.
24. English Meets American
English Meets American Ralph and Ricky Lauren’s country house in Bedford, New York, celebrates classic English style with an American point of view.
The couple’s stately master bathroom features a fireplace with an 18th-century mantelpiece, and a freestanding marble bathtub. Of course this is what Ralph Lauren’s bathroom looks like.
25. Ultra Modern Master Bath
Ultra Modern Master Bath When designing an extension for a late-19th-century Greenwich home, architect Allan Greenberg and interior decorator Victoria Hagan wanted to create a space that was at once ultramodern and livable.
The master bathroom is just that—a sleek yet inviting, marble-lined retreat. The design team created a sun-splashed room featuring walls painted a soft green and mirrored surfaces that reflect both light and views.
26. Gilded Glam
Gilded Glam The New York City maisonette formerly owned by legendary interior designer Sister Parish was revamped by the decorator Mario Buatta for Patricia Altschul, a longtime client.
Altschul explains of the redesign, “I told [Buatta] I wanted a little sparkle, not over the top, but lush, exotic—a glamorama.” The elegant new space features a dressing table with an ornate antique mirror and a tufted pink slipper chair.
27. Contemporary Minimalism
Contemporary Minimalism Celebrated adman Donny Deutsch transformed a venerable limestone mansion on Manhattan’s Upper East Side into a sleek, contemporary space with the help of designers Tony Ingrao and Randy Kemper and architect Frederic Schwartz.
Chic as can be, Deutsch’s master bath makes a minimalist statement with an overscale egg-shaped tub and a vintage ceiling fixture.
28. Philadelphia Powder Room
Philadelphia Powder Room Decorator Thomas Jayne was commissioned to restore a circa-1865 townhouse in Philadelphia’s Center City to its former glory, though this bath, painted decades ago to resemble a tent, actually required little effort.
Lined with marble and accented with a pair of antique Chinese garden stools, the space adds whimsical flair to the historic house.
29. Zen Bathroom
Zen Bathroom For a client in Japan, architect Kengo Kuma created a guest bath clad in wooden slats and with a striking window wall that lends the feeling of a tree house.
The rectangular tub and basin are made of hiba wood and are offset by a sculptural stool. If you’re looking for zen bathroom design ideas, this is definitely something to bookmark.
30. Napa Master Bathroom
Napa Master Bathroom When it came to building a new home for their extended family, Don and Rela Gleason, Napa residents, wanted something relaxed yet stylish.
Designed by Rela, an interior decorator, and architect Bobby McAlpine, the master bath is airy and open, with soaring ceilings and a rustic concrete-title floor.
Modern elements mix happily with heirloom antiques; the concrete soaking tub overlooks an enclosed private terrace.
31. Beachside Bath
Beachside Bath Designer John Barman understands the transformative power of even a small renovation.
To take advantage of all the extraordinary ocean views at his apartment in Miami Beach, he ripped out the false ceiling in the bathroom and installed dramatic double-height windows.
32. Tranquil Southampton Washroom
Tranquil Southampton Washroom Combining natural materials and abundant light, architect and designer Lee F. Mindel of Shelton, Mindel & Assoc. created a tranquil environment for the master bathroom of his Southampton, New York, beach house, using surfaces that reflected the abundant light.
“The pattern of the marble mimics the shadow of branches on the building, and the glazed floor reflects views of the water and trees,” says Mindel.
33. Anything but Ordinary
Anything but Ordinary In this 300-year-old summer retreat reinvented by architect James Cavagnari for himself and his wife, designer Erin Quiros, the bathroom is anything but ordinary.
The space features a freestanding tub, snow-white plaster walls, and a rustic beamed ceiling; the French doors frame a stunning view of the Sicilian coast.
34. Mountain Facing Master
Mountain Facing Master Bathroom Architect Antoine Predock emphasized crisp lines and angles in the bathroom of a Colorado mountain home.
Overlooking a grove of aspens, Predock’s design, composed of teak casework and a maple ceiling, is a rustic oasis with a modern sensibility.
The contemporary space celebrates luxe wood surfaces with exquisite dovetail construction, sleek fixtures and fittings, and a blissful forest view.
35. Picturesque Montecito Washroom
Picturesque Montecito Washroom Envisioning a house where “every window would be a picture,” Robert and Alexandra Norse commissioned architect Jack Lionel Warner and designer Barbara Barry to build their home in Montecito, California.
In the master bath, the tub is installed between a pair of stately walnut shelving units, which display ceramics and provide easy access to stacked towels while framing the extraordinary mountain views.
36. Heavenly Nantucket Master Bath
Heavenly Nantucket Master Bath “So much of design is knowing when to add and when to take away,” designer Victoria Hagan says.
“The fun of it is to find the right balance.” Utilizing clean lines and the symmetry of matching sinks, mirrors, and sconces, Hagan’s bright-white design for a master bathroom in Nantucket, Massachusetts, is in perfect harmony.
37. 18th-Century Inspiration
18th-Century Inspiration This 18-century-inspired bathroom design idea comes from designer John Cottrell and architect Gil Schafer.
They teamed up to build a poolhouse in the Connecticut countryside that has the feeling of an 18th-century interior.
38. Pattern Aplenty
Pattern Aplenty Nikki’s tiny bathroom interior design remodel proves that you don’t need tons of space to add personality to a less-than-palatial bathroom.
39. Super Soaking Tube
Super Soaking Tube. Even just looking at this tub is relaxing. The slate-tiled shower and black ceiling bring a hefty amount of drama to Michael and Nick’s renovated bathroom interior design, while the bathtub serves as a gorgeous focal point.
Something for everyone in this bathroom!
40. Pretty in Pink
The curved cabinet and rounded corners give the bathroom a cool, fluid vibe that surprises and delights.
41. A Small Space Save
A Small Space Saver Dave’s old studio bathroom was dark, cramped, and cavelike.
Luckily, architect Aaron Korntreger was on hand to make the most of the small space by opting for white stone and removing the shower door entirely.
Now the space is bright and inviting and looks about a million times bigger ( okay, maybe not a million, but you get it )
42. A Tile and Terrazzo Tango
A Tile and Terrazzo Tango The sink area in this London penthouse mixes affordable terrazzo with more expensive handmade tiles to create tons of texture.
But that’s not all! In order to maximize space, the sinks are actually tucked into a wardrobe opposite the rest of the bathroom interior design, creating a totally unique bathroom situation.
43. Unexpected Black & White Tile
bathroom interior design – Unexpected Black & White Tile There’s a method to the madness of the black and white tile in Ellen Van Dusen’s bathroom.
She found inspiration in the artist François Morellet who,
“made these red-and-blue checker paintings where he went through the phone book and assigned a color
to even numbers and a color to odd numbers to create a totally randomized pattern.
I decided to do that with my bathroom using the phone numbers of my friends and family.”
44. Working That Wet Room
Working That Wet Room In order to make the most of the space in Dina’s prewar bathroom,
architect Kevin Greenberg redesigned the room
to include a wet room and tub behind steel and glass doors that still let plenty of light flood the space.
45. A Perfectly Balanced Bathroom
A Perfectly Balanced Bathroom The bathroom interior design in Caroline Lee’s getaway in Palm Springs, California, is a lesson in balance. The glass door, white tile, and textured accents play off of the dark tub.
46. Moody Blues
Moody Blues Matiya Marovich carried the Art Deco vibes all the way into this stunner of a bathroom.
He carried through the same blue tile used in the kitchen and dining rooms,
and the curved mirror picks up a shape found throughout the home