Small bathroom ideas that will make you want to downsize

Take a look at the tiny bathroom you have. It’s easy to dismiss a small bathroom because of its limited space, and In reality, a guest bathroom offers the perfect With the right design tricks, you can strike a balance of form and function,

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You don’t need to search far for inspiration. We’ve searched the There are 100 rooms that you can browse, featuring whimsical wallpaper.


The bathroom is small, but its impact on the room is enormous. This charming space with teal accents is nestled in HTML0 Casablanca porcelain hexagonal tiles giving the shower walls a unique dimension. Our favorite detail? Emily Muir is the artist and architect who designed the entire cottage.


A space can feel more spacious when it is filled with natural light. This children’s bath in Keith McNally’s Martha’s Vineyard Farm is filled with light and charm. The Mexican terra-cotta tile and tongue-and-groove paneling create a sophisticated look without being too precious.


Designer Lucy Doswell says, “We wanted to make this space feel dark and moody.” The patterned bathroom is encased in honeycomb wallpaper by Robert Kime. This small space features a 19th-century Dutch mirror found at Avery & Dash. It reflects the designer’s ability to mix elements from different periods.


This tiny bathroom, located just off the entrance of an apartment in TriBeCa, achieves an elegant balance between textures and materials. The hand-painted Porter Teleo wallpaper and ink-blue ceiling make this small space magical. A small corner cabinet is an excellent solution for those with limited counter and floor space.


Victoria Sass makes a joke about this playful half-bath. It’s check, check, check. To achieve this look, repeated throughout this happy hideaway, Sass worked with a Minneapolis tile firm called Clay Squared to Infinity to create this custom glaze. Pierre Frey’s wallpaper complements the plaid pattern and is sophisticated and spirited.


Less can be more when the house’s bones are strong. For example, this powder room designed by Gil Schafer features cork walls, high-reaching windows, and other elements that are not necessary. Using a custom-made mirror gives the impression of more space, while an antique sconce from Ann-Morris Antiques is perched just above eye level. Who’s to say that a cozy bathroom with reading material would be better than a proper reading nook?


There is no better bathroom companion than a rattan penguin. This olive-green bathroom in Ken Fulk’s Provincetown cottage is the true seaside retreat. It was painted with Farrow & Ball’s Chappell Green. The vintage chain toilet was found while removing renovations from the 1950s. It is both stylish and space-saving.

Kiss and Tell

Praising Eva Bradley for her classic San Francisco hillside home is not enough. The primary bathroom, which is minimally designed compared to the rest of the house, is a proportionately streamlined retreat. This refined and artistic space is completed with a thin sculptural marble table from Anthem and a wall-mounted soap dish. Every time we go to the toilet, it will be a joy!

Understanding Scale

This loft has a bright, light bathroom that packs a powerful punch. The tub is positioned close to a double vanity, but it doesn’t compromise on design. The countertop and sink are freestanding to create a feeling of spaciousness. The antique Italian mirrors, painted by Benjamin Moore White Dove, create an illusion of more space. The only thing missing is a favorite bath bomb.

Old School

Choose furnishings that are functional and compact. Consider the spa-like bathroom of this Portugal house. It features a barely visible towel holder and a charming small footstool. Hand-painted Portuguese tiles featuring a man dressed in 18th-century garb give the room a unique look without wasting valuable wall space.


The architecture of the bathroom speaks for itself. The sky-blue walls of Farrow & Ball’s Skylight brighten this soothing retreat, which is located in the former residence of an aristocrat. This stalactite-like artwork by Sebastiaolobo adds texture to the room.


Here’s a look at this Manhattan Bathroom. Designer Augusta Hoffman said that it only required a few tasteful accessories to complement the amazing wallpaper just beyond. She chose to keep this room white and crisp with classic subway tile, paired up with a green vase from a Casamia collaboration and a Pottery Barn basket.


Use that blank space in your powder room to its full potential with a stylish rolling cart like the one found in this charming Manhattan house. The couch can be rolled to the bathtub for easy access to towels or to the mirror so you can do your hair. The vase and florals on top add warmth to the wallpaper and tie it in with the vintage floral wallpaper.


The Toronto-based designer Montana Labelle transformed this three-bathroom, five-bedroom house into a four-bedroom home with six bathrooms. Labelle’s powder room is an excellent example of her expertise. This soothing nook has a grotto-like feel, with a vintage mirror, vintage sconces, and a custom Sink King design. Why would you need a large mirror when the space is so stylish?


Ashe Leandro’s design scheme for Coldplay guitar player Jonny Buckland takes full advantage of architectural quirks. The vintage JF Chen light fixture adorns a classic standing bathtub. Home is where the bathtub is.


Mirror, mirror, on the wall: who is the fairest? It’s the vintage option by Piero Fornasetti. This tiny bathroom gets a personality boost when paired with a marble sink and a repeat, as seen in this Ariel Okin-designed pad.