10 Best Modern Showers to Inspire Your Bathroom Renovation

10 Best Modern Showers to Inspire Your Bathroom Renovation

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
Every bathroom renovation needs a starting point.

Choosing a shower enclosure that reflects your design values and offers your desired level of comfort can make all the difference—not only in the aesthetic appeal of your bathroom, but also in its functionality. And we all know a long hot shower in a beautifully tiled stall at the end of the day can change everything—so take a scroll through 10 of our favorite showers and get ready to be inspired.

Paolo Navone's Renovation of an Old Tobacco Factory

When Andrea Falkner-Campi and her husband commissioned Paola Navone to renovate an old tobacco factory in Spello, Italy, the Italian designer was even able to extend her chic industrial style to the bathroom with these custom-made Moroccan Carocim tiles that were used in the shower.

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Brooklinen Shower Curtain Set
Our Shower Curtains are exactly what you need to up your bathroom game. Our Cotton Percale Curtain is lightweight and has a classic matte finish and the Curtain Liner is waterproof, recyclable, and biodegradable. The PEVA Curtain Liner is eco-friendly and inhibits mold and mildew growth.
Vigo Sutherland Shower Panel System
Enjoy a state of the art showering experience with this shower panel system, constructed from solid stainless steel and designed to be lightweight, durable, and corrosion resistant.  The unique massage panel is designed for flat wall or corner installation to provide better space...
Delta Vero Monitor 17 Series Shower System
Includes:  Vero 17 Series Shower Set (T17253)  Vero 3 Setting Diverter (T11853)  Hand Shower Set with 24" Slide Bar and 69" Hose (57530)  Wall Supply Elbow / Wall Union (50570)  Mixing Rough-In Valve (R10000-UNWSHF) Diverter Rough-in Valve (R11000) Features:  Covered...

In renovating her home in Schönkirchen-Reyersdorf, Austria, Katharina Reckendorfer repurposed what she could—like a bathtub and vanity—and streamlined the rest. New black and white graphic cement tile from Mosaic del Sur, Hansgrohe fixtures, a shower plate from Bette, and Farrow & Ball’s Chappell Green paint round out the room.

Architect Deborah Berke designed 21c, a modern hotel retreat located in Bentonville, Arkansas. The stunning suite bathrooms showcase large-scale glass tiles lining the shower enclosures, and are surrounded by marble—a continuation of the material theme from the lobby.

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Signature Hardware Centerset Bathroom Faucet
The Lindo Centerset Bathroom Faucet is constructed of solid brass to ensure reliable everyday use.
Signature Hardware Mounted Tub Faucet and Shower Head
A modern take on a classic design, the Exira roman tub faucet features cross handles coupled with timeless spout, all set in a fresh, cylindrical design.

Designer Andrew Dunbar describes the bathroom as an outside-in room because it has light, air, and sometimes, when it drizzles and the skylight left open, even rain. Designed for exactly these circumstances, a blue-glass mosaic tile floor is laid at an angle to drain with ease.

An attic in this Seattle home was transformed into a master bedroom with a beautiful ensuite bathroom. The homeowners worked with Boston-based company Artaic on the unique mosaic tiles for the shower.

A glass-lined shower with a Hudson Reed shower head adds a modern touch to the second-floor bathroom in this farmhouse renovation. A pane of privacy glass lets natural light enter the room, illuminating the shower stall.

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Amba Straight Stainless Steel Towel Warmer
Product Features:  Towel warmer is fully covered under a 2-year warranty by Amba  Constructed of high-quality 304 stainless steel  Premium quality finishes guaranteed to last for years  Towel warmers help bathrooms stay warm and prevent mold and mildew build-up  Bars are...

With the freedom to do what she wanted in her own home renovation English Designer Kathryn Tyler explained, "I put everything that I've always loved into this house," including white tiles edged with gray grout in the bathroom, a design move previous clients had balked at.

Designed by Hampton-based architecture firm Bates Masi, the master bathroom of this wood-lined house unfolds from a glass-walled bathing room. The space has been outfitted with a Signature Hardware tub, Lefroy Brooks fixtures, and an open-air shower.

When this Toronto couple remodeled their Tudor home, they went for a material-rich bathroom design. The standing shower is set off by etched-glass panels supported by stainless-steel hardware. There is no threshold; instead, the tile within the shower zone slopes down very slightly to a floor trough with a custom stainless-steel grille. Along the wall, a Corian shelf—"the longest soap dish in the world,"  jokes the homeowner—runs the length of the space.

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Coyuchi Organic Waffle Shower Curtain
Made from organic Turkish cotton in the same airy weave as our best-selling waffle robe. Our Organic Waffle Shower Curtain gives your bathroom a spa-like feel.
Umbra Barrel Shower Caddy
A unique shower to compliment your contemporary style. Made of mildew resistant bamboo and aluminum this caddy provides efficient storage. The design includes built-in functionality for all your shower essentials.

When Chris Brigham, founder of Knife & Saw, discovered water damage in the master bathroom of his San Francisco home, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The furniture maker and his wife had never loved the space, and Brigham took the opportunity to renovate with the help of designer/builder Fidel Archuleta of ArcSon Design. Lighting in the bathroom is provided by San Francisco-based Aion LED’s modular fixture system. The linear lighting mimics the redwood siding.

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