The best modern bathroom design ideas from Dwell. From bathroom vanities, bathroom sinks, bathroom tiles, bathroom faucets, and toilets, every buying decision matters. You'll want to start with a smart bathroom design before embarking on a bathroom remodel. When possible, hire an architect or interior design professional to help you with even smaller bathroom remodels.

A Two-Unit ADU in Los Angeles Offers Inspired Spaces for Creative Tenants
Architect Max Kuo transforms a back house and garage into a white-gabled duplex for a diverse mix of residents.
Near Amsterdam, a Couple Turn the Top of a Former Chapel Into Their Home and Studio
Textile designer Milla Novo and her husband move into a converted monastery, uncovering religious frescoes in the renovation...
Before & After: A Design Duo Give Themselves Free Rein to Experiment With Their Portland Bungalow
Lara White and Jason Stamp of Workaday Design infuse their 1922 house with plenty of personality.
A Concrete Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Decidedly “Bunker Chic”
With inspiration from the creative homeowners, architects David Leven and Stella Betts design a bunker-like backyard structure...
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen uses prefab elements to transform a dated Victorian in just four days.
This Beach House in Australia Is Nothing Like Its Neighbors—or Any Beach House You’ve Seen
Though it’d be hard to tell from the street, the compound of concrete blocks forms a surprisingly breezy family retreat.
Expanses of Glass and Broad Trellises Bring Clarity to a Renovated Home in San Francisco
Architect Anne Fougeron softens and brightens a ’60s-era residence, adding a new glass pavilion.
A Pair of Filmmakers Give Their San Francisco Edwardian a Sensuous Edit
Returning to the Presidio after two decades in New York, an auteur couple and their young daughters work with Geremia Design to...
A São Paulo Home Welcomes Guests With an Invitingly Breezy Brutalism
The residence merges two Brazilian architectural styles with distinctly casual and formal spaces.
A Holiday Home in Hokkaido Echoes the Textures and Topography of Nature
A Japanese architect blurs the edges between shelter and site in a summer retreat enveloped by woodland.
A Tattered Brooklyn Brownstone Is Brought Back to Life With Big Doses of Color
Michael K. Chen Architecture resuscitates a Clinton Hill residence by restoring its historic details and applying bold hues...
An 18th-Century Portuguese Home Morphs Into a Series of Colorful Apartments
Each unit is layered with a mix of eye-catching details, including patterned mosaics and a moody mermaid painting on the bathroom...
A Black Gable Farmhouse Harvests its Own Electricity, Heat, and Water
Built of prefabricated cross-laminated timber panels, this barn-inspired home blends into the rural landscape.
Humble Materials Get an Elevated Treatment in a ’70s-Inspired Home in Cape Town
For his longtime friends, architect Michael Lumby works magic by investing in craftsmanship over expensive finishing and...
This “Upside-Down” House in Melbourne Shifts Shape to Accommodate a Family of Seven
On a narrow lot in suburban Australia, Cloud Architecture designs a family home with built-in flexibility.
This Eco-Friendly Home Wears the South African Bush as Camouflage
Sunken in the earth and topped with native grass, this low-slung concrete home lets the landscape rule.
Delightful Curves Abound in This Revamped Cottage in Sydney
Carter Williamson Architects preserves the heritage facade of a 100-year-old dwelling in Annandale while imbuing the interiors...
A Serene Nakashima Bathroom Survives
George Nakashima’s sublime Japanese-style bathroom endures at his rural estate.
Top 9 Bathrooms of 2020
From the whimsical to the austerely beautiful, the contenders in this year’s Dwell Design Awards are singular sanctuaries.
9 Unusual Modern Bathrooms
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too. No windows? No problem! Mirrored walls? Why not!
Tips for Tiny Bathrooms
The bathroom has many functions that we find are important in our daily routines.
20 Bathrooms With Transformative Tiles
The right tiles can transform any basic space into a breathtaking escape.
You’d Never Guess This Japanese-Style Home in Tiburon Is a Kit House
More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the right bones for a...
Before & After: A 1954 Midcentury in Portland Is Stunningly Revived
Penny Black Interiors deftly updates the midcentury Humphrey House in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry,...
An Architect Couple Give This 18th-Century Townhouse a Sumptuous Refresh
Formerly a tavern and a weavers' house, a Huguenot-era building in East London (that once belonged to Keira Knightley) is...
A Sleek Lake Tahoe Retreat Shows Off an Impressive Art Collection
Outside Tahoe National Forest, one family's vacation home takes the shape of a modern farmhouse and acts as a gallery for the...
A Spanish Architect Transforms a Medieval Townhouse Into a Stunning Rental
In the medieval city of Girona, Catalonia, a Spanish architect saves a 16th-century townhouse by converting it into a...
Before & After: An Outdated Bathroom Gets a Complete Makeover in Just 6 Weeks
Breanna Bertolini of blog Brepurposed mixes vintage and modern elements in this bright, stylish bathroom renovation as part of...
13 Modern Bathroom Vanity Ideas
The bathroom vanity is one of the first places most people head to before beginning the day—so, it's a good idea to give some...
What’s the Right Fragrance for My Bathroom?
Matthew Herman, creator of the fantastically named fragrance company Boy Smells, tells us which scent he'd pair with some of our...
10 Ideas For the Minimalist Bathroom of Your Dreams
Possibly one of the most important rooms in your home—a sleek and simple bathroom can easily be aesthetically pleasing without...
7 Bathroom Renovation Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Space
Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.
25 Best Modern Bathroom Vanities for Your Home
Create your own personal oasis with 25 of the best modern bathroom vanities that fuse form and function.
8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe
Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.
6 Insider Tips for Bathroom Design From the Experts
Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us the scoop on how to...

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