Classic Style Ideas for Nine Bathrooms

Looking to ensure that your new bathroom will still look as beautiful twenty years from now as it does the very first day after your remodel? Here are nine bathrooms with beautiful, timeless style, and design ideas worth stealing from each one.

By playing up the contrast of black and white, you can create a dramatic effect with tile without spending a lot of money. In the bathroom above, inexpensive hex tile and subway tile come together for a look that’s eye-catching but timeless.

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If you’re leery about adding an element that’s too wild, pick a pattern in black and white.Patterned cement tile is a great way to shake up a traditionally styled bathroom with a little texture and variety.


A steel-framed shower door is one of those details that makes the room.


For a little bit of contrast with smooth tile and shiny chrome fixtures, try using vintage furniture for an interesting and unusual vanity.


Black and white floor tile in an interesting graphic pattern adds variety to a well-behaved bathroom.


Dark grout is another inexpensive way to add a touch of drama.


The bathroom may not be the first place you’d think of for a wainscot, but the look of paneling in the bathroom can be especially striking. Bonus: painting the radiator the same color as the wall keeps it from being an eyesore. Image from .

To add a little interest to your floor, try creating patterns in black and white with small, inexpensive mosaic tiles.


And you don’t have to stick to black and white to be classic: in this bathroom, subway tiles in varied shades of green are just right.