Bow created a moodier look by painting the nickel board in a guest bath a deep navy blue.
Trees outside a guest bath provide just enough privacy for an indulgent shower-with-a-view, though there is an automated privacy screen on the outside for the more modest houseguests. The floating vanity in the primary bath mirrors the floating nightstands and bed in the adjacent bedroom for a subtle midcentury-modern vibe.
A granite-clad spa sits adjacent to the entry deck and below the office; as a nod to the New England tradition of brightly colored doors, the home’s main entrance is painted red.
Ricci brought in pewter hurricane lamp sconces for the primary bath.
With a Leonards New England nightstand turned vanity and Schumacher wallpaper, the small powder room off the library is big on charm.
A new powder room is conveniently located adjacent to the mudroom.
Views of the river can be enjoyed from both the soaking tub and the glass shower in the primary bath.
At a time when most homes utilized outhouses, Twain’s manse boasted four bathrooms. The dedicated guest bathroom includes a water closet, restored vanity, and zinc-coated copper tub recessed into a mahogany surround. Through meticulous analysis of paint traces, restoration architect David Scott Parker matched the room’s original wall color and gold-leaf striping.
The towel ladder is reclaimed teak. “I wanted to incorporate a piece that adds texture and feels organic to offset the metallic tile,” explains Nightingale.
The twelve-foot-long vanity wall is a new addition; the upper cabinets not only provide storage, but also create niches that give the space a his-and-hers feel.
In the powder room, Allee used shiplap siding, which Hendricks paired with a floor of green encaustic tile.
The architects added the cupola high above the tub in the main bathroom; Haines installed the free-form blown-glass Vaughan Designs chandelier that gleams above the mosaic floor of marble and quartz.
The floor tile, a marble mosaic from Bellew Tile and Marble, was the jumping-off point for the soft gray and cream palette. Meanwhile, walnut and black accents lend contrast.
The window features a motorized solar shade hidden behind a faux roman shade.
A sliding barn door closes off the water closet, while the shower and soaking tub—which sit across from one another—are open to the rest of the bath.
Saltonstall Architects designed a sleek oak vanity that floats on one wall of the wooden cube. Kallista sink fittings and backlit mirrors from Robern complete the contemporary look.
The steam shower, which is wired with Sonos, is sheathed in a combination of twelve-inch-by-twenty-four-inch lilac marble tiles and much smaller broken mosaic pieces of the same stone. The fittings are Kallista.
Her side of the primary bath includes a lilac-marble-topped vanity and sink; sconces from Visual Comfort flank a Made Goods mirror. The homeowners appreciate technology, so everything is automated, from the lighting inside the cabinetry to the window shades.
The designers chose metallic glass tile because its reflective quality helps bring more light into the previously dark space.
The airy bath showcases a tile floor and walk-in glass-fronted shower.
Powder room accents like the Cole & Son wallpaper reference the cabin’s mountainous terrain. The retreat sleeps as many as fourteen people in spaces like this downstairs bunk room.
Plantation shutters in the en suite primary bath echo the ones found in the kitchen and offer privacy for the soaking tub.
A Christian Lacroix playing-card collage papers the powder room; black leather studs frame the mirror.
Mirrors cleverly expand the sense of space in this skinny Jack-and-Jill bathroom and reflect—literally—the bold choices in color and pattern.
The primary bath features an Agape tub and Valéria Nascimento artwork.
Large slabs of Caribbean Island marble from Cumar and Waterworks plumbing fixtures adorn the glass, steel, and marble shower. The doors and windows are by Hope’s Windows and have a custom powder-coated finish.
Tucked in the half-story above the game room, a sparkling new bath connects directly to the primary bedroom in the original section of the house.
De Gournay wallpaper and onyx vulcano stone, featuring ribbons of copper, green, ivory, and cranberry, lend drama to the powder room.
A tiny powder room makes a big statement with Innovations Oil + Water wallpaper and a monolithic stone sink set against a tiled wall.
Refreshing a mudroom bath meant swapping out the sink, countertop, faucet, and hardware while retaining the original vanity under a fresh coat of paint. Wallpaper by Thibaut adds new energy.
“The bathtub was one of the first things we chose,” says the client, who stretched out in several showroom models before deciding on this one from Kohler.
A deeply veined marble top crowns the custom rift-sawn white-oak vanity in the primary bath. Above, mirrored medicine cabinets add practical eye-level storage.
Casey turned an unneeded full bath located in the middle of the first floor into a jewel-like powder room that opens nearer the entry.
The adjoining bath features a glass-tile shower and deep soaking tub from Victoria + Albert.
The powder room goes glam with gold Zoffany wallpaper, a vintage Italian mirror, and bubble-glass sconces by Finnish designer Helena Tynell from the 1960s.
Bathrooms the homeowners encountered while living in Europe inspired the primary bath, with its Calacatta gold marble on the floors and walls in the all-in-one tub/shower area.
Porcelain tile that resembles wood offers a spa-like feel with zero maintenance in the primary bath, while the bamboo shade injects actual texture.
New cabinetry in the en suite bathroom includes a marble-topped vanity.
The main bath, with its sleek limestone floor tile, walk-in shower, and tucked-away water closet, has a spa-like feel.
An engineered pebble floor with outdoor grout runs from indoors to out while a louvered door offers both light and privacy.
In the powder room, Taylor sets up a glam-meets-industrial juxtaposition with Anthony Critchlow glass-bead sconces and a steampunk-style Waterstone Faucets sink
Figured mahogany shows up throughout the apartment, including in the powder room vanity.
The teal outlines of the adjoining bedroom’s wallpaper are echoed in the bathroom tile.
In both bathrooms, Sterling says she “jazzed up” the walls by reintroducing—in a larger scale—the chevron tile pattern used downstairs.
The primary bathroom’s clear glass shower doors are separated with a panel that’s textured to resemble falling water
A stand-alone tub gives a corner of the bathroom a spa-like feel.
The main bathroom’s shower is clad in Fior Di Bosco quartzite.
Benjamin Moore Gentleman’s Gray in a high-gloss finish adds drama to the third-floor main bath.
The color also appears in the main suite’s dressing area, which the architects completely reworked.
In the powder room, a wall-mounted sink allows easy access, and floating shelves in a niche on the wall provide a decorative pop.
Sheers provide privacy, so the velvet Roman shade—fabric by Schumacher, trim by Samuel & Sons—always stays neatly folded, framing the window.
Balance and symmetry star in this space. The designer sourced the custom mirrors framed in mother-of-pearl from the Charles Michael Gallery in Darien, and the Fairfield sconces are from Vaughan.
A pleasing neutral backdrop was designed to showcase the playful Katie Ridder wallcovering—and the classic claw-and-ball-foot tub.
A simple palette and lots of natural light keep the focus on texture in the primary bath.
The mixed-stone tile—Dune Smoke from Artistic Tile—flanks a floor-to-ceiling mirror in the powder room.
The painting, Winter, by local artist Carole McClintock, hangs over a Portman shagreen-and-nickel étagère by Vaughan.
Well-appointed yet simple and serene, the powder room is a seamless fit for this refined home. The details make the difference—from the Phillip Jeffries Japanese Silky Strings wallcovering to the designer’s custom vanity and the Palmer Hargrave Baton sconces.
The main bathroom’s vanity sports polished nickel hardware. A subtle strié tile from Fordham Marble was used on the floor.
To avoid competing with the captivating view of the city, the designers paired natural finishes with neutral hues and added gilded flourishes for a subtle wow factor.
Jeanne Racioppi designed a curb-less shower so the floor would flow seamlessly.
The homeowners’ old ottoman was revived for the space with Osborne & Little crushed velvet fabric and bullion trim.
Designed by Michael S. Smith for Kallista, these mirrored medicine cabinets boast frames that light up. The sleek vanity echoes the room’s black-and-white scheme while exposed plumbing adds a subtle industrial appeal.
The homeowners purchased Nancy Gruskin’s vibrant painting from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, annual alumni sale.
Schoolhouse crafted this mirror and light fixture, and Benjamin Moore Waterbury Green adorns the walls.
An upstairs cement-tiled bathroom showcases a double vanity paired with Soho mirrors from Ballard Designs and a trio of Hudson Valley Lighting Cortland sconces.
The garden-level powder room was treated to a bold Thibaut wallpaper.
A Phillip Jeffries wallcovering studded with brass rivets envelops the powder room, which features an Eramosa marble vanity, sink fittings by Laura Kirar for Kallista, and a mirror from CB2.
In the main bath, a custom vanity is painted Benjamin Moore Van Deusen Blue.
Nickel-gap paneling and a free-floating wooden shelf bring warmth to an all-white powder room.
The main bath sports a trough sink and a shower that spans the width of one wall.
The blue cushion on the antique stool in the main bathroom inspired the choice for the spotted Schumacher fabric used for the roman shade.
A walk-through shower with a marble anchor wall and glass on three sides sits between matching vanities in the master bath.
The bright Clé cement floor tiles were the starting point for the bold palette of a boy’s bathroom.
Dubbed the birdbath, the master bathroom showcases a mix of Italian and American engravings, which Maher has spent years collecting from auctions and galleries such as Arader Galleries.
A guest bathroom’s Lee Jofa wallpaper was a favorite of the designer’s two daughters when they were children.
The powder room’s Margate wallpaper from Thibaut calls up the color of the sea and sky. A rope sconce and lacquered-brass fixtures add a maritime touch.
The tub in the master bathroom sits on a pedestal crafted from the same oak found throughout the rest of the house.
The master bedroom’s pine walls continue into the bath, where they are whitewashed to add variation.
The master bath’s space-saving shower is set against a backsplash of locally quarried Danby marble and drains into a floor inlaid with an oval design repeated throughout the home.
Hand-painted Carrara marble tiles line the master bathroom’s shower, while beadboard walls add to the beachy character.
Even the washroom sink—a copper vessel with a waterfall faucet—hints at an island aesthetic.
A powder room features a simple but elegant design with a sink of statuario gold marble and an embedded mirror flanked by dark gray paneling.
The master bathroom includes his and her vanities as well as a teak-lined sauna that opens to the walk-in steam shower clad in Siberian white marble.
The blue-and-white palette continues in the powder room.
In Aria’s dainty bath, a personalized footstool is the perfect accessory.
The view from the master bath includes a wall-size photo of a marsh.
The master bedroom features a custom-designed headboard.
Chests the homeowners already had were retrofitted to function beautifully as sinks in the master bath.
A petite powder room lives large, thanks to the bold blossoms of the Phillip Jeffries wallpaper.
Luxurious details in the master bath include a mosaic stone backsplash and grasscloth-clad cabinetry.
A lacquered mirror and tasseled lamp hang in a playful powder room.
The thread of blue continues into the master bath with a pin-striped his-and-her vanity atop rose-gold legs.
Silver found the basalt bathtub while traveling through southeast Asia.
The master bath’s sink was crafted from mitered slabs of basalt stone.
The master suite is a soothing sanctuary from the bustle of hosting visitors.
The downstairs powder room has a concrete composite sink below oversized pendant lamps.
Floor-to-ceiling red glass tiles from Ann Sacks are a vivid, reflective counterpoint to the concrete floors. A zero-clearance shower with a full-width linear drain eliminates the need for an enclosure.
The spa-like tub room connects the master bedroom to the master bathroom. The modern table was sourced at Field + Supply, a curated makers craft fair held semi-annually in Kingston, New York.
The powder room, where a graphic Pierre Frey wallpaper makes a catchy backdrop for a Celerie Kemble mirror and a sink on polished nickel legs, is a happy surprise for guests.
Custom designed to fit this space in the master bath, the walnut makeup table has a hidden mirror inside; the material choice takes its cues from the artwork hanging above.
An antique rug and bronze table add warmth to the master bathroom, an airy space where the owners can soak in the view of Boston Harbor.
The master bathroom runs the full sixteen-foot width of the townhouse and features a standing tub as well as an expansive shower.
Unlacquered brass fixtures and an Urban Archaeology light fixture are subtle nautical references in the bathroom.
The walls of the master bath are covered in wallpaper resembling cerused oak by Noblis.
The interplay between stone and wood continues in the master bath, where an Asian-inspired bench and stool offset the marble sink and limestone floors.
The Spanish Blanco Macael marble used for this sink appears throughout the home as a unifying element.
The master bathroom features Josef Albers lithographs, Turkish bath sheets, and a silver stool from Morocco.
A form once used to make train station posters and advertisements hangs in the master bathroom as art.
The powder room’s Splat KR wallpaper from Rosenthal’s collection sparked the home’s design scheme.
“It’s no bigger than a phone booth,” says Dunn, of her tiny, but polished, powder room.
The powder room is tiny, but with two different wallpapers on the walls and the ceiling, it packs a mighty design punch.
Exposed-bulb lighting with orange cording adds pizzazz to the third-floor powder room.
An inviting soaking tub occupies a sunny corner of the master bath; the gossamer shades provide privacy while letting in plenty of natural light.
The formal first-floor powder room refashions an antique Anglo-Indian map cabinet topped with marble as a vanity.
A powder room is shipshape in crisp navy and white.
A generous sink provides plenty of splash protection in the downstairs bathroom near the boys’ bedrooms.
The master bath’s barnacle-like mirror frame and wave-patterned floor tiles reference the home’s coastal location.
The master bath houses a bench designed by William Yeoward.
The shower’s Bisazza tile wall adds a bold touch to the wife’s serene bathroom.
The master bath’s vanity of reclaimed barnboard was custom made by an Indiana craftsman.
The master bath opens onto an outdoor shower planted with bamboo.
A red ceiling and gold-and-white wallpaper lend a powder room a drama that surprises, compared to the quiet palette of the rest of the first floor.
The intrusion of structural beams in this contemporary guest bath hints at the home’s antiquity.
Fremont-Smith successfully mixes patterns even in a small powder room, installing a bone inlay mirror against a bright Meg Braff wallpaper.
Walls, floor, and ceiling in the master bath are covered in Marone Toscano travertine field tiles, lending an outdoorsy atmosphere to a space starlit by dozens of dangling LED globe lights. The enormous single-pane mirror was carefully maneuvered into place before the rest of the bathroom was built around it.
Photos of golden-age Hollywood starlets adorn a bold Farrow & Ball Raddichio-painted powder room that serves the home’s spacious roof deck.
A fun powder room pushes the design envelope. “You might not want to see that pattern in a large room, but here, it’s a little surprise,” says Reider.
The freestanding tub is an island of serenity in the master bathroom, with plenty of natural light reflecting off of the herringbone-pattered tile floor.
A mosaic wall in the guest shower picks up the texture theme.
Reflective materials give the smallish master bathroom a sense of space.
A raised base conceals the plumbing for the master bath’s oversize freestanding tub.
The polished wood vanity top in the guest bathroom is a rare irregular shape in the home.
“You never see a bookcase in a bath, that’s why we love it,” says Josh Linder about the master bath’s photo.
Green-as-malachite wallpaper revs up the powder room.
An Empire tub, grounded by a herringbone tile floor, is the centerpiece of the master bathroom.
A faux bois mirror in the powder room is the perfect partner to the Tropical Isle wallpaper from Schumacher.
Agate sconces illuminate the powder room under the stairs.
Duffy designed the master bath’s teak vanity with room to store towels and toiletries.
The master bath was reconfigured and updated with a custom double vanity.
Kelly Wearstler wallpaper creates a vibrant mood in the powder room.
Porcelain hardwood tile meets stone shower tile for a serene master bathroom.
Open shelving, boldly patterned floor tiles, and a custom shower curtain lend fun and practicality to the kids’ Jack-and-Jill bathroom.
The tub is new, as is the pendant light—one of the few contemporary fixtures in the house.
In the expanded downstairs bath, an old dresser was turned into a vanity with the faucet mounted on the wall to provide more depth for the sink.
A deep Fleurco tub in the master bath promotes relaxing.
Polished tile and marble make for a glamorous bathroom.
The master bath, created post-fire by reconfiguring the floor plan just a bit, is a dream come true for Ashley.
All the bathrooms adhere to a serene neutral palette.
The wife’s bathroom vanity is flanked by frosted-glass partitions enclosing the toilet and shower.
The latter doesn’t get much use, thanks to the elliptical tub overlooking the dunes and ocean; the shiplap ceiling above falls short of the walls, so it appears to float.
The master bath includes a handcrafted Japanese-inspired teak soaking tub, heated slate floors, and custom cabinetry.
Aqua Ann Sacks oversize glass subway tiles form the backsplash in the master bathroom.
The powder room is painted with Farrow & Ball’s Off-Black, a stark exception to the “white walls only” rule throughout the home.
The white lacquered drawers and door of a vanity in the master bath tuck into an alabaster frame.
The first-floor powder room’s mahogany vanity and wood veneer–clad walls are examples of the home’s eclectic design.
The existing master bath was gutted and enlarged to make way for the spacious marble-tiled shower.
The penny-round tile in the master bath is the gray-blue of the ocean on a cloudy day.
Wallpaper with an ikat-inspired design picks up the diamond-shaped details of the reproduction vanity in the first-floor powder room.
A reproduction of a vintage bronze tub sits atop painted wooden tiles in a first-floor bath.
Beaded white wallpaper in the powder room shimmers gently at night.
Waterworks, in Westport, was the source of the contemporary furnishings in the spacious master bath builder Chris Washington carved out of the original master bedroom.
A once-dark powder room got a light and bright makeover with Gracie wallpaper, marble floor tile, and a lighter-than-air Lucite vanity from Waterworks.
Classic but understated, the husband’s bath features marble tile walls and a custom vanity.
On the first floor, the elegant guest bath features a custom granite sink and a generous frosted-glass shower enclosure.
She also designed the main bathroom’s generous marble-topped vanity, crafted by cabinetmaker David Bowen.
In the bath, a large soaking tub stands before double windows peering over the gardens.
The powder room’s sculptural concrete sink partners with another of Adelman’s light fixtures.
In the master bath, custom wood millwork embellishes the concrete trough sink and warms the room’s pale palette.
Wainscoting of Italian tile adorns the niche that holds the new freestanding tub.
The powder room features custom wallpaper with the text of an ancient Greek letter hand-illustrated by Brooklyn artist Katie Merz.
Horn-and-bone mirrors enliven the master bath’s Restoration Hardware vanity.
A stone backed sculptural tub.
Discreet LED lighting helps underscore the master bath’s quality craftsmanship, which includes a double vanity spanning the entire length of the wall.
The powder room features a Corian sink, also designed by Perez, backed with Fantasy Black Quartzite.
The master bath’s indoor shower connects to its outdoor counterpart.
One of two matching vanities in the master bath; the wire bases are former flower displays.
A Victoria + Albert soaking tub in the master bathroom sits between a pair of vanities topped in mitered Carrara stone.
The clean and serene master bath features a floor-to-ceiling window and maple cabinetry.
The master bath features an oversize tub of marble and limestone tucked into a windowed niche.
Sandberg wallpaper from Stark graces a guest bath.
A soaking tub nestles between shiplap walls in the master bath.
A guest bathroom continues the sleek lines and neutral palette of the house.
The compact powder room off the dining room features a custom triangular sink crafted from limestone.
A Wetstyle tub in the master bath overlooks scrub-covered dunes and the bay beyond.
The guest room’s washstand was made in England.
A fish-themed mosaic floor and a porthole window give the master bath nautical flair.
Custom shades from Blanche P. Field finesse the powder room sconces.
The sculptural tub in the master bath is tucked into its own cozy alcove with a close-up look at the outdoors.
In the master bath, a nineteenth-century French gilt-bronze and crystal chandelier adds a bit of whimsy to the sleek marble and polished-nickel fixtures. An original wooden beam highlights the expanse of new windows.
In the first-floor powder room the original beadboard ceiling contrasts nicely with a vintage mirror and modern sconces.
A generous swath of pale marble guarantees a pristine look for the owner’s bath.
In a tiny powder room near the entry, streamlined wallpaper, a sleek mirror, and a contemporary vanity keep the space from feeling cluttered.