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Homes How To Style A Small Bathrooms: 8 Inspiring Designs We Love

How To Style A Small Bathrooms: 8 Inspiring Designs We Love

This powder room showcases E&A Interiors' expertise for pattern play (Photography: E&A Interiors)
Expert advice on styling a small bathroom. (Photography: E&A Interiors)
By Cheryl Lai-Lim
March 12, 2021
Whether it’s a vibrant wallpaper or an interesting textural feature, there are so many ways to elevate a small space. Get inspiration from these stunning bathrooms that make the most of these compact spaces

Small rooms can often make the biggest impact. These include powder rooms, which are often utilitarian in function but offer much creative opportunity—such petite bathrooms are often the best opportunities to make a great visual impression on your house guests.

If you’re thinking of jazzing up your powder room, we’ve gathered some inspirational ones that make a statement. What these rooms lack in size, they more than make up for it in style; talk about being small but mighty!

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1/8 Play with geometry

The gold trimmings in this guest bathroom adds a subtle touch of glamour (Photography: Jo Ann Gamelo-Bernabe)
The gold trimmings in this guest bathroom adds a subtle touch of glamour (Photography: Jo Ann Gamelo-Bernabe / Design Intervention)

Geometric patterns and gold trimmings come together beautifully for this powder room by Design Intervention. This mirror forms the focal point in the room; its triangular shape spotlights the Minera Cambria quartz pieces on the wall feature. Combined with the scintillating crystals, this petite space definitely leaves a strong impression on guests.   

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2/8 Capitalise on the natural beauty of marble

The light marble tiles on the wall and flooring in this powder room by EHKA Studio creates a clean and contemporary impression (Photography: Jasper Yu)
The light marble tiles on the wall and flooring in this powder room by EHKA Studio creates a clean and contemporary impression (Photography: Jasper Yu)

This powder room in The Stiletto House echoes the rest of the living space’s design. Designed by EHKA Studio, the powder room radiates grandeur with light marble tiles that effortlessly augment a charming touch. Featuring Hansgrohe’s luxury bathroom fittings and wares, the powder room is contemporary and classic in style, making it a marble masterpiece.

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3/8 Mix and match patterns

This powder room showcases E&A Interiors' expertise for pattern play (Photography: E&A Interiors)
This powder room showcases E&A Interiors' expertise for pattern play (Photography: E&A Interiors)

There’s no shortage of fun in this vibrant powder room by E&A Interiors. Emerald scalloped tiles dress the walls of the space, coupled with a Cole & Son wallpaper that features leopard motifs. An array of picture frames with brass borders complements the other brass bathroom fittings. The contrasting accent walls and comprehensive details create an energizing combination that has a lasting visual impact.

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4/8 Create a bright focal point

This guest bathroom makes a stunning statement with the sparkling pendant lights (Photography: Jasper Yu)
This guest bathroom makes a stunning statement with the sparkling pendant lights (Photography: Jasper Yu)

Embracing a chinoiserie theme, Topic Design Studio created an alluring powder room for a couple that loves to entertain. An irregular-shaped mirror is placed against an Arte wallpaper with bird motifs, adding a dynamic flow to the stylish alcove. Shining Siemon & Salazar pendant lights are the real stars of the space, with their striking form instantly adding a sparkle to this tiny oasis.   

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5/8 Add sparkle with crystal elements

Full of elegance and sophistication, this luxurious powder room is thoughtfully decorated by Stéphanie Coutas
Full of elegance and sophistication, this luxurious powder room is thoughtfully decorated by Stéphanie Coutas
A close-up of the Swarovski chandelier custom-made for the powder room
A close-up of the Swarovski chandelier custom-made for the powder room

This Parisian powder room created by Stéphanie Coutas of SC Editions is a visual extension of the apartment’s elegant interior. Coutas, famous for her bespoke design approach, adorned the powder room with custom-made pieces from SC Editions.

The minimalist white palette is kept visually interesting with an alabaster-and-chrome mirror, an alabaster sink as well as sandblasted glass-and-chrome windows. An exquisite sculpture consisting of a dazzling drizzle of Swarovski crystals takes centre stage, adding a major dose of glamour.

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6/8 Create surprising architectural elements—like a playful window

The porthole window in this powder room makes for a unique feature (Photography: Jasper Yu)
The porthole window in this powder room makes for a unique feature (Photography: Jasper Yu)

Designed by architectural firm RT+Q, this inconspicuous powder room is only accessible through a concealed door. Guests can locate the bathroom through an elevated porthole-like opening on the door panel.

The circular window is an indication of the round elements within the powder room: an elliptical layout with curved doors and a ceiling light in an oval ring. If you’re looking for a fun conversation-starting powder room, this particular one is sure to inspire you.

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7/8 Make a statement with mirrors

This powder room strikes a fine balance between opulence and understated detailing, echoing the rest of the home's interior (Photography: Jasper Yu)
This powder room strikes a fine balance between opulence and understated detailing, echoing the rest of the home's interior (Photography: Jasper Yu)

Mirrors form the focal point in this contemporary powder room designed by Dwell Interior Design. A round mirror edged with brass is layered onto a mirrored wall, making the space feel enlarged and spacious. The basin, which features an eye-catching black marble slab, adds an elegant and luxurious touch to the powder room.

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8/8 Go for gold

This tranquil oasis exemplifies the rest of modern abode perfectly
This tranquil oasis exemplifies the rest of modern abode perfectly

The walls of this stylish powder room by local design firm Sujonohun are clad in luxurious marble and onyx-effect tiles. The chic space is further elevated with tactile elements like light wood and stone tiles; the custom-made terrazzo vanity counter and tinted mirror panels, alongside the rose-gold Gessi taps, creates a refreshing and modern space for guests.   

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