Eye Candy: 12 Modern Wooden Bathrooms

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Wood and water: It seems counter-intuitive to mix the two, especially inside a home, doesn't it? But you can! Here are 10 modern bathrooms that pull it off with some serious style.     

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1. "Gipsy House" by Craig Steely Architecture

2. Horwitz Residence by Minarc

3. Skirt + Rock House by MCK Architects

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4. Cole Residence by Jodie Rosen Design

5. Summerhouse Skåne by LASC Studio

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6. Wilkin + Pini Residence by John Wilkin and Susanne Pini

7. Organic Powder Bath by Beckwith Interiors

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8. Millworker House by Andrew Snow Photography

9. San Francisco Remodel by Modern House Architects

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10. Robins Way House by Bates + Masi Architects

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11. Dune by Antonio Lupi

12. Estancia Vik Hotel

So, how about that wooden bathtub, huh?? DANG. Snazzy. Do you have or would you want wood elements in your bathroom? I could definitely go for a few, if not all, of these bathrooms!


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Kings Bathrooms on Dec 21, 2012:

Love the wood used in these bathrooms. Number 1 is my favourite, what a fantastic shower room. The wooden basin in number 2 is amazing too. Wood always gives a warm feeling to a room, rather than cold tiles on the feet.

Lez Renovate on Sep 14, 2012:

These are so fancy! Barnwood to make my bathroom look like "Peachland Beach" was the design inspiration for my modest bathroom reno.  Wood in a bathroom is goregous

Justin on Sep 10, 2012:

I'm having a hard time picking a favorite. The clean lines and use of wood and marble are great. These designs are great!



Justin on Sep 10, 2012:

These are so wonderful! I'm having a hard time picking a favorite because I think all the designs look clean and smooth.



DesigningMom on Aug 27, 2012:

Oh my my! You have to know I'm loving all this awesome wood Capree, right? :^D

Dada, I see no reason all those things, sock and potty training seat etc, wouldn't fit in these bathrooms any differently than a standard bathroom. It's a part of life. I bet if you were to photograph your bathroom to share it's design style you'd remove all that before hand. Everyday life is often less than pretty, but there can still be beauty underneath it all.

Linda T. on Aug 27, 2012:

@  Josh.  I don't see why the wood would warp when treated properly.  My partner built kitchen surfaces, including the draining board, in a butcher block style, with cherry and walnut stripes.  Heavily coated with polyurethane, it's is neither warped nor defaced (except for a couple of scratches............. it is a kitchen after all)  and is about 10 years old already.

Josh on Aug 23, 2012:

Wouldn't you have lots of warped wood with problems down the road? Why is wood not used in bathrooms because wood always warps when exposed to water over time. Pretty but not so practical unless you love applying a wax every weekend.

CapreeK on Aug 23, 2012:

how2home: That marble wall in #8, right?? Swoon!

CapreeK on Aug 23, 2012:


They're professionally photographed for architectural portfolios (for the most part), so you're definitely not going to see a potty training toilet in the shot! Although, that would be kind of funny. :) The majority of these are residences, though, with ample storage, etc. (1, 6, 8, 9, 10 for example).

Homes can be stylish, modern, and family-friendly -- unphotographed socks, potty training toilets, and all -- and we're hoping to inspire people who might not believe that's a possibility.

dada on Aug 23, 2012:

What would these bathrooms look like with my husbands socks on the floor, the baby bathtub and the kids toiletseat? These (nice) designs are suitable for singles and hotels, not families

how2home on Aug 22, 2012:

Wow..... #4,8,9 are my fave!

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