“Splish splash I was takin’ a … shower?” Anecdotal evidence says showering trumps bathing most mornings. Who has the time to loll in a tub, anyway? If you’re planning a bathroom renovation, consider the walk-in shower design. The look is practical, seamless and makes for a more accessible home. It’s a breeze to transition into the shower; no stumbling over an awkward bathtub ledge. Kickstart that project with these bathroom shower ideas.
In this contemporary rendition of a walk-in shower, a striped motif offers subtle, yet riveting detail on the tiles. The minimalist toilet, meanwhile, is quietly unobtrusive. It’s a perfect choice that doesn’t detract from the beauty of the shower tile.
Slice of Sky
What pairs best with a walk-in glass shower? A perfectly positioned skylight, of course. Take every opportunity to soak in some vitamin D, even while showering. A brushed brass showerhead brings the bling.
New York State of Mind
This spacious shower evokes those found in New York City brownstones. Black subway tile is a classic choice in a walk-in shower, lending timeliness and warmth. Who wants to renovate every five years, anyway? And who can afford to? White grout makes the tile pop, while toe-grabbing mosaic floor makes sense safety-wise in the slippery space.
Designer and muralist Banyan Bridges created this inventive, bold bathroom using a variety of Fireclay Tile. We can’t stop staring. That two-tone niche is a clever detail. The lighter pink wall tile is Desert Bloom, while the deep orange-salmon beauties are Ember. You can find the rest of the patchwork of tiles here, and see more of Banyan’s amazing home. Colour adds character in a bathroom! Go for it!
Frame That Shower Stat
In this whimsical walk-in shower design, the glass is punctuated in black for graphic punch. Matte black hardware ties everything together for a cool, cohesive look. An on-point niche keeps unruly shampoo bottles in check.
Divide and Conquer
If you’re dealing with a small space, this eye-catching design is for you: tub on one side, shower on the other, divided by a commanding black shower wall. What’s not to love?
Sightlines are everything in a curbless-shower situation, where you can peek right into the bathing area. Designer Natasha Penzo-McIntosh of Urban Blueprint and Homekin knows this all too well. Her design for this bathroom showcases a feature wall adorned in a quatre-foil carrara and white thassos mosaic. To round it out is a striking freestanding tub and Waterworks polished nickel plumbing fixtures.
Hurray For Herringbone
Herringbone is a luxurious choice that never disappoints. Keep it classic and reach for this tile in your next walk-in shower project.
That ’70s Shower
She may be tiny, but this walk-in laneway house shower has big attitude thanks to the earthy mustard tile (and Toronto designer Alisha Sturino). The tonal differences in the tile have a warm, organic quality. You can’t go wrong by reaching for earthy tones in the loo.
Move over rainshower head. This is the RainStick, and it’s about to bring major attitude to your next walk-in shower project. North America’s first WiFi-enabled circular shower system saves 80 percent water and up to 80 percent energy, while maintaining almost twice the flow rate compared to a traditional low-flow shower. (You can track water usage on an app.) Apart from being clever, this showerhead has sculptural good looks.