6 Design Ideas for an Unforgettable Luxury Master Bathroom

Are you trying to settle on a design concept for your new master bathroom? Whether you’re remodeling an existing space or adding a whole new room, the look and feel of your new bathroom are important considerations that will impact how you use the space, how it flows with the rest of your home, and your property value.

Here are 6 design ideas to help you achieve an unforgettable, luxury master bathroom:

1. Modern Minimalism

Opting for a minimalist bathroom design gives you a fresh, crisp look and a bright but calming atmosphere. White and other light colors will make your space look and feel bigger, and you can maximize this effect by adding large mirrors, windows, or skylights to welcome and reflect natural light.

A minimalist design with white walls and/or floors allows you to choose a few stand-out details, and your options are nearly limitless because you’ll have a clean, polished canvass as your backdrop.

Here are a few ideas for unique details that pair beautifully with minimalist master bathrooms:

  • Metallic hardware or detailing
  • Rich, natural wood
  • An ornate vase or handcrafted basket
  • Patterned towels or bath mats

2. Open Concept

One unique way to add luxury (and functionality) to your master bathroom is to opt for an open-concept design, with the shower open to the room. This allows you to extend gorgeous floor and wall tiling to your entire space and makes your master bathroom feel bigger.

This is an especially great option for opening up smaller spaces, but it will also add elegance to larger rooms, especially if you add a free-standing bathtub or walk-in closet. You could also add a curtain or frosted glass shower door for additional privacy options.

3. A Calming Oasis with Neutral Tones

Neutral tones can give your luxury master bathroom a spa-like feel. They’re warm and inviting, and they create a relaxing, tranquil atmosphere to help you unwind after a long day.

Consider pairing calming, neutral tones like browns, tans, and taupes with natural materials (like wood or stone), skylights (to let in natural light), and one or two humidity-loving plants. This combination will make you feel like you’re in an indoor-outdoor spa and can even have a positive, calming, and rejuvenating effect on your mood.

4. Bold Mid-Century

If you’re a creative person, a bold pattern or a few bright pops of color in your bathroom design may be just the thing! If you feel most comfortable surrounded by color and art, a stylish mid-century design is a great option. It’s classic enough that it won’t go out of style, but gives you a lot of freedom to be imaginative with your design choices.

Geometric wallpaper or floor tiles are great ways to incorporate this look. Or you might invest in a unique, vintage mirror! If you want something understated, consider mid-century cabinets and hardware with colorful towels, mats, or pottery.

Do you like the idea of a bold and bright design, but mid-century isn’t your thing? Here are a few other creative and distinct styles to consider:

  • Art deco
  • Bohemian
  • Scandinavian
  • Southwestern
  • Craftsman

5. Rustic, with Unique Details

“Rustic” is one of those words that can mean different things to different people, and it’s often used as an umbrella term to describe designs that invoke a connection to the past. You don’t have to live in a farm house or log cabin to incorporate rustic elements into your home.

The great thing about a rustic design is that it allows you to truly personalize your space. Do you love old clawfoot tubs, antique cabinets, or lantern pendant lighting? These kinds of unique features can add a special, old-world feeling to your bathroom that makes it instantly cozier and more interesting. Another option is to lean towards an industrial style with elements like old-fashioned metal hardware, dark wood, and contrasted colors.

Here are some more ideas to add rustic charm to a high-end bathroom:

  • Clawfoot or barrel tub
  • Reclaimed wood
  • Brick or stone elements
  • Antique-inspired light fixtures
  • Sliding barn door
  • Wicker baskets

6. Light and Airy

Light and bright bathrooms are elegant and timeless—especially ones that incorporate natural light, mirrors, glass, and other reflective surfaces. Not only do these elements make your space feel calming and zen-like, but they also make it seem larger and more open.

Don’t feel like you have to stick to whites and off-whites to make your master bathroom feel light and airy (especially if you have windows or skylights). Lighter shades of gray, blue, and green can act as perfect complementary colors to liven up an otherwise bright, but unimaginative color palette.

Planning a bathroom remodel? Want a luxurious, relaxing master bathroom?

At Hamish Murray, our team of experienced, dedicated professionals is passionate about creating beautiful spaces that our clients love spending time in. Our focus is on your unique home and vision. We’re committed to making the design and building process flexible, ensuring architectural integrity, and making sure we bring your ideas to life in a space you’ll love for years to come!

Contact us today to discuss your project or ask us your questions. We can’t wait to hear from you and look forward to working with you!