Thursday, October 21, 2021

8 of the Hottest Bathroom Design Trends for 2024

Gooseneck faucet in the bathroom.

If there’s a new bathroom on your horizon in 2024, start with these trends to begin your planning. We’ve turned to cutting-edge design experts and the staying power of the trends of the last few years to curate the eight hottest bathroom trends you can expect to see in 2024 and beyond. 

Unique wall sconce perfect for a modern bathroom vanity.

1. Statement Lighting

Bathrooms in 2024 and beyond are all about a modern minimalist sort of vibe. That doesn't mean boring, however. Consider the vanity lighting, where one of the hottest trends is simple, yet stunning statement lighting that leans toward the modern style. 

Though simple, it's interesting and makes a statement that sets the stage for the bathroom aesthetic. Try something architectural that adds an interesting, yet not overstated shape. Choose unusual bulbs that stand on their own design merits. 

Backlit mirror in a neutral colored, patterned bathroom.

2. Smart Tech

Technology has seamlessly permeated every facet of our lives, and even the bathroom has not remained untouched. The integration of smart technology into bathroom fixtures and accessories is ushering in an era of unparalleled convenience and customization. 

Features like motion-activated faucets, touchless toilets, and programmable shower systems empower users to tailor their experience while concurrently promoting water conservation. Furthermore, the inclusion of smart mirrors equipped with built-in LED lighting, Bluetooth speakers, and voice-activated virtual assistants elevates the overall functionality of this space.

One of our favorites? The vanity mirror. A fancy mirror isn't just for a movie star's dressing room, they are for your bathroom too, according to 2024 design experts. It's a perk you definitely want in your bathroom.

Copper look vessel sink for the bathroom.

3. Bold Color & Warm Color

The earthy, nature-inspired colors we've loved for so long are taking a backseat in 2024. Bold colors and patterns are coming forward on everything from the walls to the more permanent features of the bathroom. Warm colors are also popular in both your neutrals and accent colors. Sage, terracotta and bold blue all invite the calm you want for a relaxing bathroom environment but are much more interesting than naturals..

Don't forget to add metallics like copper, silver, or gold to add this ambiance to your space. 

Copper bathtub in a spa like bathroom.

4. Spa Features

The growing aspiration to recreate a spa-like ambiance within one's home has spurred a surge in the popularity of upscale bathroom fixtures. As we transition into 2024, homeowners are showing a interest in lavish amenities, such as expansive walk-in showers featuring multiple showerheads, standalone soaking tubs, heated towel racks, and integrated sound systems. Moreover, cutting-edge technologies like intelligent mirrors with built-in lighting and voice-activated temperature management are being integrated, ushering in a new era of opulent bathroom experiences. 

A unique bathtub offers a quick update that can have a huge impact on the bathroom vibe. Unique might mean an asymmetrical curve or clean-lined rectangular shape. It might mean a unique color or decorative elements. It might mean a unique materials like cast iron, copper, or stone

Terrazzo on the bathroom backsplash.

5. Mixed Materials

The trend of using opposite materials and textures together is rapidly gaining traction in the realm of bathroom design. The fusion of elements such as concrete and brass accents, marble paired with matte black finishes, or the marriage of glass with natural wood, culminates in a bathroom space that is both diverse and visually captivating. 

Texture is artfully introduced through the inclusion of patterned tiles, textured wallpapers, and distinctive mirrors, infusing depth and personality into the overall bathroom design.

A large bathroom with light colors and plenty of natural light.

6. Spacious Layout

Big bathrooms are in. Be sure to give your bathroom a large footprint if you are building a new home. If you have to deal with the space you already have, there are ways to make your bathroom look and feel bigger. 

Use a light color palette and introduce lots of light (natural and electric) to expand the space visually. You can further enhance this effect by choosing reflective materials for your bathroom. Glossy finishes shiny metallics, and large mirrors go a long way to trick your brain into thinking your space is bigger than it is. 

Gold-toned gooseneck bathroom sink faucet.

7. Statement Fixtures

Another hot bathroom trend in 2024 is statement faucets. Not only are these the centerpoint of functionality in your bathroom, they also attract a lot of attention visually. Those are both good reasons to make sure they perform optimally in every sense.

Making a statement with your faucets may be about introducing top-of-the-line technology like voice activation or touch activation. It might also be about how they look. Opt for clean-lined, angular designs or tall curving goose-neck style faucets. Of particular note in 2024 is the spout style faucet.

Soft shag rugs in the bathroom.

8. Sustainability

As we step into 2024, homeowners are displaying a growing awareness of their environmental impact. Sustainable bathroom design has assumed a paramount role, with eco-conscious fixtures, water-conserving attributes, and energy-efficient lighting taking center stage as essential elements. 

Low-flow toilets, LED lighting, and water-saving showerheads are not only beneficial for the planet but also contribute to reduced utility expenses, offering a dual victory for both the environment and homeowners.

Bathroom design trends of 2024 introduce luxury without being fussy and simplicity without being spare. Let your bathroom benefit from these trends that will add value to your home and panache to your everyday life. 

Need more ideas for your bathroom remodel? Here are more tips. Or go to our blog to find the perfect aesthetic and products for your remodel. 

Bathroom Ideas