They may be some of the smallest rooms in the house, but that doesn’t mean the bathroom should be designed as an afterthought. Remodeling one or more of your home’s bathrooms is one of the smartest home investments you can make. Adding updates like walk-in showers, double sinks, and new bathtubs increase your home’s overall value and add to your family’s enjoyment. Before starting a bathroom remodel, it’s important to understand which popular upcoming bathroom trends will meet your specific needs. Need a ton of storage? Interested in an aging-in-place design? There are a lot of fun bathroom decor ideas to choose from!


Here are 7 upcoming bathroom decor ideas for 2018 that are extremely creative and offer the best blend of style and function!

Create the Perfect Powder Room. 

Often the most neglected bath in the house design-wise, most powder rooms remain functional rather than stylish. But this doesn’t need to be the case. No matter what size the room, introducing just a few changes can make all the difference without breaking your budget. Simplicity and elegance are the keys to creating a stylish powder room, but you can still combine this with other elements and make a bold statement. This powder room’s one-piece dual-flush toilet has a seamless design and a contemporary style while the aqua tiles add a strong “Wow!” factor.

bathroom remodel of a powder room with blue mosaic tiles
small space bathroom remodel

Fall in Love With a Small Bathroom.

Compact bathrooms tend to receive a lot of complaints. However, with some innovative creative bathroom design ideas, yours can become a room the whole family adores. Remodeling small bathrooms are all about maximizing the use of space. This bold and beautiful small bath features amazing design elements and makes the most of the limited floor plan.

Nothing Says “Timeless Style” like Elegant, Beautiful Tile. 

The geometric trend continues in 2018 with interesting patterns taking shape on floors and walls. Two popular choices are hexagonal formats and textured tiles. Also popular is mixing tile with another surface material. Elements like stone, wood, vinyl, or a different size tile are immensely popular, like the design pictured here.

beautiful patterned tile in a bathroom remodel
modern fixtures in a bathroom remodel

Fantastic Fixture Choices. 

Black matte has gone beyond just a trend to become a way of life for many homeowners. Brass offers style versatility, rose-gold continues to win over interior designers and homeowners alike, and brushed copper offers a bold, vintage look that brings a sense of warmth to any bathroom.

Wall-Hung Vanities. 

Popular in Europe for years, these “floating” vanities make a room appear larger and lighter, offering a clean, modern look. Homeowners are also choosing vanity shelving as opposed to an abundance of closed-door cabinets. This furthermore creates that unique feel to any bathroom, and personalizes the room to your exact liking.

wall hung vanity in a bathroom remodel
statement basins and tubs in a bathroom remodel

Statement Basins and Tubs. 

Bathroom basins or tubs can be great focal points that act as a sculptural element in any sized bathroom. Organic materials are big in 2017 and will continue to remain at large in the coming year – oak, bamboo, granite, and sandstone are all highly sought after. It’s like having a piece of functional art in your bathroom!

Smart Storage Solutions. 

Everyone’s busy these days; even the kids! Keeping the essentials close at hand makes life that much easier. Today’s trending cabinets include hidden power points, USB charging ports, even sensor devices that ensure the cabinet mirror remains fingerprint free!

bathroom mirror storage solution in bathroom remodel

Is it Time to Remodel Your Home’s Bathroom?

Whatever your reason for remodeling a bathroom, creating a new space that works as a beautiful and functional retreat is always a smart investment. From improved lighting to updated fixtures and tiles, even to more storage options, make sure your remodeled bathroom makes the best use of these upcoming bathroom decor ideas to stand the test of time. Neutral designs with touches of color or bold elemental features will add a lot of value to your home. Just remember: the best choice is a balance of features that will still be stylish for years to come.


If you’re ready to explore more upcoming bathroom decor ideas and trends for your next bathroom remodel, why not schedule a conversation with us today? We look forward to meeting you! Learn more about our services and see what previous clients have to say about our work!


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