Modern Bathroom Vanity Design Ideas

To create a sophisticated vibe in your bathroom, start with a modern vanity. Along with providing design inspiration, these tips highlight the characteristics of modern vanities.

Nothing says modern quite like concrete. To create a unique style statement in your bathroom, take a cue from this modern vanity, which includes concrete surfacing, clean lines, and geometric vessel sinks. Prevent a concrete vanity from looking too industrial and cold by incorporating softer natural elements, such as wooden mirror frames and soft linens, in the bathroom design.

Vanities don't need to be large to make a big statement. This small vanity made of wood creates the illusion of continuing through the wall to the other side. Its warm natural surface provides a bold contrast to tiled walls and flooring. To increase the functionality of a smaller vanity, keep accessories on the countertop minimal. For necessities, provide shelving, baskets, or other places to tuck essentials.

Defy the laws of gravity with a floating vanity. This rectangular vanity looks modern and sleek. A crisp white countertop covers a simple wooden base -- packed to the brim with storage. To ensure the structure stays firmly on the wall, factors including the vanity's material and shape, as well as the method of mounting, need to be considered. Make sure the vanity is mounted on the wall in a way that supports the weight of the vanity and the extra pressures to which it will be subjected on a regular basis.

As with furniture, exposed legs on a vanity help to visually increase the space in a smaller bathroom. The sleek exposed legs on this vanity offer the illusion of additional floor space and give the structure a contemporary flair. Vessel sinks and wall-mount faucets also increase the modern feel in any bathroom.

To create a uniquely modern his-and-her vanity, take a hint from kitchen islands. This large structure is really nothing more than a countertop fitted with a pair of sinks and faucets -- mounted back to back -- and nestled on a plethora of storage spots. Hanging from a support in the skylight, a double-sided mirror adds to the modern appeal and doesn't disrupt the gorgeous views. The skylight and wall of windows wash the space in bright light, accentuating the modern amenities.

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