Scandinavian Restrooms: Simplicity, Utility, and Comfort

In spite of residing in cold, dark countries, Scandinavians have actually mastered the art of developing comfortable yet functional areas that use natural, regional products. Scandinavian style is based upon 3 features: simplicity, energy, and charm.

If you have actually ever had a look at Scandinavian houses, you’ll recognize the style: clean lines, great deals of white and neutral colors, useful principles that make the most of area and function, and elegance highlighted by natural products, comfortable materials, and great deals of light.

In the bathroom, the Scandinavian style indicates intense spaces with natural wood tones, soft materials, multi-function areas, and tidy lines. This example by Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders, through Houzz, shows an ultimate Scandinavian bathroom, all the way to the wood box tub. Ornamental aspects are limited to 2 brilliant yellow flowers on the vanity.

Dark Bathroom

Although understood for brightness, the Scandinavian design can likewise accommodate a darker mood, as in this restroom by EM Architecture, by means of Dwell. The stacked train tile makes the walls look wider, while the black flooring hex tile and ceiling keep everything included and comfortable. The wood is darker than the majority of Scandinavian restrooms, but it works well in this area. The rustic texture of the wood is distinctly in the Scandinavian tradition.

Bathroom with Glass Tile

To make this bathroom more large, Lovejoy Styles selected a floating vanity in light wood– a timeless Scandinavian style aspect. This opens up the area around the sink, and shows off the natural material of the wastebasket. It likewise highlights the lovely glass tile on the wall. A single blooming branch and a minimal piece of flower art include the completing touch.

A Touch of Blue

If you like very little design, the Scandinavian design will always deliver. Include a touch of color, as in this bathroom by raumcouture, via Houzz, and you have a stunning, large, yet fun area. Keep in mind how the transparent glass shower wall separates the shower area yet does not interrupt the lines of the restroom at all. Whatever appears part of the same harmonious whole, with the smallest footprint possible.

Farmhouse Restroom

This farmhouse bathroom by Ruard Veltman Architecture includes the natural wood and very little profile common to the Scandinavian style, with a touch of farmhouse through the trough sink vanity. A large mirror shows natural light and increases the size of the space, while likewise acting as the only decorative element.

Sweetly Scandinavian

Add a little womanly sweetness to your Scandinavian bathroom with a discreetly patterned tile, as in this design by Anton Gorbatenko. The tile reaches the vanity countertop, giving the area a sense of continuity and consistency. Light neutrals, great deals of white, and a concentrate on geometrical shapes specify this bathroom’s Scandinavian influence.

Marble-Tiled Bathroom

This little bathroom by designpad architecture, through Houzz, utilizes timeless Scandinavian functions to improve function and keep things simple, with marble tile covering the walls and flooring. This choice is vibrant, yet it works to give the space motion and visual interest. The desk-style vanity keeps things open, and the practical medicine cabinet supplies much of the storage space generally served by a vanity counter top, offering horizontal space for a larger sink. Other white marble motivation.

Scandinavian Bath with Teak Open-Shelf Washstand

The huge teak open-shelved washstand dominates this restroom by Paola Salinas. Retro wire baskets make storage simple, while lilac-grey towels include a little color. The sink and faucet keep lines clean and easy, and the large mirror, framed with the very same teak, includes light and a sense of visual space.


If your heart pains for minimal design, this Scandivanian restroom by Line Architects certainly delivers. Clean, straight lines everywhere, and only two colors plus the faintest touch of green. Everything is kept as very little as possible, whether it’s the covert tank toilets or the shallow sinks. You hardly observe the shelving along the back of the space.

White Bath with Black Backsplash

The contrast between black and white gives this restroom by Amber Interiors, via Houzz, almost excessive brightness, but the wood tones and minimalist technique make this restroom sturdily Scandinavian in flavor. Pure white walls, floor and ceiling gleam, while a matte black backsplash wall focuses the attention on a gold-framed mirror and single light. The skylight really makes the distinction here, and provides this bathroom a lot of area and depth.

Night and Day

Night or day? Choose your time with this dual bathroom by ZROBYM Architecture: one-half black, one-half white, and both sides complemented with a pale blond wood that is classically Scandinavian The tile on the white side appears arbitrarily set up, offering the area unforeseen visual interest in contrast to the strong pattern of the dark side.