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Thirty bathrooms designed by architects

Thirty domestic bathrooms by architects including concrete, travertine and tiled designs

Making improvements to your home because you're spending so much more time there? In our latest Dezeen Lookbook, we've rounded up 30 bathrooms designed by architects to give you some ideas.

Pink tiled bathroom

Minimal Fantasy apartment by Patricia Bustos Studio

Designed by Patricia Bustos Studio, this pink bathroom has shiny pink curtains and mirrors with pink frames to match the rest of the apartment in Madrid, which is almost entirely pink.

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Travertine marble bathroom

Botaniczna Apartment by Agnieszka Owsiany Studio

This bathroom in a Poznań apartment designed by Agnieszka Owsiany Studio for a couple working in medicine has travertine marble walls and a travertine basin.

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White and blue filed bathroom

House 6 by Zooco Estudio

Zooco Estudio covered the walls and floors of this bathroom in Madrid with white tiles and blue grouting. A geometric counter clad with blue tiles snakes across the ground and up the wall to form a storage closet in the space.

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Bathroom with square white tiles

Porto house by Fala Atelier 

Fala Atelier used square white tiles for this bathroom in a house in Porto. The tiles are paired with marble countertops, blue cupboard doors and a large round mirror over the sink.

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Bathroom with mock-Tudor tiles

Makepeace Mansions apartment by Surman Weston 

The bathroom in this apartment designed by Surman Weston is finished with hand-painted tiles that are arranged to form a black-and-white graphic pattern that mimics the housing block's mock-Tudor facade.

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Bathroom with colour-changing shower screens.

Unit 622 by Rainville Sangaré

Set in an apartment within Moshe Safdie's brutalist Habitat 67 housing complex in Montreal, this bathroom designed by Rainville Sangaré has colour-changing shower screens.

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Bathroom with bright yellow wall

Rylett House by Studio 30 Architects

Created as part of the renovation of a Victorian maisonette in London, this small en-suite bathroom is finished with a black grid of tiles and a bright yellow wall.

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Bathroom with pink tiles

Cats' Pink House by KC Design Studio 

This holiday home in Taiwan is designed with a focus on the owner's cat and includes cat ladders, a rotating carousel-shaped climbing frame and a fluffy pink swing. Its bathroom combines larger square pink floor tiles with a wall made from terrazzo with large flecks of pink and grey.

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bathroom with grey tiles

Borden house by StudioAC

This en-suite bathroom at the front of a house designed by StudioAC has pitched walls covered in grey tiles.

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Bathroom with pink walls and barn door

Spinmolenplein apartment by Jürgen Vandewalle

This bathroom in an apartment in Ghent's tallest building is enclosed within a white lacquered-wood box and is accessed by a set of barn-style doors. Internally the bathroom is finished with earthy, pink-tone micro cement to contrast the white wood.

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Rammed-concrete walls in a bathroom

Cloister House by MORQ

The rammed-concrete walls of Cloister House in Perth have been left exposed in the bathroom where they are softened with timber slatted floors and a timber-clad bath and sink.

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Bathroom with red floor tiles

Akari House by Mas-aqui

Designed by Architecture studio Mas-aqui as part of a renovation of a 20th-century apartment in the mountains above Barcelona, this small bathroom combines red floor tiles with white wall tiles.

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Coral vanity unit

Louisville Road house by 2LG Studio

Created by 2LG Studio as part of a colourful overhaul of a period house in south London, this bathroom has pale marble walls and a baby-blue tiled floor. The baby-blue colour was also used for the taps and mirror surround, which contrast with the coral vanity unit.

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Mirrored steel bath

Apartment A by Atelier Dialect

This en-suite bathroom, which forms part of a large open-plan master bedroom in an Antwerp apartment designed by Belgian studio Atelier Dialect, has a rectangular freestanding tub at its centre.

The bath is wrapped in mirrored steel to compliment a stainless-steel basin, while the walls are finished with subway tiles and mint-green paint.

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Exposed-brick bathroom

House V by Martin Skoček

Martin Skoček used salvaged bricks throughout the interiors of this gabled house near Bratislava, Slovakia. The master bedroom has a dramatic en-suite bedroom with a freestanding bathtub that is alined with the apex of the pitched timber roof.

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Bathroom with white tiles

308 S apartment by Bloco Arquitetos 

The bathroom in this 1960s apartment renovated by Bloco Arquitetos in Brasília incorporates white tiles as a reference to architecture in the city in the 6os. The white walls and ceiling are combined with a vanity counter and floor made from Branco São Paulo – a matte-finished granite.

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Mexican holiday home shower room

Mexican holiday home by Palma

This slim shower room is tucked behind a bedroom in a holiday home designed by architecture studio Palma. It has slatted wooden doors that open directly to the exterior.

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Taps made from gold-hued brass

South Yarra Townhouse by Winter Architecture

This bathroom designed by Winter Architecture in a Melbourne townhouse combines exposed-aggregate grey tiles and thin, horizontal white tiles with towels rails and taps made from gold-hued brass.

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Bathroom with green tiles

Edinburgh apartment by Luke and Joanne McClelland

The main bathroom in this Georgian apartment in Edinburgh has glazed green tiles on the lower half of the walls and the front of the tub. Alongside the bath, a sink was placed on a restored 1960s wooden sideboard by Danish designer Ib Kofod Larsen.

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Bathrooms with surfaces covered in tadelakt

Ruxton Rise Residence by Studio Four

Built for Studio Four's co-director Sarah Henry, this tranquil house in the Melbourne suburb of Beaumaris has bathrooms with surfaces covered in tadelakt – a waterproof, lime-based plaster that is often used in Moroccan architecture to make sinks and baths.

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Bathroom with views of Austrian countryside

House with Three Eyes by Innauer-Matt Architekten

In House with Three Eyes, the bathroom has a full-height glass wall that has views out across the surrounding Austrian countryside. The marble-clad bath is positioned right next to this window so bathers can enjoy the views.

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Green coloured bathroom

Hygge Studio by Melina Romano

Brazilian designer Melina Romano designed this fern green coloured bathroom to extend from a bedroom in a São Paulo apartment. It features a striking black toilet, a corner mirror and a vanity unit built from red brick that has an open slot for storing towels and toiletries.

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Bathroom split from bedroom by curtain

Ready-made Home by Azab

This en-suite bathroom in Azab's Ready-made Home is separated from the bedroom by an angled blue curtain. The triangular bathroom space is differentiated from the bedroom by its blue tiles on the floor, which extend up the front of the bath and walls.

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Le Corbusier's bathroom

Immeuble Molitor apartment by Le Corbusier

This small bathroom was designed by Le Corbusier in the Immeuble Molitor apartment in Paris that was his home for over 30 years. The room, which has walls that are painted sky blue and covered with small white tiles, has a short bath and sink.

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Blush-toned bathroom

Apartment in Born by Colombo and Serboli Architecture

Colombo and Serboli Architecture added a new guest bathroom to this apartment in Barcelona's historic El Born neighbourhood, which has by blush-toned tiles and a circular mirror.

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David Adjaye-designed bathroom

130 William skyscraper model apartment by David Adjaye

Built within an apartment in David Adjaye's 130 William skyscraper in New York, this bathroom is lined with serrated grey marble tiles and has a wooden sink unit with a matching profile.

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Shou Sugi Ban bathroom

Pioneer Square Loft by Plum Design and Corey Kingston

The bathroom facilities in this loft apartment in Seattle are located in a custom-built L-shaped wooden box in one of the room's corners, which is topped with a bedroom.

A washroom, shower, toilet and sauna are each located in different boxes that are each clad in wood charred using the traditional Japanese technique known as Shou Sugi Ban.

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Emerald-coloured marble toilet surround

VS House by Sārānsh

The bathroom in VS House by Sārānsh in Ahmedabad, India, combines two clashing Indian stone finishes. Floors and walls are made from flecked grey tiles, while an emerald-coloured marble surrounds the toilets and mirror.

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Bathroom with blue and milky-orange tiling

Nagatachō Apartment by Adam Nathaniel Furman

Forming part of the brightly coloured Nagatachō Apartment, which Adam Nathaniel Furman designed to be a "visual feast", this bathroom combines blue and milky-orange tiling. A sky-blue vanity unit, lemon-yellow towel rail and taps, and a pink toilet complete the colourful composition.

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"Monastically simple" bathroom

Kyle House by GRAS

This holiday home in Scotland was designed by Architecture studio GRAS to have a "monastically simple" interior. This is extended into the bathroom, which has grey walls and a shower space clad with large black tiles.

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