35 Best Small Bathroom Ideas To Make A Big Statement

These spaces may be small, but they certainly don't lack panache.

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Discover brilliant bathroom decoration and storage ideas for even the tiniest spaces. From bold colors to fabulous textures, these small bath and powder rooms aren't afraid of making a statement — and you shouldn't be either.

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Björn Wallander
Mirrored Bathroom

Mirrored walls are one of the easiest ways to create the illusion of more space. Ann Pyne, head of one of Americas oldest and most distinguished design firms, designed this petite bathroom for a Manhattan client using the age-old trick. A photograph by hangs above the bath.

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Simon Upton
Royal Purple Bathroom

This bathroom by architect Achille Salvagni in a storied palazzo in Rome plays with color and texture using a royal purple wallcovering by . The tub fittings are by .

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Douglas Friedman
Gold Reflective Wallpaper

For a small space, Andy Cohen's lamé bathroom packs quite the punch. The walls are lined with ’s Cherry Forever mylar wallpaper, the vanity is by , and the vintage Milo Baughman mirror is from . An Andy Warhol portrait of Diane von Furstenburg on a framed silk scarf resides over the room.

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Richard Powers
Black And White Mural

When designing his 1950s ranch house on the Hudson River, Ernest de la Torre expanded his small bathroom by pulling the mural by throughout the room and onto the door. The wainscoting is painted in .

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Eric Piasecki
Surf Bathroom

To emphasize the beachy feel in this surf retreat in East Hampton, the small bathroom forgoes the shower enclosure for a more casual feel. The sink is by and the shower fittings are by . The light is by , the wall is lined in , and the ceiling is painted in Stiffkey Blue by .

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William Abranowicz
California Cool Bathroom

This masters California cool decor, even in its petite guest bathroom. The chair is upholstered in the California state flag, the sink and fittings are by , the custom wallcovering is by , and the door is painted in .

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Max Zambelli
Bold Wallpaper

For a dose of quirky decor, the tiny powder room of this Windsor Terrace home features shibori wallpaper by and a mirror by .

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William Waldron
Floor-To-Ceiling Florals

The extravagant floral wallpaper inside the powder room of a West Village apartment turns the entire space into a piece of artwork. The sink is by and has fittings by .

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Richard Powers
Global Decor

In John Robshaw's Connecticut country house, the upstairs bath manages to pack in furniture and decor from around the globe. The stunning sink cabinet is from Syria, the shower curtain and rug are by Robshaw, the sconce is by , and the 19th-century Spanish encaustic floor tiles are from Michael Trapp.

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Ricardo Labougle
Boathouse Bathroom

The boathouse of a country home in Uruguay has a bathtub with views that look straight out to the lake. The bench is from Zimbabwe, and the room's colors we custom-mixed by Claessens.

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Simon Upton
Graffiti Art

The tub and sink fittings in the guest bath of designers Kevin Roberts and Timothy Haynes's home are by , and the paint-on-mirror artwork is by Rashid Johnson.

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Cynthia Frank
Metallic And Marble

The metallic-and-marble shower door and vanity in this -designed Manhattan home are custom-designed, and the floors and shower feature tiles by .

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Fritz von der Schulenburg
Narrow But Ornamental

In an imperial getaway near St. Petersburg, a narrow bathroom is given ornamental details with a mirror from the 1940s and a 1950s stool from . The 1970s chandelier was found in Palm Beach, the curtains are of a silk by and the bathroom's sink, tub and fittings are by .

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Roger Davies
Feminine Master Bath

created a decidedly feminine master bath in the Greek Revival townhouse she shares with husband Bill Powers. Rowley designed the wall treatment, which is printed on billboard vinyl, and the painting is by Rob Pruitt. Touches of pink brighten up the small black-and-white room, and a Venetian-style mirror is the perfect complement to the classic pedestal sink.

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Simon Upton
Historic Powder Room

A circa-1950 brass mirror hangs in the powder room of the shared by designer and his business partner, Roth Martin, who helm the San Francisco gallery . The French collapsible tripod table is vintage.

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Richard Powers
Worldly Guest Bath

A sink with fittings is located in the guest bath of 's Athens, Georgia, home. The room is papered with old AAA maps. The wainscoting is painted in .

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Björn Wallander
Outdoor Inspired

A mural by Jean Horihata hangs in the dainty powder room of an Arts and Crafts cottage in Beverly Hills. The circa-1890 Tramp Art mirror is American, the stool is Chinese, and the sink fittings are by THG.

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Laura Resen
Moody Hues

In in South Orange, New Jersey, the small bathroom is decked out in varying shades of gray. A 1920s Venetian mirror hangs above the sink and the tiles are by .

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Douglas Friedman
Statement Powder Room

A drawing by Robert Longo makes a big statement in the small powder room of this New York City home. The sink is by , with fittings.

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Simon Upton
Brass Accents

In this Manhattan apartment, brass trimming outlines the husband's bathroom, making the space appear larger than it really is. The sink is from and the fittings are by . The walls are clad in Saint Laurent marble and the flooring is limestone.

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Eric Piasecki
Exuberantly Floral

In a New York City home's bathroom with limited countertop and cabinet storage, designer Katie Ridder used a medium-height antique shelf for books, towels and a plant.

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Tim Street-Porter
Dainty But Sophisticated

A metallic side table and teak étagère are used to store bathroom necessities in a small Martyn Lawrence Bullard-designed bathroom inside actress Ellen Pompeo's home.

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Mikkel Vang
Rustic Powder Room

On this rustic yet refined 1870 farm in Bedford, New York, the powder room wall features a strip of modern blue shelving as simple as the bathroom itself. The photos of mummies were taken by the original owners on a trip to Egypt; the light fixture is by .

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Douglas Friedman
Antique Storage

In Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei's Manhattan apartment, a bathroom makes up for little storage space with an cabinet lined with wallpaper. The sink and fittings are by , the mirror is by , the sconces are by and the wallpaper is by .

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Nicolas Tosi
Colorful Cubbies

In an apartment on Paris' Right Bank, a daughter's bedroom features colorful cubby shelves that make organizing in the small space easy. The tub fittings are by , and the Corian sink is of a custom design.

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William Waldron
Black and White Tile

The small bathroom in French architect Jacque Grange's Paris apartment houses a narrow étagerè holding towels and toiletries. The bathtub, sink and faucet are by L'Epi d'Or, the chandelier is 19th-century and the inlaid marble floor is based on a Byzantine pattern.

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Stephen Kent Johnson
Filled With Art

Etchings by fill this Greenwich Village penthouse's small bathroom with character three times its size. The tile and sink are original, while the ceiling light is by the .

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Joshua McHugh
White Marble

The small bathroom in Emmy Rossum's renovated home features a custom vanity with fittings by , a medicine cabinet by and a sconce by . The walls, sink and floor are lined in .

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William Abranowicz
Historic Bathroom

This small master bath in a historic New York house has a tub, sink, fittings and black limestone flooring by . The kilim is from , the sconces are by and the artworks are from London and Paris.

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Simon Upton
Antique Accents

This e with midcentury design boasts a quaint master bath with big style: The tub is by and has fittings by , the armchair is antique, the ebonized Louis XVI commode is from Duane and the walls are painted in .

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