From sleek city lofts to rustic farmhouses, these two colors never fail to elevate the aesthetic of a space. Here you'll find our 35 best bathroom design ideas in classic black and white for a lavish space that will always be in style.
In this Art Deco pad in Chicago, the master bath’s custom vanities are in Belgian black marble supported by bronze legs; the sinks have brass fittings; the sconces and ceiling light are custom, and the floor is Belgian Black marble with bronze inlay.
In this Manhattan apartment, the masculine bathroom features a sink from . The fittings are by , the cabinets are black glass with brass trim, the walls are clad in Saint Laurent marble and the flooring is limestone.
In the Paris home of designer Christopher Noto, a fabric-covered, geometric light fixture and a large, gold-framed wall mirror accents the marble room. The bathroom sink and tub are custom designs, and the fittings are antique. The Japanese screen on the wall is from the Edo period.
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.
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 .
For a bathroom just as impressive as the Central Park views, the sink and tub fittings are by and the flooring is marble.
The powder room in this upstate New York ranch house features a mural by and wainscoting painted in .
In Amanda Seyfried's Catskills retreat, the master bath’s custom vanity has fittings by , the sconce is from , the floor tile is by , and the beadboard is painted in .
On a young family’s horse farm outside Philadelphia, designer takes rustic life to a new level of sophistication. The tub in the master bath is by , the vanity is a custom design, the child’s chair is , the sconces are by , and the ceiling lights and tub fittings are by .
A London townhouse plays with color throughout the home, including the red, white, and black master bath. The tub is by , the steel vanity is a custom design, the closet doors have black-lacquered frames inset with red silk upholstery, and the photograph is by Pablo López Luz.
In the guest bathroom in a contemporary California farmhouse, a 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 .
In an elegant Victorian townhouse, the master bath's vintage tub is from the in London, the shower stall is sheathed in Breccia di Massa and Vigaria Pink marbles.
This small guest bath in a Hamptons summer house is anchored by a claw-foot tub that's original to the house and has fittings from . The stool and artwork is by .
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.
This Connecticut weekend house 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 .
A circa-1950 brass mirror hangs in the powder room of the Paris pied-à-terre shared by designer and his business partner, Roth Martin, who helm the San Francisco gallery . The French collapsible tripod table is vintage.
This Swedish farmhouse's bathroom takes black and white from classic to rustic. The vintage tub features fittings by and the floor is tiled with Carrara marble.
In this crisply elegant home in Tampa, Florida, designed by Nate Berkus, a spherical chandelier and a repurposed bookcase offer contrasting shadows to the bright white, airy space.
In this Manhattan loft, black and white design in the guest bathroom makes a clean, bold statement. The tub and sink fittings are by and the paint-on-mirror artwork is by Rashid Johnson.
A Louise Bourgeois sculpture surveys a bathroom in French architect Jacques Grange's Paris apartment. The bathtub, sink, and faucet are by L'Epi d'Or and the inlaid marble floor is based on a Byzantine pattern. The 19th-century chandelier adds a splash of gold to the otherwise black-and-white space.
A Greenwich Village pied-a-terre for designers to the stars Waldo Fernandez and Tommy Clements offers a touch of modern black and white design in high style. The sconces are by Ozone, the bathroom vanity and tub are by , and the fittings are by . The walls are sheathed in Calacatta Viola marble.
This West Village apartment, belonging to designer , showcases a bathroom with perfectly simplistic style. The sink is by and the fittings are by Arne Jacobsen for .
A Notting Hill townhouse's master bath is sheathed in black Nero Marquina marble, a striking contrast to the large white sink. The 1950s slipper chair is by Ico Parisi, and the 1950s vase by Ercole Barovier was found at a Paris flea market.
This Manhattan loft makes a classic color scheme glamorous and sophisticated. The tub, fittings, and tiles in the master bath are all by , and the vintage light fixture is by JF Chen.
Black, with hints of white, lend luxury to the master bath of this home in Tuxedo Park, New York. An 18th-century ladder-back chair and a 1920s towel stand in the room, the sink fittings are by , and the hamper is from .
This airy master bathroom in , designed by Marsha Russell of , proves just how relaxed and breezy a black and white color scheme can be. The antique earthenware tub is from , the towel bars are by , and the mosaic floor is by . Tour the home here.
A circa-1960s silver light fixture by Sarfatti provides a striking metallic highlight to this black and white master bath. The tub is by , the side table is by , and the walls are sheathed in marble.
This master bath in Manhattan overlooks the Central Park reservoir in an apartment belonging to Ralph and Ricky Lauren. The white-lacquer cabinetry — with marble countertops and flooring — create a clean, crisp aesthetic.
Designer Philip Vergeylen transformed a traditional London townhouse into a sleek and elegant oasis, complete with a striking guest bath. The vanity, topped in Thassos marble, and shower enclosure are custom made, and the fittings are by . The sconce lampshades add a cheery pop of color to the otherwise black and white space.