The Greek love to have it in their bathhouses, the Roman elite like to use it in their homes. Up to this day, marble is a superb material of choice when you want to have a luxurious vibe in your home. The material is just timeless in term of its look and touch. Want to a marble bathroom?
Think about quality marble, you might be reminded of some Carrara or Calacatta marbles. But now you might find marble from other quarries, like from Africa and Brazil, are also offering impressive quality marble.
For a bathroom, this metamorphic rock is still unbeatable in giving the elegant atmosphere. The patterns, the veining’s, and colors combine into an integral power to light up the bathroom’ spirit of elegance –and that pleasurable opulence.
Now if you really want to install this material in your bathroom, we have here some of the most exceptional ideas to inspire.
1. White contemporary marble bathroom in eclectic style
A benefit of marble is its flexibility. You can use the materials for any interior bathroom themes you like and it still retain its elegant characters.
The Greek use material as it always remind them of ultimate beauty, now you may use it in your bathroom for the similar idea –and more.
This time, marble is the dominating materials of a contemporary bathroom. It generously lends its beauty into it without overpowering the overall features of the bathroom, making this bathroom looks contemporary and also classic as well.
2. The more the better, this white marble for bathroom
For marble, you just can’t get enough. Sparingly used, it’s elegant. Extensively installed, it’s just awesome. Marble lovers know that, cost aside, there’re no boundaries when it comes to using the materials.
You can use the material alone in a grand bathroom, or you can use as accent in the bathroom, the effects are just the same.
In this example you find an eclectic bathroom. Here you have marble bathtub and sink combine well with the traditional vanity, vintage tiles, and the contemporary glass partition of the shower areas.
3. White Carrara bathtub for a chic bathroom
When you want quality marbles, Carrara marble might pops up at the top most of the lists. Not only has the quality, this marble also has the iconic status. This Italian marble a kind of legend in the marble world.
From the Roman era up to the Renaissance and this day, the Carrara marble is still the one of the most sought after marble for any home uses, including in the bathrooms.
The marble is known of its subtle beauty. This bathtub, for an example, is carved out of white Carrara marble. It’s subtle and elegant, right?
4. Small bathroom in marble and brass
The right materials bring you the right mood for the overall bathroom appearance, even if you use them sparingly.
This bathroom gives you a glimpse of the idea. Here you have a small marble bathroom splashed with brass here and there, on the shower head, mirror rim, and the bathtub faucets.
All this small touches add unique classic characters to this contemporary bathroom. The brass features doesn’t overwhelm the overall bathroom theme, they inject the needed classic accents into it.
5. White elegant bathroom with glass sliding door
Like to find bathroom accessories? Now you can find any bathroom the items easily. You’ve met the example before in the form of brass mirror or brass soap holders (see number 4).
In this example you find another practical accessory: the contemporary shelf system. It might be categorized as bathroom furniture, but (seeing the cute style) you can count it as accessory as well –just like the glass door.
The shower door itself is an important feature for the bathroom, as it helps to keep the other area outside the shower room dry. But, as you see here, it also presents cute visual dynamics, that it should also be called as an accessory.
6. Classic modern bathroom with herringbone marble floor
The old herringbone pattern makes a fresh comeback. After centuries became the staple pattern of people’s cloths, now it’s also often seen in interior designs.
Here you find one of its most gorgeous. This time we offer you herringbone pattern for bathroom floor. The modern designs offer wide variety of herringbone patterns for interior designs, from the floor up to the wall.
The patterns gives a unique vibes into the bathroom, where you can feel its rustic yet contemporary looks.
7. Unique transition floors for marble bathroom
Still with the herringbone marble floor, now we experiment a bit with it. We’d like to inject a more visual impact into it with this transitional theme.
Previously, you’ve monotone herringbone floor theme for bathroom. Now if you want to make it more dynamic, pair the marble floor with other herringbone marble floor. But this time they should have different colors.
This bathroom offers an insight if you want an idea of transitional floor between different areas without having to give real wall partition. In this case, we play with the floor’s colors as the marking area between the bathtub and the dressing area.
8. Contemporary minimalist bathroom design in Zen spirit
The Asian styles, particularly Japanese styles, have their own niches in the minimalist-themed interior designs.
This minimalist contemporary bathroom, for example, has rich Zen spirit in it. You have the minimalist lines, yet you still feel the peaceful, even almost meditative, atmosphere here.
The centerpiece here is a freestanding Carrara bathtub. With its fluid design, it elegantly counterbalances the rigid lines of its surrounding minimalist rigid lines.
9. Wooden shelves to warm up the bathroom
Even with the elegance of marble, the material might give you the cold and detached feelings. For the reason, you need to balance it with other warmer materials.
For a dry bathroom you might want to put a rug for the purpose. You also may put wood elements into the bathroom.
Bathroom cabinets or a shelf (or several shelves like the example) also are handy materials to warm up the overall bathroom appearance.
10. Extravagant Black marble countertop and basin
Almost all modern bathroom have basins in them. If you have no time for a quick shower, these features help you a lot. Couple these with mirrors and they’ safe you days.
This bathroom uses minimalist basin and countertop structure, all are in black marble. You probably think that all marble are white, but that’s not all true.
As for marble is known of its elegant black color. This type of marble is suitable for accent in a bathroom, like the following picture –though it’s also a functional accent.
11. Leafy wallpaper for a transitional bathroom
When you have get bored with the bathroom wall colors, you have several options to update the look. Like to have the more refreshing look? Redo it into a transitional bathroom and to hang the suitable wallpaper on its wall.
The transitional style offers you unique bathroom atmosphere by blending old and new features in it.
Instead of tiles, you use wooden floor. An early modern sink and mirror add the room’s details. But the highlight here is its Brazilliance banana leaf patterns. Since Dorothy Draper introduced it in 1937, the pattern keeps enchanting all good interior designs all around the world.
12. Marble and wood combination for an impressive bathroom
A sweet combination of quality woods and marble always presents an impressive-looking bathroom. It’s warm and elegant at the same time –no matter in what styles they’re in.
Wood panels or wood beams are only several features which often seen in modern marble bathrooms. A wooden shelf is also an option. The choice, actually, varies.
To further the heart-warming effects, you also may put greenery in it. These tropical-themed indoor plants are also serving as impressive showstoppers.
13. Luxurious sink setup for a marble bathroom
With all the luxurious and elegant air it offered, you should know that marble also hides problems which, if not attended properly, could also problems in your precious marble appearance –staining, discoloring, or even chippings.
After all, marble is soft stone. It means that any liquid materials could seep into its pore and veins, causing discoloring or other problems.
For the reason, a spray of marble protection could help you get rid of the problems. So, before having a marble luxury bathroom with cool sink setup like this, be sure to pay attention to the maintenance.
14. Hex tile for a marble small bathroom
With all the modern patterns around, the bee-hive pattern is one of the most enduring and enchanting. It works well for the walls or the floors.
This small bathroom has bee-hive or hex tile on all over the wall. It offers a simple modern touch into it. You also can feel the vintage pattern blends nicely with the overall glass and stainless steel features of the bathroom.
It even blends well with the herringbone pattern of the floor. The open layout of the bathroom helps to make this small space looks spacious.
15. Small bathroom with white marble tile
Again, we offer you a small bathroom setup and, again, this one also with an iconic modern pattern for the wall. It comes with subway tile wall.
The characteristic tile, like the hex tile, also offer timeless style to your bathroom. It also is flexible enough for the walls or the floors.
This rustic marble bathroom tile only shows how the subway marble tile turns your bathroom into a vintage rustic one.
16. Accessories for your marble-themed bathroom
All most all the features in the bathroom can be used as accessories, whether they’re purely accessories, or as the functional accessories.
For example, this contemporary bathroom has a stainless steel metal towel hanger which also serves well as this bathroom accessories.
The other options are those indoor potted plants, the small chairs, mirror’s rim, and even the wooden cabinets under the sink. All of them are flexible enough to be your functional accessories for bathroom.
17. Marble shelf for an elegant bathroom
A marble shelf for the bathroom? Yes, if you want to add an impressive to your bathroom, this marble setup is worth your consideration.
If you want an elegant update, this setup also works well for almost any bathroom styles –big or small, marble bathrooms or not.
For a start, this example should bring you a fresh idea. It shows you how a slab of marble turns a regular bathroom into a chic and classy bathroom.
18. Modern bathroom in Victorian vibes
Of all eras, one of the most cited era, in term of modern interior designs, is probably the Victorian era. This long period of 19 century England is rich with stylish features which even is still popular up to this days.
The curvy and elegant designs (though sometimes feel too heavy for the modern tastes) are superb and always inspiring.
The Victorian style also is adaptable enough to blend in with modern themes, like this fusion of modern-Victorian bathroom.
19. Marble wall for bathroom accent
Just like a dab of color or a wall exposed bricks, you also can use marble wall as your bathroom accents.
You’ve seen a part of wall as bathroom accent, like in the list 15 where one of the wall are lined with wood boards in order to inject rustic air into it.
The same setups is presented here, but now you have other material’s option. Here you have a wall of marble to accent the bathroom. The marble’s color and veining add the needed elegance into this bathroom.
20. Wall-to-floor black marble floor for a luxurious marble bathroom
Do you know that marbles are not only all white or greyish? In fact, marble have several color shades. So you don’t have only one or two marble’ color shades.
For example, you may meet cream, brown, yellow, green, pink, or red marble colors. For each color, it usually comes from certain quarry.
In this example, black marble are used for wall and floor of a black-white marble bathroom. Black marble is often used to give masculine and classy look into a bathroom.
21. Vintage bathroom with marble sink over a green console
To have a vintage wine or car means that you have a precious product. It also has the timeless characters. But now the term ‘vintage’ applies not only for those stuff, it also applies for interior building setups.
The most common conception of vintage bathroom is not far from the old definitions. It also implies that a vintage bathroom has the old-fashioned but timeless style.
This bathroom is an example of a vintage bathroom, where you can see the rustic subway marble tile on the wall and plaited tile floor theme. Under the sink you also can see vintage green consol. Lovely.
22. Marble-themed bathroom with gold accents
A white marble bathroom always looks exceptional. But, sometimes, it could appear bland and cold. To avoid the problem, put one or two accents into it.
In this case, along with the classy patterned ceiling and the lovely curvy marble bathtub, you also see some features in gold color
Not much, but those features are enough to light up the bathroom, adding it with the needed refreshing accents. Yes, you can have a more vibrant bathroom just with small accents like the golden chandelier and faucets.
23. White marble effect porcelains bathroom
With all the elegance, as we briefly mentioned before, marble has its own disadvantages. As it a kind of soft stone, it could get stained, as water or other liquid elements could seeps into its pores easily if not sealed or protected properly.
If you need the more durable and, even, cheaper alternatives, you can substitute marble with porcelain. Now you can get marble effect porcelains which could get you marble-like appearance in your bathroom. Love the Carrara patterns? You got it.
Just like the genuine marble, it also comes with the veins, though as natural as the real one. But, after all, you can get the durability of porcelain products and the promising prices.
24. Marble sink for a luxurious rustic bathroom
One of the important feature in modern bathroom is the sink. As you can have your quick-fixes, when you happen to overslept, with it and groom yourself afterward in front of the mirror which always comes in in a package with the sink.
You’ve meet the floating sinks, sinks with naked metal supports, with classic cabinets or consol. All the sinks are mostly made of porcelains.
Now we present you double marble sinks for your bathroom. The sink and its support structure are made of marble. Not only as sinks, they also serve as handy countertops.
25. An eclectic marble bathroom with vibrant colors
Like to throw all the lovely styles into a room? Then you need to consider this eclectic bathroom setup.
Being an eclectic means that you love no particular styles. So, sometimes you want them all in a space, but it the most artistic manner.
This bathroom, for example, embraces a variety of interior design features. Here you mix the vintage Chippendale chair with antique brass table, vintage vanity, and several other vintage finds.
26. Small transitional bathroom with cabinet and marble countertop
When you go transitional, it means that you want your bathroom looks traditional but also modern at the same time.
In short, you want it chic with classic features but it also has the comfort of modern features.
This small bathroom is an example of the bathroom. A classic-looking bathroom cabinet (combined with early modern lamp fixtures and mirror) balances the overall marble theme of the bathroom.
To add the charm, the marble sink over the cabinet completes the setup.
27. Antique French mirror for bathroom accessory
Talking about bathroom accessories, you have several options. Some of them are already discussed here. But now we offer you a mirror for a bathroom accessory
You may experiment with a mirror to get certain styles for the bathroom. Just like this example, you can put a French mirror to get the classic touch of the era.
To complement the effects, put an also classic chandelier above the bathtub. It should impress all your family and friends.
28. Elegant bathroom with woven tile
Back to the 50s, woven tile pattern was a popular option for the floor. It gives unique characters to the floor and the overall room.
Back to this days, we still love to use the iconic floor for our homes. For the reason, the plaited floor pattern is also suitable for your bathroom.
In this elegant marble bathroom, the marble woven floor inject strong vintage look into the already classic floral-wallpapered bathroom.
We’ve almost covered all the marble bathroom themes in this list. You also find some bathrooms with the best quality marble, like the Carrara’s, in the form of walls, floors, tiles, countertops, and more.
We do hope you enjoy this list and even can get one or two of ideas for your next bathroom projects or updates.