Along with the revival of minimalism, Mid Century style also gets more attention than before. This 50s style has certain strong characters which still can capture the modern mind today. And this is no exception with mid century modern bathroom designs.
If you love the 50s’ charming and elegant styles, here we offer you some of the most impressive ideas.
We have the genuine styles for the more authentic inspiration. We also the more contemporary one, for a better way in bridging your ideas from the old to the more contemporary styles. Now, let’s check out these impressive mid century modern bathroom designs.
1. Elegant Mid Century Modern Bathroom Vanity
Just why a style from a half century ago gets the contemporary people so excited is not so understandable –for some.
For most of the retro interior design enthusiasts, the style provides them with all they needs.
The organic curvy lines, the contrasting colors, and the efficient setup are some of the most inviting aspects. And you still have the fond old memories which are easily triggered by the style.
This elegant bathroom vanity is no exception. The sleek and iconic design always bring old fun memories back to live.
2. Awesome Lighting Fixtures for a Mid Century Bathroom
Though only lasted for a few decades (from 1930s up to early 70s), Mid Century styles still has their influences in contemporary interior designs, mainly for these last years.
And the impacts are not in the overall styles alone. The accompanying factors, like wall decors and even their lighting fixtures, also see an increasing popularity.
Along with bulbous and round fixtures, this tubular wall lighting fixture also need to be in your Mid Century bathroom.
3. Mid Century Bathroom with Simple Geometric Lighting
Again, if you still in searching of suitable Mid Century lighting, we have other alternatives for you.
Previously we offer you the more calming and sedate wall lighting with the tubular opaque glass fixtures.
Now we offer you the more colorful one, the geometric wall lamps with colorful fixtures. If you love neatly arranged stuff, these lighting system is yours.
4. Luxury Mid Century Bathroom Cabinet
You can say, in general, that Mid Century styles are offshoot of the German Bauhaus style which were brought to the USA after the WWII.
That probably can explain the efficiency of the style and the neatness of its constructions. This mid century modern bathroom testifies the nice roots.
It has simple designs, simple lines, and great quality built. And always is suitable not for only a Mid bathroom, but your contemporary bathroom as well.
5. A Refreshing Mid Century Bathroom Tiles
Along with the skinny legged furniture, the other important feature in a mid century design is the tiles.
Tiles is a main ingredient of a Mid style, whether in living rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms.
In a Mid Century interior, you’re not confined to calming rectangular tiles. The wall use classic hexagonal tiles with vibrant blue colors.
6. Cool Mid Century Bathroom Vanity Light
A lovable character of a Mid style interior design is that it’s always clutter-free.
Mid style also offers some of the most lovable bathroom vanity lights available. You have the wall mount style light and the hanging style, like this example.
This light with glass fixtures provides a sweet balance to the strong lines of the Mid bathroom style with its fluid teardrop designs.
7. Mid Century Modern Bathroom with Ming Green Bathtub
Mid century bathrooms are full of vintage modern colors. You’ll have, for example, fascinating colors like coralline, T’ang blue, Persian Brown, or Claire de Lune Blue.
In this example, you have a bathtub with a vintage color as well, a Ming green color.
Like the retro color? Or like the fluid oldies bathtub style? Both are impressive to have.
8. Mid Century Bathroom Vanities , Floating Type
So far you have the cutest bathroom vanities with their Mid pointy legs. Now you have the other type of vanities, this floating vanity.
The design is especially useful in a small spaces, or when you want to have an easily-to-clean bathroom.
In this room, the wooden vanities also provides the needed warmness to this airy and sunny bathroom.
9. Retro Mid Century Bath Room Dental Sink
Need a small stuff that can get you back in time quickly? As you can see in the example, you can pinpoint the stuff quickly.
Yes, the sink. Here you have a common feature in Mid bathroom. The dental sink.
For the common eyes, the sink has no difference from other modern sinks. But what you have here is a sink so uniquely typical in Mid bathroom. One of the icon, the sink with its simple legs.
10. Mid Century Bath Room Accessories to Have
When it comes to the accessories, if you’re talking about Mid bathroom, you need to dig hard. Just like other Mid Century designs, the bathroom also almost devoid of accessories.
In Mid styles, all items are mainly picked for their purposes, aesthetic values come later. So when you have to pin point to the bathroom accessories, the options are limited.
But, if you have to pick some that are considered accessories, probably it’s the lamp fixtures, faucets stylings, the tile patterns, and also the mirrors.
11. Mid Century Bath Room with Contemporary Mirror
Why Mid Century modern bathrooms often has round mirrors? The most probable answers is to offset sharp lines that are dominating the Mid styles.
The other reason, of course, to make you confidence with your look. Oftentimes, along with the round form factor, you can also play with the rims or the frame.
Brass frames are elegant, matte black rims are strong. And you even can see frameless round mirror in a Mid bathroom.
12. Brass Faucets for an Inviting Retro Mid Century Bathroom
Along with matte black, brass color also are ubiquitous in Mid Century style. The colors are common for the fixture colors, frames, trimming colors, or for the faucets.
As Mid Century style always seeks for the genuine colors, the colors are often the material color’s themselves.
In this example, the brass color comes from the polished brass faucets and showers. In combination with matte black, they provide warm and strong characters to the Mid bathroom.
13. Solid Wood Modern Mid Century Vanity
Just like any other timeless styles, you can blend a mid century character with other style features.
In this bathroom idea, we present you a combination of minimalist contemporary bathroom with a floating Mid Century vanity.
The strong solid wood patterns are preserved for its warm natural touches. The vanity also comes with a wall cabinet of the similar materials.
14. Lighting Fixtures Mid Century Modern Bathroom
Mid Century blends well with modern styles in part because they share common character, minimalism.
For the reason, in this example you have a nice combination of modern features and Mid Century vibes. Then you have no nonsense lines of modern minimalism with curvy lines of Mid styles.
For example the fusion of Mid Century lamp fixtures in this Mid Century modern bathroom is perfect.
15. Soleil Wall Lighting for Mid Style Bathroom
You can always cool lighting designs from the Mid Century era, from the iconic sputnik chandelier to the charming Herman Miller lamps. For the wall, you won’t lack of inspiration either.
For the bathroom, for example, you have this soleil or sun burst wall lighting. At first, you might though that those are only Mid wall decors.
But, those two are two wall lighting. Aside of being the source of bathroom lighting, these lamps also offers you warmest ambient light.
16. Fresh Colorful Mid Style Bathroom
So far, you almost always meet Mid bathrooms dominated by wood, white, black, and tiles. In short, bathrooms with natural tones.
As we have mentioned earlier, Mid Century styles also like to play with colors (see the example color names in point 7). This style is also known of its preference on contrasting colors.
In this Mid Century modern bathroom, you have the colorful one. The woody elements often seen in regular Mid are substituted with light lovely green modern color tones. Love to have one?
17. Classic Hexagonal Mid Style Tiles for Bathroom
We have Mid Century modern bathroom tiles inspiration before. If previously we talked about vibrant wall tiles, now it’s time for the floor tiles.
Mid Century tiles are full of geometric play. And you seldom see plain square tiles. They are often have intricate tile patterns.
For the simpler Mid bathroom tiles, the following is an example for you. It still use the hexagonal tiles, one of the ‘classic’ tiles of Mid styles.
18. Simple Mid-Century Bathroom for Small Spaces
If you like to see old bathroom ads, you may often see this bathroom setup and colors.
Here is a simple bathroom in classic Mid style, complete with the color tones and its nostalgic vibes. The bathtub fluid design, the bulky (but sweet) vanity, its mirror, are so easily taking you back to sweetest time log ago.
Still remember the name of this vintage green color? The Ming green. Or you have any other ideas for this soft green color?
19. Light Minimalist Modern Mid-Century Bathroom
Need light but cool Mid-Century bathroom? You need to consider this one.
This modern Mid style bathroom works well for only a fraction of your available room in the house. It’s small but chic but comfortable enough for you to dip in after a long work hours.
The leaves green Mid style tiles combine well with modern bathtub and shower. To avoid the cramped feeling, glass wall are used.
20. 1950s Classic Mid-century Bathroom
After WW II, the US people witnessed economic boom (probably) not known before by any other civilizations. As a result, all are designed so that they can the people to enjoy their days in comfort.
And a Mid century style came to solve one of the problem in housing by giving the mass affordable housing with charming aesthetics.
This 1950s bathroom is an example of great design provided for the people of the era. A design that’ so simple it’s still loved up to this day.
21. Real Vanities Inspiration for Mid Century Modern Bathroom
If you want something original for your mid century bathroom inspiration, this 1960s bathroom will be a better start.
This regular bathroom offers tons of inspiration, from the materials, furniture, up to its color. When you want to find better color shades of the 6os vanities, this bathroom offers you some of the cutest.
If you want inspiration about the sweetest tiles, this mid century bathroom also provides you with some of the most charming.
22. Yellow Modern Mid-Century Sink
Mid century designers love to experiment with materials and colors. For the reason, you often see various combination of materials.
Natural materials like woods, tiles, stones, are mingled with man-made modern materials such as vinyl, plywood, Plexiglas, glass, and some other. All are usually in their own colors.
Sometimes, the colors look contrasting to each other, like the color of this sink counter top. Here the countertop has bright yellow color, giving warm contrast to the woods and tiles of the bathroom.
23. Soft Mid-Century Bathroom with a Refreshing Rug
As you can see along this list, mid century style always emphasis on functions. While the forms follow the functions.
For the reasons, you see that Mid style always use neat lines with strong geometric patterns and almost devoid of ornamentation.
But, Mid Century styles are far from cold and steely air. They can be cute and soft at times, like this bathroom. And it warmness complete with a practical accessory, the stripped orange rug.
24. A Mid Century Bathroom with Large Modern Mirror
This time you meet a combination of large square mirror and Mid century style. Previously, you have met (mostly) round mirrors with strong frames.
Now you can even put large square mirror in a Mid bathroom with untampered corners. It gives a modern tone to the vintage bathroom. The Mid style lamp fixtures in front of the mirror only enhance its impacts.
It also lets you now that you’re awesome all the time.
25. Two Tones Mid Century Floor Tiles
You just cannot leave the floor tiles when you want to redo the existing bathroom into a retro Mid Century bathroom. Tiles are essential in making the bathroom a Mid century bathroom.
We have picked several tiles so far, from the genuine Mid style to the contemporary one.
Here’s another mid-century modern bathroom floor tiles for you. They’re two tones and have tropical vibes on their patterns.
26. Mid century Bathroom with Impresive a Mid Style Curtain
We have shown you several Mid Century bathroom accessories, from the lamp fixtures to the stripped rug.
Now you need to have this accessory for your fullest privacy. Yes, here we offer you a curtain with various iconic Mid century colors.
The materials is light and durable, and won’t overwhelmed the existing Mid century bathroom. Lastly, it’s also affordable.
27. Soft Pink and Mint Green
Some said these colors of the bathroom Ming green and coralline. Other would say the colors are soft pink and mint green. Whatever the color names, you sure that the bathroom has pink and green color on it.
Those two color are staple in 50s bathroom models. And if you want to revive them again in the next bathroom remodeling, this example will be sufficient for an inspiration.
The pink sink fuses well with the overall soft green color of the tiles, cabinets, and the walls.
28. Like to Know the Classic Colors of a Mid Century Style?
You identify an interior style by their structures, furniture, materials, and even by their colors. Mid century styles are often characterized by the colors.
There are several colors that really stand out and can be said to represent the Mid century styles. Here we have picked the list for you.
We hope, after seeing the colors, you won’t get confused during your process in picking the right Mid century colors.
29. Light Mid Century Modern Bathroom Wooden Bench
For your convenience, this mid century bathroom has a minimalist wooden bench. You can sit here, you can use the bench as stairs when you’re too lazy to step into the bathtub directly.
As part of mid century accessories, this bench is practical, portable, and can be good accent to the bathroom, provided that you have the room for it.
30. Rustic Modern Bathroom in Mid Century Style
For the last string of this Mid Century modern bathroom list, we offer you one with a rustic style. It comes with warmest vanities. They’re all wood with clear finish.
Above the faucets are two round mirrors, special features of Mid style. Behind them is a wall with subway tiles, complement all the rustic air in this bathroom. Sweet.
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We have shown you here our all (hopefully) most inspiring Mid Century modern bathroom ideas. Here we offers some of what we thought some of the sweetest style, which also included their accessories.
We do hope this small list can give you a kind stepping stone in finding the right Mid Century bathroom for your home. Finally, have a nice day.