Contemporary Bathrooms Explained

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Contemporary Bathroooms Explained

Contemporary bathrooms are all about sleek, minimalist designs that prioritise functionality and aesthetics. These spaces have evolved significantly over the years, reflecting changing tastes and technological advancements. Here, we'll explore some key features and design elements that define contemporary bathrooms; Inspired Interiors are at hand to discuss your ideas and to talk you through all the available options to ensure your contemporary bathroom is durable and visually stunning!

Here are some key features that we use to make our unique contemporary bathroom designs stand out from the crowd!

Clean Lines and Minimalism

Contemporary bathrooms are characterised by clean, straight lines and a clutter-free environment. This design philosophy emphasises simplicity and elegance, often achieved through the use of neutral colour palettes, such as whites, grays, and blacks.

High-Quality Materials

To achieve a modern look, contemporary bathrooms often use high-quality materials like glass, marble, porcelain, and natural stone. These materials create a sense of luxury and durability. We have a team of expert designers in-house who work with you to choose the perfect materials that suit your aesthetic goals while still retaining durability.

Floating Vanities

Wall-mounted or floating vanities are a common feature in contemporary bathrooms. They not only create a sense of space but also make cleaning the floor easier! Floating vanity units can be expertly installed by our local trusted trade contacts who fit all of our bathroom projects!

Large Mirrors

Mirrors are not only functional but also a key design element in contemporary bathrooms. Large, frameless mirrors can enhance the feeling of spaciousness and reflect natural light. We also offer modern, smart-enabled mirrors with integrated LED lighting for a classy, yet practical look!

Open Shower Designs

Many contemporary bathrooms feature open or walk-in showers with frameless glass enclosures. This design choice adds to the feeling of space and eliminates the need for shower curtains.

Freestanding Bathtubs

Freestanding bathtubs have gained popularity in contemporary bathrooms. They come in various shapes and materials, adding a touch of luxury and sophistication. We can install spa and jacuzzi jets in nearly any style of bath as well; ask your designer when you visit our Lenham showroom!

Smart Technology

As technology advances, so do contemporary bathrooms. Smart toilets with bidet functions, touchless faucets, and temperature-controlled showers are examples of tech integration in modern bathroom design. We work with industry-leading suppliers who can offer the latest, most advanced smart tech for the home - including smart lighting and audio that can be seamlessly integrated into your roof!

Underfloor Heating

Radiant underfloor heating systems are becoming increasingly common in contemporary bathrooms. They provide comfort and eliminate the need for traditional radiators.

Integrated Storage

Storage solutions are integrated seamlessly into the bathroom design. This could include hidden cabinets behind mirrors or built-in shelving to keep the space clutter-free.

LED Lighting

Energy-efficient LED lighting is used to create ambient and task lighting. It can be installed under vanities, behind mirrors, or along the edges of the ceiling to add visual interest.

Natural Elements

While contemporary design is often associated with minimalism, it can also incorporate natural elements. Wooden accents or potted plants can soften the look and add warmth.


Contemporary bathrooms can still reflect the homeowner's unique style. Personalisation can be achieved through the choice of fixtures, artwork, and decorative elements.


Universal design principles are increasingly considered in contemporary bathroom design to ensure accessibility for all. Features like grab bars and barrier-free showers are discreetly integrated. We also have stunning, bespoke options that can cater to disabilities and those with restricted movement, while still retaining a truly modern aesthetic and level of quality.

Eco-Friendly Fixtures

Sustainability is a growing concern in contemporary design. Water-saving faucets, low-flow toilets, and eco-friendly building materials are often used to reduce the environmental footprint.

Accent Tiles

Contemporary bathrooms sometimes feature bold accent tiles. These can add a pop of colour and personality to an otherwise neutral space. There's nothing better than our own range of bespoke tiles to bring a unique flair to your bathroom at a great price!

In Conclusion

Contemporary bathrooms are all about creating a functional, aesthetically pleasing, and comfortable space. By incorporating clean lines, high-quality materials, smart technology, and a touch of personal style, homeowners can achieve a modern and inviting bathroom that meets their needs and preferences. Whether you prefer a spa-like retreat or a space-saving design, contemporary bathrooms offer endless possibilities for customisation and innovation.. Whether you are renovating an existing bathroom or building a new one from scratch, a contemporary bathroom is sure to add value and sophistication to any home.

Contact us here at Inspired Bathrooms Kent where we are at hand to discuss your bathroom requirements and to advise on the best options available. We cover Kent, Sittingbourne, Ashford, Maidstone, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas!

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