Black & White Bathroom Designs

Sophisticated and versatile, black and white bathrooms have transcended trends and have cemented their status as a timeless bathroom style. 

Black and white monochromatic bathroom styles are iconic, it’s up there with the little black dress and classic Levi’s.

The key to the success of black and white bathrooms lies in the versatility of this color palette. 

Homeowners can design a monochromatic bathroom that is glamorous and edgy or alternatively, they can go for a classic more relaxed look – the possibilities are endless!

Here are some of our favorite monochromatic black and white bathroom designs:

Dark & Edgy

Black & white bathroom designs go hand in hand with dark & edgy bathroom designs. If you are looking for a more moody black & white bathroom look we suggest leaning into the black with black tiles and using subtle white accents to break up the space. 

Michelangelo 24x48 Polished Porcelain Tile in Visone featured in bathroom
Michelangelo 24×48 Polished Porcelain Tile in Visone

 

Move 12x24 Rectified Porcelain Tile in Black featured in a modern bathroom
Move 12×24 Rectified Porcelain Tile in Black

Modern Black & White Tiles

Another easy look that can be achieved with a black & white bathroom is a modern interior look. Black & white bathrooms are classic but with a curated design selection and the right accessories, homeowners can modernize their bathroom look.

 

Zellige 5x5 Glossy Subway Tile in Graphite in a modern bathroom
Zellige 5×5 Glossy Subway Tile in Graphite

 

COREtec Stone 18×24 Vinyl Tile in Levana

Soft Baths

While this color palette can feel harsh in certain spaces, black and white colors for your bathroom interior can actually soften up a room when designed right. White tile with dark grout lines also gives texture to a space while still maintaining that “soft: look. 

Hexagon 1" Matte Mosaic Tile in White bathroom backsplash
Hexagon 1″ Matte Mosaic Tile in White

Alternatively, a dark tile with light grout can also achieve a soft airy look. 

Graphite Cottage Hexagon Porcelain Tile
Cottage Hexagon Porcelain Tile in Graphite

Vintage Aesthetic 

Black and white are classic design colors so it’s a no-brainer that this style choice is so popular in vintage design styles like Midcentury. Many black and white bathroom accessories have a vintage feel to them so this style while unique is easy to replicate with the right accessories.

 

Nets 32" Wall Mounted Vanity in Natural Oak & Black in a Mid-century bathroom
Nets 32″ Wall Mounted Vanity in Natural Oak & Black

 

Brookings 60" Double Bowl Vanity in Burnt Chocolate in bathroom
Brookings 60″ Double Bowl Vanity in Burnt Chocolate

Glamorous Marble 

An oldie but a goodie, there’s nothing quite as classic as a beautiful marble bathroom with dark grey veining. This is a great bathroom design option for those who want a bathroom that can withstand the test of time and still look modern and beautiful. For a more subtle design opt for marble with darker gray veining.

Bianco Angelica 12x24 Marble Marble shower
Bianco Angelica 12×24 Marble

Black & white marble bathroom looks can also be replicated using marble look porcelain tile for a more durable and cost effective option.

Michelangelo 12x24 Polished Porcelain Tile in Carrara
Michelangelo 12×24 Polished Porcelain Tile in Carrara

 

Monte Carlo 4x12 Porcelain Tile in New Arabescato in a modern bathroom
Monte Carlo 4×12 Porcelain Tile in New Arabescato

Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! 

There are so many black and white bathroom looks that lend themselves to patterns! Have some fun with a unique vintage pattern for a customized look!

Faenza 13x13 Patterned Tile in Nero bathroom tile
Faenza 13×13 Patterned Tile in Nero

Black and white square tiles also have a vintage feel to them. Large black and white tiles give a more polished look while smaller patterns add depth to a space and even make it look larger! Pair black and white tiles with a neutral tile for a more airy look.

Kings 17 3/4 x17 3/4 Patterned Tile in Espiga featured in bathroom floor
Kings 17 3/4 x17 3/4 Patterned Tile in Espiga

Our personal favorite patterns are geometric as they are very on trend at the moment! The shape of the tile gives it a modern flair while the classic design ensures the timelessness of your bathroom.

Mod Hex Matte Porcelain Tile in Black in bathroom
Mod Hex Matte Porcelain Tile in Black

Geometric tiles can also transform a backsplash and make great accent walls for your bathroom.

 

Reverie 8x8 Patterned Tile
Reverie 8×8 Patterned Tile