25 Popular Transitional Bathroom Decor Ideas

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What’s a transitional bathroom? This is a space that refers to the style that’s between contemporary and traditional meaning a space with clean lines but not too contemporary and cold, with a warm, comfortable feeling. According to experts, this is the most popular style of bathroom decor right now and it’s not surprising – you get a contemporary space with an inviting and warm feeling, who needs more than that?

One of the reasons of why transitional bathrooms are so popular today is the sheer beauty of the design. Bathrooms today are transitioning from a place of basic necessities to a space of luxury. Homeowners are implementing luxurious features such as chandeliers, saunas, free-standing tubs, beautifully papered walls and heated floors. A transitional bathroom becomes a spa-like place where you can escape to, but without the inconvenience and expense.

a beautiful transitional space with a catchy tub, a sunburst chandelier, a faux fur stool and mosaic tiles

a beautiful transitional space with a catchy tub, a sunburst chandelier, a faux fur stool and mosaic tiles

a chic and elegant bathroom with grey shades, a chic stand, a contemporary tub and a large mirror

a chic and elegant bathroom with grey shades, a chic stand, a contemporary tub and a large mirror

a chic transitional bathroom done with marble tiles, chevron clad floor tiles and a traditional vanity with a marble countertop

a chic transitional bathroom done with marble tiles, chevron clad floor tiles and a traditional vanity with a marble countertop

a chic transitional space with a lavender chandelier and artwork, an amazing blue porcelain stool and a chic tub

a chic transitional space with a lavender chandelier and artwork, an amazing blue porcelain stool and a chic tub

a chic transitional space with marble and grey tiles, a contemporary oval tub, a wooden stool and a seamless shower

a chic transitional space with marble and grey tiles, a contemporary oval tub, a wooden stool and a seamless shower

a contemporary tub, windows with sea views and a vintage meets contemporary vanity plus an acrylic chair

a contemporary tub, windows with sea views and a vintage meets contemporary vanity plus an acrylic chair

a gorgeous transitional space with marble tiles, a wooden stool, a printed rug, a catchy chandelier and a vintage-inspired tub

a gorgeous transitional space with marble tiles, a wooden stool, a printed rug, a catchy chandelier and a vintage-inspired tub

a gorgeously elegant bathroom done with light grey paneling, marble hex tiles on the floor, white furniture and a contemporary oval tub

a gorgeously elegant bathroom done with light grey paneling, marble hex tiles on the floor, white furniture and a contemporary oval tub

a light-filled transitional white bathroom with a traditional white vanity, a vintage tub and a pendant lamp plus marble tiles

a light-filled transitional white bathroom with a traditional white vanity, a vintage tub and a pendant lamp plus marble tiles

Colors And Materials

What are the best colors to design such a bathroom? Since color choices are important, transitional bathrooms have a light and relaxed feel: whites, grays, beiges, bones, blues – and also silvers. Incorporate ceramic, porcelain or stone tile or even marble, go for wood grain and wood imitating tiles for a comfortable and welcoming ambience. Go for matte-finish tile flooring to decrease the likelihood of slipping, without sacrificing style.

a luxurious transitional space with a fantastic chandelier, an oval tub, marble tiles and printed shades

a luxurious transitional space with a fantastic chandelier, an oval tub, marble tiles and printed shades

a marble stone countertop, catchy grey tiles with a Moroccan pattern make the neutral space catchy

a marble stone countertop, catchy grey tiles with a Moroccan pattern make the neutral space catchy

a neutral and warm-colored bathroom with shiplap, wood inspired tiles and a contemporary tub and black touches

a neutral and warm-colored bathroom with shiplap, wood inspired tiles and a contemporary tub and black touches

a neutral transitional bathroom done in off-whites and greys and light-colored wooden touches that add warmth to the space

a neutral transitional bathroom done in off-whites and greys and light-colored wooden touches that add warmth to the space

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a neutral transitional space with a modern tub, a catchy pendant lamp, a striped rug and a chic vintage vanity with drawers

a neutral transitional space with a modern tub, a catchy pendant lamp, a striped rug and a chic vintage vanity with drawers

a rela bathroom done in greys and neutrals, with a chic chandelier, stylish vintage storage units and marble tiles

a rela bathroom done in greys and neutrals, with a chic chandelier, stylish vintage storage units and marble tiles

Necessary Items

As for cabinets in transitional bathrooms, think of free-standing, built-in or floating styles, with recessed panel facing and plenty of drawers. Transitional bathroom style commonly uses wood grain, painted wood and mixed materials with decorative hardware. Countertops and sinks tend to be quartz, quartzite, granite or marble. Faucets can be motion, touch-control or manual and are typically nickel, chrome, stainless or rose gold – incorporate the top trends for bathroom decor to make the space bolder. Popular finishes for transitional bathrooms include polished, matte, brushed and satin.

a transitional white bathroom is softened with decorative trays, a planter with greenery, a jute rug and a basket for storage

a transitional white bathroom is softened with decorative trays, a planter with greenery, a jute rug and a basket for storage

a welcoming transitional bathroom with wooden cabinets and wicker shades plus a basket and a mosaic tile floor

a welcoming transitional bathroom with wooden cabinets and wicker shades plus a basket and a mosaic tile floor

add luxury to the space with stone cladding, a mirror ina  metallic frame, elegant lamps and a wood clad floor

add luxury to the space with stone cladding, a mirror ina metallic frame, elegant lamps and a wood clad floor

an ornate mirror, a crystal chandelier, a faux fur stool and candles plus marble tiles make the bathroom glam

an ornate mirror, a crystal chandelier, a faux fur stool and candles plus marble tiles make the bathroom glam

an oval tub, a gorgeous view and a vintage vanity plus a geometric mirror make this transitional space amazing

an oval tub, a gorgeous view and a vintage vanity plus a geometric mirror make this transitional space amazing

combining a vintage vanity with a contemporary tub, a bead chandelier, a large vintage mirror and a printed rug

combining a vintage vanity with a contemporary tub, a bead chandelier, a large vintage mirror and a printed rug

light beige tiles in the shower space and a pendant lamp add warmth and coziness to the neutral transitional bathroom

light beige tiles in the shower space and a pendant lamp add warmth and coziness to the neutral transitional bathroom

wood imitating tiles, faux stone, a vintagw wooden vanity with a stone countertop and a contemporary bathtub for a gorgeous transitional space

wood imitating tiles, faux stone, a vintagw wooden vanity with a stone countertop and a contemporary bathtub for a gorgeous transitional space

wood imitating tiles, wood grain cabinets and shelves create a very welcoming ambience making the bathroom awesome

wood imitating tiles, wood grain cabinets and shelves create a very welcoming ambience making the bathroom awesome