Beautiful Bathroom Vanity Design Ideas

Modern bathroom with black cabinets, long mirrors and minimal light fixtures

The Spruce / Ashley Poskin

Massive or understated, modern or traditional, decorative or plain practical: the bathroom vanity can be anything you want it to be. It's the place where you prim and pamper, or just comb your hair quickly; it's the place where we get a few minutes to be with ourselves each day, staring at our reflection in the mirror.

Whatever you need out of your vanity space, one of these design ideas ought to inspire you.

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    Rustic Style

    rustic bathroom vanity
    Jennifer Taylor Studio

    Go back to basics with this rustic bathroom vanity by Jennifer Taylor Studio. The rough wood, filled with natural knots and colors, recalls the naked wood beams on the ceiling and enhances the ​woodland-inspired decor.

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    Modern Floating Vanity

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    Huntley & Company

    This weightless white modern vanity in decor by Huntley & Co represents everything you need in modern, minimalist decor: tons of white, a floating style for minimal floor footprint, and lacquered shine for some light-reflecting texture.

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    Simple and Clean

    traditional bathroom vanity
    The Lilypad Cottage

    The simple lines and colors of this vanity, chosen by Kelly of the Lilypad Cottage for her parents' new primary bathroom, make it a great choice for people with simple tastes. Lots of storage, plenty of counter space on both sides of the sink, and those gorgeous light fixtures work together to make this space practical and beautiful.

    About This Term: Primary Bathroom

    Many real estate associations, including the National Association of Home Builders, have classified the term "Master Bedroom" (or "Master Bathroom") as discriminatory. "Primary Bedroom" is the name now widely used among the real estate community and better reflects the purpose of the room.

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    Asymmetrical Vanity

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    Haitani Design

    There is something surprising about this vanity—not something common to most bathrooms. The asymmetrical effect attracts the attention and opens up the room to feature the open plumbing and the weightlessness of it all. This beautiful bathroom by Haitani Design is unexpected—and that's what makes it special. 

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    Glamorous Mirrored Vanity

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    Kimberley Seldon Design Group

    You'll feel like a glamorous Hollywood star as you prepare for a night out at this gorgeous mirrored vanity table, in a design by Kimberley Seldon Design Group. Notice the beautiful French etched mirror and the chandelier-inspired light fixture—everything you need to bring out the glam girl in you.

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    Gold and Blue

    gold and navy classic bathroom vanity
    Amy Bartlam Photography

    The golden brass hardware on this vanity contrasts beautifully with the dark blue paint—and the dark blue patterns on the floor tile—in this bathroom photographed by Amy Bartlam. This decor has a royal, regal feel that makes you feel like the ruler of your home—and your day.

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    Small Modern Bathroom Vanities

    pair of modern bathroom vanities
    Hebert Design Build

    Although the tub might be the first thing you notice in this contemporary bathroom renovation by Hebert Design Build, you should pay attention to the vanity choice too. Instead of one large piece of furniture, the designer here decided to go with two smaller spaces, one for each person, so that they don't step on each others' toes in the morning. Clever.

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    Floating Marble

    marble bathroom vanity
    Decor Pad

    This bathroom vanity made of statuary marble, from Decor Pad, is a work of art in itself. The floating style gives it interesting weightlessness, given the material; the minimal surroundings really bring out the quality of the stone. And a natural wood shelf right under the vanity serves to hold all you need for your morning and evening beauty routines.

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    DIY Farmhouse Vanity

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    Shanty 2 Chic

    Whitney and Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic show you how to build your own farmhouse bathroom vanity, which has tons of style and personality. It's small but mighty: you can fit the interior with shelves and drawers. It's great for small spaces too: its minimal profile fits very well in a bathroom corner.

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    Recycled Antique Bureau

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    Lucid Interior Design

    Reuse, recycle, reclaim! This antique bureau-turned-vanity in a bathroom by Lucid Interior Design shows you that some things deserve a second chance. The multiple drawers provide lots of storage, and the arched front design makes for an unusual yet surprisingly handsome bathroom vanity.

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    Couples Vanities

    his and hers bathroom vanity
    Kate Marker Interiors

    If you have space to spare in your primary bathroom, you might want to consider a setup like this one from Kate Marker Interiors. Two sinks are separated by a dressing space, which includes an extra mirror, a slim drawer, and a tufted stool. The overall look is traditional and classic, which makes it perfect for a gender-neutral space.

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    Simple Open Vanity

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    Whitney Utesch

    You don't always need lots of drawers or space to make a bathroom vanity effective. This simple shelf side table photographed by Whitney Utesch works well enough for her small bathroom. Add a basin sink, which fits on any flat space, and a wall-mounted faucet for extra space savings. 

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    Midcentury Modern

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    Fivedot Design Build

    Take yourself back to the 60s with this mid-century modern design by Fivedot Design Build. The splashes of color on the drawers and top cabinet door reminds you of a Mondrian painting. The sleek, hardware-less build suits the shallow vessel sink and the thinly framed mirror.

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    Nook Vanity

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    Jan Gleysteen Architects

    Have an extra nook space in your bathroom? Why not transform it with a dressing table? This built-in vanity nook by Jay Gleysteen Architects is perfect for a large primary bathroom. Bonus: you have a dedicated space for your beauty supplies, which won't clutter up the counter space around the sink.

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    Rough Wood

    rustic live edge wood bathroom vanity

    Sometimes the beauty of nature requires no refinement. This bathroom, found on Deavita, features a double-shelf rough wood counter with vessel sink and modern faucet fixtures. The balance of polished and unpolished, wood and stone, make this bathroom a striking space.

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    Eclectic Powder Room

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    Platinum Companies

    There is something wonderfully indescribable about this bathroom. The spiky mirror frame, the rough, unpolished edged countertop, the rustic wood, and distressed-looking wall finish all seem rather strange on their own, but together they make for something mysteriously appealing. This Southwestern powder room by Platinum Companies features a rustic vanity with a low-profile vessel sink to fulfill all your desires of a dark and stormy bathroom.