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23 Fabulous Red Bathroom Ideas That Burn Your Spirit

By Indah Nur Ariviani June 24, 2020

Evoking boldness and fiery feelings, the red color will rush your adrenaline in an instance and pumping up your spirit every time you see it. While there are countless colors to choose from, splashing red into your bathroom will give you an energizing day. Take a look at our collection of red bathroom ideas that quickly get rid of all the neutral colors and minimalist styles that have been occupying your mind.

No matter how spacious or how tiny your bathroom is, this color could transform the vibe right away. You can embolden the redness by making it the dominating color, but you can also incorporate it subtly to highlight specific parts of the bathroom. Let’s find out which one is your favorite.

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Establish Traditional Design

Establish Traditional Design - Red Bathroom Ideas

Red is a classic color that matches so well with traditional design. Enriched with antique furniture layout, making the most perfect red bathroom style with a touch of vintage vibe. The white wall blends in well with the flower-patterned wallpaper, finished off with the warm-lighted wall sconce.

Combine With Black

Combine With Black - Red Bathroom Ideas

Having only a red color in your bathroom could be too much, so it is best to combine it with other colors. In case you are still in doubt, go back to black and white. Red with black and white never go wrong, especially when there are also patterns in addition to it. Look how the black floor balances the pedestal sink and toilet seat – both in clean white.

Hang an Ornate Mirror

Hang an Ornate Mirror - Red Bathroom Ideas

There are many shades of red you can choose from to paint your bathroom, but not everyone is brave enough to decide on bold red. Since the color alone already stand out so much, the multi-colored neutral tiles on the lower half of the wall work as a perfect combination. But the highlight will be the “almost invisible” ornate mirror, which reflects each thing perfectly.

Embolden the Redness

Embolden the Redness - Red Bathroom Ideas

Want something different? You might have to try this upside-down bathroom design. Identical red subway tiles unite the wall and ceiling. The domination couldn’t even be broken by the ladder shelves. Thankfully the tub and flooring appear in natural white stone color. Note that the use of recessed lamps highlights the tiles feature more.

Consider a Clawfoot Tub

Consider a Clawfoot Tub - Red Bathroom Ideas

Add some luxury touch inside this another traditional bathroom design with the clawfoot tub. Known for its pricy nature, the tub will change the impression of the bathroom instantly. Red and gold make a good combination, but the shades of white create a clean and minimalist look. Show more features of the bathroom by letting the wooden ceiling to follow the original ceiling shape.

Follow the Curve

Follow the Curve - Red Bathroom Ideas

Having a tiny powder room space should not be a reason to give up style. This simple design proves that a small corner could be made stylish with a simple touch. Follow the natural wall curve and choose red tiles to cover its whole surface. Don’t let the curve be covered by using a floating vanity in dark wooden color.

Save Space Using Foldable Lamps

Save Space Using Foldable Lamps - Red Bathroom Ideas

The identical-looking vanity corner is originally dominated in white – look at the floor, wall, and cabinets. But the presence of red accent walls and doors change it into a red bathroom. While the vanity wall looks pretty empty, install twin foldable lamps that will help you to save some space and prevent it from looking cramped as well.

Use Mirror to Fill the Wall

Use Mirror to Fill the Wall - Red Bathroom Ideas

A bold color like red will be too much in a tiny space – it could make the room look even smaller. This is why installing a large mirror that fills in one side of the wall will create a reflection that makes the room visually larger. The addition of bright colors like white and yellow, as well as bright lightings, also helps with the layout.

Make Statement With Spectacular Chandelier

Make Statement With Spectacular Chandelier - Red Bathroom Ideas

The luxurious bathroom is wrapped perfectly in red and white in a balanced amount. While it may lack decoration or ornament – aside from the heart-shaped chair – but once you look up at the ceiling, you will find this spectacular glass chandelier that makes a strong statement. It also reflects lights perfectly, ends up brighten up the bathroom more.

Show the Glossy Surface

Show the Glossy Surface - Red Bathroom Ideas

Combining red and white results in a bright-looking room, since white lightens the strong and bold color. This particular bathroom appears in an ultra-modern style due to the glossy surface of the wall – which happens to be in red. See how the glossiness reflects every element in the bathroom perfectly, creating a pretty dramatic effect.

Hang the Vanity Lights

Hang the Vanity Lights - Red Bathroom Ideas

In this red and white bathroom, the wall tiles come in an array of red with tiny, detailed pieces. At a glance, the design might look too ordinary, even with the addition of floating wooden vanity. However, the most prominent feature would be the triple light balls that are hung just right above the sink over the corner. For a small space, using a wall-length mirror is a great idea.

Brighten Using Large Window

Brighten Using Large Window - Red Bathroom Ideas

Among the monochromatic shades, the matte red wall undoubtedly stands out against the rest. Since you already have a real nature painting from the floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall window, no décor addition needed.

Utilize Mosaic Tiles for Accent

Utilize Mosaic Tiles for Accent - Red Bathroom Ideas

You don’t have to cover the whole wall and flooring with red if you don’t want to, but you still can point out the vivid color. It is best to pair white and red, making the latter as the accent that breaks up the dominance. Such as this red mosaic accent wall that highlights the transparent glass sink.

Try Different Color Pattern

Try Different Color Pattern - Red Bathroom Ideas

White is not solely the best combination for red. Try to be different using another color, like this sea blue color as seen in the picture. Instead of red, blue is given pattern treatment. It turns out, the blue patterned flooring adds dynamic to the soft red wall.

Playing With Pattern

Playing With Pattern - Red Bathroom Ideas

Pattern play will never make you go out of style. Look at the fascinating pattern combination on the wall and flooring that highlights the vanity corner. Since the wall pattern is dominated by red with a splash of white, the flooring pattern comes in contrast – white with splashes of red. This makes a balanced look of the bathroom design.

Opt for Quirky Wallpaper

Opt for Quirky Wallpaper - Red Bathroom Ideas

For a teenage girl’s bathroom, you could steal this idea for a subtle red bathroom. Instead of using plain color, this quirky-patterned wallpaper creates a chic mood but not too much. Since the wall looks full already, keep the wall décor minimal.

Put White on Red

Put White on Red - Red Bathroom Ideas

This one is a timeless combination of red and white. Since it uses plain tiles and is tacked ordinary without any pattern applied, color blocks play will help – pay attention to the wall by the tub.

Highlight the Tub

Highlight the Tub - Red Bathroom Ideas

In a minimalist bathroom, red is probably not the number one choice. But this one will inspire you to create a minimalist bathroom design out of those two. Inside the clean and crisp room, the see-through neon tub appears as the focal point. It is also framed beautifully by the recessed lamps on the floor.

Splash Red Everywhere

Splash Red Everywhere - Red Bathroom Ideas

If you are worried that red will darken the bathroom mood, infuse a lot of white in it. The bathroom doesn’t lose its red identity with plenty of color splashes everywhere. Among the notable features are vanity backsplash, vanity cabinet, and rounded towel on the tub.

Paint Red All Over

Paint Red All Over - Red Bathroom Ideas

Show your boldness by covering and not letting an inch missing from the red coverage. It is not too bad to have the whole floor, wall, and ceiling in one shade of red with glossy finishing. Above the vivid color, the white furniture will look astonishing. To add some brightness in the room, use a large window that takes up the whole side of the wall.

Going Classic With Red Tiles

Going Classic With Red Tiles - Red Bathroom Ideas

The red floor and white wall are a classic and timeless you’d love to have for your bathroom. However, the all-white wall might look boring, but the lined accent tiles make a difference. The addition of other colors also enhances the stylish look.

Install Warm Lights

Install Warm Lights - Red Bathroom Ideas

Create a warm mood for the bathroom using warm yellow lights. The placement of the lights also matters. As seen in the picture, the lighting is placed strategically above the wooden bench in the vanity area, the shower ceiling, and recessed above the transparent door.

Add Wood and Skylight on the Ceiling

Add Wood and Skylight on the Ceiling - Red Bathroom Ideas

This red bathroom with detailed wall tiles is equipped with an extraordinary ceiling: combining wooden board and skylight. The skylight is intentionally created above the vanity to send an abundance of lights down.

Indah Nur Ariviani[Editor]
Indah is an experienced & professional content writer & editor covering awesome ideas about home decor and improvements. She is a hard worker, a life-long learner and a determined person. When she's not writing here, you may find her writing about lifestyle, translating documents or getting dizzy learning finance-related stuff.

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