Bathrooms are a tremendously important part of any home and HDB flats and apartments are no exception to this despite their smaller sizes. A small space can be the host of big ideas and the bathroom is a great place to get creative with design ideas that can transform it into a practical room with great features and style in abundance. HDB bathroom design ideas have evolved massively, using quirky features to give them a visual impact which is as refreshing and modern as you like. If that’s not your thing then traditional design ideas include brass fittings or bold patterns to create a space that contains a lot of detail and originality despite small sizes.
HDB Bathroom Design Ideas
Clashing materials are visually striking. In the bathroom they’re great at creating a stylish dynamic between surfaces. Bathroom surfaces are smooth and shiny and that really helps you select patterns and designs that complement each other, like the chequered floor combined with brickwork tiles in the bathroom above.
Resort style HDB bathroom design
A bathroom needs to be a tranquil space and resort style bathrooms create spaces with a relaxed feeling which is bright and open. White basins, towels and mats combine to give your bathroom a holiday-like style which is effortlessly stylish.
Bright and light
Bright, light and colourful, this bathroom takes refreshing blues and adds them to traditionally white basins and toilets to create a fresh space perfect for HDB living. Colourful towels and wicker accessories add to the breezy style that makes a simple and easy bathroom design.
Fun pop of colour
The geometric patterns that draw the eye in this room create a modern focus that is fresh and dynamic. Bright colours complement bright, whited-out rooms, evoking a modern, chic style.
Bold and angular edges punctuate this room’s industrial theme. The dark metal frames contrast with the smooth brick styled walls to create a bright, yet defined room. Gold finishings add a touch of class and the wooden ceiling ties up the fresh and organic look.
Contemporary bathroom design
Geometric patterns are at home in the bathroom; they give an illusion of space, create a unique visual style and complement linear and angular spaces. Stainless steel fittings are light reflective and defined, adding a contemporary edge.
This room has an excellent pastel tone which echoes nature. Bathrooms really suit a natural, garden vibe, and plants combined with wood and soft colours can help you achieve this.
Parisian chic bathroom
Parisians are famed for their ability to design rooms with a spectacular sense of space and ample freshness. This bathroom is incredibly bright but also defined and classy. Marble is a lovely material and looks great on bathroom surfaces. Steel fittings reflect the cool but bright style.
Open concept bathroom
Having an open plan HDB apartment calls for a bit of radical design ingenuity to really accentuate an open free flowing floor plan. Open bathrooms with glass panes dividing them from the bedroom are very modern and the contemporary look can be accented further with soft colours to divide spaces visually.
The shower in this bathroom really is amazing and doesn’t only provide an incredible shower, also stamping its bold, futuristic mark on the room.
Minimal white bathroom
Minimalism is modernism – this bathroom makes great use of white walls and white brick construction to give it a minimal and open feel that adds to any HDB apartment. Subtle accents can bring the room to life, the chequered floor here adds just enough to keep the room from feeling bland in any way.
Brass is a visually striking metal that can be used well in a small bathroom space. It’s warm and classy, creating a modern yet classic edge that gives your bathroom a bit of fresh originality.
Cool grey tones
Stone is a timeless material for bathrooms. It’s hard-wearing, impermeable and looks great. The strong visual appeal of stone ties in with its essence of nature. In this room wood it’s used to increase the organic visual style along with wood, which makes a great HDB bathroom space.
Keeping it concrete
Bold and brimming with attitude, this bathroom makes great use of stone textures to give it a strong visual identity that is also refreshing and natural. Beige rock has an excellent, soft tone which goes so well with brass and gold bathroom fittings.
Mosaics are a great design option for a small bathroom. They add a visual character which evokes a sense of the coast and the sea and in this room, combined a porthole-like window and cool blues, that fresh coastal essence really comes breezing through.
No walls? No problem! In fact, you can use this to your advantage to create a modern dynamic which makes use of glass dividers to give you more space. The funky pipework here looks cool and modern whilst subtle colours gives the room an overall visual warmth.