Want a zen bathroom ? Very particular, the interior and exterior Zen style is both mineral and refined. It is not difficult to design a bathroom in this style of design, but you have to take care of every detail present, its layout and decoration. Have you ever heard of contemporary zen ?
Zen and spacious bathroom with shower cabin and small swimming pool
In reality, Zen is based on the precepts of Feng Shui promoting the balance of the elements. A defined Zen space, as its name suggests, is minimalist and often small in size. It is intended for meditation, inner peace and relaxation. This style is therefore ideal for the bathroom
Wooden bathroom outside in a forest
You will not be surprised that in the Zen interior style, natural materials take precedence: wood and stone. Another element, often present in this style of design, is bamboo. We love the shower cubicle below, designed in bamboo sticks. The landscape behind – breathtaking !
Idea shower cabin made with bamboo, ideal for a zen exterior
For a bathroom to have a truly natural and mineral atmosphere, having a window is essential. Unfortunately, a large part of bathrooms these days are built without windows. Look how beautiful it is:
Modern Zen-inspired bathroom with small pool and magical view
Stay minimalist in the choice of furniture and decoration. Opt for space-saving and practical items. Like this worktop, in light wood, for example:
Simple and elegant layout idea in wood and blue with a sleek design
In general, white and light shades are considered the most relaxing shades, including blue and green. These two colors are very refreshing and energizing. Bright colors and very dark colors should be avoided.
Idea of decoration and practical storage for the modern bathroom
Vegetation is essential if you want to create a mineral atmosphere that is closer to nature. In pots or in a bouquet, plants in all forms are a wonderful idea for decorating the bathroom. Decorative plants can be found in our apartment or house interiors to freshen the air and bring a touch of nature, it seems, essential.
Small bathroom in white and wood with a clean design
Did you know that plants have been shown to have a calming effect? In stressful situations or in poor sleep, it is always advisable to install potted plants at home. Marjoram is, for example, among the species of annual plants and very famous for its calming virtues.
All-white marble bathroom with blue painted walls
There is a belief that objects carry energy and then transmit it to the ambience of the room where they are placed. Fewer decorative objects placed, less additional energy and a more refined atmosphere predisposing to relaxation and calm.
Zen-style bathroom with bamboo decoration
The modern bathroom, below, is nothing special at first glance. Indeed, what caught our attention was the little plant that brought a whole new atmosphere to the room..
Blue bathroom with wooden furniture and a small plant to decorate
Choosing blue for your bathroom tiles is not a bad idea. Combine it with a decor of wood, bamboo and a potted plant, and here is your designed corner of paradise. !
Small wooden and bamboo cabinet to decorate
Having a garden is a great advantage. Having an outside bathroom – beautiful! Here is an idea how to design it in Zen style with, of course, a bamboo shower enclosure:
Zen bathroom outside: a heavenly corner
The qualifier “Zen” is no longer associated only with the culture of Feng Shui. It is often used to design a simply relaxing interior. Below we have selected 15 images of modern, Zen-inspired bathrooms. The bathroom can be both modern and Zen.
Bathroom with wooden furniture and floral decoration
Is it possible to combine Zen style with Scandinavian design? Our answer is yes! Many of the contemporary bathrooms are designed in Nordic style. Indeed, Zen and the philosophy of Scandinavian design have similar characteristics: they are both minimalist, refined, relaxing. The big difference is that the Scandinavian style favors geometric lines, while Zen culture – imperfect lines and shapes.
White bathroom with wooden furniture
Never shy away from mixing styles and objects is important in creating the atmosphere that makes you feel good and comfortable. There are, of course, some interior design guidelines that you should follow, but the main thing is that you are comfortable in your wet room. Finally, this is the place where we start and end our day.
Scandinavian-style bathroom with an authentic bathtub
Marble is always associated with luxury and elegance. Yet it can be easily integrated into a Zen-style bathroom, in the form of flooring, for example. Below, we see a very beautiful interior, designed all in marble and with a single wooden element, the bathroom cabinet. A plant can make it even more mineral and vital.
Very elegant and luxurious interior designed all in marble and a contrasting wood cabinet
Lighting is an essential element in the design of any room and especially in the bathroom. It should not be too strong or too sifted. Remember to place a small light above the mirror or on the sides.
Invite nature into your bathroom
Taking care of the lighting in the bathroom is important in order to properly prepare your toilet in the morning and in the evening.
Large Zen-inspired bathroom with lots of potted plants
Light is also essential to create the atmosphere, energizing in the morning and relaxing in the evening.
Large wooden cabinet for the bathroom and floral decoration
Blue light is very poorly suited to Zen-inspired bathrooms, for example. Instead, create different light spots, instead of installing a large luminaire that will brighten your bathroom interior very brightly.
Interior in beige of a large modern bathroom
A pendant luminaire, above the bathroom countertop, is both decorative and practical. You can match it with an original patterned floor mat.
Open bathroom decorated with a striped floor rug in black and white
Fancy a romantic atmosphere? Place a few candles next to the countertop or bathtub. How romantic it is to take a relaxing bath with lit candles all around, and why not, with a glass of red wine ?
Idea of small wooden furniture for the bathroom and plant decoration
This bathroom, with a bathtub installed right next to the window, makes you dream with this beautiful natural landscape outside.
Bathroom with bathtub installed next to the window and view to the outside
Very interesting wall decoration with the face of Buddha
This year, IKEA designers have come up with a whole host of Scandinavian-inspired bathroom images designed in white and wood. There is also something very zen there !
Relaxing ambiance bathroom; design, conception and furniture IKEA
An interior, designed entirely in white, guarantees you a 100% refined and relaxing atmosphere.
All-white bathroom with exterior view
Designing it in blue and white is also a good idea, if you want a little touch of magic in your bathroom. However, remember that some shades of blue are more energizing than others.
Contemporary bathroom designed in blue and white: fresh and magical atmosphere
Decorating with small stones is almost a must for Zen-style interiors and exteriors. Below, we see a very modern indoor bathroom with large plants and a composition of stones:
Very contemporary bathroom interior and decoration with stones and plants
Finally, choose the wall and floor covering, furniture and decoration that you like the most and that best suit your desires and your personal taste. Mixing is never forbidden, on the contrary, sometimes it is possible to achieve fabulous results. We hope that our gallery of ideas and our advice have been useful to you, we wish you a very pleasant visit to our site. !
Modern bathroom in gray and with plant decoration, source House Beautiful