6 powder room designs to wow your guests

The smallest room in the home can still pack a surprising design punch, as these dramatic powder rooms reflect

Story by: Charles Moxham Photography by: Mark Scowen, Andrew Pritchard, Erik Petschek, Lin Ho, Susan Clark
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The smallest room in the home can still pack a surprising design punch. This powder room is by designer Joanne Godding of Bespoke Bathrooms on Kyber. Photography by Mark Scowen

The smallest room in the home can still pack a surprising design punch. This powder room is by designer Joanne Godding of Bespoke Bathrooms on Khyber. Photography by Mark Scowen


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Powder rooms present the opportunity for a design splash to excite and wow guests in fact, that was part of the brief for this powder room by designer Joanne Godding of Bespoke Bathrooms on Kyber. The black marble vanity, with striking white and gold veins, is the highlight of the room, while the high-gloss lacquered drawers offer discreet storage. Black semi-gloss tiles and gold on gold wallpaper line the walls. Photography by Mark Scowen

Powder rooms present the opportunity for a design splash to excite and wow guests – in fact, that was part of the brief for this powder room by designer Joanne Godding of Bespoke Bathrooms on Khyber. The black marble vanity, with striking white and gold veins, is the highlight of the room, while the high-gloss lacquered drawers offer discreet storage. Black semi-gloss tiles and gold on gold wallpaper line the walls. Photography by Mark Scowen

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Powder Rooms – Highly Commended

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External travertine cladding extends into a powder room in this home by Romano Homes.

Travertine cladding on the exterior of a large, contemporary coastal home by designer Mick Rule also makes its way into the ground-floor powder room. The natural stone finish is complemented by a wood recessed utility shelf and the simple wood veneer floating vanity unit, which enhances the sense of space. The stone washbasin is, quite literally, a stand-out feature of the space. Photography by Andrew Pritchard

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Homes – Highly Commended

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A powder room suited to the classic home and a feeling of luxury were requirements for this space, part of a wider renovation by designer Joanne Godding of Bespoke Bathrooms on Kyber. A new central blade wall in subway tiles brings privacy from the door and offers a simple backdrop to the dramatic, curvaceous black and white vanity and ornate mirror. Patterned wallpaper plays with the rooms height. Photography by Mark Scowen

A powder room suited to the classic home and a feeling of luxury were requirements for this space, part of a wider renovation by designer Joanne Godding of Bespoke Bathrooms on Khyber. A new central blade wall in subway tiles brings privacy from the door and offers a simple backdrop to the dramatic, curvaceous black and white vanity and ornate mirror. Patterned wallpaper plays with the room’s height. Photography by Mark Scowen

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Powder Rooms – Winner

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This powder room in a renovated New York loft features an Orlo Sinu basin, Urquiola faucet by Hansgrohe Axor and Roma Mica Black wallpaper

This sculptural powder room in a renovated New York loft features a minimalist Orlo Sinu pedestal basin, Urquiola faucet by Hansgrohe Axor and dramatic Roma Mica Black wallpaper. Undertaken by Alexander Gorlin of Alexander Gorlin Architects, the brief for the loft conversion – and by extension the powder room – was to have fun with the original warehouse space. Photography by Erik Petschek

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The walls and floor of this powder room were lined with white mosaics, some of which were replaced with black tiles to form text. In keeping with the architectural nature of the house, the text includes a quote from Winston Churchill We shape our buildings. Thereafter, they shape us. and the names of prominent architects.

A combination of black and white mosaic tiles creates text on the walls and floor of this powder room in an award-winning home by architect John Bulcock of Design Unit. The text includes a quote from Winston Churchill – “We shape our buildings. Thereafter, they shape us.” – and the names of prominent architects. Retractable blinds provide privacy when needed. Photography by Lin Ho

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International Home of the Year – Winner

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Black, white and offbeat is the theme for this surprising powder room by designer Julie Cooper of Jalcon Homes. The quirky space features a wallpaper with framed black and white animal prints and a wall mirror that echoes the frames in the wallpaper. The wall-hung vanity has a black vessel basin with a matching black wall-hung toilet on the wall opposite. End walls in black mosaic tile complete the design concept. Photography by Susan Clark

Black, white and offbeat is the theme for this surprising powder room by designer Julie Cooper of Jalcon Homes. The quirky space features a wallpaper with framed black and white animal prints and a wall mirror that echoes the frames in the wallpaper. The wall-hung vanity has a black vessel basin with a matching black wall-hung toilet on the wall opposite. End walls in black mosaic tile complete the design concept. Photography by Susan Clark

Trends International Design Awards (TIDA)

Powder Rooms – Highly Commended

Feb 09, 2018
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