If we like the comfort of modernity, we remain faithful to the charm of the old. The elegance and simplicity of vintage cross time to our bathroom. Inspired by the bathrooms of yesteryear, bathroom decoration is reinvented in chic decoration. From the taps, to the tiles on the floor, including the bathtub and the furniture, there are many variations of the new old. We give you 30 ideas to furnish your retro bathroom with freshness and elegance.
1. Long retained a bathroom
Old houses have long retained a bathroom of yesteryear. A wind of nostalgia pushes us to revisit the codes of vintage bathrooms. In particular, the walls and floors play on this tendency to melancholy to decline the old into the modern.
2. Colorful vintage bathroom
An aesthetic that makes its effect in a colorful version. The floor and walls are adorned with shades of pastel and pale colors to brighten up the bathroom. Deliciously retro, apply trendy shades to play on the contrasts between the youthful spirit and antique elegance.
3. Black and white
In two-color, black and white, the classic shapes of tiles take on a more contemporary air. The floor is dressed in very elegant black and white braided tiles. A retro feel accentuated by the golden taps and the marble walls.
4. Timeless style
More than vintage, the decoration of this bathroom evolves in a timeless style.
5. Play a double game
The original forms play a double game for an atmosphere which oscillates gracefully between two eras. A balancing act between neoclassical walls and ultra-modern furnishings. Vintage creates a setting in which functional equipment is nestled.
6. Art deco wallpaper
An interesting balance that is also obtained with the help of an art deco wallpaper. Between the shower, the furniture and the futuristic mirror, the opposites form a bright and cheerful harmony.
7. 70s bathroom
Disco madness takes hold of the seventies bathrooms. The bright color and round shapes will give you a vitamin-boosted wake-up call before you even step into your shower.
8. Plain walls
The plain walls will be awakened by the atypical shapes and color nuances of the base units, shelves and bathroom storage.
9. Play on contrasts
To play on contrasts, opt for furniture in colors opposite to the walls and decorations. Like this white and gold set which gives all its elegance to dark blue walls. The touch of charm comes from the lightness of the lines which highlights the brilliance of the accessories. A retro bathroom full of character.
10. Sleek vintage bathroom
For a sleek vintage bathroom, paint your antique furniture white. A successful tone on tone for a minimalist style. With a virginal allure, the universe thus created will be conducive to relaxation.
11. Traditional with modern style
The old bathroom is getting wiser with Leroy Merlin. Modern in its layout, this piece of water takes the lines of traditional furniture.
12. Country spirit
A flawless alliance, easy to match. The authenticity of the furniture revives the spirit of the country houses.
13. Recycled furniture
And it’s not just furniture that can be recycled. Transposed in a contemporary bathroom, the old bathtub gives back its letters of nobility to the decoration.
14. Freestanding bathtub
Whether it is a freestanding bathtub, rounded bathtub or cast iron bathtub, retro is synonymous with anti-waste.
15. Sobriety to a bathroom
A trick used by Leroy Merlin to give more sobriety to a bathroom of natural inspiration. The lion’s paste bathtub is found in the center of a set with vegetalized decoration.
16. Sublime inspiration
Here are some sublime inspirations of accessories and details to give substance to your retro bathroom decoration.
17. Little gold
The taps are dazzling in gold, copper or silver. By attracting the light and the reflection of the lighting, they will create modern reminders. Because nothing worse for a retro bathroom than to lose in cheerfulness and dynamism.
18. Humor in wall decoration
Bring a touch of humor with a wall decoration that is both themed and playful. Thanks to these posters, your bathroom unites retro and impertinence.
19. 1930s style bathroom
A 1930s style bathroom with an integrated sink for an update, the use of marble and the moldings on the very simple, white cabinet and made up of shelves ready to accommodate everything you need for the toilet. She finally combines the old style with a slight touch of modernity that suits her very well.
20. Large bathroom of 30s style
The furniture in this large bathroom plays it retro by making a nod to the past, just like the freestanding bathtub, forming a harmonious and refined whole. The mirrors are also typical of the 1930s. You will notice the faucets which jumped back years. The pedestal and tall washbasins are pieces of furniture that are stars of the early 1900s. Elegant and refined, they bring a real decorative touch to all bathrooms. We find the freestanding bathtub as well as a very iconic chandelier. A retro atmosphere with a touch of feminism!
21. Retro washbasin cabinet
Retro washbasin cabinet that harmonizes perfectly with the antiquated decoration of this bathroom, the walls of which are coated with a paint in a pale green representative of the early twentieth century. An elegant and refined decorative style that will not leave you indifferent.
22. Vanity unit
This vanity unit as well as the aged-look mirrors are rather elements that characterize the retro chic style. We find the presence of painted wood which seems to have lived and the period tiles.
23. Piece of furniture
A piece of furniture that is undoubtedly old-fashioned as well as materials such as marble or golden taps set the tone in this bathroom which cultivates the retro and authentic style!
24. Aged wooden console
An aged wooden console serves as a vanity unit, the tiles, the taps, the mirror and the wall lights really symbolize the retro style. The soft shades further accentuate this quaint side.
25. Vintage taps and cement tiles
The vintage taps further accentuate the retro side and harmonize perfectly with the style of the room. The lion’s feet bathtub, pedestal sink, subway tiling and cement tiles complete this set!
26. Black enameled cast iron model
This black enameled cast iron model is perfect in a retro bathroom. It can also be just the charm of a more contemporary space, and a return to the past without overdoing it! These bathtubs are very trendy today and you will easily find the one that appeals to you.
27. Old bathroom atmosphere
There is no furniture here, but the accessories and sanitary equipment can be easily adopted to create an old bathroom atmosphere. Only the walk-in shower is the more modern touch, however the mosaic and the taps take up the codes of vintage style.
28. Victorian-style bathroom
We take a step back in time with this Victorian-style bathroom. The presence of marble and copper chandeliers brings a lot of refinement.
29. Accumulation of old barber mirrors
The accumulation of old barber mirrors and the diversion of an old style console bring an obvious vintage note. Easy to reproduce by finding a console of this type and taking your brushes and a little colored paint or keeping its raw appearance.
30. Old sideboard serves as a vanity unit
An old sideboard serves as a vanity unit, a retro idea to decorate your bathroom!