Unlike more traditional style pieces, all of the modern bathroom vanities that I have seen tend to have the same basic look. Regardless of if they are cheap units that you can find at Home Depot, or more high end luxury bathroom vanities that are custom made, they pretty much all feature simple flat cabinet doors without a lot of pattern or fussy details, many run flush with the floor or are a floating design, and just about all have very simple yet chic metallic hardware. I usually see them in either a crisp white paint color or, alternatively, a lovely wood grain look like the room in this photo (my personal favorite). I think that the vanity you choose can really make or break modern bathroom designs because they have such a huge impact on these fairly simply decorated spaces.
Even if you have an overall classic style throughout your house, I think that modern bathroom vanities are the way to go because they feel more current and will still blend well with just about any style. What I mean by modern bathroom vanity ideas is something that has simple clean lines, a monochromatic color palette, and is fairly style neutral. The unit in these photos (of my own house) is a fantastic example of what I am talking about. It looks really good in our modern style bathroom, but would look equally good paired with a classic subway tile shower and marble countertops. The best bathroom vanities have the ability to morph into just about any decor palette you choose and, ultimately, really contribute to good resale value on your home.
Despite looking far and wide for modern bathroom vanities in an attempt to find the perfect one for our master bath, I really did not have much success. I mean, in all reality our bathroom remodel was probably pretty unique due to the really tall tray ceilings and unique open concept layout. Regardless though, I had a really specific concept in my head of what I wanted to achieve with the vanity setup -- something that has tons of storage, a really sleek modern design, and one that looks almost like a piece of furniture. Ultimately, after looking at pictures of bathroom vanities for weeks, we decided to just have a floating unit with floor to ceiling shelving custom made and installed directly into the room.
I have been looking for the perfect modern bathroom vanities for quite some time now, and was really intrigued by this very unique design. Admittedly, I am not sure if I love or hate this one, so I wanted to take a moment to post some pictures on here to see what you all think. We are deep in the midst of some major master bathroom renovations, and I am at the point were I need to pick out the duel vanity cabinet for the contractor to install. We have a distinctly contemporary design going on in there (as well as the rest of the home), so a lot of the more traditional units I have seen at the store simply will not work. I love the edginess of the one in these photos, but I am just not sure if it is in line with modern bathroom designs 2020 or if it is too retro.
If I had to pick only only type of modern bathroom vanities that I think would look great in just about any contemporary style home, I would have to choose a floating unit. In my opinion, a floating bathroom vanity like the one in these pictures always brings a classic modern look to a space without being fussy or too much. The key to any good modern design is simplicity -- you don't want to overwhelm the space with too much pattern, color, or decorative detailing. This is where the floating vanity really shines. It is very chic and edgy in overall construction and can be as bold or understated as you want depending on the finish and countertop material that you choose.
I've got to tell you that I was really intimidated at the thought of going into the store and looking for modern bathroom vanities for our master and our guest bath. I am certainly not a hip or trendy person and, to be honest, home design kind of scares me haha. Even though it is quite outside my normal comfort zone, my husband and I have really been gravitating towards more contemporary style bathroom ideas so we needed the right vanity to anchor both spaces. I found this picture of a cool floating unit when we were looking at homes with our son, of all things. It is definitely a departure from our normal style, but I really love how simple and elegant the room looks.