Retro Bathroom Decor Ideas That Still Work For A Modern Home

Published on April 3, 2022
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Lately, farmhouse and modern bathrooms have really been the most popular in terms of style. While those styles are great, maybe you’ve been feeling a little tired of clean lines and sleek materials or rustic beams all over the place. If you want to try something new (but is actually a bit old) maybe it’s time to look back at some retro styles that can still work within a modern home.

Vintage Doesn't Have To Mean Boring

Vintage Doesn’t Have To Mean Boring

Whether you want to incorporate a some retro details or go full-on retro, it’s up to you. You can also take inspiration from retro and give it a modern twist. For example, if you like 50’s style checkered tiles but don’t want your bathroom to look like a diner, consider switching out the colors but keeping the checkered tiles look. Here are some more great ways to incorporate retro style in your bathroom.

Black & Pink

This bathroom look is a classic one, and definitely evokes some series Grease Pink Ladies vibes. Black and white tiles that are more spaced out give the bathroom a modern look but still hearkens back to the days of poodle skirts, diners, and drive-in movie theaters.

Black & Pink

Black & Pink

Floor To Ceiling Black Tile

One of the best ways to make sure that your bathroom (or any room really) keeps a timeless look is by incorporating monochrome. This floor to ceiling black tile look is both retro and contemporary, since monochrome is very popular these days.

Floor To Ceiling Black Tile

Floor To Ceiling Black Tile

Modern Regency Style

This bathroom incorporates Regency style but keeps things fresh and modern. By adding style elements like metallic accents and marble the bathroom feels retro without feeling dated. To get that 30’s and 40’s look, try mixing glamorous metallic finishes along with eclectic pieces.

Modern Regency Style

Modern Regency Style