Bathroom Trends in 2021

By Top Shop Countertops

This past year, we’ve seen our entire day-to-day operations change, from working at home, to schooling kids at home, spending more time eating at home, and yes, even pets came to realize, home was where it was at in 2020, and it will continue to be in 2021. In fact, according to a study by Upwork that by 2025, 22% of the workforce will be working from home. That is an increase of 87% prior to the pandemic. An article “New Date Forescasts Strong Activity in Remodeling for 2021, indicates that remodeling will be up this year. On average, according to an poll found on, it is estimated that people spend 416 days of your life in the bathroom, so what a better place to start, than the bathroom. Here are 5 trends in bathrooms for 2021:

Paint Colors for Bathrooms: One great way to spice up any room is with a fresh coat of paint. In a recent blog by Martha Stuart, Five Bathroom Paint Colors That Will Dominate in 2021, she discusses these colors in detail. The five color trends for 2021 that she references are: pale blues, moody greens, warm neutrals, earthy yellows and chalk white. 

Floating Vanities: According to Better Homes and Gardens, floating vanities will help create that spacious, clean, contemporary look for bathrooms in 2021. Bob Gifford, director of business development for Hastings Tile & Bath, believes that the floating storage cabinets can be used vertically, or horizontally, open or closed, higher or lower. And an added benefit is how easy it will be to clean the floors. See photo below of a floating vanity (photo credit – BRIE WILLIAMS)

Vintage Fixtures: What’s old will be new again, that’s how the saying goes, right? Vintage bathroom fixtures, just like in the classic old Hollywood movies hotel bathrooms, will start to make an appearance in residential homes. Antique brass is not a thing of the past according to Mum Kitchens.

Open Shower Concept and Shower Rooms: The open shower concept is making it’s way into the new trends of 2021 inspiration book. Multi-function and fully equipped with benches, misting water systems, anti-fog mirrors, and both artificial and natural lighting will be included in the open shower concept designs, according to this article Bathroom Trends: Top 10 Trends for 2021. Other trends include the tub in the shower area. A blog of Amber Interiors reveals that the shower room as shown below, trend continues to enhance bathrooms as well, which welcome natural light and transparent shower doors to create that spacious feel.

Quartz Countertops: As shown above (photo credit to ANN VANDERWIEL WILDE) Quartz countertops are strongly trending, and in 2021, and toward lighter finishes, reflecting the warmer color tones anticipated in bathrooms. In a recent blog post by Kristina McGuirk, she says,  “As one of the hardest natural materials, quartz is resistant to scratching and staining, and is also easy to maintain,” says Massimo Ballucchi, executive director of marketing for Cosentino Americas.  Rest assured, if you decide on Quartz countertops, Top Shop Countertops, in Green Bay, Wisconsin has years of experience working quartz.

Jungle Room: If you’re spending time at home, then why not make it a safari “jungle” experience in your bathroom? That’s what is happening according to an article by Renovation Advisor, Marilena Tricarico. Bathrooms can easily be converted into a jungle room – which continues to be trendy. “Flora and Fauna” is how Laurel Benedum describes this inspiration of nature in a recent article on bathroom trends. A lush green wall, hanging plants, free standing bath, and anything inspired by nature can help you obtain your desired jungle look.

Create a Sanctuary for Stress Relief: Bathrooms can sometimes be a place to “get-away” from the world around us and the stress that comes with it. According to experts at Houzz, the right features put into a bathroom can help reduce this stress. “In fact, two in five homeowners (41%) who renovated a master bathroom say they rely on their new space for rest and relaxation”. (Sessums, 2021) Sue Wadden, Director of Color Marketing at Sherwin-Williams, says. “While previously we may have thought of a bathroom as a quick, in-and-out type of space, we now think of the bathroom as our personal spa and salon. “So, the next time you think about your bathroom, the word oasis might enter your mind.

If you’re in the mood for a bathroom remodel, connect with Top Shop Countertops in 2021. We can help you pair your cabinets and countertops up with your new bathroom theme, paint, accessories and decor, and make it just the right fit for you, creating the ultimate bathroom experience for you and your family. Working the an countertop and cabinet expert will save you the stress down the road. Connect with Top Shop today by calling their office today to meet with an qualified professional – 920-434-4551.