2017 Bathroom Remodeling Trend Roundup

Posted by Ben Thompson on 01.30.17

Are you curious to hear about what’s trending in bathroom remodeling? We are! Recently, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released the results of their annual Kitchen & Bath Design Trend Report, which is based on a survey of its members throughout North American. The survey asks for input on the design style, colors, materials, and products they are commonly specifying for their kitchen and bath remodeling clients. Here’s a look at what they reported for this year’s trends in bathroom remodeling, as well as what we can expect to see in the near future.

Current Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Overall Design Aesthetic

  • Contemporary and transitional styles are more popular than traditional
  • White, off-white and gray color palettes
  • Shower seats
  • Shower lighting
  • No-threshold showers


  • Shaker style
  • Linen storage
  • Wood vanities
  • Floating vanities
  • Open shelving


  • Ceramic tile


  • Over 50% of designers mentioned removing a tub or whirlpool tub
  • Free standing tubs


  • White
  • Undermount sinks
  • Water saving toilets and faucets
  • Comfort height toilets

Emerging Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Overall Design Aesthetic

  • Mid-century modern
  • Blue color palettes
  • Violet and purple is popular with young design professionals
  • Stainless steel (this sounds interesting!)


  • High quality vinyl


  • Trough style

Fixtures & other amenities

  • Designer faucets
  • Smart toilets and seats
  • Music in the shower
  • Radiant floor heating
  • Audio and video wiring


  • Brushed brass and gold

To read about the 2017 trends in kitchen remodeling, click here.


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