The Year’s Best Bathrooms: NKBA People’s Pick for 2014

Get inspiration and bathroom design ideas from these stunning, professionally designed baths — the finalists in the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s 2014 competition.

Dramatic Asian FlairDramatic Asian Flair

Blending both Asian and contemporary themes, this powder room creates a glittering sense of drama and an alluring atmosphere within a small space

Rising from the AshesRising from the Ashes

Like the mythical Phoenix, the legendary bird that rose from its own ashes, this beautiful and eclectic powder room symbolizes transformation and rejuvenation.


Soaking in the TwilightSoaking in the Twilight

This contemporary bathroom, done in deep purple and wood tones features a curved wall that adds architectural interest to the space and brings a feeling of warmth through the use of a natural materials.




Off to the BeachOff to the Beach

This contemporary bathroom’s driftwood-hued floor tile, blue and gray glass backsplash and sea-foam walls evoke a feeling of a tranquil day at the beach.





Double DutyDouble Duty

Situated just steps away from the home’s stunning infinity-edge pool and the guest bedroom, this transitional bathroom serves double duty, accessible from indoors as well as out.




Contemporary Asian RetreatContemporary Asian Retreat

The Asian art collection in the client’s home inspired the designer to create this bathroom in a neutral palette, blending craftsman accents with a contemporary look and feel.




Contemporary Sophistication.Contemporary Sophistication

For this contemporary space, a dated condominium bathroom underwent challenging renovation as designers worked within the constraints of utilizing the existing plumbing and original footprint of the space.





The Stay-cation SpaThe Stay-cation Spa

For this bathroom renovation, a couple with an intense professional life craved a bath that’s a spa-like retreat to remind them of relaxing places they’ve enjoyed on vacation. The result is this luxurious and tranquil space.




Reveling in LuxuryReveling in Luxury

This stylish and contemporary master spa, a relaxing getaway to detoxify and invigorate the body, features a large walk-in shower equipped with steam, digital controls, rain showerhead, hand-held wand and in-shower seating.


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