This guest bathroom created a big concern due to the small space Crisermy had to work with. Using a narrow glass and stainless steel vanity not only provides more space to enter the shower, but it also makes the space feel larger by not having a bulky furniture piece blocking the pathway.
As opposed to a traditional full bath, a three-quarter bath is usually characterized by an efficient combination of standing shower, sink and toilet. This simple but useful design is often used for guest bathrooms, and it can add tremendous utility and value to your home.
Three-quarter bathrooms are ideal for accommodating guests, or for use by children and teens. For this reason, three-quarter bathrooms are generally located near guest bedrooms. Contrarily, half baths tend to be located near living and kitchen spaces for efficiency and convenience.
Add Interesting Yet Subtle Texture
Clean lines and an open look bring a transitional style to this bathroom. The wall is all the same color and size tiles, but the bottom third is a bevel edge tile while the rest is flat tile, adding texture to the space. Photography by Terrance Williams. Design by Lauren Jacobsen
Bathroom Shelves for Open Space
The narrow trough-like sink saves space and makes this small guesthouse bathroom appear longer and larger. The shelves below the sink also add openness and storage space. The white pebbled floor provides texture, and the light-green shower tiles add a pop of color. Photo by Young-Wolff Photography. Design by Erica Islas
Refreshing Bathroom Colors
This spa-like bathroom consists of chamomile tea-color glass tiles that create a soothing and relaxing atmosphere. The colored tiles complement the white lacquer vanity and the mirrored medicine cabinet adds luminosity to the space. Photo by Becket Logan. Design by Celia Berliner
Upscale Finishes Add Luxury
Upscale finishes make this guest bathroom luxurious. A beautifully textured custom-made concrete countertop and shower bench are combined with wenge wood cabinetry, gray porcelain tile and large glass tile to provide a simple but multilayered space. Design by Velvet Hammerschmidt
In terms of size, a three-quarter bath can be very small—as little as six feet by six feet—or it can be larger and more luxurious, depending on the space you have to work with. In general, three-quarter baths are fairly efficient spaces because they'll be accommodating guests and won't require a tremendous amount of permanent storage space.
Stylistically, three-quarter baths give you a great opportunity to experiment and add some personality. Bright hues or bold patterns are not uncommon, and you may want to consider fixtures and décor that are a departure from the overall design of the home.
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