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Mid Century Modern Bathroom Design and Renovation

Updated on December 2, 2014

Designing a Modern, Mid Century Inspired Bathroom

Are you renovating a bathroom in your Mid Century home, or do you just love the Mid century modern design aesthetic? Mid Century design is known for its spare lines, clean design and futuristic touches. A bathroom done in this style can be sleek, fun, and best of all, easy to keep clean.

There is no single look that is right for a mid century bathroom renovation. Take a look at the bathrooms below for design inspiration, and fantastic modern vanities, sinks, toilets and more which will bring your bathroom into the 21st century in fabulous retro style.

"Floating" wall-mounted vanities are a hallmark of mid-century style. Shop them all online at now during their annual sale, and save up to 10%.

Midcentury Style Wall Mounted "Floating" Vanities

The Wyndham Bella Vanity Available Up to 80"

If you are lucky enough to live in a midcentury ranch, your floorplan may be blessed by extra spacious bathrooms. Mid century homes built in the 50's and 60's were known for their long, wall mounted vanities. But if your home has not been renovated, those old melamine or laminate counter tops may be peeling and in need of replacement

A great modern update to your Mid century bathroom. Find the Bianca floating vanity on
A great modern update to your Mid century bathroom. Find the Bianca floating vanity on

Find the perfect new extra long wall mounted vanity at With many options to choose from, you can customize your wood finish, counter top color and sink color to the rest of your home, and carry your mid-century style into the bathroom of your dreams.

See the Bianca vanity in all finishes and sizes at ModernBathroom, and get 10% off now during their annual sale.

Console Leg Vanity Renovation

Does your midcentury bathroom have a console leg porcelain sink? This glamorous style which was popular in the 50s and 60s is making a comeback in a big way. Unfortunately, these sink vanities can be pricey. Shop a large selection of console leg sink vanities online on Amazon and save on this timeless style.

The American Standard Restrospect series has gorgeous console leg vanities and pedestal sinks with 50's flair, as well as coordinating toilets and bathtubs with retro style.

American Standard Retrospect Console Sink

American Standard 0282.008.020 Retrospect Pedestal Console Sink Top with 8-Inch Faucet Spacing, White
American Standard 0282.008.020 Retrospect Pedestal Console Sink Top with 8-Inch Faucet Spacing, White

This best selling console sink works perfectly in those smaller mid century bathrooms.


Danish Modern Bath Vanity

Are you a fan of Scandinavian and Danish furniture? With their spare lines and rich teak finishes, many of those pieces have stood the test of time and still look great today.

Vanities with raised legs, rich teak or zebrawood finishes and streamlined hardware hint back at this classic style. Find some great modern picks that will give your vanity the look of a sleek midcentury console.

Bahama 36 inch Modern Bathroom Vanity in Teak

Atomic Ranch Bathroom Renovation

Are you renovating a bathroom in your atomic ranch? This style of home was known for its cutting edge modernist style. So don't be afraid to go modern and high tech when bringing your bathroom up to date.

Glass vanities and sinks, brightly colored glass mosaic tiles, pendant lights and modernist hardware are all great bets for an Atomic Ranch bathroom remodel. Check out some of the products and pictures below for inspiration.

Glass Mosaic Tile "Teal for Two"

Jonathan Adler Parker Collection Bronze Pendant Light Jonathan Adler Parker Collection Bronze Pendant Light

Do you love Retro or Mid Century Style?

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    • mojweb profile image


      4 years ago

      I like modern with touch of retro;)

    • mastemga profile image


      4 years ago

      Working on redoing our bathroom now, really glad I found this!

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      6 years ago

      I really like the design idea, retro is a style that might looks outdated for some people but its eternal.


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