15 Design Ideas for Furnishing a Narrow and Long Bathroom

A careful planning to go to enhance the suggestions and potential of a band environment … we are about to accompany you to discover 15 design solutions able to inspire you in the realization of a long narrow bathroom.

If you are wondering where to place the bathtub or shower, which bathroom fixtures to choose, which are the most suitable colors and how to use decorations and accessories, here you will surely find the perfect creative inspiration to design the bathroom of your dreams by enhancing the rectangular plan.

With a few small tricks in the design phase, even a narrow and long bathroom can be transformed into an environment with a refined design that has nothing to envy to much more impressive bathrooms, so let’s discover some useful suggestions …

15 narrow and long bathroom projects

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Apartament “Verbi”

When designing a narrow and long bathroom, you must first take into account the brightness and, consequently, carefully choose not only the lighting system but also materials, finishes and decorations in shades capable of expanding the perception of space.

In addition to the classic white you can use light wood, concrete effect, marble and of course dare for example with bright shades such as yellow or even rely on particular decorations made perhaps with bathroom cement tiles.

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Kirill Yanchuk project
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Project by Leonardo Carvalho Vieira
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Project by Peter Bennetts

Let’s now analyze the location of the sanitary ware and, in particular, of the shower or bathtub. Usually the shower is placed on the back wall so as to have a large surface available, it is preferable to use glass panels so as not to further reduce the perception of space. However, in the event that the window should be placed right on this wall, you can choose to opt for a bathtub, definitely in an elegant position that invites relaxation.

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Arquitetura Paralela project

To broaden the perception of spaces, it is possible to highlight the length factor even more through particular decorations that perhaps go through the bathroom in all its length.Choose rectangular-shaped washbasins, therefore also narrow and long like the environment, it will contribute even more to lengthen the visual space. Do not forget, of course, to optimize shelves and drawers, perhaps by creating cabinets that take up most of the length of the bathroom or, on the contrary, take advantage of its height.

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Another simple and ingenious solution for furnishing narrow and long bathrooms is to use large mirrors which, reflecting the space, amplify the perception. You can also create niches inside the walls so as to have practical support surfaces practically without clutter.

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The narrow and long bathrooms are typical of the 70s designs and, if you love vintage or shabby chic style, you can have fun furnishing a bathroom that is a real blast from the past and you can do it inspired by the two shots shown here.

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