Ensuite Elegance: Elevate Your Room With Less Space

April 16, 2024
Let's talk about 10 innovative ideas to elevate your ensuite design / renovation and maximise every inch of space.
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In the realm of interior design, the ensuite bathroom holds a special place as a private sanctuary, an oasis of tranquility nestled within the confines of your bedroom. However, when space is at a premium, crafting a sleek and stylish ensuite becomes a challenge worth embracing.

At By Urban, we specialise in transforming compact ensuite spaces into havens of luxury and functionality. Our award-winning designers work closely with you to understand your vision and tailor bespoke solutions that maximise space without compromising on style.

Here are 10 innovative ideas to elevate your ensuite design and maximise every inch of space:

1. Embrace the Shower Revolution

Bid farewell to bulky bathtubs and embrace the liberating allure of spacious showers. In a compact ensuite, every square inch counts, making a frameless glass shower door the epitome of style and space-saving efficiency. Not only does it visually expand the room, but it also adds a touch of contemporary elegance to your private retreat.

2. Elevate with Wall-Mounted Vanities

Free up precious floor space in your ensuite by opting for a wall-mounted vanity. Elevating the vanity effortlessly off the ground not only creates a sense of openness but also enhances the sleek, minimalist aesthetic of your private sanctuary. Visit our showroom if you’d like to see some of these options!

3. The Allure of Floating Toilets

Follow the trend of floating fixtures by installing a wall-mounted toilet in your ensuite. By lifting the toilet off the floor, you not only create the illusion of more space but also streamline the cleaning process, making maintenance a breeze in your intimate oasis.

4. Seamless Flooring Transition

Achieve a sense of continuity and spaciousness in your ensuite by opting for continuous flooring throughout the space. Whether it’s luxurious tiles, sleek concrete, or natural stone, a seamless transition from the bedroom to the ensuite creates a cohesive and visually expansive ambiance.

5. Embrace the Power of Contrast

Play with light and dark tones to enhance the visual appeal of your ensuite. Dark flooring grounds the space, while light walls soar, creating a captivating contrast that amplifies the sense of depth and dimension in your private sanctuary.

6. Mirror Magic

Harness the transformative power of mirrors to amplify natural light and create the illusion of space in your ensuite. Whether it’s a full-wall mirror or strategically placed vanity mirrors, let mirrors work their magic to enhance the luminosity and openness of your intimate retreat. 

7. Vertical Storage Solutions

Maximise storage space in your ensuite by utilising vertical storage solutions. From recessed medicine cabinets to floating shelves, vertical storage not only keeps clutter at bay but also adds a touch of elegance to your private oasis.

8. Dare to Be Bold with Accent Walls

Inject personality and flair into your ensuite with a daring accent wall. Whether it’s a striking tile pattern or a bold splash of color, an accent wall adds character and charm to your intimate retreat, turning it into a captivating focal point.

9. Unlock Space with Pocket Doors

Optimise space efficiency in your ensuite by replacing traditional doors with sleek pocket doors. By sliding seamlessly into the wall, pocket doors free up valuable floor space, allowing your ensuite to exude a sense of openness and sophistication.

10. Design with Purpose

Above all, design your ensuite with purpose and intention. Every element, from the layout to the finishing touches, should contribute to the seamless fusion of style and functionality. Our award-winning designers at By Urban are dedicated to bringing your vision to life, crafting bespoke solutions that elevate your daily routine and transform your ensuite into a luxurious retreat.

We believe that ensuites should be more than just functional spaces – they should be havens of tranquility and style. Let us help you unlock the full potential of your ensuite and create a sleek and sophisticated retreat that reflects your unique taste and lifestyle.

Transform your ensuite into a stylish sanctuary with By Urban. Contact us today to book a consultation with our award-winning design team.

By Urban Ensuite Renovation, counter and vanity

Need more ideas?

Let’s list a few more ideas, that may not particularly have to do with maximising space, courtesy of Architectural Digest:


Move Your Towel Bar


Add a Ladder for Towels


Curve Some Surfaces


Install a Skylight


Choose a Wall-Mounted Faucet


Go for Unusual Shapes


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