You simply can't go wrong with marvellous marble.
Classic, timeless, and effortlessly chic, is there anything that marble can’t do right? Not if we have anything to say about it. The gorgeous stone suits both modern, minimalist schemes as well as the more classic, traditional ones.
A splash of marble will help give a bathroom that luxurious spa-inspired look, whether it’s in the form of a marble freestanding bath, basin, tiled floor, or even floor-to-ceiling Carrara marble tiles.
These gorgeous marble bathrooms are full of ideas and inspiration.
Textural marble is used as a statement feature when balanced against white walls and warm stained oak floorboards.
Get the look: The freestanding Ottocento bath is by Agape. The Offcut stool is by Tom Dixon.
This homeowner gave up a fourth bedroom to create a master suite that takes up a whole floor. Treat your feet with a luxurious marble shower tray just like this for an elegant finish.
Get the look: The antique glass used as a splashback is from Dominic Schuster. The Carrara marble shower tray is from Alistair Mackintosh. The glass shower enclosure is from European Glass.
This bespoke Carrara marble vanity unit and matching marble floor are the stuff bathroom dreams are made of.
Get the look: The custom-designed vanity unit in Carrara marble and the shelving with mirrored back are by Carden Cunietti.
Inspired by a hotel in Palm Springs, this bathroom is bursting with life thanks to a jungle-print statement ceiling. The glamorous Hollywood feel continues with a marble floor and marble-lined shower.
Get the look: Antique bath, The Architectural Forum. Beverly Hills Martinique Banana Leaf wallpaper, Designer Wallcoverings
Marble combines a good mix of luxury and practicality and this homeowner opted for the stunning material on the bathroom floor, vanity unit and even her bath.
Get the look: The statuettes are from Paris’ Marché aux Puces. The portrait is by Fergus Greer. The stool is by Jonathan Adler. Burlanes does a similar vanity.
A marble-topped vanity desk is the last word in luxury, especially when teamed with antique brass hardware.
Get the look: Find other versions of this Traccia Bird Leg side table by Meret Oppenheim at 1stdibs. com. The large reproduction of a vintage sheep’s head painting is by The Dutch Touch Art Company.
What’s more luxurious than a fireplace in the bathroom? A Carrara marble-lined fireplace, of course. Stunning with an oversized ornate mirror and a clean, simple bath tub.
The bath and fittings are from the Axor Starck collection by Philippe Starck for Hansgrohe. The Carrara marble fireplace and vintage chandelier are from Renaissance London. The Menagerie Gazelle ceramic on the mantelpiece is by Jonathan Adler.
Designer Jonathan Adler has always loved the throw-it-togetherness of English decorating and feels that’s what this bathroom has. The brass H hung on the wall is a vintage Hermés display from Barneys New York. The shower is trimmed with a marble step, while the vanity unit has a sumptuous marble top.
Get the look: Chippendale chair, Jonathan Adler. Bulb light, vintage find. Brass table in shower, vintage find.
Love marble bathrooms but want a really practical alternative? Marble-effect porcelain tiles are a brilliant option. Ssh... nobody will ever know.
Get the look: The marble-effect porcelain is from Mandarin Stone. The showerhead and fittings are by Vola.
This generous walk-in shower is faced with Calacatta marble.
Get the look: This is bookmatched Calacatta marble from capital Granite. The shower is Lefroy Brooks.
This glamorous master ensuite is a beautiful balance of old and new, with marble tiles and traditional detailing contrasting against the modern lighting and taps.
Get the look: This is the Astonian Epoca roll-top bath by Aston Matthews. The floor-mounted mixer is the is the Axor Citterio E by Hansgrohe. This is the Torch S10 Bunch 10 cluster lamp by Sylvain Willenz for Established & Sons.
This custom-designed marble bathroom was inspired by the bathrooms at the Dean Street Townhouse in Soho. The tank is directly above it, creating an intense water pressure.
Get the look: For oversized Carrara marble slabs like these, try Stone Age. Dornbracht is a good source of modern shower systems. CP Hart sells a range of bathroom fittings.
Here, traditional marble flooring is given a warm lift with a copper freestanding bath.
Get the look: The bathroom is painted in Cornforth White by Farrow & Ball.
Marble in the bathroom creates a glam and timeless look.
Get the look: The Portuguese marble was sourced by Jon Loveday. These are Mackintosh shower fittings and basin taps by Lefroy Brooks. For a similar shower screen and mirrored wall cabinet, try CP Hart.
Warm wood floors are offset against a cool, contemporary marble bath and matching marble double basin vanity stand. Brassware adds a touch of glamour.
Get the look: The bath and basin unit are made in Arabescato Paonazzo marble, similar to that used in the kitchen. The custom-made brass stand was designed by Peter Mikic. This brass wall light is by Collier Webb. The taps are by Lefroy Brooks. The towel rails are by Bard & Brazier.
This super snazzy en-suite bathroom is cleverly concealed behind a row of fitted wardrobes in the master bedroom. This room is all about the materials – the Arabescato marble contrasting with the dark walls, parquet flooring and nickel fittings.
Get the look: The bath is from Catchpole & Rye.
Monochrome tiles and Fifties-style mirrors exude the Art Deco glamour of a New York hotel suite.
Get the look: The statuary marble tile design, framed mirrors and washstand are by Tamzin Greenhill Designs.
This dark marble bathroom is seductively sultry, a grown-up place to totally disconnect, relax and indulge. There is a working fireplace, generous steam room and shower.
Get the look: The antique fireplace, freestanding bath, vanity unit, lights and marble tiles are all from CP Hart.
Narrow marble slabs divide up this curved bathroom into separate bath and shower areas.
Get the look: The bath is from The Water Monopoly.
Sleek, smooth tiling and curvaceous modern basins were the starting point for this bathroom. Simple and textural. Matt-black taps were added to the bathroom to pierce through the soft background with black, graphic lines.
Get the look: The Milan basin mixers are by Tre Mercati at QS Supplies. The basins are from Lusso Stone. The mirror is from Next Home. The wall lights are from Holly’s House. The Italgraniti wall tiles are from Tower Ceramics.
The existing window was replaced with a deeper version with enough space to install a window seat. This room is all about total relaxation and escapism. The angular marble basin is a cool contrast against the gentle sloped curves of the bath.
Get the look: The bath and fittings are by Castello. The marble basin was designed by Karena Clayton at Colour Interiors and made by Marble City. This is the Rustic Natural stool at House Curious.
Here, bespoke units with recessed handles subtly echo the geometric mood of the mirror and lights.
Get the look: The vanity unit was made bespoke by Studio DB. These are Aurora pendants by Oregon brand Cedar & Moss. The mirror is by New York-based Matter.
A marble wall panel offers a chic backdrop for this luxe freestanding bath.
Get the look: These photographic prints are by Anna Moller at Uprise Art. The bath is from Canadian brand Cheviot Products – the Camden bath at CP Hart is a good match.