Isn’t that chandelier in the all-white bathroom above gorgeous? I have to admit I never thought a chandelier in a bathroom could make the room, but in this example (and others below in our bathroom chandelier gallery), they do make the room.
What’s interesting about the chandelier in the above bathroom is it’s a more formal type of chandelier set in a fairly casual bathroom design. The juxtaposition is striking.
Obviously there are alternative ceiling light options for the bathroom. The chandelier is more the exception than the standard. Enjoy our gallery (be sure to bookmark this page as well as our main bathroom gallery because we’re adding new designs all the time).
A linear crystal chandelier illuminates this primary bathroom featuring a freestanding bathtub that sits on a wooden deck facing the modern fireplace fitted on the brick accent wall.
Spacious primary bathroom lighted by a warm classy chandelier that complements with the walls. It has two sink vanities facing each other along with a soaking tub by the fireplace clad in brown mosaic tiles.
This primary bathroom features a walk-in shower and dual sink vanity with dark wood cabinets fitted with glass knobs. It has a marble countertop that matches with the flooring and walls for a cohesive look.
Beige primary bathroom with a drop in bathtub in between wooden vanities topped with marble counters. It is lighted by a vintage chandelier wrapped in crystals and skylights fixed to the tray ceiling.
The angled side view of the primary bathroom showing a small nook with TV and dual sink vanity with triple mirrors lighted by sconces.
Charming primary bathroom decorated with a pair of wall arts and lovely pillows that lay on the marble bathtub in between framed windows and white vanities. A brass candle chandelier is the focal point of this symmetrical bathroom.
Gorgeous primary bathroom clad in classy floral wallpaper offers a clawfoot bathtub situated in the tiled inset wall. It is accompanied by a tall flower vase and rich wood side table lighted by wall sconces and chandelier.
White primary bathroom with two vanities facing each other paired with arched and octagon mirrors. There’s a soaking tub in the middle and beneath the glazed window with a green outdoor view.
An interesting black chandelier hangs over the clawfoot bathtub in this primary bathroom with full height storage cabinet and patterned flooring.
Craftsman bathroom with lengthy sink vanity and freestanding bathtub over wood plank flooring. It is lighted by a chrome chandelier that hung from the cathedral ceiling.
The stylish primary bathroom features two vanities and mirrored storage cabinets along with a soaking tub by the glass window covered in translucent roman shade.
This primary bathroom showcases a long redwood vanity with dual vessel sinks, a beige stool and a framed mirror mounted on the diamond pattern backsplash. The ambient light from the warm chandelier provides a cozy atmosphere.
Contemporary primary bathroom decorated with paneled wall arts and a lovely chandelier that hung from the black ceiling fitted with recessed lighting. There’s a leather chair in the corner with a faux fur blanket and a round table that sits on a chevron flooring.
Cozy primary bathroom with a light wood bathtub in the middle matching with the flooring. There are wooden vanities on the sides paired with frameless and round mirror.
Yellow primary bathroom boasts a dual sink vanity and a freestanding bathtub lighted by a caged chandelier that hung from the wooden ceiling.
Victorian primary bathroom decorated with a lovely wall art mounted on the arched inset wall that’s filled with jars and vase. There’s an ornate clawfoot tub in front illuminated by a linear candle chandelier.
Elegant primary bathroom with a walk-in shower and a soaking tub framed with open arches. There’s a cabinet storage at the far end accompanied by a tufted stool.
A rustic primary bathroom illuminated by a caged chandelier and sconces mounted on the frameless mirrors that are attached to the wooden sink vanities. It has a walk-in shower and a freestanding tub over hex tiled flooring.
Fresh green primary bathroom with louvered windows and beadboard walls mounted with wall sconces and a wooden framed mirror that hung above the sink vanity.
A huge gold mirror hangs above the bathtub in this primary bathroom clad in lovely pink wallpaper. There’s a washstand on the side paired with a smaller mirror and sconces.
Vibrant red primary bathroom styled with an oversized crystal chandelier and a stylish heart-shaped chair that sits beside the freestanding tub over white wood plank flooring.
The charming pink primary bathroom features a walk-in shower and bathtub along with a floating vanity with vessel sink and floral chair.
Is the chandelier common in bathrooms?
Not traditionally and it’s still not the main type of light, but it is growing in popularity especially with the design of smaller chandeliers that don’t hang down so far.
The distinction between pendant lights and chandeliers is narrowing as pendant lights become more elaborate (i.e. island styles) and as chandeliers become more simple in design.
Where are bathroom chandeliers located?
Typically they’re placed in the center of the room. This requires that they not hang down too far so you definitely want to stick with a single tier chandelier. Fortunately, there shallow chandelier options that are wider than they are long.
What’s the most popular bathroom light style?
It’s a mix between recessed lighting and wall sconces above the vanity. Flush-mount ceiling lights are also common. Today’s contemporary bathroom designs use a combination of recessed lights and wall sconces mounted above the basins.
Formal vs. Casual?
Should you go the traditional formal chandelier or something more casual and contemporary? There isn’t a set rule. Formal and fancy can look fabulous in a more casual bathroom. Same thing with a more casual, contemporary chandelier can look great in a more formal, traditional bathroom design. It boils down to what you want the light to do to the room design-wise. Do you want the light to dress it up or dress it down?
Where to buy bathroom chandeliers
Remember to choose one that’s not very long unless you have an extraordinary tall ceiling, which isn’t too common. Retailers with plenty of options include: