While primary bathrooms with tall ceilings offer design challenges, they also provide opportunities for creating unique spaces. Balancing spaciousness while avoiding the pitfalls of an empty void requires careful planning of design elements. For creative inspiration, we’ve put together a curated gallery of primary bathrooms with tall ceilings.
1. Partial Wall Separates Space
Primary bathroom features a double-height ceiling, arched clerestory windows and a partial wall acting as a space divider for the drop-in soaker tub. The space includes white cabinetry and white marble tile floors with dark gray marble on the countertop and around the bathtub.
2. Elegant Room Decked Out in Dark Wood and White
Large primary bathroom, divided into two sections, features an alcove with a white freestanding tub, dark wood cabinetry, and French doors. A second room has white marble countertop vanities on both sides of the space and a combination of mosaic and larger tile flooring that runs through both rooms.
3. Arched Windows Draw in Natural Light
Primary bathroom features marble tile flooring, as well as marble around the drop-in bathtub and in the walk-in shower. The double-sink vanity also has a marble countertop, while large, arched windows draw in natural light, augmented by recessed lighting and wall-mounted lights.
4. Bright Space Created with Multiple Light Sources
Primary bathroom features marble around a drop-in soaker tub and a walk-in shower, along with a double-sink vanity with a black marble countertop. The space includes a curved wall with large windows. marble tile flooring, and light wood veneer cabinetry. The room is illuminated with recessed lighting, pendant light fixtures, and plenty of natural light from the bank of windows.
5. Marble Everywhere in Roman-Inspired Bath Design
Primary bathroom features classical accents throughout the space, with Tuscan columns framing an alcove with a drop-in soaker tub, marble everywhere, and arched windows in the tall ceiling. The room also includes wood cabinetry and various light sources, including recessed lighting, wall-mounted lamps, a baroque pendant light fixture, and plenty of natural light coming in through the bank of windows.
6. Sunshine Streams in Through Skylight
Primary bathroom features a drop-in soaker tub with tile platform and flooring separated from a dressing table with a partial, wall. The tall ceiling includes a skylight and pendant lighting.
7. Crown Molding Accentuates Tall Ceiling
Primary bathroom features extensive marble throughout the space, in the tile floors, the vanity countertop, the drop-in soaker bathtub surround, and the glass-enclosed walk-in shower. The room also has a large mirror, recessed and pendant lighting, and crown molding accentuating the tall ceiling.
8. Full-Height Mosaic Wall Separates Soaker Tub and Walk-In Shower
Primary bathroom features a drop-in soaker bathtub with a full-height mosaic wall that separates space from a walk-in shower with tile flooring and walls. A black chandelier is suspended from the tall ceiling.
9. Light Green and Brown Tones Add Subtle Contrast
Primary bathroom features a tray ceiling with crown molding and recessed lighting. Marble tile is used in the flooring and surrounding the drop-in soaker tub. Marble is also used in the countertop of the white vanity. The walls and outside border of the ceiling have been painted a light green color as a subtle contrast to the white cabinetry and light brown tones of the marble. The tub alcove includes a wall-mounted flat-screen TV.
10. Decorative Mosaic Tile Border Surrounds Soaker Tub
Primary bathroom features a tray ceiling and a drop-in soaker bathtub with a marble tile platform similar to the room’s flooring. The marble surround is designed with steps and a decorative mosaic border. The space also includes a glass-enclosed walk-in shower and large windows to let in natural light.
11. Tray Ceiling Features Recessed Lighting
Primary bathroom features mosaic tile walls and a black marble platform around a drop-in soaker tub. The room also includes a tray ceiling with recessed lighting and a walk-in shower.
12. Two Mirrored Walls Amplify Size of Space
Primary bathroom features a drop-in soaker tub with marble surround, marble tile floors, and a tall ceiling with a skylight. The space also includes dark wood cabinetry, a walk-in shower, and recessed lighting. Full-height mirrors on two walls magnify the size of what is already a large room and optically make it seem even bigger.
13. Vaulted Ceiling Includes Clerestory Window
Primary bathroom features a vaulted ceiling with a clerestory window, tile flooring, a freestanding tub, and a walk-in shower. The space also includes wood cabinetry, wood-paneled walls, and a partial wall with marble tiles separating the tub from the shower. Recessed lighting and wall-mounted lamps illuminate the room, and large windows draw in natural light.
14. Tuscan Pillars Frame Drop-In Soaker Tub
Tuscan pillars frame a drop-in soaker tub with a marble surround and an arched window. The space also includes marble tile flooring as well as recessed and pendant lighting.
15. Supersized Soaker Tub and Shower Surrounded by Marble Tile
Primary bathroom features a large walk-in shower and a supersized rectangular drop-in soaker tub surrounded by marble tiles on the walls and flooring. The circular ceiling over the shower includes marble tiles as well. Recessed lighting, wall-mounted lamps, and large windows provide all the illumination this space needs.
16. Freestanding Tub Set on Hardwood Flooring
Primary bathroom features a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and clerestory windows. The space also includes a freestanding tub set on hardwood flooring with a marble countertop on a wooden vanity.
17. Elaborate Marble Tile Work Distinguishes Room Design
Elaborate marble tile work distinguishes this primary bathroom, which features a drop-in soaker bathtub and glass-enclosed walk-in shower. The space also includes hardwood flooring and a vaulted ceiling with clerestory windows to draw in natural light.
18. Soaker Tub Looks Out Over Waterfront Landscape
Bright primary bathroom features a wood veneer vanity with two sinks, a mirror and a marble countertop lit by pendant lights. A drop-in soaker tub, with marble surround, is set underneath glass windows overlooking a waterfront landscape. The space also includes a vaulted ceiling with pendant light fixtures and marble tile flooring.
19. Wall of Glass Extends Full Height of Tall Ceiling
Primary bathroom with a tall ceiling features a freestanding transparent bathtub set on marble tile floors in front of a full-height wall of glass. The space also includes two vessel sinks in a floating vanity with a wall-mounted medicine cabinet.
20. Drop-in Soaker Tub Stretches Out with Large Marble Platform
Spacious primary bathroom stretches out with a drop-in deep soaker bathtub set in marble, surrounded by banks of windows. His and her vanities, with marble countertops, flank either side of the space. The tall ceiling includes a central pendant light fixture.
21. Dark Wood Cabinetry Contrasts with White Room
Primary bathroom features a dark wood vanity with a marble countertop and double sinks. Dark wood is also used around a drop-in soaker tub, which is set under arched windows. The space also includes a vaulted ceiling and patterned marble tile flooring.