Bathrooms are one of the most personal spaces in the home – where we are often at our most physically vulnerable state – yet many homeowners neglect this room as a space that can elevate your entire abode.
To this end, we’ve gathered 10 bathrooms in Hong Kong that have got it right in creating a safe haven for cleansing, relaxation and rejuvenation, to elevate your morning showers and time spent atop your porcelain throne. Keep reading for our selection, and head to our Directory to source the best bathroom products for yourself.
Designed by Peggy Bels to accommodate two people, this bathroom in Po Hing Fong features a lightly veined marble countertop and brass fixtures for that edge of decadence. A white paint scheme and darker wooden herringbone flooring creates the illusion of a higher ceiling, while near-floor-to-ceiling windows provide plenty of natural light. (Photo: Mitchell Geng)
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Plenty of storage and counter space make this guest bathroom a veritable reading nook and temporary escape within a Simon Chong-designed 2,250sqft family home for a couple and their three children. The floor-to-ceiling white marble helps to bounce the limited natural light around. (Photo: Mitchell Geng)
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A fireplace and bathtub flush with the floor make for cosy winter morning soaks in this spacious bathroom belonging to a 7,500sqft home on the Peak, designed by Jason Caroline Design. To the other side of the bathtub, a low window provides views onto the zen garden outside. (Photo: John Butlin)
There's no shortage of reflective surfaces for unabashed narcissists to admire themselves in this elegant show flat bathroom in Soho's Castle One by V residential development. Designer Philip Liao used light marble and bright lighting to further enhance the sense of spaciousness for what is otherwise a modest footprint. A Quadro sink basin from Claybrook anchors the glamorous aesthetic.
Royal blue tiles add contrast to the muted, neutral palette in the guest bathroom of this Liquid Interiors-designed 1,500sqft Happy Valley home, for a striking aesthetic borne out all the more by the round brass-trimmed mirror. (Photo: Edgar Tapan)
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A white tub on washed wooden floors against bold-hued tiles lend personality to the master bathroom in Donna Shepherd's Sai Kung home, designed to embody her and her husband's preferences. The three-storey, 1,950sqft abode's bathrooms do not conform to a uniform look, and instead feature touches reflective of their user's unique characters. (Photo: Tracy Wong)
A vanity corner commands this spacious bathroom, outfitted with an illuminated mirror, pendant lights and a marble-topped table. It's part of a 2,100sqft abode in Repulse Bay designed by Twenty'o Eight Designs, where much of the cabinetry and furniture in the home were likewise custom-made by the studio for a coherent look characterised by subtle, rich textures and a muted palette. (Photo: Edgar Tapan)
Fit for a lady, this floral wall covering by Ellie Cashman decks out the powder room of a 2,300sqft home in Jardine's Lookout, designed by hoo for a grand dame in her 60s, and made feminine through French-inspired elements and antique touches. (Photo: Courtesy of hoo)
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No expense was spared in the furnishing of this industrial hideaway, designed by House of Beast as a holiday home for a local banker. Intended mainly to host friends and family, the 6,000sqft dwelling's refined elements extend from the living room to the bedrooms and the bathrooms where, as in this one, lacquered tiled walls, a leather rimmed mirror, marble, brass and wood touches come together for a rich and indulgent experience. (Photo: Dennis Lo)
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Few things beckon an all-day pampering session like a bathroom decked head-to-toe in black marble with white jade onyx highlights, complete with a sumptuous bathtub encased in a platform, and a rain shower system. This luxurious sanctuary is part of a 2,500sqft home in Parkview, designed by award-winning FAK3, a boutique studio based in Hong Kong. (Photo: Edgar Tapan)
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Top image: Mitchell Geng