30 Cool Shower Designs That Will Leave You Craving For More

There’s no shortage of ideas when it comes to creating cool bedroom designs or decorating living rooms. But utilitarian spaces such as the bathroom or the shower put your design skills to the test. If you want to make a shower look cool and unique, you have to be clever and see beyond the functional part of the design. They all have the potential to look amazing, and you just have to find the right cool shower design approach.

How to Select The Best Shower for Your Bathroom

The Different Types of Showers to Choose From

There are so many different types of showers to choose from, so we know these options can often be overwhelming. The main options on offer now are electric showers, mixer showers, power showers, and digital showers. Electric showers are very versatile, and they are ideal for anyone that wants an instant hot shower. They can help to save you electricity as well. You need to have really good water pressure for this type of shower though, which you can get from your mains supply or with a shower pump. A mixer shower needs an existing source of hot water. It will mix the hot and cold water together before it’s sent out for your morning shower.

If you have low water pressure or enjoy a great shower to wake you up in the mornings, it’s worth considering a power shower. This is the perfect mix between an electric and mixer shower but may use more water than other shower types. Finally, for a modern shower option, look into digital showers. They have a different control system, which helps your shower temperature to be much more precise. With just a quick touch of a button, you’ll be able to enjoy the perfect shower each and every morning.

Types of Tiles for Your Shower

The type of tiles you choose for your shower will be dependent on the look you are going for in your bathroom. However, the material you choose can also impact how long your tiles will last and how often you’ll need to worry about giving them a deep clean. Porcelain tiles are a popular option with homeowners, and they are designed to last for a long time. Another good option is ceramic tiles, which can create a warm and inviting look for your home. For a more luxurious option, go for marble tiles, however, you’ll want to keep in mind they can often be a bit more pricey.

Mosaic tiles help to bring more color into your bathroom, and you’ll find that these can come in a wide range of colorful shades. They add more texture to your bathroom, bringing your walls and floor to life in a whole new way. As you’ll see later on in our list of bathroom ideas, there are also some outdoor shower designs. Many people enjoy immersing themselves in nature with an outdoor shower, but you’ll want to think carefully about the type of tiles you add outdoors. Limestone, slate, and pebble tiles are great options for using outdoors and will keep with the natural theme you are trying to create.

Door Options for Showers

Finally, the next aspect of your shower that you’ll want to consider is the door that you use. Glass doors are a very popular option and help to give your bathroom a timeless feel. Alternatively, you could have plastic doors, but you may find these need a little more maintenance to last for a long time. Both plastic and glass have clear and frosted options, so you can give yourself more privacy if this is something you are concerned about.

After choosing the material you need for your shower doors, you’ll want to think about your shower door design. This will depend on the type of shower you are installing and where it’s positioned in your bathroom. You can choose from sliding and hinge doors, and you’ll need to ensure you have enough space to open and close your shower doors with no issues in the future. Measure out the space you have in your bathroom before purchasing a new shower and shower doors to ensure you don’t have any problems when it arrives. 

Stylish Shower Designs to Fit Any Contemporary Home

1. A Horizontal Shower

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A horizontal shower seems like a unique thing to have. The luxurious shower lets you achieve total relaxation, get rid of all the stress and the tension in your muscles. It may even be better than taking a bath.

2. A Shower That Takes You Outdoors

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Wouldn’t it be great to have a shower that leads straight outside? You can design it with double glass doors that can also serve as windows for a compact shower unit.

3. Jet Sprays to Massage Your Body

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Of course, vertical showers can be relaxing and luxurious too. Take a look at this one. Water sprays in jets and massages your body and all you have to get is stand there.

4. A Modern Open Shower

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Sometimes a cool shower just has to look stunning. This one is great at it. It looks like rain and water pours down gently and beautifully, an awesome idea for open showers like this one. Found on fancy.

5. A Compact Shower with Glass Walls

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A compact shower that’s not part of the bathroom but rather integrated into the open layout of this home. The ceiling shower head, the granite, and the glass walls all form a very nice design.

6. Color Changing Shower Tiles

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Install temperature sensitive glass tiles in your shower and they’ll change color according to the temperature of the water. They may look plain and simple at first but they’re actually pretty unique. {found on bookofjoe}.

7. A Minimalist Shower Design

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How about this shower? It has one of the most splendid and minimalist designs you can ever come up with and yet it stands out majestically. It’s a combination between the shape, the transparency, and the location.

8. Create a Spa-Like Shower

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A long and narrow bathroom is not necessarily a disadvantage. Just look how cool this shower is. And the combination of materials and finishes and exquisite as well. The space feels very relaxing, just like a spa.

9. Add Multiple Shower Heads at Different Heights

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And here’s another great shower that proves you don’t need a lot of space to make the most of simple experiences. Multiple shower heads are installed at different heights for maximum efficiency and relaxation.

10. Add the Right Accessories to Your Shower

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And here’s yet another small but stunning shower. It’s all about planning the design and investing in the right accessories in order to get the best shower experience you can afford.

11. Use Light to Enhance Your Shower Experience

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Consider using light to enhance your shower experience. Certain shower heads are sensitive to temperature and change color accordingly, but you can also create your own perfect ambiance using accent lighting.

12. Use Stone and Wood to Create a Relaxing Shower Experience

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The materials you use are also important. Use stone and wood if you want your shower to look relaxing and you can even make it look like a sort of hidden cave like in this case.

13. A Tropical Shower with a Stone Bench

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How about a tropical shower? Cover the walls with stone and you can even make a nice little stone bench. Glass walls and doors can let light in and you can also create an artificial waterfall.

14. Frame the Shower with Wooden Logs

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Frame the shower with wooden logs. They can really enhance the whole décor. The stone floor also helps with the whole rustic look in this case.

15. A Zen Shower with Plants

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This would have to be one of the most zen showers you can dream of. The mirrored panel on the ceiling can resemble a skylight for just a moment and it reflects the beautiful fresh décor. The plants are a wonderful addition and the way water gathers and falls down like rain is simply stunning.

16. A Glass-Encased Shower

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This glass-encased shower takes center stage in this master bedroom suite. It’s an element that divided and connects the different areas at the same time.

17. Add LED Strips to the Ceiling

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LED strips installed on the ceiling enhance the shower experience and make the design stand out by highlighting key elements in the room.

18. Accentuate a Minimalist Shower with LED Lighting

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LED lighting also accentuates the elegance of this minimalist shower. The transparent glass walls allow the rest of the room to feel unobstructed and airy and the turquoise accents look really great in the gray context.

19. A Stunning Outdoor Shower

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A stunning outdoor shower can be designed with a tub featuring an organic shape, sculptural stones all around it, and a pebble floor.

20. A Minimalist Shower Made with Luxury Materials

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A minimalist design can have a dramatic visual impact if you pick the right elements and accent details. This shower impresses with its stature, shape, and an exquisite palette of materials.

21. An Outdoor Shower in Your Garden

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This shower cubicle is completely exposed to the outdoors. There’s only a glass wall between it and the courtyard/ garden. An interesting idea but the lack of privacy can be an issue for some.

22. A Quick and Easy to Setup Outdoor Shower

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If you like summer rains, then you’ll love this shower. It’s perfect for the garden. The Viteo outdoor shower is compact, has an elegant design, and can be set up in just a few minutes. Available for €625,00.

23. A Refreshing Outdoor Shower Oasis

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Transform your outdoor shower into a refreshing oasis. The combination of stone and greenery is spectacular and this tropical shower is definitely one to dream about.

24. A Circular Shower With Jets Of Water

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And speaking of outdoor showers, take a look at this one. It’s a circular shower with jets of water coming from every direction except from below. Definitely a focal point for the poolside area, patio, or garden.

25. A Pocket Shower That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

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And if for whatever reason, you’re stuck somewhere where there’s no shower, you can always be prepared. This pocket shower fits in the palm of your hand. Fill it with water, hang it from a tree and enjoy. Perfect for campers. Found for £16.99.

26. A Beautiful Tiled Shower

A Beautiful Tiled Shower

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For anyone that is looking for a simple yet stylish shower design, look no further than this shower makeover from Unexpected Elegance. The tiles are in a neutral gray color that would look great in any home, and the shower is a reasonable size without taking up too much space. If you are looking to give your bathroom a modern makeover without spending a fortune, this is the perfect idea to draw inspiration from. You don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy an upgraded bathroom experience, as you can see from this project.

27. Sliding Glass Shower Doors for a Contemporary Shower Experience

Sliding Glass Shower Doors for a Contemporary Shower Experience

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Noting Grace shares this beautiful home makeover that focuses on adding glass shower doors. These are sliding doors that help you to make the most of a smaller bathroom space, as you won’t have to worry about needing room to open up hinge doors. They offer a good amount of privacy for anyone who is in the shower, and they create a modern and stylish aetheric for any bathroom. This is another great example of a bathroom makeover that won’t break the bank, and we love all of the modern touches that make this a bathroom that any member of your family will enjoy spending time in each day.

28. A Shower on a Bus

A Shower on a Bus

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Many families are opting to live in unique living spaces nowadays, and one of these types of living quarters was recently shared on Insider. However, this school bus conversion came with a few issues for the tall father in the family, as he wasn’t able to use the shower. Take a look at how they’ve converted this shower into a taller space, where they also benefit from more natural light from the skylight. While this idea certainly looks great in a bus or a tiny home, you can also take inspiration from this for your home. A skylight is a great way to wake you up every morning and enjoy a more natural shower experience.

29. A Multi-Function Shower Head

A Multi-Function Shower Head

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One of the key features of any cool shower is a great shower head. If you are looking to elevate your morning shower experience, consider this multi-function shower head from Wayfair. It has a swivel and pivot function that allows you to find the perfect angle each day for your shower. You can adjust the water flow to find your perfect shower setup, which is something we all need when we are trying to wake ourselves up ready for a busy day at work.

Finally, the key feature we love about this shower head is the massage jet. This will help to soothe your weary muscles are working out or sitting down all day, keeping you feeling healthier and less achy in the future. If you are looking to improve your shower experience but can’t afford to do a full makeover currently, we think this is a great way to offer a quick upgrade to your bathroom.

30. A Wall-Mounted Rainfall Shower

A Wall-Mounted Rainfall Shower

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When you think about rainfall showers, you probably think that they need to be attached to your ceiling. While this is certainly one option, it can often involve a lot of work to your bathroom. If you are looking for a quicker solution, consider this wall-mounted rainfall shower from Wayfair. It offers a modern and stylish shower head with all of the benefits of a rain shower. It has a modern and stylish design, and you’ll find that it helps to control your water use to save you time and money each day.

There are so many cool shower designs out there today, so it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you are looking to upgrade your bathroom setup. Take the time to properly measure out your shower space and see what would be the best option for your bathroom. Focus on installing high-quality features that will last for many years to come, and you’ll create a shower experience that you look forward to every morning when you wake up.