Contemporary/Transitional

Transitional bathroom design fuses the contemporary and traditional, while contemporary bathrooms celebrate the modern. Whichever style is right for you, our unified team of architects, designers and construction professionals will create a bathroom that realizes your vision for your home when you are looking for San Diego contemporary/transitional bathrooms.

Daring Style

In this national award-winning bathroom, a daring combination of yellow and blue and a design awash in natural light create a visual delight. The sleek free-standing tub and an open shower with tiles in a mid-century pattern further a sense of sumptuous oasis.

Subdued Retreat

Epitomizing a home spa, this luxurious master bathroom achieves its tranquil vibe with serene colors, sensuous materials and a focus on natural light.

Unconventional Color

Inspired by the home’s location near the beach and by a favorite painting, this vibrant space for a young professional woman imaginatively expands on the traditional feeling of a bathroom and invites a relaxed appreciation of endlessly intriguing surroundings. The balanced facets of this dazzling design create an appealing sense of yin and yang.

Mid-Century Natural Tranquility

This master bathroom is a luxurious retreat with a palette reflecting the nearby ocean. Influenced by Mid-Century Modern design with natural elements, the space features a stunning combination of patterned tile, interesting textures, and gleaming metallics. Instead of a tub, the clients chose an exceptionally large, spa-like shower with a window designed to align perfectly with the shower opening.

Gray Serenity

A couple with an outdated bathroom desired a contemporary space with significantly more storage and a sophisticated design. Several shades of gray with contrasting textures create a subtle, refined color palette. The vanity area is a treasured detail for the wife, who enjoys getting ready in her new luxury spa, surrounded by beautiful details.

Bright Bay View

With sunshine yellow, ocean blues, and patterns of waves and sand, this bright bathroom embraces the spirit of the bay and sailboats just outside its windows. The design captures invigorating ideas in a layout that maximizes compact space for shipshape appeal.

Gorgeous Gradient

A stunning full wall of hexagon tile in a gradient of powerful colors, from crimson, to sunshine yellow, to gray, now communicates an artistic point of view. Floating natural wood shelves are an appealing counterpoint to the gleam of surrounding surfaces and a nod to the home’s proximity to the beach. The minimalist profile of the mirror and angled swoop of the sink are stylish details.

English Shower

The impressive shower in this guest bathroom was created from hand-painted subway tiles imported from England. Distinctive white grouting and trim sets a contemporary mood, balanced by the traditional nature of the marble countertop.

Mid-Century Barn Retreat

A young professional woman with a love of original design ideas wanted to transform the dull bathroom in her beach home into an interesting and rejuvenating space. This master bathroom marries a midcentury aesthetic with an imaginative and immersive pattern of porcelain tile reminiscent of a rustic barn.

Tokyo Dreams

This master bathroom’s deep bathtub filled from above was inspired by the traditional Japanese furo or yubune. Tranquil colors and natural light create a seductively relaxing atmosphere with a calming connection to the outdoors.

Vintage Tropical

In her lively home by the beach, a young professional woman wanted to dramatically transform a downstairs bathroom. Walls of porcelain tile reminiscent of earthy wood are balanced with vivid green and vintage elements. Evoking the spirited freedom of a vintage cabin on a tropical island, this refreshingly unconventional space offers a colorful respite from the everyday.

Serenity Blue

This master bathroom for a single professional upgrading his master suite is a serene study in blue gray, black and white. The floor plan was rearranged to better use the space and to add a walk-in closet.

Youthful Energy

Designed as a bathroom for the clients’ kids, this space communicates youthful energy with bright white, colorful tile, and playful geometric shapes. While blue is the predominant color, emphasizing a connection to the nearby ocean, the orange accents of the lighting cords and cabinet pulls inject additional vibrancy into the space.

Symmetrical Sharing

For a couple sharing a master bathroom, a sense of separate space was essential. Distinct areas for the husband and wife mirror each other with pleasing symmetry and a modern organic aesthetic for award-winning results.

Indoor/Outdoor Experience

In an eclectic mountaintop home, this memorable master bath was designed to evoke the experience of a Caribbean destination resort with a contemporary aesthetic. Connected indoor and outdoor showers, distinctive materials, and the design’s emphasis on openness appeal to the imagination.

Seaside Jewel

Inspired by the client’s appreciation for sparkling gemstones and the colors of the nearby ocean, this master bathroom soothes the spirit with layers of tranquil hues and textured tile. A focus on natural light lends a fresh, open feeling to the space.

Tranquil Soaking

This tranquil, award-winning master bathroom awakens the spirit, soothes the senses and brings the ancient ritual of Japanese soaking to the modern environment of a young professional couple remodeling their whole home.

Glittering Drama

This multiple award-winning Asian-inspired powder room conveys a glittering sense of drama in a small space. Tile gleams in deep hues of ebony, gold and dark brown, illuminated by gold leaf lighting, activated by sensor upon entry.

Unfolding Privacy

Simple luxury was created in this award-winning guest bathroom by harmonizing tranquil colors, the visuals of flowing waterfalls, and the serenity of Asian-inspired lines. A Shoji screen-style door opens in three widths for varying degrees of privacy.

Mid-Century Modern Blues

A medley of blue, aqua and pearl against a backdrop of tranquil gray, this Mid-Century Modern inspired master bathroom is defined by a luxurious hexagon marble floor. A continuous wall of shimmering glass tile visually elongates the room.

Lively Luxury

Playful color and artistic details distinguish this master bathroom with energy and sophistication. Clean horizontal lines add a visual sense of balance and order along with generous storage.

Nautical Nuance

Vivid color and a hint of nautical make a splash in the powder room of this cottage-like home near the beach. Alternating shades of blue and subtle textural changes evoke the surface of rippling water on the tile wall.

Waterfront Spa

Glittering mosaic tile lends lush detail to the spa-style shower in the master bathroom of a waterfront condo. A floating toilet with its tank inside the wall is an innovative solution to limited space.

Dazzling Radiance

This small powder room dazzles with a wealth of lush materials and a glamour-infused Japanese influence. The design radiates brilliant luxury with meticulous attention to detail in lighting, materials and contrast.

Mountaintop Stunner

A mountaintop home with stunning natural surroundings is the setting for this award-winning powder room, which makes a lasting impression with limited space. Design inspired by the desert adds elements of light, interest and surprise.

Parental Retreat

In a bathroom for the clients’ visiting parents, universal design elements, such as bright adjustable lighting, provide ease-of-use while aligning with the overall home design. The walk-in shower easily accommodates a walker or wheelchair.

Empty Nest Zen

The clients for this bathroom were “empty-nesters” who wanted to spoil themselves with something completely different from the bath they had lived with for twenty years. This serene, award-winning space is evocative of a Zen-like spa.

Universal Sanctuary

This award-winning master bathroom blends the differing needs of the clients by starting with luxury and finding innovative ways to introduce universal design. This tranquil space achieves its dual purpose of refreshing sanctuary and universal access.

Modern Kids

For a family remodeling their whole home with a Mid-Century Modern sensibility, the kids’ bathroom is practical yet playful. Marble tile and wallpaper reminiscent of the 1960s complement a design that is stylish yet durable.

Thoroughly Modern

In a home designed with cutting edge contemporary design, this small, award-winning powder room makes a definitive design statement. Interesting textural choices and a trio of red tile insets are striking visual choices.

Peaceful Simplicity

This master bathroom soothes the senses with varying shades of white, punctuated by a striking dual vanity and cabinet. The design is a clean, appealing retreat in a home that is a showpiece for modern design.

Artful Expression

A vibrant vessel sink glows against quartz countertops and wall tiles with a backdrop of cool blue. The unusual color scheme is the perfect setting for the artistic clients’ eclectic pottery collection in this award-winning bathroom.

Trough for Two

The “trough” sink in this sleek master bathroom is a stylish alternative to the standard “his and hers”. Its shape is reflected in the shower window, which lets in abundant light while allowing for privacy.

Contemporary Cool

A centered faucet, a shimmering tile wall and a generous niche enhance the spa-like appeal of the tub in this modern master bathroom. Horizontal lines with cool gray and white hues emphasize a contemporary spirit.

Sleek Glamour

Modern glamour welcomes visitors with sleek lines, rich colors and compelling textures in this small powder room. White inlay under the pedestal features white pebbles, in studied contrast with the sensuous dark chocolate floor tile.

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