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33 Coolest Laundry Room Design Ideas

A laundry room doesn’t have to be that dull, boring place where you only go to throw your dirty socks and t-shirts. You don’t need to be afraid of it. It needs to be comfortable, cool and pleasant and at the same time, highly functional. So if you’re looking for design ideas to decorate the perfect laundry room, the list below should be of great help.

Laundry Room Design Ideas 33 Coolest Laundry Room Design Ideas
Probably the coolest laundry room designs you’ve seen …

But first we’d like to tell you a few secrets:

  • If a laundry loom is too small, you’ll have to make it look larger. It’s the same with all your other areas. So how about stacking the dryer on top of the washer (you’ll have to make sure your wash has front-loading for that to work) and save some space for a narrow cabinet to store your stuff?
  • Consider using the space behind the door. It gives you more space to move around and it allows to hang your clothes, rubber gloves, or to hide your detergent maybe;
  • Keep things clean. That’s easy to understand. A cluttered room makes it difficult to do laundry work — it becomes a time-consuming and frustrating job, which believe me, you don’t want to happen;
  • Colors: our advice is to use light colors for the walls as well as your other laundry room furniture that you may have;
  • For better space utilization you may also want to consider pulling out hamper or a narrow sliding cart between the washer and dryer, install a countertop above the washer and dryer to create a smooth surface (if there’s no space for a separate table for folding clothes, that is);
  • Backsplash and floor tiles do a great job in creating a cool environment for your laundry room. Same goes for some of those throw rugs that you could place on the floor;
  • One last thing to consider is if you have enough light in your laundry room. It’s preferably that you have at least one window for natural lighting. If that’s not enough you should consider installing under cabinet lighting.


Laundry room cabinets & storage

Bright Modern Laundry Room

A small chair to reach the upper cabinets, stylish countertops, matching flooring and a desk office facing the yard. Not sure about you folks, but it looks like a dream room — if a laundry room can be one.

Bright Modern Laundry Room Design

by RW Anderson Homes

Classic laundry room

Classic meets modern. There’s plenty of counter space, cupboard space, and the washing machine setup is sleek. The only think you should worry about is if your mom will ever come out of the laundry room again. Just make sure there’s no TV.

Classic Laundry Room cabinets

Built, designed & furnished by Spinnaker Development / Interior Design by Details a Design Firm / Photography by Bowman Group Photography

Fashionista’s Laundry Room

A great example of a laundry room done right. With plenty of cabinets and plenty of storage space, this setup gets the eye for breathing stylish from every little corner. Totally appreciate the elevated washer and dryer so that you don’t have to bend over too much. Love the bright light (thanks to the window) and the orderliness.

Fashion-style Laundry Room Design

by Weaver Custom Homes

Traditional Laundry Room

The things we love about this traditional setup are the storage spaces for the laundry sorting baskets, the open shelf, and the hanging bar over the machines. The contrast between the color of the washing machines and the walls and furniture, is just as cool

Traditional laundry room with white cabinets

by Visbeen Associates

Sleek Basement Laundry Room

Some of you will call this their favorite laundry room, some would be amazed by the cabinets; “what type of finish or metallic paint is it?”. The sink is close to the dryer and the washer, and there are two different levels of counter space. On top of that, the different counter heights and the lights under cabinets add to the overall stylish feel of this basement laundry room.

Painted laundry room cabinets with a matte finish

by Reaume Construction & Design

Wash and dry space

Good lighting is key to keeping away from a messy room. This one has plenty of it, and on top of that it’s been outfitted with personalized features that accommodate any size family. Also, there are cabinets, shelves and baskets to keep everything within reach.

Home with a wash and dry space

from customclosetsmobile

Soft White Laundry Rooms

The next two designs you’ll see are all about cleanliness and being well organized. There’s plenty of storage space in those cabinets and a minimalist feel — if you can call it that way.

Sleek white laundry room design ideas
Beautiful white laundry room decor

Custom-designed laundry room

Shane Inman is the guy behind this custom-designed laundry room that features granite countertops, an undermount sink and sweet cabinetry design for endless storage.

Custom designed furniture for a functional laundry room

Spacious Laundry Room Solution

When you have too much space to organize a laundry room it can be problematic. Use this as inspiration and it won’t. Totally in love with the wooden cabinets, the closets and the hanging bar for the clean stuff.

Spacious Laundry Room Design & Solutions

(this image and the two above this image, are from landry solutions maker Idea Group)

Blue Laundry Room Ideas

Blue laundry room decorating ideas
Another blue laundry room

Luxury Laundry Room

And when we said too much space, we never meant this. Because really, who has that much space to store pillows, one by one. That’s probably one of the most expensive setups so far, but at least it’s inspirational.

A luxury laundry room in the closet

Laundry room with island

Why is there an island inside of this contemporary laundry room? For folding your stuff when you get it out of your washer. Just so you know, the sleek countertops are Carrara marble. Perfect, right?

Traditional style laundry room

Stylish Laundry Rooms

Storage, storage, storage and … storage

I think we gave you enough words about this one. It’s all about storage. You can never have too much storage, right?

Stylish laundry room with storage

Completely rebuilt by Spinnaker Development /
Interior Design by Kevin Smith of Details a Design Firm

Office Laundry Room?

Laundry room in the home office? Great design idea!

Contrasting Laundry room

Absolutely gorgeous cabinets doing well against the white dryer and washer, with plenty of shelves for storage. But the cherry on the cake here is given by the orange accents on the grey-inspired furniture.

Orange accents laundry room design

via houzz

ClosetMaid Laundry Room

What have we here folks? A stunning laundry room that is extremely well organized with ClosetMaid MasterSuite in white. I totally dig the open drawers and the elegant flooring.

Elegant laundry room design

Fantastic laundry room

Modern laundry room design idea with white cabinets and a blue wall

by Tina Kuhlmann of http://www.designmoe.com

Laundry room themes

Large laundry room

Definitely a good idea having a coat/shoe closet in your laundry room. The cabinets up there, look delicious as well.

Spacious laundry room design idea

Tuscan Beauty

A laundry room made simple. We fancy the shelf above the washer and dryer for folding, the light under cabinets and the raised counter over washer. Sleek!

Tuscan villa laundry room

Monte Sereno Tuscan Custom Home – http://www.conrado.com/

Willowgrove Laundry Room

Willowgrove Black and White Laundry Room Design

by Atmosphere Interior Design Inc.

Laundry room curtains

One of the reasons why you cover up your basement doors is to suggest the feeling of an above-ground room. It seems that all furniture pieces balance out the room’s sweet look. Sold!

Basement Laundry Room Makeover with Tall Curtains

from countryhome

Pink laundry room

You’re either a Hello Kitty fan and your parents allowed you to decorate one room of the house (that will stay shut when not doing laundry), or you’ve been a pink lover your whole life and everything you’d do to your home involves the color. We’re not yet sure why you’d make your laundry room pink, but I guess it’s the same with having a bathroom pink.

Pink laundry room decor

Laundry room wallpapers & tiles

Thibaut Laundry room wallpapers

Thibaut is renowned for their wallpapers. This one is said to be named Laundrette. It comes in many colors and it’s nothing short of cute.

Thibaut Laundry Room Wallpapers

White/Purple Laundry Room

White seems to go so well with purple and floral designs. Don’t you think?

White and purple laundry room wallpaper

BUbblicious Tiles Laundry Room

White walls, white furniture and a contrast — bubblicious blue tiles. Totally awesome for a laundry room. Don’t you think?

Laundry Room with Bubblicious Wall Tiles

More ideas

Colorful wallpaper designs for a laundry room

Small laundry rooms

It’s not easy to fit in everything you need for a laundry room, when you only have a few square meters to deal with. But it’s possible and all these images below should give you plenty of inspiration to do the same for your home.

Small and colorful laundry room
All white laundry room in a Swedish home
Small laundry room in the basement

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What do you think?

  • Great! I love this ideas!

  • Very interesting article! Thanks for sharing!

  • Bri

    too bad im only 18 and have no say over how the house is decorated. let alone the 2m square area of our laundry.

    If i’m ever wealthy im going to be so inspired by all of these XD because if you’ve got the money why not make every room of your home spectacular!

  • Whoa, very complete and looks great

  • This makes my little closet of a laundry room look pathetic, haha. These are SO beautiful.

  • Barry Franklin

    How about something a little more realistic? Most people don’t have 20×20 laundry rooms. Where are the design ideas for real people?

  • why would someone want storage and a desk in a laundry room? it’s a laundry room…

  • Beau

    I have a small problematic laundry room as it serves as the back door & main entry into my home. I have a corner lot and my driveway is on the side street. No one really has access to the front door unless they walk up the the public sidewalk and there is no parking out front. So.. my laundry room IS my main entry, tiny, and the first thing every visitor sees.

  • Rand

    Why is the typical location of the laundry room so far removed from the bedrooms, either off the garage or kitchen or in the basement? Historically, the laundry “room” was outside, somewhere near the well, or perhaps in the spring house. Logical, because there was the source of water. With the advent of washing machines, it moved inside, but because drying was still done outside or in some space that did not interfere with daily activities, the laundry room needed to be close to an outside door (near the garage?) or in the basement. Because it’s difficult to keep going up and down stairs in homes were bedrooms are on the second floor, it makes sense to have the laundry room close to where most of the action is, like near the kitchen. But now that most drying is done by machine, there’s no longer much need for easy access to outside or some relatively unused indoor drying space. And if all essential rooms (bed, bath, kitchen, living/family) are on the same floor, does it not make sense to locate the laundry room close to both the source of dirty laundry and the destination of clean? Does it not make sense to locate the laundry close to the bedrooms, or even in the bathroom where dirty clothes are shed? With an existing home, one is pretty much stuck with the way things are without major remodeling; but if one is planning new, why preserve out-dated design conventions?

  • Renee Palisa

    No it doesn’t make sense to have the laundry room by the bedrooms. A dirty dog that needs to be washed off in the laundry tub or got sprayed by a skunk and needs a bath, paint brushes to be cleaned up or really dirty clothing. Makes sense to leave dirty clothing coming in from the garage to laundry room if you are someone who works in construction or tinkers and maintains the house, does
    landscraping, gardening, etc. and gets filthy dirty.nurses scrubs, mechanics or tradesmans overalls, pants, dirty boots, clean up after DIY, noise from the washer and dryer at night when the kids are sleeping, would best be left in the laundry room in the basement, off the back door or side door of a house. Often that is also near the kitchen presumably if your kitchen is at the back of the house.