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Trendy and Refreshing: Gray and Yellow Bathrooms That Delight

It is easy to fall in love with a color combination that is as alluring, charming and trendy as yellow and gray. Arguably one of the hottest color duos around, yellow and gray bring along with them a unique charisma that combines elegant refinement with a dash of sun-kissed goodness. It is a beautiful blend of sophistication and cheerfulness that can be used in versatile spaces ranging from the contemporary living room to the relaxing bedroom. Today, we turn our attention towards bathrooms that are draped in this hip and timeless color scheme.

Traditional bathroom in yellow and light gray Trendy and Refreshing: Gray and Yellow Bathrooms That Delight
Traditional bathroom in yellow and light gray [From: David Heide Design Studio / Karen Melvin Photography]

One of the biggest reasons for the revival of yellow and gray as a hot color combination is undoubtedly the ascent of gray to top of the hottest neutrals chart. With the popularity of gray only increasing with each passing season (if that is even possible at this point of time), it is only natural that homeowners are looking for ways in which they can enliven their dashing modern bathroom in gray. And yellow offers the perfect solution in this regard.

Gray Bathrooms with Yellow Accents

This is undoubtedly the most popular way to combine gray and yellow inside the modern bathroom. A gray bathroom gives you plenty of design flexibility, and by keeping the backdrop neutral, you can alter the appeal of the space by simply changing the accent additions. This allows you to switch between the hottest colors of the season with ease, and you can do so with minimal fuss and in a cost-effective fashion. Beating the boredom of winter, complementing the breezy allure of summer and fitting in with the effervescence of spring and fall, yellow accents in the gray bathroom simply never fail!

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Industrial powder room with an old bicycle turned into a cool vanity [From: Christiano Homes / Tankersley Photography]
Industrial powder room with an old bicycle turned into a cool vanity [From: Christiano Homes / Tankersley Photography]
Exquisite bathroom in bluish gray and yellow [Design: Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs]
Exquisite bathroom in bluish gray and yellow [Design: Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs]
Refined contemporary bathroom in gray with pops of yellow [Design: American Standard Brands]
Refined contemporary bathroom in gray with pops of yellow [Design: American Standard Brands]
Mustard yellow couple with steely gray in the contemporary bathroom [Design: B&Q]
Mustard yellow couple with steely gray in the contemporary bathroom [Design: B&Q]

Stripes in Yellow and Gray

Small yellow accents in the gray bathroom such as a stylish stool or side table next to the bathtub in bright yellow, a gorgeous rug in mustard yellow, or even a shower curtain and a few towels in gold or canary yellow can make a huge visual impact. But you can take this a step further with a shower curtain or a tiled shower wall that ushers in bold stripes or even the chevron pattern. Instead of just blocks of yellow set against a gray backdrop, geometric shapes and even eclectic patterns can enhance the impact of yellow, even as the gray background keeps things uncluttered and urbane.

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Chevron patterned tile design in yellow and gray create a striking bathroom [Design: Eugene Shimkevich]
Chevron patterned tile design in yellow and gray create a striking bathroom [Design: Eugene Shimkevich]
Pops of yellow enliven modern bathroom in gray [Design: Dominika Pate Interiors]
Pops of yellow enliven modern bathroom in gray [Design: Dominika Pate Interiors]
Curtain with chevron stripes brings yellow to the modern gray bathroom [Photo Credit: Valerie Ryan Photography / RealPage, Inc]
Curtain with chevron stripes brings yellow to the modern gray bathroom [Photo Credit: Valerie Ryan Photography / RealPage, Inc]
Gray and yellow chevron stripes create a a stylish accent wall in the bathroom [Design: Home Girl Décor]
Gray and yellow chevron stripes create a a stylish accent wall in the bathroom [Design: Home Girl Décor]
Snazzy bathroom vanity in yellow steals the show in this gray bathroom [From: Marilynn Taylor and Allan Dellatorre / Erika Bierman Photography]
Snazzy bathroom vanity in yellow steals the show in this gray bathroom [From: Marilynn Taylor and Allan Dellatorre / Erika Bierman Photography]

Stylish Gray and Yellow Bathrooms

Even though most people associate yellow and gray with styles that are strictly ‘modern’, that is far from the truth. Gray and yellow can work equally well in bathrooms that range from styles such as eclectic and farmhouse to minimal and industrial! Those wanting to usher in a farmhouse, rustic, eclectic or even traditional style can use yellow in a far more exuberant and energetic fashion than homeowners seeking to shape a serene, contemporary bathroom. A balance between two lighter hues of gray and yellow is also a great way to create a polished, modern bathroom that looks even more splendid when filled with ample natural light.

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Contemporary bathroom in yellow and gray with ample natural light [Design: InStil Design Limited / Photo: Fraser Marr]
Contemporary bathroom in yellow and gray with ample natural light [Design: InStil Design Limited / Photo: Fraser Marr]
Custom designed cabinets bring yellow to the contemporary bathroom [Design: Hart STUDIO LLC]
Custom designed cabinets bring yellow to the contemporary bathroom [Design: Hart STUDIO LLC]
Eclectic bathroom in gray and yellow [Design: The Consulting House]
Eclectic bathroom in gray and yellow [Design: The Consulting House]
Farmhouse style bathroom in yellow and gray [From: Rafe Churchill: Traditional Houses]
Farmhouse style bathroom in yellow and gray [From: Rafe Churchill: Traditional Houses]
Maple cabinetry adds to the yellow and gray color scheme of the bathroom [Design: Logan's Hammer Building & Renovation]
Maple cabinetry adds to the yellow and gray color scheme of the bathroom [Design: Logan’s Hammer Building & Renovation]

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