12 Scandinavian-Inspired Bathroom Vanities That Prove Less Is More

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Subway tiles, muted colors, and the occasional trailing plant may be the telltale markers of a Scandinavian-inspired bathroom, but the vanity is where you have the opportunity to fully ace the look. The key is to find one that's streamlined and modern — think sleek hardware, solid or flat panel cabinet doors, and minimalist legs. In short, it's all about less is more.

When it comes to the vanity's finish, a glossy white or moody charcoal will invite a high-contrast feel. If you're looking to bring in a touch of warmth, opt for wood and balance it out with a geometric floor tile. Tie it all together with matte black or brushed brass fixtures and lighting in a complementary scheme.

Ready to make the upgrade? Allow the finds ahead to serve as your ultimate source of inspiration for the Scandinavian bathroom vanity of your dreams.

1. Avanity Coventry 60 in. Vanity in Natural or Gray Teak, $2,175

With its solid teak build — the material is durable and water-resistant — and splayed legs, this vanity belonging to Molly from Almost Makes Perfect may err towards midcentury modern. But pair it with a set of round vessel sinks, and it instantly takes on a Scandi-cool vibe.

2. IKEA Godmorgon/Odensvik Sink Cabinet, $424.99

Few things scream Scandinavian design quite like a floating vanity. This compact two-drawer cabinet, with its high-gloss gray hue, fits the bill beautifully. Bonus points for the included faucet that has a water-saving mechanism.

3. Kohler Tresham 36" Vanity, $1,127.80

This vanity's moisture-, scratch-, and stain-resistant finish is made for high-traffic powder rooms. Take a cue from Emily Henderson and swap the knobs for a more understated set to emulate a Nordic feel.

4. West Elm Mid Century Double Bath Console, $2,299

Every Scandinavian bathroom vanity can use a solid marble top and polished chrome fixtures to give it a hint of flair. Run with the theme and outfit the room with rectangular wall tiles and frameless mirrors for a mod touch.

5. Homary Floating Bathroom Vanity, $699.99

This wall-mounted Scandinavian bathroom vanity, with a white ceramic countertop, features a pair of drawers as well as storage cubbies to keep towels or soap easily within reach.

6. Mercury Row Yamaguchi 35" Wall-Mounted Single Bathroom Vanity Set, $1,395

Consider this Scandinavian bathroom vanity simplicity at its finest. This space-saving solution comes with a single, soft-closing drawer for all of your bath essentials and leaves a pleasant sense of openness below.

7. Signature Hardware Pfeiffer 24" Teak Vessel Sink Vanity in Natural, $999

A planked door conceals the cabinet's roomy inner storage and embodies the effortless cool look that Scandinavian design is known for. Customize this one with a granite or marble top.

8. Room & Board Adrian Bathroom Vanity Cabinets with Top, starting at $3,499

Seeking a Scandinavian bathroom vanity with a bit more to it? This white oak piece with its delicate detailing features soft-close doors and a graphite steel base that gives it a major lift.

9. IKEA Godmorgon/Odensvik 4-Drawer Sink Cabinet, $624.98

If you're looking for a no-frills option that can hold its fair share of storage, consider it found. A subtle indent at the top of each drawer eliminates the need for knobs or pulls and a white-stained oak effect makes it versatile enough to blend in with any color scheme.

10. Langley Street Fiona 49" Single Bathroom Vanity, $2,259.99

Couple this gray teak vanity with a subway-tiled backsplash and you'll have yourself a Pinterest-perfect bath. An undermount sink gives the console an understated look while ample storage space inside keeps clutter concealed.

11. Pottery Barn Kinley Single Sink Vanity, 24-40", $449

Embrace the edgy with this black and white vanity, which includes a convenient combination of open and closed shelving and sleek, black steel pulls for added contrast.

12. Nood Co. The Trough Basin Vanity Set, $2,800

Embrace your edgy side with this Scandinavian bathroom vanity designed by Matt and Kim Di Costa and showcased on Adore, which includes a concrete trough sink and a sleek black frame. The open shelf below provides plenty of room to stash self-care essentials and a few plush towels. Pair with modern black fixtures and a luxurious marble backsplash for added oomph.


Anna is a New York-based writer and editor with a penchant for travel, design, and interiors.

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