Top 60 Laundry Ideas and Designs

ultra modern laundry room

In modern homes, the interior of the laundry is just as important as any other room! From floor to ceiling cabinet, to built in timber benches, contemporary laundries are space efficient, minimalist chic and above all, functional!

Whether you are looking to revamp your current laundry, or condense your laundry into a multipurpose room, here are 60 top laundry design ideas;

1. The Sunny Laundry

Let in a sunny vibe with this cherry yellow wallpaper and matching curtain. Finish with a few potted planters to help liven up the room. 

charming yellow wall papered laundry

2. Urban Flooring

Classic brick flooring will give your laundry a rustic, urban feel, offset against your fresh whites and clean linen. 

upscale laundry room

3. Stark White

A white laundry room is becoming one of the most popular laundry ideas. It is modern, efficient, and clean.

modern white laundry room

4.       Laundry with a Desk

Multi-taskers will love the idea of adding a work desk next to the laundry. And why not? One can easily work on the computer while the machines are churning.

laundry in the kitchen hallway

5. Cool Blue

Blue is one of the most popular colour for laundry rooms, as it conveys a sense of relaxation and calmness - otherwise perfect for getting those mundane chores done. 

classic blue and white laundry

6. Add an Island

An island work area will give you extra room for activities like folding, sorting, and even non-laundry tasks like household budgeting or making your grocery list.

spacious laundry room with folding island

7. Modern Metallic

Chrome is perfect for people who want an edgy and modern laundry room but hate the harshness of white.

modern industrial themed laundry room

8. A Basket Case

Baskets are pretty and charming as they are functional and efficient. They come in different shapes and sizes to help fit out your laundry. 

wicker baskets in laundry room

9. White and Grey

The cool tone of grey reduces the harshness of white while maintaining the efficient, clean, and sensible vibe.

compact laundry nook

10. Patterned Tile Floor

An interesting patterned floor helps to boost the style of a simple laundry. 

neat and clean laundry room

11. Discreet Iron Board

Nothing degrades a room quicker than clutter and trimmings. Upgrade your laundry room by creating hidden and discreet storage for everything.

fold away ironing board

12. A Zen Laundry

It's time to change the perception of your laundry being the sweatshop of the house. Transform your laundry room into a Zen room with cool earth colours, potted plants, and clean lines.

zen inspired laundry room

13. Modern Rustic Laundry

A rustic style is agelessly charming. Create a modern rustic laundry with light hardwood floors and cabinets.

modern rustic laundry room

14. Resting Bench

Washing clothes can be tiring, so installing a seated area is a beneficial addition. 

farmhouse laundry room

15. Ruby Red Room

A pop of cherry red is a welcomed change to the standard white laundries. Complement your red appliance with a matte finished red wall.

contemporary red laundry room

16. Small and Efficient

This laundry room design uses as much room as it is possible. The rustic wall and the marble tile floors takes out all the gloom.

efficient laundry corner

17. Something Upcycled

Recycling and upcycling is beneficial to both your budget and the environment. Plus it has a very rustic and charming feel. 

repurposed wooden crate shelves

18. Stainless Steel

Stainless steel has a modern, industrial undertone, which works well against light cabinetry. 

roomy industrial laundry

19. Slate Floors

Grey slate floors are ideal for white laundry rooms.

pretty white and grey laundry

20. Bright Backsplash

Brighten up your laundry wall a silvery backsplash. 

modern laundry in a closet

21. Beige Minimalist

This no-frill minimalist laundry is cool, modern, and efficient. Isn’t it what we all want?

modern laundry suite

22. Stacked Space Saver

By no means is this a new trend, but it is still one of the most sensible laundry options. Smaller homes and apartments can save space with stacked washer and dryer tandem.

space efficient laundry

23.  Spots of Colour

The dark countertop relieves the stark whiteness of the room. A potted plant and a brightly coloured rug give nice pops of colour.

neat laundry with ample countertop space

24. Black Matte Walls

Allow your white appliances and shelving to really pop against a black background. 

black and white laundry

25. Dressed Up Appliances

Decorative appliances make a playful statement within dull spaces. 

decorated laundry machines

26. Stacked Stone Tile Wall

A stone tile wall, modern lighting, and hardwood floors are all you need to create a modern with a touch of rustic laundry room.

modern elegant laundry room

27. Rustic Ranch

Balance the warm wood tones with white machines and a lighter rug. 

cabin laundry room

28. TV and Laundry

Catch up on your favourite shows while doing menial tasks like washing, by mounting a small flat screen to your wall.

small space laundry idea

29. Dusky Lilac Walls

This dusky lilac offers a calming shade, perfect for the walls of your laundry. 

lovely lilac laundry room

30. Sliding Barn Door Concealers

Looking for a creative way to conceal your hallway laundry? Sliding barn doors don’t take up space, and the wood planks make it a rustic feature.

laundry with sliding barn doors

31. Taupe Finishes

Nicely smoothen the black and white contrast with a cool taupe.

cool modern laundry room

32. Hidden Hampers

Manage clutter and messiness with hidden hampers. Rocking drawers make contents more accessible and the work more efficient.

hidden clothes hampers

33. Study / Laundry

A perfect example of a multipurpose room. 

space efficient laundry idea

34.  Modern Black and White

Everything is working for this room – ample lighting, streamlined floor plan, and classic colours.

organised laundry room

35. Compact and Charming

This colonial style laundry features a charming shade of citrus green - a sure fire way to brighten up a simple laundry. 

compact cirtus green laundry

36. Mirrored Cabinets

Mirrors are the last thing you can expect in a laundry room. Inject a little excitement to the otherwise plain modern room by simply adding mirrors.

hideaway bathroom laundry

37. Large Windows

Emphasis a spacious design with large windows and enjoy the natural light as you put on a load of washing. 

large family laundry

38. Light and Grand

With the chandelier, the ornate seat, and the plants, you will walk into this laundry room like you are walking into a hotel lobby.

upscale elegant laundry design

39. Bronze Built-ins

Metallic finishes exude luxury, while these bronzed, built in appliances offer a sophisticate statement to a laundry.

ultra luxurious and modern laundry

40. Grey Green Perfection

Two colours that compliment each other well, and create a tranquil atmosphere despite being a place where chores are carried out.

country home laundry idea

41. Bright Rugs

Pop in some colourful rugs to offset the severity of your basic all white laundry.

well lighted beach house laundry

42. Black Ornate

This black laundry design is never short of drama, sophistication, and style.

ornate black laundry room design

43. Floor to Ceiling Cabinets

Installing a wall of cabinets is one of our top laundry ideas. Very sensible and space-efficient.

laundry with ample storage room

44. Navy and White

Bring in an nautical theme with a refreshing navy and white colour combination.

wood and navy laundry design

45. Cool Accent Ceiling

Add a surprising element and dress up your laundry room ceiling with some outrageous accent designs.

aqua boho ceiling feature

46. Elegant Laundry

The timeless white colour scheme is the perfect base for an elegant design. Add a touch of grey, minimalist lighting, and marble floors. 

classic elegant white laundry

47. Stencilled Wall

Stencilled walls add more attractive details into your laundry room. Keep the colours subdued and the design classic.

heather wall stencil

48.  Turquoise and White

A white and turquoise room is perfect for your chrome appliances. Add more charming elements like a bright curtain, potted plants, or an interesting wall feature for that colonial, cottage vibe. 

bright turquoise laundry room

49. Classic Glam

People who can’t take the simplicity of modern laundry ideas and designs will love this glamourous version of the modern laundry.

marbled laundry room

50. Cherry Red Retro

The vintage light, the black and white checker floor, window shades, and the cabinets are all retro. Add cherry red appliances and you have one unforgettable room.

retro red laundry room design

51. Modern Minimalist

Clean and prestine. The baskets nicely break the monochrome white.

clean and organised laundry room

52. Metallic Themed Laundry

This room successfully combines  metallic colours including bronze, chrome, silver, and brass.

modern metallic themed laundry room

53. Bright Modern Colours

Contrasting pink and green shades surprisingly creates one nice combination.

bold spring laundry room

54. Discreet Hallway Laundry

This hideaway setup is ideal for hallway laundries. The pull-out drawers, and movable panels make it easy to use or hide the laundry.

discreet hallway laundry

55. Funky Bubble Backsplash

What is more suitable and fun backsplash than a bubble themed tile?

bubble backsplash tiles

56.   Compact and Bright

Open shelves, stacked washer and dryer, and clear windows all make one bright and space-efficient laundry.

red small space laundry room

57.   Pale Yellow Walls

Pale yellow walls are just what is needed to perk up this poorly lit room. The gold-toned light also helps soften the harshness of white.

country lake house laundry

58.   Beautiful Browns

This classic old-timer shows the elegant beauty of deep brown. The new chrome appliances and tile backsplash give a touch of modern.

sleek and contemporary laundry

59.   Closet Laundry

Set up one of your walk-in closet as your laundry! It has all the needed organisation and storage implements.

walkin laundry in a closet

60.   Open Shelving

Installing open shelving is one of the most popular laundry ideas and design for small rooms. It creates an illusion of a bigger room and more space.

country charm laundry

Do you have any marvellous laundry ideas that we haven't covered? Why not discuss it on our RenoForum!