STYLISH SHOWER NICHE IDEAS:

Gone are the days of wire hanging racks or chunky corner soap holders! Whether single or double, horizontal or vertical, shower niches niche are a sleek, built-in solution to stay organized without sacrificing style. Here are a few shower niche ideas to get you started as you finalize your shower design.

1. HORIZONTAL NICHE:

oversized shower niche

Classic, functional, and a great way to break up a shower wall with accent tile. Horizontal niches come in various heights and lengths to fit your shower dimensions.

2. VERTICAL SHOWER NICHE:

vertical niche advance design studio

If you’re tight on space, a vertical niche will provide ample storage without taking up much room. The above niche is finished with bullnose, a type of tile trim with a half-rounded, finished edge profile. The niche tile is similar in color and pattern to the adjacent shower wall tile for a more neutral look.

3. MULTIPLE NICHES:

double niche

Having enough room for your shampoo and soap is very important, and you may benefit from having more than one niche. With multiple niches, each person has their own storage space. Mix and match sizes to match your needs. The above example is from our National Chrysalis Award-Winning Kildeer Bath. The hex tiles are similar in color to the rest of the shower and subtly break up the look of the shower wall.

4. “HIDDEN” SHOWER NICHE:

hidden shower niche

Depending on your shower design, you may prefer a seamless look of a tiled focal wall. Choosing a wall that is not visible from the outside of the shower to place your niche will allow you to have a seamless tile wall view. See more of this project here.

5. ILLUMINATED SHOWER NICHE:

lighted shower niche

Accent lighting is always something to consider in your remodel. Illuminated niches are a great option if you’re looking for soft secondary lighting while in the shower or using the bathroom at night. Plus, it highlights the beautiful tile work that goes into creating your custom niche!

6. SHAVING NICHE:

shaving niche advance design studio

Having a small niche for your foot while you are shaving is incredibly functional. You can also use the shaving niche to store your razor! These thin, horizontal niches can be installed at any height custom to your needs. See more of this project here.

7. SHOWER BENCH NICHE:

shower bench niche

Adding a niche in your shower bench is a great way to keep shower bottles out of sight but accessible. See more of this Chrysalis Award-Winning Bath here.

8. FULL-WIDTH NICHE:

full length shower niche

If you need lots of shower storage or want to make a statement with your niche, a full-width niche may be worth exploring. It’s striking, bold, and highly functional.

9. BUILT-IN MIRROR NICHE:

mirror shower niche

If you shave in the shower, having a mirror is incredibly useful. Consider upgrading to a fogless mirror, which allows you to shave without constantly wiping steam off your mirror.

10. CREATE CONTRAST:

horizontal niche

Niches are a great opportunity to incorporate high contrast in your shower. The above niche is part of our charming farmhouse bath remodel, and the black penny tiles were installed in both the niche and shower floor tile for strong contrast.

11. SEAMLESS TILE LAYOUT:

shower tile niche

For a more subtle look, opt to use the same tile as your shower walls for your niche. An experienced tiler can match a pattern seamlessly to blend your niche in with the rest of the shower. See more of this project here.

12. SQUARE SHOWER NICHE:

square shower niche

Consider the rest of your shower’s material mix as you select the shape of your shower niche. The example above features a square niche that pairs well with the rectangular wall tiles and geometric niche mosaic.

13. BURST OF PATTERN:

patterned niche

Tiling your niche with a patterned or vibrant-colored tile is a great way to incorporate your unique personal flair in your new bathroom.

14. QUARTZ SHELVES:

quartz niche shelves

With taller niches, experienced tilers can create multiple shelves that match your vanity counters, shower bench, or threshold. Measure the height of your tallest shampoo bottles to make sure the shelves are customized to fit them.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

We’re ready to connect with you and help you get started on your home bar project! With our “Common Sense Remodeling” approach, the process of renovating your home has never been easier. Contact us at 847-836-2600 or schedule an appointment with one of our talented designers.