But, when it comes to really solid home design, you can’t just think about the big-ticket rooms like the kitchen, living room and dining room. You also have to think about the places that your guest might never see, because ultimately the point of having a well-designed home is your own enjoyment, isn’t it?
That’s why we thought it would be fun to take a look at some amazing laundry room designs. While you might think of the laundry room as the most utilitarian room in your home – and a place you perish the thought of entering – it turns out you can actually do a lot with this space. In fact, after you see some of the examples that follow, you may just come to think of your laundry room as a desirable place to be over all! So, take a look at the 20 beautiful laundry room designs that we’ve collected below.
Dark and Classic
The dark wood of the cabinetry in this laundry room yields the space a look that’s decidedly classic.
In the Mudroom
Although a bit unconventional, a smart place to locate your laundry room can, in fact, be your mudroom.
We can think of few things that would be as convenient as having your laundry room inside of a massive walk-in closet like this.
One of the really cool innovations in this stunning laundry room are the shelves for hampers.
Like a Kitchen
If you think outside of the box a bit, then you might come to start thinking about laundry room design as not all the dissimilar from kitchen design.
The farmhouse sink and the clothes line are both deft and charming touches for this laundry room design.
Flooring and Backsplash
This laundry room manages to adopt an entirely luxurious look thanks to the marble tile floor and subway tile backsplash.
Useful Counter Space
The creation of useful counter space over the washer and dryer here is a totally smart design move.
It’s not just your bright colored clothes that can add some visual spark to your laundry room, you know…
Simple and Clean
We love the simple and clean look of this laundry room, and most particularly the wainscoting on the walls.
The all-black cabinets and white countertops and floors create a striking visual appeal for this laundry room.
If you’re pressed for space in your home, you can always make a laundry room that also doubles as a home office.
Note how this laundry room does some smart things in order to coordinate with the color of the washer and dryer.
If you can’t make a full laundry room, then you can always do something cool like this!
Just as it is with kitchen design, the smart use of lighting is an important feature of a beautiful laundry room.
If you want to create a lush visual appeal in your laundry room, a green paint color like this can work nicely.
You’ve got to love the rich feel of the wood grains in this absolutely gorgeous laundry room.
Room for a Stool
Being able to sit down while you fold clothes is a nice thing, which is why that stool is a good touch.
A laundry room can serve multiple purposes; here you have one that doubles as an arts-and-crafts space.
Those who have homes that feature a rustic aesthetic will find plenty to love about this beautiful laundry room.
Doing the laundry is a chore! Stay entertained while you’re doing it by making your laundry room cheerful (and by adding a television)!
One way to give yourself a laundry room that’s highly functional is to copy the design of a galley kitchen.
If space is at a premium in your home or apartment, you can incorporate a laundry room into an open-concept space, say as part of a sewing station.
Another option for maximizing space is to have your mud room double as a laundry room, just like you see here.
If your laundry room is going to be incredibly small, make sure to include shelves above the washer and dryer.
With red washers and dryers and white cabinets, this laundry room has an incredibly charming look to it.
This incredible laundry room design is just as beautiful to look at as it is functional.
A large laundry room like this can be the perfect place to also set up a home office.
Those of you out there who like to stay organized with everything you do will find a lot to love in this laundry room design.
This large and open laundry room design provides plenty of storage space, both for clothing and for other belongings.
In order to maintain a cheery vibe, this laundry room design makes excellent use of dark green and blue.
If your home has a rustic or country style to it, then perhaps you’d like to have a laundry room like this one?
With smart storage solutions and low-profile appliances, a small closet like this can be turned into the ultimate laundry room.
For this Craftsman-style laundry room, the farmhouse style sink is the perfect choice.
Just as with any other room in your home, a mirror can help to increase the sense of space in a small laundry room.
Just because it’s a room dedicated to the most dreaded of chores, that doesn’t mean you should skimp on the décor!
At right, you’ll see a wall-mounted ironing board. Once you have one of these in your laundry room, you’ll never go back to anything else.
There’s a lot to love about this laundry room design, especially those roll out hampers you see at center.
If you’re a fan of contemporary and modern designs, you’ll find it hard not to appreciate this sleek and clean laundry room.
Simple and Bright
You may not enjoy doing the laundry, but you’ll never be bummed out when you’re in a cheerful room like this.
Hang ‘Em High
The space for hanging clothes above the dryer in this laundry room design is a highly functional feature.
Here’s another example of how you can hide a laundry room in plain sight within the regular living spaces of your home.
It’s Up To You!
Only you know how you and your family do laundry. When designing your new laundry room, keep those needs in mind and create a space that addresses them. You’ll thank yourself later.