Bathrooms have made a cultural shift in our society. They've gone from being small, functional rooms, morphing with his-and-hers sinks, adjoining dressing rooms and jacuzzi tubs into a room of rest and relaxation. Now bathrooms have shifted once again -- thanks in part to the prevalence of spas and their aesthetic into our lives. Bathrooms are now often the crown jewel, or hidden secret, of many homes. In some cases they're even front and center in master suites, seen just behind glass walls. (How's that for modesty.) The following bathrooms from China, Spain and Costa Rica and beyond, highlighted in the recent book, "150 Best Bathroom Ideas," published by Collins Design, exemplify the exciting direction bathroom design is headed.
Gallery: Luxe Bathroom Ideas