Soaking Hot: 9 super bathtubs that will energise you
Long and busy days at work call for a warm soothing bath. From inbuilt jet massage systems, colour therapy and sound speakers to the simplest vintage options, pick from these versatile bathtubs for your washroom that will guarantee a stress-free soak.
1. Neorest from Toto
Imagine a bathroom that senses your every whim as you approach. This tub does just that. It includes intelligent and intuitive fixtures that remember the temperature you prefer. How supportive!
2. Lute tub from Johnson Bathrooms
Use this extra deep tub for a relaxing soak. It is crafted with high gloss Lucite and fibre glass reinforcement for a durable and consistent exterior.
3. Hommage freestanding marble tub from Villeroy & Boch
This simple vintage inspired tub from the Premium Classic Collection stands on wooden feet. The outlet and overflow fittings are offered in chrome or gold plating as well as brass.
4. Element One Piece from Roca
Designed by David Chipperfield, this freestanding rectangular acrylic bath from the eponymous range comes with an integrated panel and waste kit.
5. Paiova 5 bath from Duravit
The spacious tub by EOOS has two separate back supports to relax in different positions. It is fitted with new functions such as Combi-L whirl and flat jet swivels for gentle massaging.
6. Elitechnic from Moma
Envisioned by architect Ignazio Di Masi, it is made from original Corian Dupont in glacier white hue. It has features such as air pool control,pump inspection and removable plate for taps.
7. Whirlpool for Teuco from FCML
Imagined by Giovanni Talloci this bathtub for Teuco is made from acrylic. It has a unique Hydroline feature where the jet nozzles are replaced by thin vertical slits. Its Hydrosonic function emits ultrasound for a soothing sensation while Cromoexperience provides rainbow hued light.
8. Archer from Kohler
This acrylic bathtub, equipped with VibrAcoustic technology, makes use of hidden speakers that emit sound waves to gently relax the body. It can also connect to various devices via Bluetooth to play your favourite tunes while you soak. The touchscreen enables you to adjust volume settings both above and under water.
9. Ergo+ Tub by Etreluxe
Envisioned by Yellow Designs, it can be controlled via a touch panel. The freestanding version comes with an option of LED lit glass paneled overflow. It also has 22 whirl and 17 air jets for a massage like experience.
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