Soaking Hot: 9 super bathtubs that will energise you

JAN 21, 2016 | By Jaina Chandwany
CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP LEFT 1. Neorest from Toto; 7. Whirlpool for Teuco by Giovanni Talloci from FCML; 6. Elitechnic by architect Ignazio Di Masi from Moma.
CLOCKWISE, FROM LEFT 3. Hommage free standing marble from Villeroy & Boch; 2. Lute from Johnson Bathrooms.
CLOCKWISE, FROM LEFT 4. Element One Piece by David Chipperfield from Roca; 9. Ergo+ Tub by Yellow Designs for Etreluxe.
CLOCKWISE, FROM LEFT 5. Paiova 5 bath by EOOS from Duravit; 8. Archer from Kohler.

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 TotoImagine 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!Website: Lute tub from Johnson BathroomsUse 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.Website: 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.Website: www.villeroy-boch.com4. Element One Piece from RocaDesigned by David Chipperfield, this  freestanding rectangular acrylic bath from the eponymous range comes with an integrated panel and waste kit.Website: www.roca.com5. Paiova 5 bath from DuravitThe 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.Website: 6. Elitechnic from MomaEnvisioned 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. Website: 7. Whirlpool for Teuco from FCMLImagined 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.Website: www.fcmlindia.com8. Archer from KohlerThis 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.Website: 9. Ergo+ Tub by EtreluxeEnvisioned 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.Website:

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