I love huge bathtubs, those deep enough to submerge myself up to the nose and spend an hour reading, like an illustrated crocodile. I love bathrooms too. So much that I wouldn't mind living permanently in any of these.
The Aquamass Parure bathtub is clever! Designer Elvis Pompilio used crystalline pearls backlit by LEDs to make it look like the tub is constantly overflowing with water. Like taking a bath in a waterfall. Or in Avatar-world too, I guess. [BornRich]
It seems that low-tech, wood-fired hot tubs are trendy again. According to the NYT, this could be either due to the fact that old-school hot tubs are cheaper or simply because of a certain nostalgia:
If you're anything like me, the worst frustration in your day to day life is hot tub spillage. No longer! Italian design firm HeyTeam's concept tub allows for easy, splash free entry, then descends gracefully into the floor and fills.
Slaves were creating mosaic objects thousands of years BC, but I bet they never dreamed of a bathtub covered in glittering photo-luminescent mosaic tiles. In fact, I bet they never even knew what a bathtub was.
Soft LED lighting, go. Water jets, go. Hovering shower, go. Warp drive, go. Life support, go. Champagne bottle, go. Good company, go. All systems go for zowielala bath for two.