29 Bathroom Soaking Tubs Freestanding Tubs Design Photos And Ideas

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Overlooking Portage Bay in Seattle, this house was designed by Heliotrope Architects for a bachelor who longed for a simple bathroom with a Japanese-style hinoki tub that was installed in front of the windows for the water views.

Photo by Aaron Leitz
A Japanese hinoki bowl and stool from Mjölk sit next to a custom hinoki bathtub by Bartok Design in the tub room.
The footed bathtub in the completely renovated bathroom is by Marc Newson for Caroma.
Master ensuite with sliding mirror panels and view to green roof at tub
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A deep soaking tub offers relaxation and views of the surrounding foliage.
Ann Sacks and American Olean porcelain tile cover every square inch of the master bathroom. Narrow, unevenly spaced rectangular windows are a calling card of the addition and Ronan’s most assertive move. Here the window is a horizontal clerestory, but others are low and vertical.
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The blue-tiled master bathroom stands in contrast to the muted tones of the rest of the house. The tile is recycled glass from China.
The interiors at Waterhouse at South Bund in Shanghai, China
Electrochromic glass windows
Master bath
Case Inlet Retreat
Everleigh Room
Source: Nicole LaMotte/Parachute
Hinoki tub with floor drain
Japanese showers are usually set low down so the bather can sit on a stool and scrub, then pour cedar buckets of hot water over their heads for a refreshing rinse. This homeowner in Venice, California mounted a handheld shower head on the wall for added flexibility. The drain is under the removable cedar floor slats, keeping the room design uncluttered. Wood tubs are cleaned with a simple rinse and last for decades, as the antiseptic properties of cedar guard against mold and rot.

This ofuro was designed by Santiago Ortiz and fabricated by Bartok Design.
Source: Nicki Sebastian/Rip and Tan
A Lisbon freestanding tub and “a church chair from a junk shop” complete the children’s bathroom.

A comfortable bathroom is a key source of tranquility in your home. Whether sleek and minimal or bursting with colorful tiles, a curated modern bathroom impresses residents and guests alike. Find inspiration to create your own personal oasis with these projects featuring popular counter materials like marble, quartz, and wood; flooring options like ceramic, hardwood, and concrete; and a huge variety of sink, tub, and shower options.

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