2018 / Home Interior Products / Bathroom Fittings/Appliances / Professional

Immersion Bathtub

  • Company
    Neri&hu Design And Research Office, China
  • Lead Designer
    Lyndon Neri & Rossana Hu
  • Client
    Agape

Observing the growing density of cities across the globe, Neri&Hu’s design addresses the increasingly confined living spaces that urban dwellers are confronted with. The Immersion bathtub, inspired by traditional timber bathing vessels used in Japan and China, is deeper than a standard tub and occupies a smaller footprint.

Similar to an onsen hot spring experience, the posture of bathing is more upright rather than reclined, but the added depth allows a full immersion of the entire body for deep relaxation, while also enjoying the steam as it rises off the water surface. The resulting design

Photo Credit: Neri&hu Design And Research Office