15 shower & bathtub designs

Make your daily ritual something to look forward to with these inventive designs

Deck-mounted jetted tub with fireplace

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Deck-mounted jetted tub with fireplace

Gas-fired logs ignite at the flip of a switch to keep the space warm during long soaks. Dual headrests in the jetted tub keep it extra cozy.

 

Acrylic alcove tub

Photo by Kohler

Acrylic alcove tub

An acrylic alcove bath with front apron is relatively inexpensive and easy to install.

Freestanding tub

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Freestanding tub

The freestanding tub is nicely framed by blue tile, wainscot, and a dark wood beam. A handheld showerhead allows the tub to be used for both bathing and soaking.

Standard alcove tub

Photo by Kohler

Standard alcove tub

Standard alcove tubs can be given a more custom look with the addition of a sliding glass shower door.

 

Undermount tub

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Undermount tub

Placed under windows in a second-story bathroom, this undermount tub with smooth stone surround and wood-paneled sides offers excellent views of the treetops. The center-mounted faucet allows two bathers to sit comfortably.

Soaking tub

Photo by Thomas J. Story

Soaking tub

Inspired by a hotel in Bali, this spa bath­room features a soaking tub surrounded by windows that bring in the outdoors.

Cast iron tub

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Cast iron tub

The cast-iron tub in this 1950s-era home was refinished during the bathroom remodel and looks as good as new surrounded by a wide band of blue glass tiles.

 

Undermount whirlpool tub

Photo by Kohler

Undermount whirlpool tub

A cross-handled deck-mount faucet in brushed chrome sits on one end of a narrow undermount whirlpool tub.

 

Walk-in tub

Photo by Oceania

Walk-in tub

Walk-in tubs don’t take up much floor space; this model by Oceania features variable-speed air jets.

Deck-mounted jetted tub

Photo by Oceania

Deck-mounted jetted tub

This deck-mounted tub has 47 air-massage jets around the bottom edge of the tub. You can order one with more jets along the floor for a stronger massage.

 

Open shower

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Open shower

The open shower, with glass-tiled walls and slatted teak floor, is bathed in light. It features separate fixed and handheld wand-style showerheads that operate independently.

Transparent shower

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Transparent shower

Dark tiles on a shower surround might make the space feel a bit confining, but it’s certainly not the case in this large shower with a glass door and a top that’s open to the vaulted ceiling above.

 

Frosted glass paneled-shower

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Frosted glass paneled-shower

Frosted areas obscure the view through the glass shower panels in all the right places.

Prefab shower with custom touches

Photo by Lasco

Prefab shower with custom touches

Built-in ledges for toiletries and a bar for wash­cloths add a custom touch to this pre­fabricated shower unit.

Well-ventilated shower

Photo by Michele Lee Willson

Well-ventilated shower

The glass panel above the shower door can be closed when the steam shower is in use or opened to let steam escape.

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