The Harmony bath by Kelly Hoppen for Apaiser is sublimely curvaceous. The bath was inspired by lotus flowers as well as wooden and ceramic bowls. Kelly Hoppen wanted to put across purity and strength, celebrating the ceremony of bathing (www.apaiser.com).
The Ciotole bath by Purapietra is based on two bowls stacked on top of each other unevenly, thus becoming one entire piece of stone. The highest part of the bath is for the head, enable you to relax comfortably (www.purapietra.it).
Agape’s DR bath was the result of a collaboration between the Brazilian designer Marcio Kogan and Studio MK27. It is now available in new finishes made of raw materials. The thin coating, applied by hand, is just a few millimetres thick but is very durable. Agape is available in certain outlets on the Costa del Sol (www.agapedesign.it).
This freestanding bath designed by Philippe Starck for Duravit looks stunning in this bathroom. Rooms styled like this are often described as “living bathrooms” as they offer all of the services of a bathroom but are cleverly designed like a living room. This bathroom, with its backlit bookcase and contemporary rocking chair, steers away from the clinical and impersonal look often associated with bathrooms and instead creates a welcoming ambience where you are inclined to spend more time. Duravit is available at Puya in San Pedro de Alcántara and Marbella (www.puya.es).
Squaro Prestige by Villeroy & Boch defines luxury in the bathroom. This free-standing Squaro Edge 12 bath comes with hand-fitted wood veneers and is made of the innovative material Quaryl® – giving the range an exceptionally special touch. Villeroy & Boch is available at Puya in San Pedro de Alcántara and Marbella (www.puya.es).
These mosaic tiles by Sicis are a combination of both artistic and pixel-based techniques. The Maxima bathtub complements the tesserae perfectly. Sicis is available at Banni in CC El Capricho in Marbella (www.banni.es).