Monday, January 31, 2011

NIM - Concept Shower/Bath
This issue of New Idea Mondays brings us a fresh take on bathing.  The Tulip comes to us courtesy of designer Piotr Pyrtek.  A shower/bath combination, it's designed to for use in small bathrooms.  Efficient in its use of space, The Tulip is also efficient in its use of water.  The bath mode features jets for a relaxing spa experience.  The space-aged shower configuration offers a standard overhead spray, as well as body hydro-massage and the option for steam.
Regretably, this fixture is still looking for a manufacturer.  I can think of a couple obstacles to it being UL or CSA certified ... that enclosed shower mode for one.  But the concept is solid, and as designers face smaller and smaller living spaces, this type of creative thinking will be needed.  We'll keep our eyes open ...


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