Timeless Bathroom – The Chicest Garden Tub Options for Your Home
One should never underestimate the importance of a well-designed bathroom, as it can effortlessly convey your eye for beautiful design when done right. One of the best ways to instantly elevate this room is by anchoring it with a perennially-chic garden tub. After all, now more than ever there are few luxuries better than relaxing after a long day than soaking in a standalone bathtub. Turn your bath into a true sanctuary with our top edit of the best new options — from eclectic, Art Deco-inspired pieces to sleek and minimalist tubs. Keep reading below for the full list of the chicest options on the market, now!
Saxby: With over 40 years of experience, Waterworks brings “impeccable style and artisanal quality craftsmanship” to bathrooms, kitchens, and a number of other discerning spaces worldwide. The brand’s Saxby Bathtub is traditional, yet far from outdated. It beautifully evokes elegance in any room due to the fact that it remains the most recognized form of a classic cast iron-footed tub. Manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility using traditional methods, this tub includes ball-and-claw feet for freestanding use, and is buttressed by an exterior finished with a high-quality paint for standalone installation. Consider this failsafe tub a lush addition to any home.
Admiral Copper Effect Bathtub: Devon & Devon remains a quality brand for any garden tub. The finest raw materials and the extraordinary manufacturing prowess of its craftsmen combine to create this Admiral Copper Effect Bathtub — a freestanding cast iron iteration inspired by the best of 19th-century European design techniques. An enameled interior is paired with an exterior surface that is enveloped in warm and precious copper reflections thanks to a special painting process, anchor the opulent, envy-worthy tub. Its cast-iron body works to keep the water warm, extending the time and pleasure of relaxing and soaking in this beautiful garden tub.
Aurora Bijoux Bathtub: Devon & Devon relies on a directional expression of taste and timeless products that “recover and reinterpret the best European tradition” and luxury design to produce some of the best products on the market, including this Aurora Bijoux Bathtub. An elegant gem explicitly inspired by a neo-romantic style, this garden tub is outfitted by sophisticated moldings and rests on four aluminum spheres available with chrome, light gold, polished nickel, and antique copper finishes for an offering that is sure to become an evergreen addition to any home.
Cheshire: Since its inception, Victoria + Albert Baths have become one of the leading innovative product developers and market experts across the home decor market. The brand’s Cheshire garden tub is a manifestation of Cheshire’s design ethos, and one of its most timeless classics. A deep Victorian, double-ended, roll-top clawfoot tub of generous proportions, this stunning piece is the ultimate option for any home.
Richmond: Formed in 1996 with a passion for tubs and bathing, Victoria + Albert Baths continue to produce some of the world’s most refined home furnishing options. The Richmond is an elegant dual-ended, roll-top bathtub that features Art Deco-inspired feet. Its aesthetic appeal suits any design eye, and this versatile garden tub can be styled to fit with either a modern or classic look, depending on other finishes it is paired with in the bathroom.
Ishiburo Bathtub: According to Salvatori, “the bathroom offers more than just a room equipped to perform the daily rituals through which we are renewed and restored; closed off from the world, it is a place to pause and reflect, to escape from the maelstrom of modern life.” This Ishiburo Bathtub, designed by award-winning Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, invites you to step inside and enjoy a respite from the hectic outside world. Of the tub, Kuma muses: “I aspired to maximize the inherent material quality of stone. Being immersed in warm water contained within stone brings instinctive comfort to human beings”. This garden tub undoubtedly facilitates the creation of a truly harmonious and tranquil experience.
Anima Bathtub: The spiritual simplicity of Salvatori’s collections are underpinned by exquisite mastery and pristine materials. The Anima Bathtub is the result of applying “the sensibilities of clay to marble” as its designers Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu describe it. Emphasizing the “spiritual and sensuous” capacity of natural stone, which possesses an innately unique color and veining, the tub is nothing short of fluid and amorphic. The curves of the bathtub are also echoed in other properties of the collection, including a mirror, countertop, and freestanding basins for one of the most strikingly beautiful collection of bathroom wares on the market today.
Kora: On the heels of a successful range of washbasins and other home furnishings, Kreoo’s Kora Bathtub is the brand’s latest must-have piece. An elegant ellipsoidal marble bathtub that lends uniformity and elegance to any bathroom ambiance, this garden tub evokes ancient Tibetan bells and makes for one of the most rarefied pieces you can add to your home. Designed as a complement to a corresponding Kora sink, this garden tub also references a traditional musical instrument of West Africa, characterized by its graphic elliptical shape.
Lofty Black: Luxury becomes part and parcel of your everyday routine with this Lofty Black Bathtub from Rulixa. The brand’s signature garden tub helms from its Galfia collection. Its exquisite two-tone design has “caught the public imagination to such a degree” that it was nominated for a distinguished Archiproducts Design Award in 2019 — the year of its entry into the market. The Lofty Black possesses a remarkably solid surface that is creamy to the touch, a stark black exterior that is vibrant and bold, and a white interior that exudes familiarity, all of which combine in the ultimate iteration of a modern garden tub.
Ottocento: The history of Agape began in 1973 and the brand has since continued to delve into the world of design, architecture, technology, and lifestyle. The Agape Ottocento Bathtub is one of its best creations, and is devised to last through the ages. The classical bathtub made from Cristalplant — an extremely innovative material, used by a number of leading companies and designers who commonly refer to it for its velvety texture, reminiscent of natural stone. Ultra-minimalist, yet ultra-luxe, consider this garden tub an essential that will instantly inject a dose of timeless sophistication to your bathroom.