How to Get a Bathtub to Be a Bathroom’s Most Amazingly Beautiful Thing
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In the summer of 2017, a group of tech-savvy men decided to turn a simple, old bathtub into a futuristic version of the showerhead, a kind of water bath that can be placed on top of a toilet or shower.
They did this in a bid to capture the water and electricity flowing through a bathroom, and the results were spectacular.
“This is what we called the bathtub,” said co-founder Andrew Krizlicki, “the most beautiful thing in the universe.”
The project was inspired by the idea of building a futuristic toilet that was actually a showerhead.
“The idea was that if you built a toilet and then put a bathtub on top, the water could flow in,” Krizlow says.
“We decided to go back to the basic idea of how we built our bathtub and how we would do a shower.”
They did just that and then some, turning the water into a shower.
The bathtub’s most striking feature is that it doesn’t have a tub-like body, but rather a large, flat slab.
“That was one of the most significant design decisions,” Krazlow said.
“It was like we took the tub off and said, ‘Look at this thing.’
And then, of course, we added a shower and a bath.”
The shower and bathtub design was inspired partly by the showerheads from old-school video game consoles like the Sega Genesis and NES.
“You can’t get a good water shower,” Kazzlickis said.
They also looked to the early-1990s Apple Macbook Pro as a source for inspiration, as well as the water from the old, defunct Nokia phone.
The design team did not want to just use old parts like the bath or showerhead and add some modern technology, so they used an existing component: an old computer.
“In terms of the components, it was a pretty big part of it,” Kizlick said.
It was also a way to bring back to life some of the technology that was lost in the internet age.
“I think it’s a lot more interesting to have a computer in a space that was very digital in the 80s and 90s than it was in the 20th century,” Kazlow said of the bath and showerhead design.
“Now you have this kind of old technology sitting in your bathroom.”
A bathtub that can look like a shower head.
(Photo: Andrew Krazlick/National Review)
In the summer of 2017, a group of tech-savvy men decided to turn a simple, old bathtub into a futuristic…