Utah Style and Design

Take the Plunge

January 3, 2015

Want to transform your bathroom into a style-soaked sanctuary? Two words: freestanding tub.

By Brad Mee

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A mosaic tile “rug” not only performs as a stage for this shapely tub, but its grout provides traction creating a non-slip surface that surrounds the feature. Design by Anne-Marie Barton.

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A bold fireplace feature wall creates a dramatic backdrop for the Chelsea tub by Hastings. The team at LMK Interior Design created strong horizontal lines that accentuate the tubs shape and paired dark wood shelves, veined stone and stainless mosaic stripes and large wall tiles to form the striking design of this Holladay home’s bathroom.

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Stone Forest’s chiseled granite tub features a polished rim and interior. Heavy tubs like this require a sound foundation and strong flooring to support their weight.

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The rounded forms of this freestanding Victoria & Albert Barcelona tub and matching double sinks contrast with the square angles of the waterfall style vanity in a Park City Home. Gleaming clean-lined faucetry compliment’s the tubs contours. Design by the Gardner Group.

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Interior designer Kristen Brooksby hung a modern pendant above Victoria & Albert’s Toulouse tub in her master bathroom. The elegant double ended tub is cast from a volcanic limestone composite.

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The sleek Amalfi slipper tub by Victoria & Albert appears to float on a luminous floor of chevron patterned stone. Design by Kristen Brooksby.

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In Park City, glass tiles clad the walls of an alcove housing a rectangular freestanding tub paired with polished nickel faucetry. The space’s dimensions allow enough room to move freely around the eye-catching tub.

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A Waterworks .25 tub sits like art in a master bathroom designed by Kristin Rocke. A B&B Italia chaise and custom walnut cabinetry give the modern space a subtle ’60’s vibe. Calcutta marble floors and Kravet draperies finish the sophisticated decor.

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Believed to be original to its 1880’s Holladay home, this cast iron tub rests on penny tile that helps shape the room’s period decor. Designer Robert McArthur cleverly updated the decor with modern fixtures, bold wallpaper and vintage photos.

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A freestanding tub sits diagonally in a Park City home’s stunning bathroom. Handsome faucetry is mounted on a tiled deck built into the corner. Design by Ontario Design Company.

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A dark, deep-soaking tub enjoys broad mountain views as seen from an Italian style home in Park City. Stone floors and walls complement the tub’s Old World style. Design by Ontario Design Company.

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Gold-toned, exposed plumbing adds a shot of bling to the freestanding tub this Heber home’s timeless master bathroom. Design by Harman Wilde Interior Design and Finishings.

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A bay of windows and curved wall echo the shape of the freestanding tubs staged within the light-filled alcove. Built by Lane Myers Construction.

 

Clad in small, horizontal tile, this handsome tub repeats the square angles and clean-lined design that sets the decidedly modern tone throughout this chic master bathroom. Design by Kristina Weaver, Lisman Studio.

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Freestanding tubs don’t necessarily require an oversized master bathroom to strut their stuff. This handsome tub is the perfect size and style for this Park City home. Design by Felicity Gardner, Gardner Group.

 

Positioned beneath a stunning modern light fixture, this sleek white tub provides a striking contrast to walls clad in reclaimed lumber in a Park City home. Design by Jaffa Group.

 

Ashley Miller
January 13, 2015

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