From all angles, this appears to be a hammock of some sort, but it’s actually a real bathtub, called “The Vessel”. Sleek and stylish, it’s made from a carbon fiber weave that’s strong enough to hold a person and water while still maintaining its smooth curves. Plus, between the carbon fiber layers there’s a foam core to keep it insulated. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
As you might imagine, installing the Vessel can be a bit tricky. It’s been designed specifically for a wet room, so ideally it would need a space for its 2.7 x 0.8 m (8.9 x 2.6 ft) frame to fit directly over a floor drain. The tub anchors onto two opposite walls with stainless steel brackets and requires a standing tap installed over it to provide water. The designers are also offering custom sizes and a drainpipe option if needed, but that’s not the full style they’re going for.