Sensory Showers: Bathroom Trend
With the introduction of new light and sound technologies, the modern shower can now be a completely immersive experience. From chromotherapy lighting to built-in mp3 players these showers offer a place to escape, relax and recharge.
The RainSky E ceiling panel from Dornbracht surrounds you with water, mist, light and fragrance for a complete sensory shower experience. Designed by German studio Sieger Design, the panel automatically synchronizes the rain curtain, head and body sprays, mist spray, colored light and fragrance to produce a specific ambience.
For those of us that like to sing in the shower, Kohler’s Moxie showerhead features a detachable, battery powered, magnetic speaker that can synchronize wirelessly with any device enabled with Bluetooth® technology. Despite its mp3 capabilities, Kohler have ensured that the showerhead still performs with a sprayface that features 60 angled nozzles that deliver a full, enveloping spray.
Part of Fantini’s Acquatonica series, the Acquazzurra tower shower is embedded with blue and white LEDs that highlight the flowing water. The tower also includes a double antilime shower spray that provides a vertical massage, handshower and mechanical mixer.
Recently launched by Italian manufacturer Kos, the Loop shower stall is a design that has it all. Designed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba, Loop can be specified with a turkish bath, dorsal massage jets, a foldaway shower seat, shower head with cascade jet, aromatic essence/aromatherapy dispenser, Idrocolore® chromotherapy system and an mp3 shower radio. Everything is controlled via a capacitive all-function control keypad.
Philippe Starck’s shower system for Axor is a modular design made up of square 12 x 12 cm panels that allow customers to specify everything from essentials such as mixers, showers and shelves to luxuries like loudspeakers or lighting.