There is something universally appealing about the humble camp-style bath. Here are our favorites from far-flung places (Japan, Finland, Denmark, England, and the US).
Above: A bath in the UK by Mark and Sally Bailey of Baileys Home.
Above: A wood-paneled bath overlooking the Puget Sound in Seattle by MW|Works Architecture.
Above three photos: In a Melbourne design by O’Connor and Houle, a floor-to-ceiling opening in the master bath and shower has the liberating effect of an outdoor room. Photographs from our post Slow House: A Serene Cabin in the Woods.
Above: Ardesia Design created an illuminated niche for a tub in a Gstaad chalet bath with wood paneling.
Above: In the Kobayashi residence, a weekend retreat for a Tokyo couple, fiberglass doors open to the outside. Photograph by Dean Kaufman via Dwell.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 27, 2012 as part of our issue The Last Gasp of Summer.