ISSUE 33  |  Summer Cottage

11 Camp-Style Bathrooms from Around the World

August 22, 2014 11:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

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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 plywood-clad bath in Japan by mA-style Architects via Design Boom. Note the clever towel bar hung above the sink.

Above L: Clean-lined rusticity from the portfolio of photographer Richard Powers. Above R: A sink in a house in Little Venice, London, by architects Wells Mackereth.

Above: A vintage sink in a bath in Sorrento Beach, Western Australia, by Shareen Joel Design of the website Share Design.

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 L: A rustic bath via Idlewild Designs. Above R: A log cabin bath via Danish magazine Femina.

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.

Freestanding or built-in bathtub? Figure out which is right for you in our recent Remodeling 101 post. See hundreds of inspiring Bathrooms in our Photo Gallery.

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.