Six Soaking Tubs, from Traditional to Modern

Wonderful freestanding bathtubs

1. The Amiata, designed by Meneghello Poalelli Associati, provides elegant proportions with organic curves that are at home in traditional and modern spaces. Victoria + Albert, through Klaff’s, Norwalk, 203-866-1603, Danbury, 203-792-3903.

2. MTI Baths introduces the Parisian 3 freestanding bathtub with a new ovular silhouette featuring soft lines and dramatic rounded areas. Through Torrco Design Center, Stamford, 203-977-8350,,

3. Laufen’s Palomba Collection straddles the line between geometric and organic forms that evoke the shaping experienced by objects of the sea. The dynamic asymmetrical shape of this freestanding bathtub offers natural lines molded to the body’s contours. Through Bender Plumbing, Norwalk, 203-847-3865, Waterbury, 203-756-8013.

4. Crafted from sandstone, this new iteration of Stone Forest’s Papillion bathtub evokes elegance plus organic simplicity. Through Plimpton & Hills, Stamford, 203-965-5959.

5. The Lyndon freestanding soaking tub is made from acrylic with fiberglass reinforcement and finished in Canvas White. The pure aesthetic emphasizes geometry and precision. DXV American Standard, through Klaff’s, Norwalk, 203-866-1603, Danbury, 203-792-3903.

6. Characterized by flowing, modern lines and finely finished surfaces, the Evanescence freestanding bathtub sports a neatly compact design for single-bather use. Choose one with hydro-thermo massage for the ultimate experience. Bain Ultra, through Klaff’s, Norwalk, 203-866-1603, Danbury, 203-792-3903.

A version of this article appeared in the June 2014 issue of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Wash, Rinse, Repeat.