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Dark Indulgence: Black Bathtubs to Die For

Is it time to reconsider the modern and luxurious black bathtub? Lately, though, some interior design magazines have been noticing sleek and sculptural black bathtubs in a variety of materials that add a moody and mysterious note to the bathroom. Darker tones are often shunned in favor of pastel hues and the modern trend has been to add a few warm. But have you ever thought of black in the bathroom?

Underrated and often underused, the black bathtub is a showstopper that never fails. Check out this stunning selection made by Luxury Bathrooms Team!

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Every bathroom gets richer with this unique Diamond bathtub – By Maison Valentina.

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Newton bathtub is a piece of international desire that distinguishes itself from all the other designs by its futuristic forms.

Uber-luxurious design of the Vessel combines elegance of Hammock with carbon fiber body

With freestanding tubs becoming the norm once again in contemporary bathrooms, it is time to think about giving your bathroom that much-needed makeover with a hint of dramatic flair. The bathtub in black is unique, elegant and fits in surprisingly well with a wide array of styles and decorating themes, ideal for a luxury bathroom.

Stunning ultra-minimal design of the Vessel bathtub from Splinter Works
Unleash the Black Magic!

The 90s were a time when the bathtub was firmly anchored to the wall and it took innovative designers, a fall in prices and a wide range of design options to turn homeowners towards more exuberant freestanding options. The black bathtub has an air of mysticism that their more modest white cousins seem to lack and it sure stands out visually when placed in a contemporary bathroom draped in a muted color palette.

Aquatica Karolina Graphite Black Freestanding Stone Bathtub
Beach style bathroom features a sizzling stone black bathtub [Design: PSCBath]
Luxury bathroom design in black and white with a hint of gold [Design: Oswald Homes]
Contemporary Indulgence

The black pedestal or soaking tub takes up little space when compared to some of the most extravagant designs featured above and even if you have limited space in your bathroom or master bedroom. Once again, the presence of black does much more than just add visual contrast as it anchors the space and when coupled with painted window frame.

Blend of light and dark elements in the Scandinavian bathroom [Photography: Noah Darnell]
Beautiful contemporary bathtub in black set against a marble backdrop [Design: Alexander James Interiors]
Black bathtub becomes the focal point of the contemporary bathroom [Design: D’Cruz Design Group Sydney Interior Designers]

A Timeless Treat

For those who love black, there are plenty of options on offer in the traditional bathroom design, claw-foot club of the tub as well. Sometimes a truly genuine vintage piece might seem a touch too expensive for your liking and it is here that modern replicas and other alternative styles come to the rescue.

SEE ALSO: Modern Luxury Bathroom That You Will Love

Floor tiles in black and white, floral patterned blind and cool bathtub for the bathroom [Design: RDP Architects]
Claw-foot bathtub for the traditional bathroom [Design: HighCraft Builders]
Bathroom with brick wall, white sheer curtains and vintage bathtub in black [Design: MDSX Contractors]

Versatility of the Black Bathtub

While the choice of the tub depends on your personal taste, the ambiance of the bathroom and the accessories around it, there are times when a left-field choice that ushers in an unexpected pattern or texture can make all the difference.

Serene Victorian bathroom with light green walls, unique rug and vintage bathtub [Design: Kathryn Long]
Mediterranean bathroom with pewter bathtub backed and an elegant tile wall [Design: Wiseman & Gale Interiors]
Gorgeous bathroom with black bathtub and vintage charm [Design: Deirdre Doherty Interiors]
Cast iron tub with custom finish for the eclectic bathroom [Design: Weidmann Remodeling]
Lovely bathtub adds glossy elegance to the traditional bathroom [Design: Wendi Young Design]

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Source: Maison Valentina Blog

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