While often striking in situ, there's something about a freestanding tub that seems isolated. This design alleviates that impression, because it has two—not just one—functions. Appending a sink to a bathroom fixture has precedents, but this scheme, called Symbiosis, is especially effective, I think; it enhances the overall appearance of the tub while expanding its capabilities. desnahemisfera.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.