How about a bathboat for relaxing in after a long day at the office?

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 13 December 2014

You might not be able to afford a real boat, but the bathboat is infinitely better, anyway. Designed by Studio Wieki Somers in The Netherlands, this bath tub is no ordinary run-of-the-mill tub. For starters, it looks like a mini replica of Noah’s Ark.

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This Japanese dad tickles her daughter pink by dressing as different historical characters at bath time

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 12 August 2014

Making the rounds online are pictures of this unidentified Japanese dad who makes bath time a fun time for his little girl by dolling himself into different characters. Looking at them pose in the tub, I wonder who enjoys it more. The daughter or the father?

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Zen Float Tent: Now you can own a personal flotation tank

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 5 May 2014

Salt Lake City-baed Zen Float Co has a plan to get people floating in the comfort of their own homes. It all started when one of its founders, Shane Stott, built his own DIY flotation tank in his basement in 2011. Then he started helping others build their tanks. Now he’s roped in fellow flotation […]

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Yes, we’d like to soak up our hot bath and have it as a touchscreen interface

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Friday 16 August 2013

This blows our minds: a team from the Koike Laboratory at the University of Electro-Communications have developed a prototype for a projection system that uses milky, soapy bath water as the surface for an interactive touchscreen interface. The liquid screen works by detection of fingers and hands via Kinect (yes, that Kinect). It looks crazy.

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Lucy Oldfield

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Illustration on Sunday 24 August 2008

Bath based Lucy Oldfield has just moved onto a Canal boat — a risky move for an illustrator whose art is based on delicate linework. Luckily it hasn’t affected her steady hand. Her work is beautifully constructed with a fine eye for feminine detailing. She’s currently working on greeting cards, having previously worked for the […]

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