This Hammock Bathtub Is Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen Before

It's next-level self care.

Splinter Works Hammock Bathtub
Samar Al Rawas/Courtesy of Splinter Works/Interior Design by XYZ Designs

Do yourself a favor and quickly imagine enjoying a glass of wine or reading a book in a hammock instead of whatever it is you're doing right now. Now take that a step further and pretend that hammock is somehow filled with warm water and bubbles—or maybe even your favorite bath salts.

That seems like the sort of dream that'd never come true, like having a rainbow shoe closet where there's never a heel out of place. But you could turn this beautiful daydream into the most rela reality, and I'm telling you, we all deserve it. This wondrous contraption's known as a , the creation of founders Miles Hartwell and Matt Withington.

Splinter Works Hammock Bathtub
Samar Al Rawas/Courtesy of Splinter Works/Interior Design by XYZ Designs

Since the U.K.-based duo began collaborating in 2009, they've reimagined what modern design could look like in a person's home, creating stiletto tables, amusement-park-worthy pool slides, and even a . With this resume, it should come as no surprise that their .

As part of the team's flagship Carbon Fibre product range, the Hammock Bath keeps your bathtub off the ground, suspended from two walls. According to a press release, the Splinter Works team was struck by "the synergy" between hammocks and bathtubs in that they're both symbols of relaxation. "This bath has literally elevated the immersive comfort of soaking in a hot bath by combining it with the peaceful experience of kicking-back in a hammock," it states.

Splinter Works Hammock Bathtub
Stéphane Rocher/Courtesy of Splinter Works

Before you step inside, a standing tap on the floor is used to fill the tub, then once you're done soaking, the water is released through a valve at its base and completely disposed through a drain located in the floor directly below.

This carbon-fiber hammock tub is truly unlike any bathtub I've ever seen, but— given the duo's impressive range of designs so far—it'll be far from the last.

For pricing on a custom 2.6 to 3.0 meter (approx. 8.5 to 9.8 feet) hammock bathtub, .

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