Bring nature into...the shower?

Bathroom prototype surrounds you with plants.

I could say something really deep, introspective, and postmodern-pop-philosophy-ish about recent trends involving large-scale indoor horticulture . You know, about the blurring of indoor and outdoor spaces in the collective unconscious, and the human yearning for closeness to the organic in a sterilized world, and...

Boring.

Here's a better way to put it. These days, it seems to be kind of trendy to take things--like owls and tree branches--that are normally found outside, and put them indoors. Like that wall of plants they've devised over in Sweden. Well, a design group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has taken the same idea and applied it to showers. Trendhunter spotlighted this gem of a prototype, which turns your showering experience into a serene tropical getaway. Great for "Lost" fanatics who would be willing to put up with airline disasters, jungle monsters, and mad scientists just to wind up on such a pretty island.

Unfortunately, they aren't real plants. That'd be a trip. But I guess it would be harder to, you know, get clean.

(Photo: Trendhunter)

 

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