Viaggi. Designed by Maax.
The latest and greatest incarnation of the Viaggi Freestander does the latter in spades (though it certainly continues to be eminently practical and enviably ergonomic). Sporting the same freestanding orientation, seamless construction, and comfy, high-sided profile of a master craftsman's castaway boat, the Viaggi Wood tub is a limited-edition version of the original that reverses the initial formulation. Whereas Viaggi #1 featured an acrylic tub perched atop a wooden pedestal, Viaggi #2 is an hypnotic rendering of same in wooden laminates shown-off with an acrylic base. And if you thought the acrylic version was a stunner, the wooden tub resembles the high art of the world's best skiffs, created with an eye to beauty, yes, but supreme buoyancy as well. And there's something about Viaggi in wood that seems a little more intimate, a little more comforting, a little less likely to pray on my personal paranoia. I'll bet it would tuck into cabin corners nicely, even if said cabin were to feature high walls of glass. An afternoon soak of a summer afternoon amid its gently curving contours would be a sublime experience indeed.