Small-space living often necessitates compromising on style, functionality, or both. The Subaco line of tiny bathrooms from Japanese company Spiritual Mode is rich in style but doesn’t skimp on function – and manages to cram it all into an impressively tiny footprint.
The sub-compact bathrooms can include tubs, toilets, sinks, and perhaps even laundry and/or kitchen facilities in an area no bigger than 2 square meters. Although definitely not large enough to be considered luxurious, the bathrooms offer just enough room to take care of necessary hygiene tasks.
The designers user vertical space in their designs as well. The bathrooms can be lofted to allow for a second level, giving a bit more space (and a fair dose of minimalist design cred) for those essential functions without taking up more precious floor real estate.
“The SUBACO line of micro bathrooms from Spiritual mode caters to small space living without compromising on design & function. These compact bathrooms offer customizable options which include sinks, toilets, stand up showers and even pint sized tubs.”
“The idea behind the model is that the bathroom is a ‘necessary only’ place in the household, and that the space it occupies should appropriately reflect that ideology. The designers at Spiritual mode wasted no space by making their models no bigger than 6.5 square feet. I think that these bathrooms in the city would be ideal because although large, luxurious bathrooms are nice, they are only usually found in the suburbs ,where space can be dispensed without sacrafice. Workspace, along with living space, is what is most important for any urban apartment, and in that regard the SUBACO line hits the nail on the head.”