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16th March 2018
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Victoria + Albert Baths unveils oceanic-inspired Pescadero bath at Salone Del Mobile
Victoria + Albert Baths, the luxury British bathing brand known worldwide for its beautiful Quarrycast freestanding baths and basins, has unveiled its newest design - the Pescadero - at this year's Salone del Mobile exhibition in Milan.
Inspired by the sea, the Pescadero features a dynamically undulating rim, designed to form a distinctive, asymmetrical 'wave'. The contours are accentuated by smart, sculpted 'swage' details on the inner and outer sides of the bath, creating crisp shadow lines to emphasise the Pescadero's unique shape.
In keeping with the aquatic vibe, the Pescadero is named after the secluded coastal Californian town, popular with local surfers. With a deep, double-ended bathing well, it comfortably holds one or two people for single or double bathing. Measuring a compact 1695mm long, it is ideal for both large and small bathrooms requiring a statement- making design.
As with all Victoria + Albert's baths, it is made using the brand's exclusive material, Quarrycast; a blend of Volcanic Limestone and high performance resins with a number of beneficial properties. Warm to the touch - ensuring bathers never step into a cool bath, while also retaining heat for longer - it is luxuriously smooth, wipe clean, scratch-resistant, super-strong and lightweight, with each bath weighing around the same as an adult male.
So confident is Victoria + Albert with its material, each bath comes with a 25- year consumer guarantee.
Traditionally, Quarrycast has been available in a natural polish white finish. From April 2016, however, all Victoria + Albert Baths will be available in seven distinctive external finishes, including gloss white, gloss black, matte white, matte black, anthracite, stone grey and light grey.
15th April 2016