, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

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The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

Bathrooms are an essential part of interior design, however, superyacht bathrooms (heads) are in a class all on their own and often become the ultimate playground for luxury interior designers to stretch their creativity.

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

Through the right use of materials, lighting, color, technology, accessories, and design, the head on a yacht can stand apart as a sanctuary for calm, wellness, and rejuvenation. 

The design can also be seamlessly integrated with the rest of the yacht or take a cue from the statement playbook and stand out on its own as a an artistic showcase.

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

Either way, the yacht head is indeed a showcase of the finest craftsmanship, engineering, and innovation, and at PKD we like the idea of taking something meant to be hidden behind a closed door, and creating an area owners will be clamoring to show off.

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom


While a bathroom design can often become cold or utilitarian and more functional than beautiful, I prefer to create heads that are bold expressions with stunning architecture, decadent materials and an innovative use of space. 

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

The question any good designer must ask is, “What good is any of this if the space is not entirely useful?”

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

Cutting-edge technology systems for anti-misting, music/phone/meditation, heated floors (and toilet seats), vanity mirror tvs, digital shower controls and more are also favorites of mine that truly enhance the space and experience. 

Sculptural pieces like a stand-alone tub, hand basins, and custom designed fixtures are prime opportunities to serve up luxury without sacrificing function.

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

The goal when one steps upon a yacht is to reach the pinnacle of relaxation and calm, and the quintessential superyacht bathroom, a personal private oasis, achieves just that.

, Head of Class The Quintessential Superyacht Bathroom

Recipient of the World Superyacht Awards, Showboats International Design Awards and several nominations in the coveted International Superyacht Society Awards for Design Excellence.

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