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People Are Arguing About The Latest Controversial Home Design Trend: The Tub Inside The Shower Combo

That's like the size of my apartment.

A couple of months ago, my timeline was arguing about the "inaccessible home landing" trend.

One of my least-liked design elements of suburban design is this inaccessible landing I see in foyers.

Any creative solutions for "staging" it out there?

— Alan Corey | Real Estate Maximalist (@RealEstateMaxi) January 16, 2024
Twitter: @RealEstateMaxi

Then the weird home trend discourse surrounded this little landing:

What would you do with this weird space?

— Jesse (@jverona77) April 17, 2024
Twitter: @jverona77

And now there's a new design trend that has everyone's attention.

A focused female doctor with a stethoscope typing on a laptop in an office setting

It's this tub inside the shower combo:

Tub inside the shower combo

— 11/11 (@ChanginWithTime) May 7, 2024
Twitter: @ChanginWithTime

"What in the Chip and Joanna Gaines is this?" one person asked.

What in the Chip and Joanna Gaines is this

— EC Crippen (@elmercc3) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @elmercc3

People pointed out how it isn't practical because of its open air nature.

I need this closed off ion like all that air on me while I’m in the shower 🥴

— Nova Le’sane🐺♿️ (@novathewolph) May 9, 2024
Twitter: @novathewolph

Someone said that taking a bath and a shower together might not work because the shower water could splash on you while you're in the bath.

I’d be pissed if I’m taking a peaceful bath and the water from his shower is bouncing off of him on to me. Naw I’m goodt.

— Aujii ♍️ (@_LuvLovely) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @_LuvLovely

And this person compared it to a "high end dog grooming station."

This looks like a high end dog grooming station to me

— THANK YOURSELF. (@shehandledit) May 7, 2024
Twitter: @shehandledit

But not everyone hated it!

This the only tub in shower concept Ive seen that I dont hate

— Perc McGirt (@BigFrostDon) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @BigFrostDon

Some people said it made a lot of sense.

This actually makes a lot of sense

— 100k Aint No Money (@100kAintNoMoney) May 7, 2024
Twitter: @100kAintNoMoney

"The way I would sit in this tub and just let the water overflow."

The way i would sit in this tub and just let the water overflow 😩

— kels (@_keleidoscope) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @_keleidoscope

This person pointed out how it's perfect to first soak in the tub and then get out and actually shower.

Soak and relax in the tub and then immediately get out to actually wash in the shower. Genius layout

— Petty Spaghetti (@Dynesha_Monae) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @Dynesha_Monae

And this person even shared a video of their own tub in shower combo:

wait this is actually the perfect time to show off my mommas bathroom😍 …

— 𝒎𝒊𝒌𝒂𝒊𝒍💞 (@kaaill_) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @kaaill_

Personally, it reminds me of a mini adult water park, but clean up would be a huge pain in the ass.

Ultimately I'm with this person, though:

all I care about is having a separate room for the toilet

— RoaringLionPangoro (@TPangoro) May 8, 2024
Twitter: @TPangoro