Utilitarian and utopian. Can a bathroom really function as both? It's the place of prework traffic jams, where the inevitable time crunch forces us to play beat-the-clock every morning with the efficiency of an office manager. In a perfect world, it's also the place to unwind at the end of the day with, perhaps, a long soak in a spa-like ambiance. That's asking an awful lot of a single room, especially when you add in all the stuff we need to keep the place spic ‘n span.