Toilet tech: Big changes in the smallest room
7 May 2014 Last updated at 00:02 BST
There could be big changes afoot in the smallest room, if some designers have their way.
From a new kind of toilet that offers a more comfortable squatting position, to showers that use fragrance and a toothbrush that can test glucose levels.
BBC News caught up with three designers who want to modernise the way we use the bathroom.
Video journalist: Dougal Shaw
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