Are these the most unusual spa experiences London has ever seen?


For the London Design Festival 2017, Mondrian London and Bompas & Parr have collaborated to launch a one-off, late-night spa experience that will supposedly be quite different to traditional spa treatments. They promise to push the boundaries of comfort, fear and disgust through a selection of treatments which are centered around a collection of bespoke spa-inspired design objects that have been specially produced by emerging design talent Lucy Hardcastle, Method Studio, Edible Stories and Lyon & Lyon. The treatments are pretty out there!


Shadow Wrap
This treatment is an immersive wrap that uses elements of sensory deprivation and couples it with a scalp massage and a monologue by Lucy Hardcastle. Guests will also “consume their before and after selves” through an edible object created by Edible Stories.

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Vell of Terra
This treatment has guests apply mud masks to themselves and follow it up with time in the steam room and rain showers with a Lyon and Lyon “dirt soap”.

Shamanic Egg Healing
RItuals developed by Mesoamerican shamans are practiced to rid the body of toxins. Guests then break their toxin-filled egg to symbolically crush the negativity out of their lives.

Magma Massage
Lyon and Lyon have created a stone object to be placed over the ears during the massage to add an auditory element to the spa treatment.

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Chromatic Nail Bar
This experience gives guests a manicure to match their mood and a cocktail of their choice.

The Spa of Unconscious Desires is a one day only event taking place on Tuesday 19 September from 6.30pm – 9pm at the agua Bathhouse & Spa at Mondrian London.