Bathroom Resolution No. 7: I will start thinking "straight" next year.This isn't a slam on anyone's preferences or thought processes! But straight-style linear drains are the best shower innovation to come along in years, and it's crazy not to consider including one when updating your shower. They're available in numerous metal finishes, as shown here, or in tile-ready format (you barely see these at all). In addition to enhancing the style of your shower, they can also improve its safety and add flexibility in drain placement.