Comfortable, safe, barrier-free: Daniela Heinemann talks about the modern bathroom

02/19

People who have to cope with physical or agerelated limitations know just how important a safe and easy-touse bathroom is when it comes to their independence and wellbeing. In his lecture Jens J. Wischmann talks about current developments of barrier free bathrooms. 

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New elective services section in the Hemer lung clinic with products from Keuco

03/16

Last year the lung clinic in Hemer has been extended by one building. The new stations are fitted with products from Keuco. 

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Bathrooms for young and old

02/16

Stylish furnishing trends have no place in the bathroom. Really? Are sanitary facilities still technology-driven and, given the effort required to install them, should they be functional and long-lasting? However, why there are more and more design proposals interpreting the bathroom as a trend-oriented space for living whilst also responding to societal trends, like health consciousness and demographic developments. 

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Interview: Functional aspects of the coloured design of the Hewi washbasin

11/15

In the interview, architect Dr. Birgit Dietz explains the background thoughts in the development of the age and dementia-sensitive washbasin, which she designed together with Hewi.  

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Hewi Dementia Washbasin: Orientation through contrast

10/16

Hewi has developed a washbasin especially for dementia patients. The function is signalled by a permanently attached coloured marking. 

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One Bathroom for all Ages, Shapes and Sizes

09/15

Separate bathrooms for the children, parents and grandparents: Even if you can’t afford this luxury, you can have products suitable for all ages, shapes and sizes – and which are flexible, comfortable and chic. 

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Hansgrohe: ShowerSelect novelties with high-quality glass surface

08/15

With its new concealed ShowerSelect thermostats Hansgrohe presents a timeless and clear design, a wide shelf and a high-quality white glass surface. 

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Barrier-Free Building: “I think Planners and Architects need to change the Perspective.”

07/15

The topic of barrier-free accessibility is an integral part of the sanitary industry. Paralympics gold medallist Anna Schaffelhuber has been wheelchair-bound since birth. In the interview she will be talking about functionality and design, barrier-free accessibility in public areas and her collaboration with Villeroy & Boch. 

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Barrier-free accessibility: Bathroom solutions for facilities in the healthcare and nursing sector

07/15

Villeroy & Boch has developed solutions for the healthcare and nursing sector to combine barrier-free functionality with comfort and design: The O.novo Vita and Omnia Architectura Vita collections are contemporary in design and comply with the standard DIN 18040 for barrier- free construction. 

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