Elisabeth Endres about new approaches in the construction industry

02/19

Speaker Elisabeth Endres understands "low-tech" less in the sense of "no tech" than in the sense of robustness against uncertain boundary conditions and develops strategies between passive and active components in the building design.

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European-style comfort: first Kempinski hotel in Cuba

09/18

Luxury hotel Kempinski in Havana offers opulent hospitality with high-end bathroom solutions made by Kaldewei.

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New installation and sealing systems: simpler, faster, more secure

06/17

Enamelled shower surfaces can be installed with even greater ease and securely sealed with Kaldewei’s complete systems. 

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New design options with ViPrint – Ceramic shower trays with modern tile designs

03/16

The new digital printing technology for ceramic shower trays from Villeroy & Boch, ViPrint, harmonises sanitary ceramics and tiles. 

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Bathroom concepts: The bathtub as centrepiece

02/16

When it comes to new bathroom furniture, the free-standing bathtub is right at the top of the wish list. There is hardly another bathroom product with such a lasting effect on the room. The trend towards the free-standing tub is now also catching on in renovations. 

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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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Pop up my Bathroom

Pop up my Bathroom: Hurry up!

08/15

Together or one after the other? That is the question. How can the usability of the (only) family bathroom be optimised if everyone insists on having his own space? 

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Häfele turns bathroom furniture into entertainment centres

08/15

Nowadays many people like to listen easily and quick to their favourite music – also at home in their own four walls. Häfele’s sound products are quick and easy to fit and can be installed either visibly or invisibly in nearly all types of furniture. 

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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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Lighting solutions concealed in the walls

08/14

Simple lighting units smoothed flush into plasterboard as concealed lighting elements - with this idea Georg Bechter wants to bath the room in light. With Verve light and wall become one. 

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Functionality in the most restricted spaces

07/14

Guest bathrooms have become an established part of modern life. Nearly half of all German households have such a bathroom, and they are seen as essential when planning new homes. Cubbyholes that used to house the vacuum cleaner, toilet paper and other odds and ends have been transformed into imaginatively individual oases of well-being. 

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meTime_spa by Keuco:
Versatility in front of and in the wall

06/14

With meTime_spa Keuco presents an elegant kind of concealed thermostat for the shower and bath, with lots of shelf space and its own unique design. Large format glass plates in two sizes add colourful accents in a matt or lustred finish. The special coating on the glass surface allows water droplets to simply roll off.  

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Bette: solutions for a bespoke bathroom

06/14

For steel enamel specialists Bette, made-to-measure bathroom items are by no means unfamiliar territory. Nowadays, about half of all the tubs, shower trays and washbasins that leave the factory are individual, made-to-order solutions. For both the bathroom planner and the end customer, this opens up totally new perspectives for bathroom design: a customised bathtub or cut-off corners that allow enough space for the bathroom door to swing open are just as feasible as an upstand that makes a silicone seal along the edge of the tub superfluous. 

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