ME by Starck of Duravit: Sensual Lightness of Being

09/15

With ME by Starck Duravit presents a minimalist range for private and public areas. With the new range, the French designer wants to satisfy the desire for pure aesthetics. Recurring design element is a slender rim. 

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ME by Starck of Duravit: Sensual Lightness of Being

06/15

With ME by Starck Duravit presents a minimalist range for private and public areas. With the new range, the French designer wants to satisfy the desire for pure aesthetics. Recurring design element is a slender rim. 

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Interview with Kurt Merki Jr.: “Managing 'space' will become increasingly important in the future.”

09/14

With the Vero bathroom furniture collection for Duravit, Zurich-based designer Kurt Merki Jr. was breaking new ground. In the interview he talks among others about challenges and current developments in bathroom design. 

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A paradigm change in design: New washbasin bowls made of SaphirKeramik from Laufen

08/14

With its delicate Saphir-bowls in the architectural Design, the Swiss bathroom specialist, Laufen, is revolutionising the design demands on ceramic washbasins. The extremely thin-walled and delicate design of the washbasin bowls was made possible by the use of the new SaphirKeramik from Laufen.  

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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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Vero by Duravit – pure elegance, fair and square

04/14

Cinema screen or computer monitor, fridge or milk carton, a room, a table, the morning paper: our world is inconceivable without the rectangle. Perhaps this is why we are so attracted to Vero: the forms of this ceramic range are entirely restricted to the rectangle. After 12 years of success, Duravit’s Vero range has been extended by a furniture collection. 

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Villeroy & Boch: New light functions for mirrors and mirror cabinets

03/14

Light is indispensible to well-being. No wonder that lamps and lighting systems are becoming ever more sophisticated. The correct illumination is crucial not just at the workplace but also in the private sphere. This is particularly true in the bathroom, which is increasingly used not only as a functional room for personal body care but also as a place of relaxation and revitali-sation. 

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Dornbracht’s MEM now in copper

03/14

Eleven years after the introduction of MEM in 2003, Dornbracht wants to beam the iconic fitting series with a new glow. With 'Cyprum' the German Manufacturer has created a finish in pink gold made with 18-carat gold and copper. Furthermore Dornbracht has reviewed MEM’s formal aesthetic elements and added products to the series.  

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High-contrast bathroom design

03/14

It is well known that opposites attract. And so even in interior design the classic colour contrast black and white continues to reinvent itself again and again. In the bathroom for example with products of the manufacturer Duravit. 

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Cooperation: KWC and Falper aim to create a Swiss-Italian feel-good ambience for the private spa

03/14

Showering and bathing refresh both body and soul. But besides the water ritual itself, the setting can have a positive impact on our mood as well. Often the interplay between different elements is used to create a special atmosphere. That's exactly what the cooperation between Swiss fittings manufacturer KWC and Italian designer label Falper aims to demonstrate. 

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Bathroom trends in modern home worlds – an interview with designer Michael Lammel

02/14

Michael Lammel, managing director of the Aachen-based design company NOA, and his team have investigated the impact of global social trends on the layout of modern residential buildings. In the interview the designer talks about the results of his research. 

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The wall unit that turns the bathroom into living space

10/13

Bathroom furniture specialist Burgbad has developed a new kind of bathroom furniture system in collaboration with designer Marc Sadler: Cconceptwall. Unlike conventional bathroom furniture collections, Cconceptwall is a modular “wall in front of the wall” system. The crucial product benefit Cconceptwall offers is however the, so the manufacturer says, almost infinite combinability of its elements. Similarly to a construction set, the washstands can be combined with deck-mounted or wall-mounted fittings, tall cabinets, mirrors and shelves in various sizes and top panels as required. 

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