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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The way to a perfect bathroom – surprising planning ideas and up-to-the-minute examples

02/19

New colourways are the ideal complement to the philosophy of modern bathroom planning, which tailors the bathroom design to customers’ needs like a bespoke suit.

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Torsten Müller reveals social media strategies for the sanitary industry

02/19

The advance of the social media age is affecting the communication channels for the sanitary and HVAC sector too. In addition, branding is taking on overriding importance in marketing when it comes to sticking in target groups’ minds.

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Pop up my Bathroom Atelier presents the key trends shaping the sector

02/17

The extensive lecture programme of the VDS trend forum presents expert talks, panel discussions and workshops on a broad spectrum of topics ranging from individualism all the way to digitalisation. 

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Pop up my Bathroom Atelier: The Trend Forum for Architects and Bathroom Planners at the ISH 2015

02/15

At the international ISH trade fair in Frankfurt (10th to 14th March), the “Pop up my Bathroom Atelier” lecture programme will again be shining a spotlight on the latest trend developments in the sanitary industry. The Pop up my Bathroom trend forum provides an abundance of ideas, informative presentations and fascinating panel discussions with distinguished speakers and international participants. 

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Freibad – Freedom within Four Walls

12/13

Why is a campaign about imaginary bathrooms so very successful? How meaningful is it to invent stunning images of all the things that are or could be feasible in the bathroom? Wouldn't practical tips be more suitable for creating incentives? After all, there are already so many beautiful bathrooms in ads! And aren't the benefits of modern shower toilets already sufficiently familiar to TV viewers as well?  

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Flatile by AGROB BUCHTAL: 5mm thin tiles for low-dust and low-dirt renovation

01/13

At the tile thickness, a distinction has to be made between normal (8 to 11 mm), extra thick (12 mm and more for industrial and commercial areas) and thin tiles (8 mm and less). The latter has been a frequently discussed subject at special interest magazines and trade fairs again and again in the last years. 

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Interview Stefan Seitz: “Wall and floor collections should definitely have a place at the ISH”

11/12

At the ISH 2013, some strong products and a wide variety of concepts for walls and floors will be represented for the first time. As part of the 'wall + floor' special show, various suppliers will, over an area of approx. 500 square metres, be showcasing products that include tiles (wall and floor tiles), innovations (plastic coverings and man-made materials), nature (e.g. cork, natural stone or marble) and colour (shades and colourways). Wall + floor will be located centrally in Hall 3.0 and will thus become the main hub for creative furnishing and decoration ideas in the bathroom. In an interview Stefan Seitz, Director Brand Management ISH, talks about the premiere if the new special show.  

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A first at ISH 2013: special 'wall + floor' show displays creative ideas for holistic bathroom planning

11/12

When the topic of the bathroom is raised as part of ISH, the world's leading trade fair for innovative bathroom design, sustainable sanitation solutions and environmentally friendly building services technology, there will, for the first time, also be representation for some strong products and a wide variety of concepts for walls and floors.  

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Pop up my Bathroom:
The trend forum for creative bathroom design

06/12

“Pop up my Bathroom” is an information campaign by the German sanitary industry. Under this unusual motto, we aim to inform professional bathroom designers, architects and the media about trends in the bathroom – both in terms of consumers’ needs and developments within the sector. 

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Interview Andreas Dornbracht - Part 3:
“A product with an aesthetic lifetime of 20 years is an ecological product.”

05/12

In the first two parts of the interview Andreas Dornbracht has talked about demographic and architectonical solutions in the bathroom. The third and last part deals with ecology. 

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Interview Jans Wischmann:
“Hey! I need this room!”

05/12

On the occasion of the ISH in Frankfurt, the world’s leading fair for the entire sanitation, heating and air-conditioning sector, Jens J. Wischmann, managing director of the VDS, explains the revolutionary ideas behind the pictures and headings of the new “Pop up my Bathroom” campaign. 

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