Sanipa: 2morrow to be extended and updated

07/12

The bathroom specialist Sanipa has introduced a number of extensions and updates to their bathroom furniture series 2morrow. With the extension of the furniture range and colours, the programme is being modernised to reflect contemporary trends and market developments, ensuring satisfaction for customers.  

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Delos of Duravit: An apparently floating console introduces a sense of lightness

07/12

In recent years, the bathroom has become increasingly important as a living area. With its Delos range of bathroom furniture, Duravit wants to contribute to this trend. The reduced design brings new lightness into the bathroom.  

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With the Kaldewei design study 2012 shower floor panel and bathroom floor are forming a unit

07/12

The enamelled shower floor panel “Design-Studie 20122” by Kaldewei in steel enamel blends with the bathroom floor in a harmonious balance, uninterrupted by an outlet, which is discreetly integrated in the wall. With this innovation Kaldewei wants to enable bathroom designers to devise new, aesthetic design concepts for floor-level shower areas. 

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Villeroy & Boch and Ebon Heath:
Art meets ceramics at Second Glance project

07/12

Style and substance: One of the world’s most ancient and revered cultural techniques – plus Villeroy & Boch – bridge the gap between art and (ceramic-based) artisanship in an exclusive collaboration with US artist Ebon Heath  

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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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Fetch Barça into your bathroom!
Washbasin fittings with club logo

06/12

Has the obligatory club bed linen started to get boring? Your wife doesn’t fancy your fan pyjamas? And the Christmas tree balls, towel and candles in your favourite club’s colours don’t harmonise with the furnishings? For FC Barcelona fans there’s now an elegant solution – at least for the bathroom: Fittings by sanitaryware manufacturer Hansa engraved with the club logo of the star Spanish team transform your washbasin into a one-off fan experience. 

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Keuco Edition 11 with modular mirror cabinet system

06/12

Keuco’s new Edition 11 mirror cabinets - at the heart of the furnishing concept Edition 11 for superior interior design are the storage space solutions measuring between 70 mm and 280 cm coordinating with the extensive furniture and washbasin range. The mirror cabinet Edition 11 thus offers optimal freedom when it comes to planning. 

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Unisono from Alape: Glassed steel in its purest form

06/12

With the new sit-on basin Unisono the Goslar-based manufacturer Alape wants to show the perfect utilisation of the glassed steel material and the delicate craftsmanship Alape, to the test once again. 

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Bisazza opens new cultural space with an exhibition of John Pawson

06/12

On 8 June 2012, the Bisazza Foundation will open a new cultural space 

dedicated to design and contemporary architecture in their headquarters in Montecchio Maggiore, near Vicenza. More than 6000 square metres will showcase works and mosaic installations created by internationally renowned artists and designers, as well as host temporary exhibitions from the foremost institutions around the world. 

 

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Duravit scores at the universal design award 2012

06/12

Duravit was on the winners' podium three times at the 2012 universal design award. It won the universal design award and the universal design consumer favourite award for its innovative OpenSpace shower partition, which was acclaimed by both the expert and the consumer jury, and received a further universal design award for its latest universal bath covers. 

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Interview Phoenix Design: “The bathroom is where you get ready for the day in the morning and wind down again in the evening.”

05/12

Designers are for ever asking themselves how the water comes out of the tap. Or why showering is so popular, how the experience could be enhanced even more and the shower made to use 10 litres instead of 12. Or why a bathroom fitting actually has to be made of cast brass. These and other questions, say Andreas Haug and Tom Schönherr of Phoenix Design, have given the German sanitary industry a competition-promoting culture of innovation. 

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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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Have a Cultivated take-off: with Grohe in the new Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport

05/12

The new landmark of Frankfurt airport, The Squaire, is deemed to be a masterpiece of contemporary architecture and aesthetic design. Its concept creates a unique experience of urbane sophistication by fusing offices, shopping facilities, restaurants and bars as well as hotels under one roof. This international business hotel not only benefits from its pre-eminent location at one of Europe’s most important air travel hubs but also treats its guests to a first-rate experience which blends all-round comfort with modern style. In the guest bathrooms, the design character of the house is accentuated by selected premium fittings from Grohe. 

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Interview with Andrea Wirges-Klein:
“The sanitaryware is like an instrument in an orchestra.”

05/12

The work of architect Andrea Wirges-Klein (born in 1963) stands for what springs to mind when you think of holistic architecture: she plans and supervises new buildings that are progressive yet liveable, modernises context-sensitive existing buildings, refurbishes and redesigns listed buildings and provides advice and support for both private clients and public projects.  

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