This summer is a hot one. We’re desperate
to cool off – in the sea, a crystal-clear mountain lake or the sauna. Sauna? That’s right –
because if you want to cool down, there’s nothing like working up a sweat first.
As bathrooms have a long service life, it is all the more important to think ahead and consider future requirements. When planned carefully, the comfortable bathroom of today can meet the needs of elderly users tomorrow or even be completely barrier-free.
At ISH 2017 in Frankfurt, he trend platform Pop up my Bathroom will be exploring the “Individual Bathroom”. Eight contemporary trends will be presented there and each one making the bathroom look completely different.
Visit the Aigai Spa in São Paulo for an unforgettable spa experience in the midst of fascinating architecture that is both modern and in touch with nature. At its heart is the element of water, experienced in all its facets through Dornbracht shower applications and fittings.
In Paris of the 80s if you wanted to party as if there were no tomorrow, you headed for Les Bains Douches. The club was famous for its hedonistic parties. Now the legend is back as an exciting design hotel. The owner of the new Les Bains may have dropped the ‘Douches’ as part of the venue’s name, but an exclusive bathroom interior will be a feature of the new hotel.
Whether at the workplace, sports facilities or airports, hygiene requirements are high in both public and semi-public buildings. This is why they are an essential part of the respective building concept.
Kludi Push is a sophisticated user interface for shower and bathtub: Ergonomic push buttons start and stop the flow of water at the push of a button, and the temperature can be pre-set on the thermostat handle.
Washplaces for children should be functional, safe and easy to care for. And ideally, they should have warm, velvety finishes as well. That’s why Keramag uses the solid surface material Varicor for its play and wash landscapes.
In the interview the designers of Villeroy & Boch,Chris Hegeman and Johan de Groot, are talking about their own style, a formula for excellent and timeless design and where they get inspiration for new collections.
Michelin starred chefs Quique Dacosta and Sybille Schönberger collaborate with Hansgrohe to bring to life the movement of a modern chef in a busy kitchen. The light shows their better flow in the kitchen with the Hansgrohe Metris Select kitchen mixer.
The Incava von Kaldewei is a bathtub which is suited to classic built-in installation, yet has an striking presence in the bathroom thanks to its high rim and the generous corner radii. The organic interior lines and the two gently curving back rests lend the built-in bathtub its harmonious look which exudes a sense of safety and comfort.