Events | ISH 2019

Interesting events around ISH 2019.

Interview with designer Gesa Hansen: “I’ve never got sick of trees being green."

10/19

Gesa Hansen and color, it just fits. In an interview with her, we talked about how colors in the bathroom look and what that means for bathroom planning.

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Color Selection von Pop up my Bathroom auf der ISH 2019

The Colour Selection trend book: a compendium of the latest colour trends in the bathroom

05/19

With its Colour Selection study at the ISH 2019, Pop up my Bathroom proved it has its finger on the pulse. The VDS communication campaign was taken up by the entire industry – and the essentials have now been published in the form of a trend book.

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SensoWash Starck f von Duravit

Everything becomes flat: The SensoWash Starck f from Duravit

04/19

Twenty-three years ago, Duravit and Phillipe Starck started a partnership that led in some groundbreaking products. In 2019 is the turn of a new shower toilet generation: the SensoWash Starck f in the versions Plus and Lite.

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Designer's Talk: Stefan Diez in a Conversation about the Mega Trend Colour in the Bathroom

03/19

In an interview with design journalist Frank A. Reinhardt, Stefan Diez talks about the megatrend of colour in the bathroom and the appeal of his design for Burgbad.

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Björn Steinmetzler; Vereinigung Deutsche Sanitärwirtschaft e.V. (VDS)

Pop up my Bathroom showing Colour Selection at ISH 2019

03/19

Colour Selection: during this year’s leading international trade show for the sanitary industry, the ISH in Frankfurt, things at the Pop up my Bathroom trend platform will be pretty colourful.

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Michael Schmidt about color, surface and material as fourth dimension in design and architecture

02/19

Colour and finish have always been the fourth dimension of product design, architecture and interior design. Without this dimension, the story hasn‘t been told to the end.

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Dr Hildegard Kalthegener talks about trend oriented colour psychology for the bathroom

02/19

The first requirement for successful colour design is to be precise with any nuance. Colour plays a key role in ensuring that the interplay between ceramics, wall paint, bathroom faucets and accessories is perceived as a successful overall concept for the whole.

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HEWI translates the color theory of Goethe into the bathroom world of today

02/19

For more than 20 years, Goethe has dealt with colors and their subjective effects. What this means for HEWI, explains the company in itspresentation.

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Dornbracht Group Oberflächen

Thomas Richter about surface as second dimension to product design

02/19

In addition to its form, the interplay of a product’s materials and colours also has a crucial impact on how it is perceived and its effect on the style.

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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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Alain Reymond about materials as a driving factor of aesthetic and new forms

02/19

A material innovation can eliminate the limitations of product processes and lead not just to new forms but to a totally new aesthetic.

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Bathroom and colours: Panel discussion about opportunities and challenges in bathroom planning

02/19

What opportunities are there for bathroom planners and what challenges they have to face? Jens J. Wischmann talks about these questions with his guests.

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Thorsten Moortz about the increasing use of coloured light in design

02/19

The presentation introduces systematisation that allows every bathroom designer to offer light in the bathroom as part of their planning.

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VDS-Talk: What does the new Cosiness in the Bathroom mean for Crafts and Commerce?

02/19

Many users have the desire for a modern and comfortable bathroom, which is characterised by the current lifestyle. What this means for craft and commerce, thereover Jens J. Wischmann talks about these questions with his guests.

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Thorsten Moortz shows how workbooks can make the color design tangible in planning consultations

02/19

Giv­ing cus­tomers an idea of the colour scheme dur­ing a plan­ning con­sul­ta­tion can be chal­leng­ing. Work­books con­tain­ing exem­plary pro­jects are a huge help.

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Gesa Hansen about colours in interior design

02/19

The colourways are changing constantly. If still neutral tones were asked yesterday, today these are rather strong colours. In her presentation, Gesa Hansen gives an overview of the current color scheme in the bathroom and kitchen.  

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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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Light and health is the main theme at the Light + Building 2014

12/13

For many years light was simply reduced to its basic function: providing brightness to enable vision-related tasks to still be done even after dark. Now it has been recognised that light has a tremendous influence on people and their health. Light significantly determines our well-being, it controls our sleep / wake patterns and during the day it regulates the release of a wide range of hormones.  

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Plan your visit to the trade fair easily with the ISH app

02/13

Visitors to the internationally leading trade fair of the sanitary sector (12-16 March 2013 in Frankfurt am Main) now have state-of-the-art access to the ISH with a free application that is available for smartphones and tablets at www.ish2013.com/app. The information provided on the display makes it considerably easier to plan, take part and follow up your visit to the trade fair. 

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ISH 2013: complementary programme with new highlights

01/13

The industry is gearing up to launch its new products onto the world market for the bathroom, building services, energy, air-conditioning and renewable energies at ISH in Frankfurt am Main from 12 to 16 March 2013. Parallel to the extensive range of products to be shown by the 2,300-plus exhibitors, the multi-faceted complementary programme will offer an excellent opportunity to exchange information and take a closer look at subjects of topical interest to the sector. The emphasis in all parts of the complementary programme is on sustainability and energy saving. At the same time, the fair will be distinguished by a variety of new highlights for both the water and energy sections. 

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ISH 2013 with all market leaders and additional exhibition halls

01/13

The World’s Leading Trade Fair for The Bathroom Experience, Building Services, Energy, Air Conditioning Technology and Renewable Energies – in Frankfurt am Main from 12 to 16 March 2013 will be distinguished by a variety of new themes and special events. “Resource conservation is the subject around which everything at ISH 2013 revolves and, therefore, the focal point of all product segments”, says Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Messe Frankfurt.  

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Pop up my Bathroom: Photoshooting finished

12/12

The bathroom has never been pervaded by such an overwhelming sense of freedom as during this year's Pop up my Bathroom project: an extremely forward-looking concept for future development tendencies, make-believe bathroom scenarios (who's ever heard of a beer garden as the backdrop for a bathroom?) and, above all, an abundance of open sky.  

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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 1:
"Barrier-free is a term, that doesn’t whet people’s appetite"

05/12

Andreas Dornbracht is regarded as one of the most progressive thinkers in his industry. For a fittings and accessories manufacturer, the family company of the same name that he co-runs has provided an unusual amount of impetus for an integral approach to bathroom design. He also seems to want to help the industry progress towards a more holistic approach in his capacity as president of the German Sanitary Industry Association (Vereinigung Deutsche Sanitärwirtschaft e.V., VDS), the umbrella organisation of the bathroom and sanitary sectors with member associations from industry, specialist wholesale and specialist trades. In the first part of this interview Dornbracht talks about demographic issues. 

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