Let’s play. We’re out to build  

virtual spaces for the bathroom of tomorrow. 

The modern bathroom is a multifunctional place where elemental needs meet the desire for a little beauty in life, the desire for a sense of security and luxury. High-tech mingles with primordial naturalness, daily routines blend with cleansing rituals. United by design, materials, architecture. 

Pop up my Bathroom gives visions a place to unfold. A team of creatives, experts and trend researchers explores the possibilities that modern bathroom design holds for the bathroom culture of an individualistic society. We gather information, discuss tendencies, allow ideas to take experimental shape. With a realistic background, but with no real barriers. 


Lecture at Pop up Atelier: Daniela Heinemann about current developments of barrier free bathrooms

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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New elective services section in the Hemer lung clinic with products from Keuco

Last year the lung clinic in Hemer has been extended by one building. The new stations are fitted with products from Keuco. 

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Bathrooms for young and old

Stylish furnishing trends have no place in the bathroom. Really? Are sanitary facilities still technology-driven and, given the effort required to install them, should they be functional and long-lasting? However, why there are more and more design proposals interpreting the bathroom as a trend-oriented space for living whilst also responding to societal trends, like health consciousness and demographic developments. 

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Interview: Functional aspects of the coloured design of the Hewi washbasin

In the interview, architect Dr. Birgit Dietz explains the background thoughts in the development of the age and dementia-sensitive washbasin, which she designed together with Hewi.  

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Hewi Dementia Washbasin: Orientation through contrast

Hewi has developed a washbasin especially for dementia patients. The function is signalled by a permanently attached coloured marking. 

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One Bathroom for all Ages, Shapes and Sizes

Separate bathrooms for the children, parents and grandparents: Even if you can’t afford this luxury, you can have products suitable for all ages, shapes and sizes – and which are flexible, comfortable and chic. 

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Hansgrohe: ShowerSelect novelties with high-quality glass surface

With its new concealed ShowerSelect thermostats Hansgrohe presents a timeless and clear design, a wide shelf and a high-quality white glass surface. 

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Barrier-Free Building: “I think Planners and Architects need to change the Perspective.”

The topic of barrier-free accessibility is an integral part of the sanitary industry. Paralympics gold medallist Anna Schaffelhuber has been wheelchair-bound since birth. In the interview she will be talking about functionality and design, barrier-free accessibility in public areas and her collaboration with Villeroy & Boch. 

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Barrier-free accessibility: Bathroom solutions for facilities in the healthcare and nursing sector

Villeroy & Boch has developed solutions for the healthcare and nursing sector to combine barrier-free functionality with comfort and design: The O.novo Vita and Omnia Architectura Vita collections are contemporary in design and comply with the standard DIN 18040 for barrier- free construction. 

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