Matt or transparent: Alape presents expressive surfaces

04/19

At ISH in Frankfurt, Germany, Alape has showcased dish basins with two new surfaces: “Terra” captivates with its matt powdery novelty surface and finely coordinated pastel colour nuances while “Aqua” has a transparent surface reminiscent of glass and dark rich blue and green hues.

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Body & Soul: Peter Ippolito about the bathroom as a material-oriented world of experience

02/19

As a material-oriented world of experience, the bathroom is the perfect place to harmonize body and soul.

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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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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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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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rgb by Burgbad: furniture made of colour and light

12/18

Burgbad presents Stefan Diez’s design for an innovative furniture system that makes volume transparent. Coloured glass and a flexible, easy-to-install mounting system open up new creative options.

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Wallpapers for the home wellness oasis

09/18

If you’re looking to make a quick and straightforward change in your bathroom, it’s definitely worth considering wallpapers. With their modern patterns and unusual colour combinations, they provide a stylish alternative to bathroom tiles.

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Sonar: Patricia Urquiola designs the third generation of SaphirKeramik for Laufen

06/17

Sonar is the new new collection – including washstands and bathtubs – from Laufen in SaphirKeramik, designed by Particia Urquiola. 

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Rehau Crystal Mirror: mirror yes, glas no

05/17

With the Rauvisio crystal surface, Rehau is committed to the material glass. The polymer glass laminate stands out for a range of advantages compared with real glass - even as mirror. 

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Interview with designer Partick Frey: “I wanted to create a feeling of softness and warmth.”

04/17

In the interview Patrick Frey talks about the creation of the Villeroy & Boch Finion collection. 

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Duravit: ceramic glaze against germs in sanitary areas

09/16

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.  

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Design concept by Bette:
A steel bath dressed in fabric

04/16

The German steel-enamel specialist Bette wants to bring the subject of opulence to the bathroom in a new way with the design concept of a bathtub clothed in fabric. 

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Twice by Alape: A double washstand with a functional design

04/16

The new double washstand Twice by Alape combines high functionality with a sleek design. The design by Sieger Design meets the demand for washplaces that could be used by two persons at the same time. 

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Bathroom concepts: The bathtub as centrepiece

02/16

When it comes to new bathroom furniture, the free-standing bathtub is right at the top of the wish list. There is hardly another bathroom product with such a lasting effect on the room. The trend towards the free-standing tub is now also catching on in renovations. 

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Avorio and Cemento: Two new design lines for Rauvisio mineral

08/15

With Avorio and Cemento, Rehau has expanded its Rauvisio mineral portfolio and opened up whole new worlds of design possibilities for its customers – from the evenly textured elegance of antiqui-ty all the way to concrete, the material of the modern age 

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That’s hard: The new SaphirKeramik by Laufen

11/14

With its SaphirKeramik, Laufen has presented a material innovation. The new sanitary ceramic is extremely hard and stable thanks to the addition of the material corundum and opens up completely new possibilities in bathroom design. 

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Interview Konstantin Grcic: "The prospect of working with a new material, certainly gave the project an extra edge."

10/14

With SaphirKeramik from Laufen, a new material is being launched on the market. The hardness of this material permits shapes which were previously not possible. Together with Konstantin Grcic the Swiss-based company hat designed a series of new products with this ceramic. 

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A paradigm change in design: New washbasin bowls made of SaphirKeramik from Laufen

08/14

With its delicate Saphir-bowls in the architectural Design, the Swiss bathroom specialist, Laufen, is revolutionising the design demands on ceramic washbasins. The extremely thin-walled and delicate design of the washbasin bowls was made possible by the use of the new SaphirKeramik from Laufen.  

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