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.
The Condensed Bathroom provides the essence of modern bathroom culture in a compact space: when it comes to the ideal bathroom for urban areas and a target audience that wants to live where the action is without missing out on anything, this could well be the face of the future.
Even today, a wave of the hand is all it takes to start the water running or bathe the room in the desired light. It’s all possible thanks to complex digital controls that are either hidden away behind the wall or concealed in the products themselves.
When it comes to taking care of body and soul, the bathroom is taking on new meaning: as a private gym with hydrotherapy treatments in an individual feel-good atmosphere. Modern technology is used to integrate traditional techniques and create a personalised oasis.
Expectations of the bathroom have increased. At the same time, consumers no longer primarily define comfort in terms of traditional signs of luxury like marble or exclusive designer fittings, but in terms of personalised bathroom equipment and design.
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.
First indications reveal which colours will immerse our homes in a new light in the near future. With accents ranging from watermelon through flamingo and golden yellow through sand, the coming season promises warm, vibrantly coloured impressions.
How bathtubs have been slimmed down, why everything in the bathroom is hidden away and how to bring the freshness and freedom of a “Freibad” into the home: these are just some of the curiosities, innovations and developments that Pop up my Bathroom has brought together in the 10 trends.