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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Whirl and enjoy: wellness in wind and weather

12/12

When it's wet and cold outside, cosiness in our own four walls ranks high in the popularity stakes. Then a whirlpool bath is particularly agreeable. With its wide choice of whirlpool systems and bathtubs, Kaldewei enables customers to create their very own feel-good programme. 

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Grohtherm 2000: the next-generation thermostat

12/12

With its Grohtherm 2000 thermostat, Grohe aims to offer its users not just enhanced safety and extra convenience but responsible sustainability as well. With an aesthetic water flow and functional tray, the thermostat aims to present itself as a modern and flexible all-round solution for the bathtub and shower. 

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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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Hotel “J”: an oasis of calm just outside the gates of Stockholm – equipped with Duravit

11/12

Hotel “J” is situated on Nacka beach and enjoys an enchanting view of Stockholm’s harbour inlet, where ships bob up and down on the water. The boutique hotel with its boathouse charm lies just ten minutes away from the colourful and lively activity of the Swedish capital.  

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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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The Bisazza Foundation presents:
Arik Levy – “Experimental Growth”

11/12

After its debut in June, the Bisazza Foundation continues to showcase the leading players in design and contemporary architecture by presenting “Experimental Growth”, an exhibition project by Israeli designer Arik Levy. This exhibition comprises a structural modification to the architecture of the Foundation, a macro-installation called Rock Chamber and a video created especially for the event. 

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KeraFresh: the new freshness system for toilet facilities from Keramag

10/12

Every restaurateur and facility operator knows the problem: especially in restaurants, sport and leisure facilities or large-scale event venues, toilets that have to deal with a high volume of traffic usually have an "indoor climate" that is anything but inviting. And the less-than-ideal deodoriser blocks in little plastic sieves that are placed in the urinals tend to come across as decidedly unaesthetic "foreign bodies", especially in sanitary facilities with an otherwise upmarket design.  

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Purism in white or black:
Ambition E from Schell

10/12

Hygiene and economic efficiency are important factors for urinal installations. A distinctive design, however, also contributes to the value of the sanitary equipment and fosters careful treatment on the part of the user. With "Ambition E", fittings specialist Schell intends to point the way in purist design for sensor-controlled urinal flush fittings.  

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A new dimension of showering pleasure: the Idealrain Cube

10/12

With its new Idealrain shower series, Ideal Standard is aiming to cater specifically to consumers’ individual needs and wants. According to an internal study, showering – like taking a bath – is very much an individual experience that everybody wants to enjoy in his own favourite way.  

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Duravit Green: Sustainable product ideas for the bathroom

09/12

In recent years, there has been a great change in the way in which people in industrial countries use water and energy. Duravit responds to this with innovative technology.  

Even the Duravit company history lays a focus on the responsible use of resources. This has become an essential part of every new development. It continues to give rise to new product ideas that are about to contribute to a responsible future. 

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A relaxed start to the autumn with Bassino and the Relax Lounger from Kaldewei

09/12

The days are gradually getting shorter and the Indian summer is just around the corner. Whereas summer is a time for active leisure pursuits, autumn is a good opportunity to withdraw to the cosy atmosphere of one’s own four walls again. Relaxation and regeneration are the order of the day. Wellness enthusiasts, for instance, are often big fans of floating, an activity familiar from hotels and thermal spas. Anyone who wants to let his worries float away at home can now enjoy this particularly relaxing experience in his own bathroom: the Bassino bathtub from Kaldewei is so big that you can actually float in the water.  

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Allure F-digital by Grohe: the digital water experience

09/12

With its digital products, Grohe is one of the pioneering forces in digital sanitaryware technology and has been continuously expanding this segment since Ondus was launched in 2008. As well as fittings for every kind of bathroom tap, the range also includes digital showers and kitchen fittings. Now Allure F-digital is set to become the new star of the technological bathroom.  

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Memento by Villeroy & Boch: The art of reductionism

08/12

Timeless style and a minimalistic design language: That’s how Villeroy & Boch distinguishes their product range Memento. Freed from all superfluous design details, Memento is about to bring strong pure lines to the bathroom. 

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Many men read on the loo, most women don't

08/12

While one out of every two men spends time reading on the loo, only one out of every four women tends to do so. That is the result of a representative survey conducted by Tempo. The study also showed that 51 percent of Germans prefer to read magazines on the loo, followed by the newspaper with 47 percent. 

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    20 years of Tara by Dornbracht: A design classic is celebrating its anniversary

    08/12

    When Dornbracht introduced Tara in 1992, two-handle fittings weren't really very trendy; the market was dominated by single-lever mixers. But the progressive concept with the characteristic cross handles quickly became the archetype of modern bath fittings.  

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