Innovative Products for Bathroom Planners

08/12

This spring, many German sanitaryware manufacturers who develop products for “in front of the wall” didn’t just launch numerous products to fill gaps in their range: the abundance of new launches included some genuine innovations as well. With Selv, for instance, Dornbracht presented an innovative new series of fittings that undoubtedly has what it takes to become a bestseller à la Tara.  

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    Comfortable and safe shower experience with Keuco

    07/12

    The trend in bathrooms is towards generously sized showers and with shower trays that are flush with the floor. Besides an enjoyable shower experience, comfort and safety are of prime importance. With the fittings and accessories of the Plan and Elegance series, Keuco offers functional and aesthetic solutions that should help to make the everyday shower a special moment of well-being. 

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    Sanipa: 2morrow to be extended and updated

    07/12

    The bathroom specialist Sanipa has introduced a number of extensions and updates to their bathroom furniture series 2morrow. With the extension of the furniture range and colours, the programme is being modernised to reflect contemporary trends and market developments, ensuring satisfaction for customers.  

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    Delos of Duravit: An apparently floating console introduces a sense of lightness

    07/12

    In recent years, the bathroom has become increasingly important as a living area. With its Delos range of bathroom furniture, Duravit wants to contribute to this trend. The reduced design brings new lightness into the bathroom.  

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    With the Kaldewei design study 2012 shower floor panel and bathroom floor are forming a unit

    07/12

    The enamelled shower floor panel “Design-Studie 20122” by Kaldewei in steel enamel blends with the bathroom floor in a harmonious balance, uninterrupted by an outlet, which is discreetly integrated in the wall. With this innovation Kaldewei wants to enable bathroom designers to devise new, aesthetic design concepts for floor-level shower areas. 

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    Villeroy & Boch and Ebon Heath:
    Art meets ceramics at Second Glance project

    07/12

    Style and substance: One of the world’s most ancient and revered cultural techniques – plus Villeroy & Boch – bridge the gap between art and (ceramic-based) artisanship in an exclusive collaboration with US artist Ebon Heath  

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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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    Fetch Barça into your bathroom!
    Washbasin fittings with club logo

    06/12

    Has the obligatory club bed linen started to get boring? Your wife doesn’t fancy your fan pyjamas? And the Christmas tree balls, towel and candles in your favourite club’s colours don’t harmonise with the furnishings? For FC Barcelona fans there’s now an elegant solution – at least for the bathroom: Fittings by sanitaryware manufacturer Hansa engraved with the club logo of the star Spanish team transform your washbasin into a one-off fan experience. 

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    Keuco Edition 11 with modular mirror cabinet system

    06/12

    Keuco’s new Edition 11 mirror cabinets - at the heart of the furnishing concept Edition 11 for superior interior design are the storage space solutions measuring between 70 mm and 280 cm coordinating with the extensive furniture and washbasin range. The mirror cabinet Edition 11 thus offers optimal freedom when it comes to planning. 

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    Unisono from Alape: Glassed steel in its purest form

    06/12

    With the new sit-on basin Unisono the Goslar-based manufacturer Alape wants to show the perfect utilisation of the glassed steel material and the delicate craftsmanship Alape, to the test once again. 

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    Bisazza opens new cultural space with an exhibition of John Pawson

    06/12

    On 8 June 2012, the Bisazza Foundation will open a new cultural space 

    dedicated to design and contemporary architecture in their headquarters in Montecchio Maggiore, near Vicenza. More than 6000 square metres will showcase works and mosaic installations created by internationally renowned artists and designers, as well as host temporary exhibitions from the foremost institutions around the world. 

     

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    Duravit scores at the universal design award 2012

    06/12

    Duravit was on the winners' podium three times at the 2012 universal design award. It won the universal design award and the universal design consumer favourite award for its innovative OpenSpace shower partition, which was acclaimed by both the expert and the consumer jury, and received a further universal design award for its latest universal bath covers. 

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    Interview Phoenix Design: “The bathroom is where you get ready for the day in the morning and wind down again in the evening.”

    05/12

    Designers are for ever asking themselves how the water comes out of the tap. Or why showering is so popular, how the experience could be enhanced even more and the shower made to use 10 litres instead of 12. Or why a bathroom fitting actually has to be made of cast brass. These and other questions, say Andreas Haug and Tom Schönherr of Phoenix Design, have given the German sanitary industry a competition-promoting culture of innovation. 

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    Interview Andreas Dornbracht - Part 3:
    “A product with an aesthetic lifetime of 20 years is an ecological product.”

    05/12

    In the first two parts of the interview Andreas Dornbracht has talked about demographic and architectonical solutions in the bathroom. The third and last part deals with ecology. 

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