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.
Since 2002, employees of Axor Manufaktur have been individualizing taps, shower heads and accessories for private customers and global projects. The possibilities range from special finishes to engravings and length adaptations.
The bathroom certainly has its fair share of quiet and invisible heroes: water disappears into the wall, the heavy sheets of glass surrounding the level access shower seem to be magically suspended in space and fittings look like power outlets.
The transformation of the bathroom from a purely functional area to one's own private spa continues apace. The trend for a cosy ambiance in the bathroom also drives new materials to be developed for its interior construction.