We love spending time at home – and that includes the
bathroom too. Its overall design is becoming increasingly cosy and welcoming –
and revealing the growing influence of general interior design trends in the
process. At the same time, new technical developments are a must-have in the
It all stems from users’ desire for a modern and
comfortable bathroom, which is characterised by the current lifestyle. Certainly
in Germany, interest in a new bathroom is very strong. According to a study by
the German Sanitary Industry Association (Vereinigung Deutsche
Sanitärwirtschaft e.V. [VDS]), 16.7 million Germans aged 18 or over are aiming
to make bathroom-related changes or purchases in 2019. Trends towards some very
different types of bathroom are apparent right now, although their
characteristic features can of course be combined in various ways. However,
probably the strongest trend for the current ISH 2019 is likely to be the final
transformation of the bathroom into a lifestyle room. But what does the new
cosiness and the increased flexibility in the bathroom for craft and commerce
mean? Jens J. Wischmann talks about
these questions with his guests.
VDS-Talk: Planning of lifestyle bathrooms: What does the new Cosiness in the Bathroom mean for Crafts and Commerce?
Host: Jens J. Wischmann, VDS
Date: Thursday, 14. March 2019, 4:00 pm
Location: Saal Europa, Hall 4.0, ISH Frankfurt/Main
The talk will be translated into English simultanously.