Posts tagged as 'bathroom'
'You only have to see what is important: the beautiful part. The rest is hidden,' says Torben Madsen from Danish practice Aarhus Arkitekterne of their new 'Round Series' for Vola
‘Working with Vola is really about getting into their DNA,’ says Aarhus Arkitekterne’s design manager Torben Madsen as he talks Architonic through the office’s new, highly graphic Round Series of paper-towel dispensers and waste bins for Vola at the recent ISH fair in Frankfurt.
And if anyone has an understanding of the genetics of Danish manufactuer, it’s Aarhus, who have collaborated with their client for several years now, and who recently completed the Gesamtkunstwerk-like Vola Academy in Horsens.
'Nivis' by Andrea Morgante, SHIRO STUDIO for Agape
‘Nivis’ is the one of the most recent creations of the Italian manufacturer Agape. Made from a solid white mass of Cristalplant® – a composite material which consists mainly of natural minerals mixed with a low percentage of polyester and acrylic polymers – the washbasin has two inter-connected cavities, with water running from the main, larger and deeper cavity to the smaller one which has an overflow outlet hole.
'Deque' tap by Sieger Design for Dornbracht
Since many years the German family company Sieger Design and the high class manufacturer for bathroom fittings and accessories Dornbracht have been collaborating and created some of the most daring and forward thinking products in this field. The most recent example is ‘Deque’ presented at this year’s ISH 2011 for the first time.
'Level 45' bathroom system by Naghi Habib for Falper
Architect and designer Naghi Habib has created an innovative bathroom system for manufacturer Falper called ‘Level 45′. The ‘pulpit element’, as the company’s promotional copy puts it, acts as unifying element, running at a height of 48mm throughout the various bathroom elements, acting as case, support and seat.
Copper aluminium frame, black marble lavabo, The Hayón Collection by Jaime Hayon for Bisazza
The Italian company Bisazza, especially known for its wide range of highly exclusive mosaics and tiles, debuts at this year’s ISH fair in Frankfurt with ‘Bisazza Bagno’ – a new bathroom collection. The Spanish design harlequin Jaime Hayón, who clearly shares certain aesthetic and stylistic values with the Italian brand was entrusted with the design of the first collection – collaborations with an array of internationally recognized designers will follow.
'FOLDED' by Raw Edges for Mutina
At this year’s CERSAIE in Bologna the Italian manfacturer Mutina presented this new series of bathroom tiles by the Isreal design duo Raw Edges. The designer’s idea was to reproduce the effect of folded paper on ceramics – the visual reference is the traditional ceramic patterns which were common in the apartments in Tel Aviv in the Fifties and Sixties. Raw Edges recreate them simply by using “folded” lines.
'Phenomenon' by Tokujin Yoshioka for Mutina
Once more the Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka inspires with his sense for delicate surfaces and structures. Recently at this year’s CERSAIE in Bologna he unveiled ‘Phenomenon’, a new family of three-dimensional structured ceramic tiles he created for the Italian manufacturer Mutina. The collection includes the patterns ‘snow’, ‘honey-comb’ and ‘rain’.
'Albero' shower by Ceramica Flaminia
At this year’s Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings the Italian manufacturer Ceramica Flaminia will present the new free standing shower ‘Albero’ (‘tree’) which is characterised by its figurative appearance and some smart details: its ceramic square base can be almost seamlessly integrated into the bathroom’s floor, the shower head can easily be hung-up on a “branch” through a simple ribbon.