Posts tagged as 'ISH 2011'

'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.

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'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.

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Fri 18.3.

First impressions from ISH 2011

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 18.03.2011 - Tagged as:

ISH photot galleries on Architonic@Facebook

This year’s ISH, trade fair for bathroom, building, energy, air-conditioning technology and renewable energies, is still in full activity. We have been around and compiled already the most intresting novelties for you on our Facebook page. Enjoy!


to the Tour of ISH Frankfurt, Part 1

to the Tour of ISH Frankfurt, Part 2

to the Tour of ISH Frankfurt, Part 3

to the Tour of ISH Frankfurt, Part 4

'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.

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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.

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Tue 15.3.

Architonic Guide ISH 2011

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 15.03.2011 - Tagged as: ,

Architonic Guide ISH print version

With approximately 2,400 exhibitors spread out over 250,000 square metres of trade-fair grounds, it can be hard to get an overview of the ISH fair. All the more important, therefore, to prepare accordingly. We’d like to make your visit as uncomplicated as possible with our tried-and-tested Architonic Guide, where we’ve compiled for you our selection of the best manufacturers – along with hall plans and stand numbers – in a handy format. As ever, the guide is available to pick up at the stands of exhibitors who feature in it, and is already available for you to download here.
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