As modern life places greater demands upon us, we, in turn, also start to demand more. These demands also extend to the bathroom, which we expect to be attractive, inviting and also functional.
Duravit’s expansion continued in the first decade of the 21st Century with the establishment of subsidiaries in Turkey, India and China. The Duravit Design Center in Hornberg, Designed by Philippe Starck, was also completed during this time. The brand is currently available in over 100 countries. Duravit impressed the numerous visitors with its new products, high-class design and striking presence.
Kartell by LAUFEN’ is a bathroom which brings together the material essence and technological innovations of two companies: Italian furniture company Kartell and its use of plastic applied to the production of furniture; and Swiss specialist LAUFEN for its expertise in the production of ceramic bathroom pieces, designed by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, integrated architecture is an interconnected ecosystem where bathtubs, faucets, lights, sanitary-ware, shower bases, shelving, washbasins and other furniture components: cupboards, footstools, mirrors, tables…coexist, with maximum flexibility. Kartell and LAUFEN are together launching an integrated and complete bathroom project. Read More
2014 is no longer in the future, the time is now. So why not now create a modern bath with todays trend’s? The three big shower and bath trends of 2014 are Minimalist-Cosmopolitan, Traditional, and Digital.
For those who like a simple, smart, city sleek style and cutting edge spaces, your sharp eye will be attracted to the pristine decor style of Cosmopolitan. First you will want to focus on the newest trend of shower heads. The Cosmopolitan style features wide square rain shower heads, high mounted basin spouts, and skates. Read More
Traditionally, tile has been used for centuries in kitchens and bathrooms as a practical means of keeping water and other messes confined. It has an excellent reputation for being easy to clean and maintain. Lately, decorative tile has been making an impressive appearance in other rooms of the home and are available in more colors and designs than ever.
The sky is the limit when it comes to what you can do with tile. A simple tile floor in a bath or kitchen can make a huge improvement to the feel of the room, but consider placing tiles in bright colors and designs for a one-of-a-kind element. Mermaid scales and subway tile are gaining popularity fast because of the endless colors available. Read More
Hotel bathroom design is taking a turn from boring to chic. Instead of the standard tub and shower, and the sink in the counter-top, we are seeing more free-standing tubs and stylish vanities, highlighted with funky and classy wallpapers and colors. Read More
People have a sense that ceramic and porcelain tiles are different, and that porcelain tile is somehow the better of the two, but they’re not sure why it is better. So, exactly what is porcelain tile, and is it really better than ceramic tile? Let’s see if we can de-mystify porcelain tile. Read More