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Editor's Letter – June 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.07.2022

DAAily platforms launches in a super-hot Milan, while we cool down with the Global Design Agenda Bathroom Design Week

'I have seen a bathroom where the toilet is only 15cm ...

James Wormald

16.06.2022

Li Wenqiang of PIG Design discusses the difficulties of designing bathrooms with limited space: 'It's a terrible experience, with knees and face against the door.' Watch the video to hear more…

Turn on bathroom spaces with distinctive designer tapware

James Wormald

15.06.2022

By complementing bathroom surfaces and fixtures with striking fittings, designers can create characterful sanitary spaces without overloading them with decoration.

'The mainstream bathroom is a high-end bathroom': ...

Katharina Schwarze

15.06.2022

Maria Papafigou of OOAK architects discusses using innovative materials to create more personal bathrooms: 'Be experimental and dare to take a leap.' Watch the video to learn more…

'The bathroom as a machine became emotional': Marc ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.06.2022

Marc Sadler discusses combining functional intelligence with emotional environments in bathrooms, 'Design is tech that you control and style.' Watch the video to learn more…

Tea ceremony: Duravit x Sebastian Herkner

Mareile Morawietz

14.06.2022

Duravit's new Sebastian Herkner-designed Zencha series takes inspiration from Japanese tea traditions, not only in formal aesthetic terms but also the purity and harmony of its rituals.

Putting the zen in Zencha

Mareile Morawietz

14.06.2022

The Zencha bathroom series' organic curves and light, natural materials allow for the creation of peaceful bathroom spaces that appeal to the soul as well as the body.

Zencha: wellness for the environment

Mareile Morawietz

14.06.2022

From its material palette and modularity to manufacturing processes, the Zencha collection was developed with sustainability and the wellbeing of the planet in mind, too.

'Tiles definitely belong to the past': Matteo Thun ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.06.2022

Matteo Thun discusses eliminating bathroom touch points: 'The future of the bathroom is touch-free. You need clean, big surfaces.' Watch the video to learn more…

Breaking bathroom layouts: hotels that flip the floorplan

James Wormald

13.06.2022

These open-plan hotel suites break apart traditional hotel bathroom typologies by tempting bathers over to the other side of the locked door.

'This is not just a showroom': going BettePlaces

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.06.2022

Upon a recent visit to Bette's HQ, the German bathroom expert revealed a whole world of architectural typologies in a new, immersive proof-of-concept experience.

Bath with a view: eight uncommon places to put the tub

James Wormald

15.03.2022

With plumbing, privacy and functional considerations, bathroom layouts can be hard to plan. A more relaxing soak space remains a possibility, however, with careful bath positioning.

Discover the Global Design Agenda 2022 – hosted by ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

24.08.2021

In 2022, we will once again be bringing together a diverse range of expert voices from the world of architecture, design and planning to share their valuable industry insights.

The Brand Interview: GROHE

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.04.2021

Design experts from the leading global bathroom-solutions and kitchen-fixtures manufacturer talk customer-centric and inclusive design, sustainability, and their new digital-experience platform, GROHE X.

Bathroom Design Week: RPW Design

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.04.2021

'The bathroom is obviously a very personal space – you're naked most of the time!' says Ariane Steinbeck. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Life’s a beach: Duravit

Mareile Morawietz

01.04.2021

Duravit’s New England-inspired Cape Cod series by Philippe Starck not only harmonises neatly with its other collections, it delivers big on solutions for small spaces.

The look of Luv: Duravit

Mareile Morawietz

01.04.2021

The high-quality materials and clarity of form typical of Nordic design can also be found in Cecilie Manz’s Luv collection for Duravit – no surprise then to find it in the bathrooms of luxury hotel, Villa Copenhagen.

Keep it clean: Duravit

Mareile Morawietz

01.04.2021

Duravit’s new HygieneFlush flushing technology is the latest in its range of hygiene features to take bathroom cleanliness, as wells as water efficiency, to the next level.

Making a spectacle of yourself: bathrooms open up

Peter Smisek

31.03.2021

In private homes and hotels alike, bathrooms are increasingly bringing the outside in, providing an unparalleled sense of well-being for the user.

Bathroom Design Week: Medusa Group

Simon Keane-Cowell

31.03.2021

'Water is something unpredictable and it always goes wrong,' says Lukasz Zagala. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

What’s new?: Duravit

Mareile Morawietz

31.03.2021

D-Neo, designer Bertrand Lejoly’s flexible new collection for Duravit, is evidence that premium design and affordability need not always be mutually exclusive.

Gonna dress you up: Kartell by Laufen

Simon Keane-Cowell

31.03.2021

Design meets fashion. And, for once, in a good way. The super-brand Kartell by Laufen bathroom collection gets a new set of clothes…

Bathroom Design Week: JOI-Design

Simon Keane-Cowell

30.03.2021

'A good bathroom is a living room also,' say Peter Jöhnk & Corinna Kretschmar. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Bath to the future: Villeroy & Boch

Mareile Morawietz

30.03.2021

Villeroy & Boch’s new collections provide greater planning freedom, allowing for the transformation of functional bathrooms into future-oriented, wellness spaces.

Liquid light: KEUCO

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

30.03.2021

How can our bathroom experiences be even further enhanced? By combining water with light suggest the experts at KEUCO, who’ve developed a bathroom lighting solution that corresponds to our natural biorhythms.

Bathroom Design Week: Professional Insights

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.03.2021

For some valuable insights on what the bathroom means today, we've spoken to Peter Jöhnk and Corinna Kretschmar of JOI-Design, Lukasz Zagala from Medusa Group and RPW Design's Ariane Steinbeck.

Clean design: DURAVIT

Mareile Morawietz

03.12.2020

The Philippe Starck-designed SensoWash® range of shower toilets scores highly in terms of hi-tech features and its bacteria-resistant HygieneGlaze surface – but its environmental credentials are equally as impressive.

Partners for life: Villeroy & Boch

Norbert Philipp

02.12.2020

VILLEROY & BOCH’s ViCare range of bathroom products are designed with not just the here and now in mind, but the future too – so as our needs change over time, our bathroom doesn’t have to.

Something old, something new: LAUFEN

Harriet Thorpe

25.11.2020

In creating his new collection for Swiss bathroom brand LAUFEN, Marcel Wanders sought to marry old-world refinement with modern functionality. And the result? The New Classic.

Thinnovation: Laufen

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.08.2020

As demonstrated by Patricia Urquiola’s Sonar bathroom collection, LAUFEN’s innovative SaphirKeramik technology has opened up a whole new world of creative possibilities for designers.

Because I'm Happy: Duravit

Katharina Sommer

08.07.2020

DURAVIT’s series Happy D.2 Plus is now available in two technologically and formally innovative versions. As if those people who spend too much time in the bathroom needed more encouragement!

Check in, get naked: the destination hotel bathroom

Peter Smisek

04.03.2020

When it comes to hotel bathrooms, designers are increasingly blurring the lines between where the bedroom ends and the bathroom starts – resulting in a richer, more joined-up experience for the user. 

Ablution solutions: residential bathrooms up the design ante

Alun Lennon

04.03.2020

Whether in Brazil, Japan or Canada, residential bathrooms come in as many unique forms as there are unique owners, but increasingly they are united by a sense of spatial connectedness with their respective surroundings.

Water worlds: the new hotel-bathroom experience

Peter Smisek

05.06.2019

The bathroom experience is becoming an indispensable part of the hotel experience, as the latest survey of projects from around the globe shows.

Cleaned up: bathroom renovations

Jaime Heather Schwartz

05.06.2019

These bathroom-renovation projects transform washed-up designs into spaces of rejuvenation and relaxation.