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An immersive pavilion hosted Minotti’s latest collection ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

20.06.2024

A harmonious fusion of textures, volumes and colours shaped the Minotti Pavilion in Milan, expressing the brand’s renewed creativity and providing an immersive architectural experience to unveil the 2024 Collection.

How to maximise residential space with built-in structures

Claire Brodka

03.06.2024

Space-saving heroes of the interior universe, built-ins epitomise the fusion of practicality and style. But what are some of the ways to integrate them into residential projects? These examples boost storage while keeping an eye on aesthetic

GROHE SPA crafts a water sanctuary at palazzo reale during ...

Brand story

Eirini Ilia

08.04.2024

GROHE SPA’S Aquatectures Installation for Milan Design Week 2024.

Let’s split up: multi-structure hotel experiences

James Wormald

08.04.2024

By separating function from facility, these four nature tourism experiences with detached structures encourage vacationers to get out of their hotel rooms and see the sites.

No bath-room: dismantling bath functionality myths

Valentina Diaz

18.03.2024

No longer confined to a closed, isolated and dimly lit area, these bathrooms are integrated into the broader domestic space. Featuring Nastia Mirzoyan, PuntoFilipino, Mesura and Balzar Arquitectos

Top ten: curated bathrooms with wood surfaces

James Wormald

18.03.2024

These carefully crafted bathrooms, restrooms, powder rooms and en-suites employ the natural colour and texture of wood to fill the facilities with warmth.

With Signa, the bathroom is perfectly organised!

Bodenschatz

13.02.2024

For the new Signa bathroom accessories line, the Swiss manufacturer Bodenschatz has researched rituals and needs and developed sophisticated solutions for bathroom organisation.

Four restaurant interiors that serve up texture

Claire Brodka

05.01.2024

When it comes to flavour, these projects from Europe and the United States don't just stick to the menu. Instead, a clever blend of materials transforms them into experiential spaces that entice patrons to linger a little longer.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Products

James Wormald

13.12.2023

A retrospective collation of the most popular product-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine section. Featuring doorways, coffee tables, electric alternatives, terrazzo and cork.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Projects

James Wormald

12.12.2023

These most popular project-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine feature micro-offices, playful bathrooms and nature-set spas as well as examples of how to successfully create facade-inspired surfaces and timeless interiors.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

29.11.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in November: private and public spaces for the senses, a reimagined architecture archetype and an exclusive

Dreaming in colour: Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Markus Hieke

28.11.2023

Villeroy & Boch's comprehensive collections also include vibrant colour options for more lively, luxurious and engaging bathroom experiences.

New homes in Brazil that encourage indoor-outdoor living

Brand story

Claire Brodka

27.11.2023

These four contemporary residential projects usher their residents outside with strategic open floor plans, attractive exterior spaces and plenty of greenery.

Think pink: a brief history of the trending designer colour

James Wormald

20.11.2023

More than just bubblegum and Barbiecore, the rise of pink as a serious colour for designer interiors and surfaces has been on the (swatch) cards for years. These example projects and products explain.

Enhancing user experience with Unidrain's Reframe pedal ...

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Unidrain

16.11.2023

Danish brand Unidrain's new Reframe pedal bin brings a multitude of user-friendly features and functions to the bathroom and, available in five finishes, fits into any design scheme. Find out more in the video…

Joe Scog: The British lighting brand making necessity the ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

10.11.2023

IO is the latest addition to Joe Scog's pragmatic programme of products, a classical table lamp – crafted in part using marble off-cuts rescued from the rubbish – that embodies the London-based lighting label's philosophy of sustainability.

How to apply glass in interiors with these five types of ...

James Wormald

09.11.2023

With sustainable materials and joyful colour palettes, this curated selection of artistically formed glass products and the unique interiors they serve is exactly what designers are looking for.

All under control: fittings from Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Markus Hieke

09.11.2023

In its anniversary year of 2023, Villeroy & Boch is rounding off its holistic range of bathroom products with a new product segment…

Villeroy & Boch: Innovation from tradition

Brand story

Markus Hieke

09.11.2023

A model of success: In Mettlach, right on the frontiers of Germany, France and Luxembourg, Villeroy & Boch brings together all the expertise of its outstanding production network.

A family affair: 275 years of Villeroy & Boch

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Markus Hieke

09.11.2023

An inventive spirit, friendship and even a love story lie behind the enduring success of the Villeroy & Boch brand…

Ten functional shower control systems dripping with style

James Wormald

08.11.2023

These high-performance yet fuss-free shower controls create intuitive one-stop-shop relaxation stations, boosting users’ hygiene and wellness in one.

The importance of storage for functional bathroom basins

James Wormald

27.10.2023

These recent examples of composed bathroom storage setups help their users create the luxury bathroom look they want, whilst keeping their most personal secrets hidden.

Sauna escapes that warm up users with natural wellness

James Wormald

24.10.2023

These four saunas combine natural locations and thermo-climatic architecture to lower stress levels by raising body temperature, all as part of a rounded wellness regime.

KALDEWEI FLOWLINE ZERO

Kaldewei

18.10.2023

Exclusive design shower profiles as eye-catchers in the bathroom.

It’s all in the details: elevating modern bathrooms with ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

16.10.2023

Now enriched with new forms and innovative functions, JEE-O’s latest tapware has the power to shape the mood and set the tone in modern bathroom design. It’s the little things that make the difference after all…

Moments of clarity: Villeroy & Boch's Antao ...

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Markus Hieke

16.10.2023

In its comprehensive Antao bathroom collection for Villeroy & Boch, design duo kaschkasch capture fleeting moments from nature to inspire washbasins, bathtubs, wall mirrors and fittings.

Six evergreen design elements that define contemporary ...

Claire Brodka

13.10.2023

Adaptability and timelessness are key factors in contemporary interior design. From floor-to-ceiling glass to statement lighting, we take a look at six of the style's defining elements.

AXOR x Masquespacio: the bathroom as a temple

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

11.10.2023

AXOR invited design studio Masquespacio – known for its avant-garde colour concepts – to imagine the bathroom as a fantastic, futuristic and inspiring place. Leveraging a selection of pieces from the AXOR portfolio, the duo have created

Floral wallpaper prints fresh from the market

James Wormald

04.10.2023

Whether used to cover feature walls, contrast walls or whole rooms, these floral wallpaper prints bring spaces to life with strong colour and texture palettes for natural, atmospheric designs.

Playful bathrooms from around the world that break the mould

Claire Brodka

02.10.2023

These four bathrooms use unconventional colours, shapes, decor and materials to ignite the senses and spark childlike wonder. Featuring: Dyrda Fikus Architekci, Cierto Estudio, FIGR Architecture & Design and naav Studio.

The magical lightness of EFFE's Aladdin Sauna and the ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

22.09.2023

EFFE's architecturally-inspired Aladdin sauna by the late Rodolfo Dordoni and Natural collection of sauna, hammam and infrared sauna by Marco Williams Fagioli, bring a light, magical touch to the brand's wellness-oriented product range.

Ten homes with weird and wonderful custom-shaped windows

James Wormald

13.09.2023

Transporting light and ventilation through a home, the benefits of windows are clear. But the shape of a home’s windows can also play an essential role in changing how we see it.

Low-light bathrooms that swaddle you with darkness

James Wormald

11.09.2023

These dark and brooding bathrooms encourage relaxation by turning down the lights and the tones, to create atmospheric spaces that block out the world and shroud us in the comfort of darkness.

Newly opened hotel interiors that reflect their environment

Claire Brodka

08.09.2023

Bringing the outside in isn't just one of the most prominent interior trends of the last century. For these newly opened hospitality projects, it's a way to root themselves in their local surroundings and offer guests a truly authentic stay.

Handcrafted design for minimalist washbasins and baths

Brand story

Enrique Tovar

07.09.2023

Today's designers are returning to basics and embracing manual design processes. With this in mind, bathroom expert Bette recently partnered with UK's Barber Osgerby to create the BetteSuno collection which champions minimalism and prioritises a

How to use vertical farming for sustainable living

James Wormald

28.08.2023

By applying the agricultural practice of vertical farming to design, architects can take advantage of the natural world, to improve our most urban environments.

Six reasons wall lamps take light to the edge and back

James Wormald

21.08.2023

Using wall lights to extend the reach of a room’s layered lighting scheme, designers can increase its size, look and usefulness by highlighting the parts we want to see, while keeping the rest in the dark.

Five reasons countertop basins clean up a bathroom’s style

James Wormald

31.07.2023

Adding a countertop basin is one of the simplest ways to instantly add a look of modernity to a new bathroom design. But the product category goes far beyond simply style.

Doors vs. alternatives: what's the best way to enter a ...

James Wormald

26.07.2023

Doors have been the preferred method of moving around separated interiors for a long time, but are they still the best? Boasting more functionality and style, there are many other ways to enter a room.

14 ways to maximise visual interest on a blank wall

James Wormald

19.07.2023

Walls can often feel like they’re just in the way, blocking the freedom of the open plan. But these vertical canvases are far more useful than they seem. Here are all the decorative ways to fill them.

Cersaie turns 40 and redefines the concept of architectural ...

Cersaie

19.07.2023

Cersaie 2023, to be held in Bologna from 25 to 29 September, will further cement the show’s status as the most important international exhibition of trends and products in the world of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings and as a unique

Living Bathroom™: designs to break boundaries

Brand story

Emma Moore

11.07.2023

A recent collaboration between Falper and Foster + Partners has resulted in MA – a sculptural, minimalist and versatile bathroom collection that merges neatly with the Italian brand's Living Bathroom concept.

Spoilt for choice: Falper's new design catalogues

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Emma Moore

11.07.2023

With the release of two new catalogues, Italian brand Falper serves up a feast of inspiration on how to best combine and configure its rich programme of products for bespoke bathrooms and compact kitchens.

Salt of the Earth interiors

Brand story

Emma Moore

30.06.2023

Sustainably replicating the colours and tactile features of rock salt crystals, the porcelain stoneware tiles from Casalgrande Padana's new Supreme collection take interiors on a fascinating journey to the centre of the Earth.

What is terrazzo and where do you find it?

James Wormald

21.06.2023

Smooth like marble and durable like concrete, terrazzo’s crack-free surface and fully customisable pattern and colour options make it the sustainable material of the moment. Here’s how and where to use it.

Digitally enhanced wall panels recreate Earth’s precious ...

Brand story

Peter Smisek

20.06.2023

Transforming surfaces with captivating visuals, Tecnografica’s Super Preziosi wall panel collection – now with four new designs – consists of high-resolution scans of gemstones and minerals found in nature.

Buster + Punch celebrates ten years of solid metal craft

Brand story

Nick Compton

19.06.2023

UK home fashion brand Buster + Punch's unique metal-driven interior collections reflect the drive and passion of its founder – a custom motorcycle-loving architect… 

Turning with grace

Brand story

Dornbracht

13.06.2023

Uniting traditional elegance together with the clean lines of modern design, Dornbracht's VAIA collection offers a distinctive transitional style. Watch the video to learn more about VAIA…

Hidden stories from Clerkenwell Design Week 2023

James Wormald

12.06.2023

The unheard tales from Clerkenwell’s cobbled streets represent the steep path of innovation in new materials, surfaces and technologies hitting the marketplace.

Making a splash

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

07.06.2023

With its modular system of inclusive bathroom products, The Splash Lab is on a mission to afford restrooms the same level of design consideration that's given to our other living spaces…

Here’s how to make the perfect breakout breakfast space at ...

James Wormald

29.05.2023

It’s not the correct shade of toast, the right roasted bean or the freshness of the squeezed juice that makes the perfect breakfast. It’s where you choose to eat it.

The latest and greatest toilet innovations coming to a bowl ...

James Wormald

24.05.2023

The time is now for a breakthrough in toilet technology. These latest sanitary innovations are set to clean up the WC’s act. We line them up against the wall.

Five ways to decorate charismatic bathrooms that wash you ...

James Wormald

17.05.2023

These sanitary spaces play it far from safe with broad strokes, confident splashes and bursting pops of bold colour, but come away feeling fresh and fabulous.

Great care: HEWI redesigns fitting icons for the healthcare ...

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Markus Hieke

12.05.2023

By relaunching their iconic range 477/801 with new colour combinations, the Germany-based expert for barrier-free bathroom products gives new life to a design classic and refreshes care architecture across age groups.

Minimalism at the highest level with AXOR

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Markus Hieke

03.05.2023

For AXOR, Barber Osgerby have immersed a compact bathroom entirely in green with added white detailing. The concept reflects their definition of luxury, which is also the focus of a new campaign from the Black Forest-based design brand.

Dornbracht's AI-inspired bathroom with MEM

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Dornbracht

27.04.2023

In a groundbreaking concept for bathroom design, Dornbracht creates an AI-inspired visual world, blending the manufacturer's MEM fittings with meditative architecture. Watch the video to find out more…

How to keep the monsters away with night lights, and other ...

James Wormald

26.04.2023

Night lights help children to feel safe in the darkness, but even as adults we can still fear what’s lurking in the shadows. As these night-time lighting solutions show, they’re not just for the kids.

Responsible comfort: the Bette Intelligence Series

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Markus Hieke

26.04.2023

In the third installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – a series of three articles sponsored by the German manufacturer of premium glazed titanium steel – we ask Belgian interior designer Nathalie Deboel how we can transform residential

Achieving maximum flexibility (and style) with frameless ...

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Peter Smisek

19.04.2023

Versatile, adaptable and space-saving, pocket doors offer unparalleled flexibility and fluidity in modern interiors. Ermetika’s frameless sliding door, the ‘Echo’, embodies these qualities in a sleek, functional design.

13 examples of curved forms circling back into style

James Wormald

05.04.2023

While straight lines and sharp edges often emerge as contemporary alternatives, the curved form is one designers and architects consistently return to. These facade and furniture examples identify why.

Sustainable luxury: Atlas Concorde x Hirsch Bedner ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.03.2023

Atlas Concorde is an expert in ceramic-tile solutions that are at once sustainable and luxurious. Architonic spoke with HBA partner Paula O’Callaghan about the hospitality-design firm's collaboration with the Italian brand on its Marvel Travertine

KEUCO AXESS: Accessibility meets design

Brand story

Markus Hieke

22.03.2023

With KEUCO AXESS, premium design agency Studio F. A. Porsche has designed a surprisingly stylish product series for the comfortable bathroom.

EFFE’s Cabanon outdoor sauna: Turning up the heat in the ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

21.03.2023

For EFFE, Rodolfo Dordoni has developed the Le Corbusier-inspired Cabanon sauna for outdoor use – combining Finnish style with technical know-how and a pinch of nostalgia...

Fresh outdoor-inspired bathroom experiences that soak the ...

James Wormald

20.03.2023

These four bathrooms use natural materials, open-air surfaces and visual connections to ensure relaxing, spa-like experiences, inside and out. Featuring: Foomann Architects, Studio 126 Arquitetura, Replus Design Bureau and Bloot Architecture.

Falper's Minimum collection: blurring the line between ...

Brand story

Nick Compton

16.03.2023

For his Minimum collection for Falper, designer Victor Vasilev drew inspiration from the work of American artist Donal Judd, deftly balancing form and proportion with colour and material choices.

Designing living with Falper

Brand story

Nick Compton

16.03.2023

At its Brera showroom during Milan Design Week this year, Italian brand Falper will demonstrate how the bathroom is more than just a collection of functional components with its Living Bathroom concept.

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: ROCA

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.03.2023

Last but not least, in the tenth and final part of our ISH news preview, we turn our attention to ROCA and present its latest achievement – the Hydro In-Tank WC that does not require a power supply...

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Markus Hieke

09.03.2023

In the ninth and penultimate part of our ISH preview of new products, follow us on a morning walk in the woods – with a bathroom collection by Kaschkasch for Villeroy & Boch.

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: Antoniolupi

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Markus Hieke

08.03.2023

In Part 8 of our ISH preview of new products, we transcend spatial boundaries with Antoniolupi, bringing bathroom furniture and sculptural washbasins closer to our living spaces.

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: VitrA

Brand story

Markus Hieke

07.03.2023

With its new WC flush technology, bathroom brand VitrA will mark another milestone. Find out the secret behind this silent and powerful flushing principle in part seven of our ISH new product preview!

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: LAUFEN

Brand story

Markus Hieke

06.03.2023

Wait, did you say smart water? LAUFEN Smart is the name of a new system for intelligent and networked water management in public sanitary rooms. Here we present a first impression of it, in part six of our ISH preview of new products.

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: RAK Ceramics

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

03.03.2023

Part five of our ISH Innovation Preview puts the innovative 3D-printed washbasins from ceramic design expert RAK Ceramics in the spotlight...

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: DURAVIT

Brand story

Markus Hieke

02.03.2023

Ever heard of an infinity bathtub? Bento in the bathroom, anyone? Designer Philippe Starck has created a fascinating bathroom series for Duravit derived from the Japanese snack box. Immerse yourself in part four of our ISH preview of new products!

A perfect match: Pedrali x lamatilde

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

02.03.2023

Architonic caught up with lamatilde founder Marco Ruffino to talk about the Italian office's Laqua Countryside project and why Pedrali was chosen as exclusive furnishings partner…

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: KALDEWEI

Brand story

Markus Hieke

01.03.2023

Organic wellness sculpture: For the third part of our ISH new product preview, we climb into a bathtub designed by Diez Office for KALDEWEI that combines pure bathing pleasure with a compact shape and recyclable material use.

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: Geberit

Brand story

Markus Hieke

28.02.2023

Effective water vortex: In the second part of our ISH innovation preview, we reveal how Geberit makes the WC more efficient in several respects.

ISH 2023 Innovation Preview: AXOR

Brand story

Markus Hieke

27.02.2023

To kick off our 10-part ISH preview of new products, we turn our attention to AXOR. In Frankfurt am Main, the design brand will present itself with its pronounced focus on individualisation and a washbasin and bathtub series by Philippe Starck.

Put a cork in it: seven reasons to keep talking about cork

James Wormald

20.02.2023

Not just for keeping wine in its place, cork is a truly circular and sustainable material that could be a solution to help keep humanity afloat, too.

Six essential questions when choosing the right shower ...

James Wormald

08.02.2023

With a number of complementary components to combine, the shower enclosure is almost a room in itself. By asking these questions, shower designers can make sure everything fits together cleanly.

Breaking down barriers: the Busch-Jaeger Intelligence Series

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Markus Hieke

19.01.2023

In the first installment of the Busch-Jaeger Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German specialist for electrical installation technology and building automation – architect Ursula Fuss speaks about an inclusive

Creating bathroom art with Laufen

Brand story

Nick Compton

10.01.2023

‘Functionality and poetry are not a contradiction,’ says Milan-based Toan Nguyen, designer of the beautifully balanced bathroom collection LUA for Laufen.

Architonic video interviews of the year 2022

Brand story

James Wormald

23.12.2022

Here are the five most popular video interviews from Architonic’s Global Design Agenda series this year. Diving into some of the top creative minds and living to tell the tale.

Duravit's ceremonious bath collection Zencha, inspired ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

13.12.2022

With its curved, handcrafted shapes inspired by Japanese culture, the Zencha bathroom collection by Sebastian Herkner soothes its users in a meditative way.

Reflecting the architectural landscape with Mirage

Brand story

Nick Compton

07.12.2022

Suitable for outdoor as well as indoor use, Mirage's new Reflet tile collection offers architects a new material palette that reflects and interacts with its surroundings.

Mary Katrantzou combines tradition and modernity for ...

Gerrit Terstiege

30.11.2022

In a new collaboration, the longstanding tile manufacturer enlists the Greek designer to put her signature touch on a collection that fuses tradition with nature and high fashion.

KALDEWEI whirl systems turn the bathroom into a private spa

Kaldewei

23.11.2022

Relaxation redefined: with the new whirl systems from KALDEWEI.

KEUCO's IXMO fittings celebrate simplicity

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

21.11.2022

The manufacturer's pared-back range comes in a variety of finishes and styles, offering a timeless aesthetic to architects, planners and clients looking to celebrate simple elegance with their interiors.

Unidrain: understated elegance

Brand story

Architonic

17.11.2022

A new product addition to the manufacturer’s award-winning Reframe Collection combines sleek design with sophisticated engineering.

Hansa 2.0: Reinventing fittings the sustainable way

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

17.11.2022

With a whole range of newly repurposed ECO products, the manufacturer is paving the way for a resource-saving everyday life – without compromising on design.

Freestanding bathtub for small and large bathrooms

Kaldewei

09.11.2022

KALDEWEI launched the MEISTERSTÜCK OYO DUO by designer Stefan Diez.

Cosentino's surface beauty

Brand story

Emma Moore

09.11.2022

Cosentino's high-tech Dekton Onirika surfaces are perfect for a broad range of applications and merge high functional performance with the warmth and charms of natural materials.

Continuing the cycle: Sustano from Duravit

Brand story

Markus Hieke

08.11.2022

DuraSolid Nature is the name of the remarkable result of intensive material research at Duravit, from which the Sustano shower tray range is now the first to be made.

Villeroy & Boch makes barrier-free building easy

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

04.11.2022

The global ceramics specialist offers online tools and a collection of sleek designs to architects and designers looking to incorporate accessibility features into projects of all sizes.

ViCare brings accessibility to public sanitation

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

03.11.2022

Villeroy & Boch’s barrier-free range enables designers and architects to equip public restrooms with quality that lasts and has the end user in mind at all times.

Building bathrooms better

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

03.11.2022

Villeroy & Boch’s ViCare range is designed to fit the needs of nursing home residents as well as staff and adds sophisticated, user-centric style to an often cold and sterile environment.

Design for the ages: Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

03.11.2022

By catering to the homes of our ever increasing older population, the global brand ensures its products last the test of time and enables care-like comfort inside residential walls.

Editor's Letter – October 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.10.2022

The energy crisis, energetic thinking on sustainability and the power of lighting design.

Anything but standard: How AXOR is redefining our ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

18.10.2022

In a new white paper, fittings brand AXOR gets to the bottom of the changing concept of luxury. Tristan Auer translates the paper's findings into a cinematic concept bathroom.

Dornbracht’s TARA is timeless design for any architecture

Brand story

Architonic

18.10.2022

The German luxury fittings manufacturer’s most iconic bathroom series is a fitting archetype that suits a wide variety of interior styles – even more in its new finishes and product variants.

Bonaldo presents the new Nelson collection

Bonaldo

13.10.2022

A new dimension for bedrooms with the Nelson collection by Bonaldo: an entire range of products for an environment imbued with Bonaldo style.

Toilets on trend from Trone

Brand story

Sisse Bro

12.10.2022

Young French toilet specialist Trone is aiming to bring the humble toilet bowl up to date, by giving it the same level of style and design considerations afforded to other bathroom fixtures.

VOLA x Arne Jacobson: the Danish design tradition

Brand story

Nick Compton

11.10.2022

Danish design is defined by a holistic and harmonious approach that is embodied in the iconic products of tap manufacturer VOLA.

Sense and sensuality

Alape

30.09.2022

Exclusive materials, a balanced design, smart details, and the sustainable use of resources are the hallmarks for all products in the new Arkta furniture range.

VOLA and 'total design'

Brand story

Architonic

29.09.2022

Danish design tradition represents values of quality, longevity, sustainability and respect, all of which are also to be found in the products of tap brand VOLA. Watch the video to discover more…

A sustainable future for hospitality design: the Bette ...

Brand story

Tansy Kaschak

19.09.2022

In the first installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German bathroom specialist –, multidisciplinary journalist and sustainability expert Tansy Kaschak takes a look at the contemporary hotel

12 designer baths that soak long in the memory

James Wormald

19.09.2022

As an eponymous bathroom fixture, bathtubs use the most space, but get used the least. These designer bathtubs offer both comfort and character, beyond simple sanitaryware.

Minimalist and lightweight

Alape

08.09.2022

The Xcut and Xcross floor-standing washstands by Alape have an open design that combines aesthetics with precise manufacturing.

Four questions to ask when choosing a mirror for the home

James Wormald

07.09.2022

Choosing the right mirror can be as curiously confusing as falling through the looking glass. Here’s what to look for, when looking at mirrors.

VOLA x hiendl_schineis architekten

Brand story

Architonic

30.08.2022

In conversation with iconic Danish tap manufacturer VOLA, architect Regina Schineis of hiendl_schineis architekten talks about inspiration, goals and materials, as well as what makes VOLA an ideal partner. Learn more in the video…

3M™ FASARA™ Glass Finishes brings new visual dimension ...

3M

17.08.2022

The new on-trend gradation and natural patterns deliver a beautiful balance between practicality and creativity by tailoring light and shadow, forming a diffusion of light or creating privacy.

Walk into freedom: Bekon-Koralle X88 Free shower panel

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

16.08.2022

Without unseemly mechanical attachments, Bekon-Koralle's X88 Free invisible walk-in shower system opens the door to pure bathroom minimalism.

Six functions of garden water features

James Wormald

08.08.2022

Outdoor spaces are fast becoming our new favourite places. Rather than adding to the noise, however, well-placed water features can re-balance the outdoor ambiance, along with a whole lot more.

Four micro-hotels with big experiences

James Wormald

01.08.2022

These four small-scale hotel rooms use high-quality lighting, surfaces, design and their natural environments to create unforgettable experiences on a volume budget.

Seamless renovating with Dornbracht

Brand story

Architonic

19.07.2022

Discover how a loft project in Zurich’s city centre smoothly transitioned between the manufacturer’s luxury designs – giving the space a sustainable, modern refresh.

A modular design update with sustainability factor by ...

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

19.07.2022

In the centre of Zurich, a renovation project celebrates its location's industrial past while also consciously focusing on sustainability, quality and continuity…

Hadi Teherani's bathroom for AXOR has individual ...

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

15.07.2022

As sanitary spaces become more recreational, what will the future hold for bathroom design? Luxury bathroom fittings manufacturer AXOR asks Hadi Teherani to provide the answer: individual.

Active in the workplace: five healthy offices that encourage ...

James Wormald

13.07.2022

These fitness fanatical office spaces make it easy for employees to build more exercise into their schedules — without working too hard.

Distinctive luxury by AXOR

Brand story

Architonic

12.07.2022

AXOR's Distinctive concepts series mixes sanitary ware from internationally renowned designers with personally designed bathroom and wellness spaces for a contemporary vision of individual luxury.

Bold as brass: how to put the shine back into modern ...

Brand story

James Wormald

11.07.2022

Rising in popularity, the characterful glamour of brass is firmly back in the band. Here’s how to apply the golden metallic surface while keeping the noise down.

Florim: when nature invades

Brand story

Emma Moore

07.07.2022

Italian tile expert Florim's sustainable manufacturing practices help to protect the natural world which was the inspiration for its new Heritage Luxe and Nature Mood collections.

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