Blogs

Chic shower spaces that leave space to breathe..

While white is still the most popular colour in Bette’s glazed steel shower trays and floors, there has been a definite shift in the colours and finishes being chosen. Forty percent of Bette shower trays or floors are sold in matt, rather than gloss colours. Matt white is popular, and there is a high demand for various shades of grey and beige. Darker colours are also being selected, with browns to dark anthracites popular.

Embracing a different future for brassware

At Ideal Standard, we’re seeing a gradual move from UK consumers away from pillar taps and dual control fittings to lower-cost, single levers. 

We know that consumers like their more contemporary designs the fact that they’re easy to use. However, many single lever taps are only suitable for higher pressure water systems typically found in newer homes and are unsuitable for lower pressure gravity fed hot water systems.

We're virtually there...

Nathan MaClean, Managing Director at Virtual Worlds tells us why virtual reality is big news in the KBB industry, with new developments making it easier than ever before for showrooms to share designs with their customers.

VR technology can be immersive, interactive and informative for customers and designers, but it’s not always a small investment and, to make life more difficult, there can be a massive difference between brands and software packages.

Why we need Sleep...

Margaret Talbot, Marketing Manager of VitrA UK explains why the show is the ultimate platform to meet leading architects and designers...

"Simultaneously, consumers are becoming more discerning when choosing their accommodation and accord great importance to the finer details including sustainability – a subject VitrA upholds as part of our ‘Blue Life’ philosophy."

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