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We’ve rarely so longed to be outdoors, on holiday or enjoying the unrestricted freedom of travel as now. As the manufacturer of premium bathrooms, Kaldewei shows how you can satisfy your craving for a holiday or a relaxing break – at home in your own bathroom. Kaldewei has put together a few design ideas for the bathroom, so you can create a carefree sense of holiday, sun and rest into your home.

The lush green of the rainforest, the turquoise Mediterranean or the dazzling blue sky with white fluffy clouds on a Tyrolean mountain are all sensual impressions of holidays whichstay with us all our lives, providing the indescribable feeling of untrammelled freedom, relaxation and contentment. There is no better place than the bathroom to think upon these moments, snatch back that elation and freei ourselves temporarily from the many constraints we face in daily life. With the right design, you can switch
off from everyday life here and enjoy a real holiday feel in your own home.

Almost like the rainforest: natural materials meet natural decor

Immerse yourself in a virtual rainforest with maximum comfort for showering, bathing and freshening up at the washbasin. Natural materials for the flooring, bathroom furniture and accessories such as wood, velvet or silk go perfectly with the sustainable bathroom solutions from the Kaldewei Emerso line and the Nexsys channel showers, creating a harmonious effect in green, white and brown. Aside from tingling rain showers, natural decorations on the walls and plants in the bathroom all combine to create the impression of a natural paradise. This impression is reinforced through the use of steel and glass – fused together into unique Kaldewei steel enamel – whose elements also come from nature. Creating a wellbeing space that feels like the rainforest when combined with accessories such as comfortable chairs and cushions,
can be made into the perfect space for quiet and rest at home.

Mediterranean lightness in the bathroom: focus on curves and delicate design

Turquoise water surrounded by cliffs and that sense of lightness that is integral to the Mediterranean – both are reflected perfectly in the combination of turquoise and grey as wall and floor colours, together with the alpine white of an exclusive Kaldewei trio:

Kaldewei Meisterstück Incava Miena Washbasin Bowls & Nexsys_Shower

All multi-award winning classics, the Kaldewei Nexsys shower surface, the freestanding Meisterstück Centro Duo Oval bathtub and the Miena washbasin bowls are stand-out features in your holiday bathroom thanks to their curves and delicate design. The advantages are the bathtub’s curved corners, the delicate fine edges of the washbasin bowls and the shower’s integrated waste channel. The design of the shower area with the floor-level transition further opens up the room and accentuates the sense of unrestricted freedom in the bathroom.

Kaldewei Meisterstücke: Blue mountain sky meets ocean-like waves

Whether it’s a reminder of the dazzling blue of the sky on a Tyrolean mountain with a scattering of fluffy clouds, or of the roaring Atlantic’s crested waves: sky blue combined with white is trumps in your holiday bathroom at home. The bathtub and washbasins of the freestanding Meisterstück Emerso line and the Kaldewei Nexsys shower surface in alpine white offer a vivid contrast to the wall colour and bring back beautiful memories of long-past holidays. As you enjoy the pleasant feel of Kaldewei steel enamel on your skin as you bathe, you will be reminded of sea cliffs washed smooth by the water. And when you gaze over the slightly raised edge of Arik Levi’s beautifully designed Meisterstück, you get a sense of waves ebbing and flowing.

Kaldewei Emerso Meisterstück Bathtub & Washbasins Nexsys sm

These are sensual impressions that you can only experience in a Kaldewei bathroom thanks to the balance of natural materials and exceptional design. Because the surface of Kaldewei steel enamel is ultra easy to clean, your holiday buzz won’t be destroyed by laborious scrubbing– it will stay with you long after your bath or shower. Holidaying at home also means far less pressure on the environment. Longhaul flights will be difficult and no-one wants to spend soul-destroying hours in traffic jams. Kaldewei steel enamel with its natural raw materials which can be 100 % recycled further boosts this awareness of the environment.

Almond Satin Matt has been created specifically for Duravit by Danish designer Cecilie Manz, her minimalist design language invokes the Scandinavian concept of living with a sense of wellbeing. Carefully conceived materials appeal to the sense of touch emphasise the gentle forms and strict geometry of the Luv range. Perfectly harmonized colour combinations help complete the overall picture.  

This is reflected in the new furniture colour Almond Satin Matt; its warm yet restrained effect opens up a wide range of design options.  The washing area can be tuned to individual tastes with one of the four different console surfaces, made from quartz or solid wood. 

The oval DuraCeram® wash bowls are now available in a five sizes (420, 500, 600, 700 and 800 mm) with four different outer surfaces for greater individualization.   Extra furniture widths have been added: a fourth new width of 938 mm, with an optional pull-out compartment or an additional drawer for storage, now joins the three existing vanity units. 

Luv’s authentic design continues with the matching mirrors, these are now larger and have new additional features. In addition to the three existing widths (500, 1200, 1600 mm), a further width of 800 mm has been added to accommodate the new vanity unit size. In future all Luv mirrors will be available in heights of 800 or 1200 mm. The heated mirror and new switching function for coloured light can be controlled via a contactless operating panel, enabling the continuous adjustment of the light colour for the upper illuminated area and ambient light.  

Bathtubs in the Luv series are an eyecatching choice for any bathroom, whether as a freestanding model for positioning anywhere in the room or a back-towall or corner version with an optional discreetly integrated air whirl system. Mirroring the shape of the wash bowls, their sophisticated aesthetic is a perfect accompaniment to the overall look of the series.

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As Novellini re-open their factory in Mantova, the Italian bathroom experts launch their very own ‘rainbow of hope’ in the form of this innovative bath design by Simone Micheli. With the impact of the coronavirus outbreak causing feelings of stress, anxiety and fear among us all, this exclusive, elegant and colourful design stands as a cheerful symbol of hope as well as an innovate and vibrant wellbeing product to incorporate into bathrooms in the near future.

The hallmark of this bath is it’s soft, curved lines and the sense of personality it brings to the bathroom with its range of customisable colours such as orange, yellow, lime and blue.  Ambient LED white lights surround the bath and provide a soothing glow,  delivering a regenerating experience and creating the perfect place to step away from the days stress.

In addition, Infinitive adopts Novellini’s signature NaturalAir technology which will transform your bathtime into a silent sanctuary where your body and mind are immersed in a state of total relaxation. 

Novotech material is the new-generation solid surface used to produce Infinitive. It boasts even thickness all over, is pleasant to the touch and capable of creating an entirely new visual impact in perfect harmony with Novellini’s understated design.

Infinitive is available to order now from Novellini.

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The circular BettePond was designed by Dominik Tesseraux (Tesseraux + Partner, Potsdam) as a reminder of the original shape of the tub. With a generous 150cm diameter, the circle is the perfect place for quiet contemplation and slowing down in everyday life – and a genuine oasis of tranquillity in the bathroom.

 “The circle is an original symbol of mankind, and represents harmony, infinity and oneness,” explains Sven Rensinghoff, Marketing Director at Bette. “Which is an extremely apt description of enjoying a bath, because time almost seems to stand still when we relax in the warm water, enabling us to find our way back to ourselves.”

Counterpoint or sparkling pool

Depending on the room architecture and place, BettePond can be chosen either as a free-standing or built-in version. The free-standing version has the word “Silhouette” after the name and can be used as a specific style tool in the bathroom.”

BettePond Silhouette attracts admiring glances simply by its sheer presence, the result of the volume of the cylindrical body, the elegant material and the flawless, brilliant surface.

For those who prefer a more subtle look, but still want to enjoy the comfort of a circular bath, BettePond can also be inset into a surface. With its slender rim of only 8 mm, the bath then looks like a sparkling pool that is perfect for a peaceful, contemplative bath – with plenty of storage all round for shampoo, towels and soaps. Adding a whirl system to BettePond will increase the well-being even further.

Spectacular in form and format

Realising this inviting circle in glazed titanium steel called for every ounce of Bette’s mastery. Although the reduced circle appears basic in form, producing a bath from this strong material demanded a profound knowledge of the material and manufacturing process.

“Creating a round form with a diameter of 150 cm and the smooth connection of the interior and exterior called for an extremely high level of skill in the processing of glazed titanium skill,” explained Sven Rensinghoff. The completely hygienic material, glazed titanium steel is not only extremely durable, but is also notable for its skin-friendly properties, permanent colour stability and impermeability to cosmetics and bath additives.

BettePond baths have a thirty year warranty.

If creating a modern or contemporary design is key to your bathroom project, selecting the perfect bath or basin will help you hit the right note

Geometric styling delivers a clean, sculptured aesthetic and couples perfectly with slim-profile baths or basins. Pairing this style with a countertop basin will create an understated, elegant look. For example, see Bette’s washbasins (pictured here), made of durable, easy to clean stainless steel, they are also scratch-proof and resistant to cosmetics, so even nail polish will not leave a mark.  

Hewi’s new washbasin concept features a concealed handle edge and a slimmer profile. Making life easy for all users, Hewi has added an innovative modular storage system situated beside the washbasin. For additional hygiene, Hewi now includes an easy-to-reach hand sanitiser.

Hewi’s washbasin concept with sanitiser

Adding a striking or bold colour palette to your design creates vibrancy and personality. Novellini’s new Infinitive bath is available in customisable colours such as orange, yellow, lime and blue. At the base of the bath, ambient LED white lights create a gentle, soothing glow. In addition, Infinitive adopts Novellini’s signature NaturalAir technology which will transform your bathtime into a silent sanctuary where your body and mind are immersed in a state of total relaxation. 

Novellini Infinitive bath

With a portfolio of over 600 award-winning sustainable steel enamel bathroom solutions, Kaldewei is the perfect choice for modern bathroom design. Kaldewei provide many different installation options, sizes, colours and styles of washbasin washbasins to suit every bathroom design. From the delicate filigree Miena washbasin bowls, which can sit freely on a console or vanity unit, to the luxurious freestanding Meisterstueck Emerso washstand, which creates the ‘Perfect Match’ when paired with the Meisterstueck Emerso bath.

The BetteForm bath has been completely re-designed to feature contemporary styling, a wider, more comfortable back rest and more standing room, when used as a shower-bath. The strength of the Bette glazed titanium-steel also means that the bath is able to feature a very slim, stylish rim, while still being extremely strong, and the metal construction enables almost right-angled corners, so the bath fits into a tiling pattern. It is available in 12 sizes from 1400 × 700 mm to 1900 × 800 mm, with a depth of 420 mm, providing a wide range of options for bathrooms of all sizes.

Comments Bette UK Country Manager, Samantha Lewis: “The re-designed BetteForm is a high quality, contemporary fitted bath for a price comparable to many non-steel baths.  It provides retailers with the opportunity to trade up and offer their customers the lasting good looks, 30 year warranty and eco credentials of a Bette bath. 

“While there are many retailers who choose glazed titanium-steel for the majority of the baths they sell, because they are aware of the benefits, we hope that the new BetteForm will provide an affordable alternative for those who have not yet experienced the advantages of Bette’s material. These benefits include scratch resistance, strength, long-lasting shine, 30 year warranty, easy-clean, no plastic, 100% recyclable, generous shower end standing room and hundreds of colours available.”

The redesigned BetteForm is available now. Extras and accessories for the bath remain available in the range.

For more information see www.my-bette.com/en or telephone 0844 800 0547. 

Bette’s new Red Dot award-winning basin and luxurious circular bath made their UK debut at Sleep & Eat. The company also demonstrated the durability of its glazed titanium-steel material with ‘Endurance Tests’ featuring fire and nail varnish, as well as artists creating a ‘Skyline of London’ design in the new Bette bath, using permanent markers that could actually be removed easily.

The circular BetteCraft basin gained a Red Dot Award 2019 for product design and was shown in some of the hundreds of colours available. Also making an impact on the stand was the new BettePond Silhouette freestanding bath. The spacious 150cm diameter bath is the first circular bath to be created in glazed titanium-steel and takes the form to new levels of luxury and elegance. 

Bette is also known for its innovative glazed titanium-steel shower trays, and the display included a BetteFloor, which can be installed flush to the floor and is available with Bette’s almost invisible Anti-slip Pro option.

Bette’s baths, basins and shower trays/floors are made of glazed titanium-steel, are highly durable, easy to clean and come with a thirty year warranty. They are available in an extensive range of colours, including matt and gloss options. Bespoke colours can be created, along with bespoke sized products to fit a space perfectly. 

Bette gave live ‘Endurance Test’ demonstrations to show the durability of its products, encouraging visitors to draw on the glazed titanium-steel with a permanent marker and nail varnish,  hit it with a shower head and then watch, as nail varnish remover was set alight on the surface. 

In addition, two artists created a ‘Skyline of London’ design inside the bath using permanent markers, which can be easily removed from the glazed, easy-clean surface.

Bette baths, shower trays and washbasins are made from entirely natural materials and are 100% recyclable. 

For more information see www.bette.co.uk or telephone 0844 800 0547. 

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Kaldewei has reported it was delighted to exhibit again at Sleep + Eat 2019 – Europe’s leading design and innovation event for the hospitality sector. 

Kaldewei displayed a variety of its 100% recyclable Iconic Bathroom Solutions including; multi-award winning floor-level shower surface Nexsys with all five design cover colour options, coloured Miena washbasin bowls and a selection of undercounter washbasins from the Centro, Classic, Cono and Silenio Collections in a range of matt shades from Kaldewei’s Coordinated Colours Collection.

Sleep + Eat visitors got to see Kaldewei’s Nexsys shower surface, the innovative 4-in-1 complete installation ready system, consisting of a waste channel, sloping support, sealing and an enamelled shower surface enabling ultra-simple and fast installation, showcased with all 5 stylish design cover options.

Kaldewei Nexys lava black

The elegant design of the narrow waste channel, with stylish design cover, complements the floor-level shower surface’s minimalistic look. Kaldewei Nexsys is available in 20 sizes for maximum flexibility and in 17 colours, including exclusive matt shades from the Coordinated Colours Collection. Kaldewei Nexsys has been honoured with three new awards this year; Good Design Award 2019, the iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 and the German Design Award 2019. 

Visitors also had a unique opportunity to put Kaldewei steel enamel to the test in the ‘Material Experience’ zone; using nail varnish, a wire brush and a Bunsen burner – showing first-hand the durability and superiority of Kaldewei’s steel enamel material, which is scratch, impact, heat and chemical resistant.

The sustainable material choice for bathroom design

Kaldewei’s superior steel enamel bathroom solutions are the perfect choice for luxury hotel bathrooms. Not only do they offer iconic design but exceptional material benefits too, which are 100% recyclable and environmentally friendly. 

Kaldewei underlines the quality and longevity of its material with a 30-year warranty, ensuring its bathroom solutions continue to look as beautiful as they did on installation. 

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Bette’s new launches at ISH included a beautiful, individually made washbasin and a circular bath – both in its glazed  titanium-steel with a 30 year warranty.

The BetteCraft washbasin combines the sculptural aesthetics of the finest porcelain with the perfect material for the bathroom: glazed titanium steel. 

The German design offices of Tesseraux + Partner created the design which turned Bette’s glazed titanium steel into a rounded shape that tapers towards the top and bottom. This kind of shape is unusual in the extremely strong and hard glazed titanium-steel and is usually associated with soft clay at the potter’s wheel. To achieve the design every BetteCraft basin is individually made by hand, then glazed on both the inside and outside. 

The beautifully-shaped BetteCraft washbasin received the Design Plus Award 2019 at ISH.

BetteCraft washbasin

BetteCraft is available in a choice of two sizes; 350 or 450 mm diameter. In addition to elegant white, Bette also offers the basin in a range of colours, including exclusive matt shades and in the new Effect colours, such as sparkling Midnight, velvety Blue Satin and iridescent Forest. 

Also creating a lot of interest at ISH was Bette’s new BettePond Silhouette circular freestanding bath (pictured top), providing an oasis of tranquillity in bathroom design

With no beginning and no end; no edges or corners: the circle is the most perfectly balanced figure in geometry. The BettePond Silhouette combines this perfect form with the perfect material in the bathroom – glazed titanium steel. 

The circular BettePond was designed by Dominik Tesseraux as a reminder of the original shape of the tub. With a generous 150cm diameter, the circle is the perfect place for quiet contemplation and slowing down in everyday life – and a genuine oasis of tranquillity in the bathroom. 

For more information visit the website www.bette.co.uk or telephone 0844 800 0547. 

Kaldewei enjoyed another successful year at ISH 2019, Frankfurt. On its 750 m²  stand Kaldewei demonstrated its sustainable material expertise with its 100% recyclable steel enamel shower surfaces, washbasins and baths.

Environmentally friendly manufacturer Kaldewei, showcased its sustainable steel enamel bathroom solutions along with an underwater virtual reality video (VR), highlighting the negative impact of plastics in our oceans. Thus, reinforcing how important sustainability and environmental protection is to the company.

The video was a visual representation of the plight of our oceans and links with Kaldewei’s partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Via VR, visitors immersed themselves in a unique underwater world and informed first-hand about Kaldewei’s support of the WWF marine conservation project in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

In keeping with the ISH 2019 colour trend, the award-winning innovative Nexsys shower surface exhibited its new customising options – now available in 17 colours and 20 dimensions, with 3 surface finishes and 5 stylish design covers offering around 5,000 possible combinations for individual bathroom design. Kaldewei Nexsys combines the best of two worlds – all the advantages of an enamelled shower surface with the modern design of a shower channel.

Four new surface colours for the high-end design cover accentuate the aesthetic appeal and quality of the exclusive waste channel. As well as brushed stainless steel, the cover is available in polished stainless steel, polished gold, brushed rose gold and alpine white.

Visitors also viewed Kaldewei’s international references, both residential and projects and an interactive Kaldewei Skin Touch demonstration within a freestanding Meisterstueck Centro Duo Oval bath. Kaldewei Skin Touch offers an exhilarating cosmetic bathing experience with a rejuvenating effect – releasing micro sized air bubbles into the water that are up to 100 times smaller than the bubbles of a conventional whirl system.

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