Schemer Seven: ISH
The bi-annual ISH event in Frankfurt is a big draw for the bathroom industry. ISH is the leading European show for all things bathroom with all the major brands in attendance. Here is our choice of best in show.
German studio Sieger Design has developed Sensory Sky for Dornbracht, a shower that recreates an open air experience with a rain curtain, cold water fog nozzle, light effects of breaking dawn and fragrance generator of mountain herbs.
DuraStyle is by Matteo Thun for Duravit and features the architect’s signature simple, sustainable style. It comes in two versions, one for the project sector with easy assembly, one for the private sector which adapts to a bespoke space.
Hansgrohe’s designer brand, Axor, teamed up with Philippe Starck to create the Organic collection, with stripped back silhouettes inspired by forms found in nature. The tap’s mixer levers display the current temperature and flow rate settings.
Kartell by Laufen is an exciting new brand bringing high end plastic furniture into the bathroom, created by the joining of forces of the Italian company made famous by its iconic Ghost chair and the Swiss bathroom specialists.
Freestanding and contemporary Mozzano was one of three baths unveiled by Victoria + Albert, alongside two brassware collections. Made from QUARRYCAST®, a unique material rich in volcanic limestone, Mozzano is warm to the touch.
Sondo is a basin in its purist form. German manufacturer Alape has created a perfect circle and cylinder made of 3mm glassed steel. It is available as a sit-on and built in basin and is an addition to the A-form wash stand series which has a wide selection of dimensions.
Burgbad presented Conceptwall, a collaboration with Marc Sadler. The modular bathroom system is based around the washbasin, but blurs the lines between the basin and furniture to allow more freedom of the placement of the components.