IMAGE CAPTION: AXOR Uno Free-standing bathtub, tap ShowerSelect in Chrome IMAGE © Hansgrohe SE
Hansgrohe UK, the award-winning kitchen and bathroom specialist, is showcasing a selection of their latest products straight from ISH in Frankfurt, for the first time in the UK. The new products will be installed at The Water Studio as part of Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW), the UK’s leading independent design festival from 23rd to 25th May.
The Water Studio is Hansgrohe UK’s hub of inspiration in the heart of Clerkenwell and is the number one destination for anyone serious about creating show-stopping bathrooms. From 23rd to 25th May, The Water Studio will be an open house for visitors to come and explore, ask questions, try out different working products and meet the Hansgrohe Project Team.
Following the success of ISH where the Hansgrohe Group exhibited over 500 new products and had a record number 61,000 visitors, on display at The Water Studio, Hansgrohe UK will display a new line of showerheads and taps with expressive and consistent geometric design. Also showcasing is an innovative solution for the comfortable and convenient control of multi-jet showers. From the AXOR brand, a new unprecedented spray type, which has been perfected during years of research and is a unique homage to the precious element of water, elevates showering to a luxurious experience in new dimensions.
Key hightlights for 2017 include:
Created in collaboration with Phoenix Design studio, AXOR Uno follows the uncompromising design principles of the original Purist movement with consistent construction: two precisely shaped cylinders joined together at a right angle. Operation of the new AXOR Uno taps has been reduced to the essential: the flow of water is started or stopped by pressing the Select button, by turning the “Zero” handle, or by lifting the ergonomically shaped loop handle.
Special surface finishes impart added radiance to the collection, which comprises over 70 products for washbasins, showers and bathtubs. Last month, AXOR received the iF Gold Award for the Zero and Select models of its new AXOR Uno bathroom tap collection.
The new Hansgrohe Metropol range of mixers makes a striking appearance with its consistently geometric design language. In collaboration with its partner of many years, Phoenix Design, the brand hansgrohe has developed its most comprehensive range of mixers to date; it not only features a choice of three types of handles, but is also the first range to include a floor-standing washbasin mixer for use with free-standing washbasins. Striking design is the distinctive and defining feature of the new Metropol mixers: precise geometric contours, spheres and rectangles blend with expansive surfaces, casting delicate reflections of light. The cubic shape of the base conveys an elegant modernist aesthetic. Handle and spout harmoniously complement each other thanks to their parallel alignment. The rectangular shape of the escutcheon is consistent in keeping with the overall design.
The Water Studio timetable during Clerkenwell Design Week:
Tuesday 23rd May
9-11am – Water Brunch – Experience new ISH products over a coffee and croissant
11am-4pm – Open House
4-7pm The Studio Shower – join us for drinks & music and enjoy our new water pleasure products
Wednesday 24th May 9-11am – Water Brunch
11am- 5pm – Open House Thursday 25th May
9-11am – Water Brunch
11am-6pm – Open House
7-10pm – The Water Studio Party (by invitation only)
For further information please visit www.hansgrohe.com/design