Product Guide: Bathrooms
It’s important for hotel's bathrooms to offer a sense of pampering; here Hotelier Middle East profiles some of the products in the bathroom space
Sanit by Aliaxis
Sanit is a German manufacturer and part of the Aliaxis Group. It specialises in producing concealed cisterns, operating plates, and shower channels with a focus on water saving technology and distinctive design. The LIS flush plate epitomises Sanit’s sophisticated functionality and unique design. The model is offered with a built-in proximity sensor and LED light, which emits enough illumination for a person to easily find his/her way around the bathroom without the need to switch on the main light. The proximity sensor activates and deactivates the LED light of the flush plate with timing settings ranging from two-eight minutes. The base plate of the LIS is made of toughened glass which is available in alpine white, black and red. Customer can also opt for LIS flush plate without a colour base plate and use their own natural stone or tile insert up to 6mm thickness. LIS is compatible with a majority of Sanit’s concealed cisterns, which match current environmental standards and exceed water saving regulations supported by ISO certifications, water efficiency label, and matching LEED matching standards.
The new Vero Air collection from Duravit retains the rectangular character of the Vero washbasin and has new technical options. With the addition of the latest rimless toilets, a new range of bathtubs and various pieces of furniture with optional C-bonded technology, Vero Air has become a complete bathroom range whilst retaining its strong, design-focused identity. The design of the Vero Air bathtubs represents a continuation of the design language. By optimising the radii and wall thicknesses, the washbasin design is also reflected in the monolithic form of the acrylic bathtub. The seamless bathtub is available in four sizes as a free-standing or built-in version and comes with a new, integrated air whirl system.
Over the years, La Perla has followed the evolution of the female body through different fashions and trends, becoming the lingerie and beachwear brand synonymous with Italian luxury. Today it offers collections for women and men, dedicated to refined consumers who aim at expressing their style in an effortlessly sophisticated way. La Perla boutiques can be found in the most prestigious locations across the globe, from the Faubourg St. Honore in Paris, to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.
The new Veil Intelligent wall-hung toilet from Kohler has all the options of the original, such as a heated seat, stainless steel cleansing wand, LED nightlight, now with a distinct wall-mount design. The Veil Intelligent wall-hung toilet gives homeowners up to eight additional inches of bathroom space, and has a seamless design with concealed hardware that allows for easy cleaning. The toilet mechanism employs a dual-flush technology to allow users the choice between full and partial flushing and meets strict EPA WaterSense guidelines, making it eligible for some water conservation rebates. It also has an integrated self-cleaning function that uses a UV light and electrolysed water system to sanitise the wand’s surfaces. An elongated bowl adds to the overall comfort of the toilet and an LED nightlight makes finding it in the dark easy and safe. Hands-free opening, closing and flushing enable at completely sanitary experience.
The M-Line bathroom collection by Bagnodesign features an extensive range of stylish sanitaryware and furniture with complementary accessories and mixers, available in a variety of finishes. The M-Line adds to the beauty of the bathroom space with continuous even flow, where each piece coordinates with the other. The choice of mixers available in five finishes include — chrome, brushed nickel, matte black, matte white and brushed copper. Design options include mono and concealed basin mixers, bath mixers, and multiple thermostatic shower mixers with a complete range of accessories and fixed head and hand showers to match.
Victoria + Albert
Named after the Spanish city in the province of Barcelona, the Terrassa takes many of its design cues from the Barcelona bath, from Victoria + Albert. The contours of the bath are highlighted by sculpted ‘swage’ details on the inside, creating unique shadow lines to emphasise the Terrassa’s distinctive shape. With a deep, double-ended bathing well, measuring just 1,702mm in length, this compact bath is capable to hold one or two people for single or double bathing. It can be paired with the Barcelona 48 and Barcelona 64 basins for co-ordination throughout the bathroom. The Terrassa is available in six external paint finishes ranging from gloss black to matt white. Victoria + Albert Baths is a British brand with a global reputation for bathroom design.