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21st April 2017
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Hi-Macs brings a splash of colour to the bathroom
Attention to detail makes the difference between a design that is merely practical and a bit boring and one which is attractive and eye catching.
To furnish a bathroom, you need to take all possible aspects into consideration, including both the design and the functionality as well as the material used, since this will have a big impact on the final result.
With its hygienic properties and waterproof qualities, Hi-Macs was the ideal material both for the walls as well as the fittings in this bathroom. The furniture, countertop, and sink are all made from this natural acrylic stone, and the ability to seamless join it, has made it possible for the whole structure flow smoothly, whilst also achieving a surface that is easy to clean and look after.
Since this is a bathroom for children, the architect chose contrasting colours for the doors and drawers of the furniture and, matching the colours to the Hi-Macs used elsewhere, used waterproof pastel shades on painted MDF. The handles have been painted in contrasting colours to create a more powerful visual effect.
The use of Hi-Macs Alpine White to clad the wall gives the rest of the room a neutral appearance, while the fact that there are no visible seams means that a continuous surface is ensured. Opting to introduce the colours Banana, Lemon Squash, Light Green and Grey, in harmony with the fittings, has imbued the bathroom with life.
One of the most striking elements in this bathroom is the radiator created from Hi-Macs, which uses exactly the same design, as the one found in the wall cladding. Equipped with a satin effect stainless steel towel rack, this radiator provides the necessary warmth thanks to the copper coil that sits behind the Hi-Macs cover.
Hi-Macs is a solid surface material that can be moulded into any shape. It is widely used for architectural and interior applications, such as sculptural and high performance wall-cladding or kitchen, bathroom and furniture surfaces, in commercial, residential and public space projects. It is composed of acrylic, natural minerals and pigments that come together to provide a smooth, non-porous and visually seamless surface which meets the highest standards for aesthetics, fabrication, functionality and hygiene - offering manifold advantages over conventional materials.
18th September 2015