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15th June 2018
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Methven Tahi twin-lever tapware wins Design Award Gold Certificate
Methven is celebrating another award win after receiving a Gold Certificate for Product Innovation, for the second year running, at the Design Awards ceremony held recently at Lord's Cricket Ground. The certificate, awarded to the Methven Tahi twin-lever tapware, follows hot on the heels of a coveted red dot design award earlier in 2011 and accompanies the Gold Certificate awarded to Methven Satinjet Tahi in 2010.
Judged by an expert panel of judges including Alan Crawford, architect and founder of Crawford Project; Stacey Sheppard, freelance interiors journalist; Renee Mascari, Chief Executive of the KBB National Training Group; Yvonne Orgill, CEO of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association; and industrial designer Robin Levien, this product won the award for the unique combination of its elegant, simplistic architectural design and energy efficiency.
Controlling hot and cold water flow separately can reduce the unnecessary use of hot water and associated energy consumption. By amalgamating two levers into one platform, Tahi twin-lever tapware effectively combines economies that can be achieved with individual flow control (traditionally provided by two taps) with the convenience and contemporary styling of single-lever mechanisms.
Ideal for the energy conscious with a desire for visual simplicity, these stunning twin-lever models with their ergonomic design, echoing that of Satinjet Tahi, are perfect for bathroom environments where strong architectural designs are required.
Methven Tahi tapware is available in three designs; the twin-lever wall-mounted basin mixer, the twin-lever basin mixer and the 3-hole deck-mounted bath mixer.
Methven UK CEO Steve Lee, who collected the award, commented: "To have secured a Gold Certificate for the second year running is praise indeed. Delivering products that are strong on design yet still environmentally conscious is deeply rooted in the Methven philosophy.
"In developing the Tahi twin-Lever tapware we took design cues from Satinjet Tahi, and incorporated the unique twin-lever technology, taking tapware to an entirely new level.
"For both the Tahi twin-lever Ttapware and Satinjet Tahi shower to now hold this prestigious award is testament to the immense work of the Methven team, and rounds off an immensely successful year for award wins."
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