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18th September 2019
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Laufen showcases latest bathroom collections, including premium showertoilet
Swiss bathroom specialist Laufen showcased its latest bathroom collections alongside Roca, in the special blacked-out suite that we've come to expect from the manufacturer.
The black background contrasts so well with white sanitaryware, although it gave our own pictures a yellow hue so we're using the ones supplied!
We were impressed by the Cleanet Riva - a premium WC with intuitive and sophisticated shower functions which combines luxury with hygiene. This innovative shower toilet offers beautiful design, combined with intuitive, easy-to-use technology.
Laufen's marketing manager Emma Mottram said it's the world's first integrated shower toilet with a completely closed ceramic body and that it has already won several high-profile international awards for its striking design.
Users operate the WC using the simple rotary button located on the side of the bowl or via a touchscreen remote control that communicates with the user, providing additional settings and personal preferences. The user can create up to four customised settings and the touch screen control provides more choice, including various spray modes, based on pressure, temperature and timing. With all users in mind, Cleanet Riva also comes with a unique feminine function, for a more delicate, separate adjustable spray.
Also on display were additions to the SaphirKeramik range... Produced with input from designer Patricia Urquiola, Sonar features soft curves and fluid lines, and includes thoughtfully and elegantly designed wall-hung washbasins, washbasin bowls and bathtubs, while Val, by designer Konstantin Grcic, also includes some interesting new pieces.
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