Bathe to basics

Designers like Marcel Wanders bring ergonomic design to the bathroom

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Marcel Wanders teamed up with Laufen to create the simply-designed New Classic collection, a series of bathroom fixtures set to complement digital potties, voice lighted mirrors, or any IOT-enabled devices. (Courtesy Laufen)
Marcel Wanders teamed up with Laufen to create the simply-designed New Classic collection, a series of bathroom fixtures set to complement digital potties, voice lighted mirrors, or any IOT-enabled devices. (Courtesy Laufen)

Designers like Marcel Wanders and Clodagh think about how to improve ergonomics in the bathroom, and instead of adding more settings, strip their designs down to their essential form.

Double Taw Vanity Drummonds

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Double Taw Vanity
Drummonds

You may have to share a bathroom, but you don’t have to share a sink with this double vanity. Featuring a marble top, the Taw Vanity is available in brushed brass and nickel. For those who aren’t lacking storage, the bottom shelf is optional.

Adeline MTI Baths

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Adeline
MTI Baths

Looking for a deep bath? Adeline features a monolithic body that holds 71 gallons of water (and two people comfortably). The concave-shaped form provides lumbar support and prevents water from splashing over the edge.

SLAB-Edge custom basins Neo-Metro

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SLAB-Edge custom basins
Neo-Metro

Neo-Metro’s deep trough basins for 61 Ninth Avenue were cast as seamless monoliths made of resin and stone. Representative of the largest-scale customization possible, SLAB-Edge spans nearly the entire width of the bathroom, cantilevered to conceal the plumbing beneath.

Lura Collection Clodagh for Speakman

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Lura Collection
Clodagh for Speakman

Speakman collaborated with New York City–based multidisciplinary design studio Clodagh on this collection of ergonomic fittings. With children, the elderly, and those with handicaps in mind, the design features easy-to-use pulls, knobs, and mechanics. Featuring sinuous curves, the collection includes shower valves, faucets, and levers available in a satin gold or silver finish.

The New Classic Marcel Wanders for Laufen

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The New Classic
Marcel Wanders for Laufen

Bearing in mind all the new, high-tech kitchen appliances, Dutch-designer Marcel Wanders created a collection of sinks that look like they’re from a time before the internet. With very clean, polished forms, the New Classic collection will complement digital potties, voice lighted mirrors, or any IOT-enabled devices.

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