8 New Kitchen and Bath Products that Make a Statement
1. Manufacturer: Duravit.
Product: Paiova 5.
Designers: Martin Bergmann, Harald Gründl, and Gernot Bohmann.
Standout: The EOOS founders’ tub, once limited to corner installations, has spawned a freestanding version that affords ultimate flexibility.
2. Manufacturer: Fantini.
Designers: Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez.
Standout: A fusion of squared-off forms and rounded edges draws inspiration from the super-ellipses of mathematician Gabriel Lamé.
3. Manufacturer: Ann Sacks.
Designer: Kelly Wearstler.
Standout: Screen-printed and hand-painted ceramic tiles offer abstract evocations of work by favorite artists and architects.
4. Manufacturer: ContemporaryLab.
Product: Plus Espresso.
Designer: Ya’ara Landau-Katz.
Standout: The One and Many’s founder gave her slip-cast ceramic cups a surprising base, revealed when hoisted for that last jolt of caffeine.
5. Manufacturer: Bosa.
Designer: Jaime Hayon.
Standout: The mirror has more than two faces—at least when it reflects patterns hand-painted on this stoneware by Hayon Studio.
6. Manufacturer: Kallista.
Designer: Mick De Giulio.
Standout: This sink’s hand-hammered stainless steel creates a rippling effect, further magnified when the water flows in.
7. Manufacturer: Benchmark Furniture.
Designer: Max Lamb.
Standout: An artfully minimalist Douglas fir unit is nonetheless capable of handling maximum amounts of kitchen and bathroom essentials.
8. Manufacturer: Valcucine.
Product: Forma Mentis.
Designer: Gabriele Centazzo.
Standout: Diverse elements and mixed materials allow a modular system to adapt to practically any user’s needs and aesthetic.