Twenty years in the past, Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni debuted ILBAGNOALESSI, a contemporary lavatory assortment designed for Laufen in collaboration with Alessi. The sequence garnered mass consideration and approval for its reinterpretation of typical bathtub merchandise because the designs had been smooth and sculptural, like objects of artwork as an alternative of simply objects of necessity. With the evolution of supplies and expertise, Giovannoni determined to revisit and innovate upon the gathering.
For the reason that assortment’s authentic debut, Laufen has continued to conduct ongoing analysis and evolve its expertise and supplies. A brand new ceramic materials named Saphirkeramik has made it attainable to create skinny, malleable kinds which are nonetheless extraordinarily sturdy. Giovannoni used Saphirkeramik to reinterpret the Tuna washbasin which now includes a slimmer profile, a actuality that may not have been attainable twenty years in the past.
The brand new freestanding tub is made with Sentec, a mineral composite that feels velvety to the contact. In a way just like the washbasin, the bathtub has a refined asymmetry as its borders widen on one finish to supply a headrest or floor for objects.
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