Sales director of Arcot Interiors Toby Griffin selects his Most wanted from the January issue of Kitchens & Bathrooms News and explains why they caught his eye.
With discreet black glass induction hobs becoming the norm in kitchens now, the extractor is a great chance to give an eye-catching focal point to the room, and the Maris Free cooker hood from Franke is certainly unique.
Designed by contemporary artist Dror Benshetrit, this would look best uncluttered by wall-units, and as a stand-alone piece of show-stopping functional art.
With accompanying brassware to complement, Franke has laid up a brilliant accent style for contemporary kitchens.
You can’t deny the great innovative spirit of VitrA‘s concept free-standing basin, and applaud it’s beautiful shape and neutral colour palette.
The Plural collection, as it’s known, seeks to re-invent the bathroom as an informal space, with organic shapes.
If this comes to pass then a revolution in bathroom design could be coming, with concepts such as central islands (à la communal washrooms) – with the shared services of the WC, basin and shower – on the table.
Despite the vital CAD systems that we use, anything that helps clients visualise products in their own home and aid purchasing can only help.
So comes the launch of Vado‘s VIV app, which allows the user to virtually ‘bring home’ much of the brand’s range, and it’s a great idea!
It features its lovely products too, including the newly extended Omika collection – designed by Jo Love – geometric patterned soft-turn dials, which offers a wonderful, on-trend geometric patterned accent to the brassware.
Read about about the products Emma Merry of Emma Merry Styling chose for her Most Wanted from Kitchens & Bathrooms News November issue.