Bathing beauties

The Tranquility line from Graff brings a light Asian influence to the bath environment. Its Thermostatic Ski Shower system – complete with directional flush-mounted body sprays – includes a full eight-inch-square showerhead with ¾-inch thermostatic valve mounted on a ski-shaped shower panel. Available in polished chrome and Steelnox satin nickel finishes.

Caroma’s Invisi Series II toilets – wall hung and wall faced – make tanks disappear. With the tank and flush-valve mechanism smartly hidden within the wall (between the studs), each toilet maximizes bathroom floor space. Like all Caroma toilets, Invisi Series II models are dual-flush, using less water.

Firma is an award-winning Canadian company dedicated to the innovative design and manufacture of bath furniture. Infra (shown) comprises a one-drawer vanity with walnut satin finish, topped with white crystal; and a column of textured oak in a graphite-grey stain finish, with a touch door and adjustable glass shelves.

The Absolutely Minimal line from Hastings Tile & Bath takes thinness to a new level. These basins use a horizontal siphon, which allows the drain – including the trap – to be completely hidden. Shown here is the oval front basin with integrated towel rack, constructed of Corian.

5-Total recall
Morphing is a new collection created by Italian designers and architects Ludovia+Roberto Palomba for
Kos. Sculptural and sophisticated,
Morphing recalls – and reinvents –
the classic shapes of bathtubs, washbasins and cabinets ingrained
in our memories. Shown here is the freestanding tub made of Cristalplant.

With a sleek profile and soft curves, Kohler’s Loure collection of faucets offers a sensual flow of water with precise temperature and volume control. Including lavatory faucets, pressure-balancing, and thermostatic shower components and bath fillers, Loure comes in polished chrome, brushed nickel and polished nickel.

Toto’s Neorest II Vessel Sink was inspired by the small pool melting snow carves into a sheet of ice. Crafted from Luminist (Toto’s
proprietary hybrid epoxy resin), the basin radiates with soft illumination from an embedded LED light.
The Neorest II high-efficiency faucet was inspired by a sword’s blade of steel; super slim, it has no joints.

Metropolis, a new collection of faucetry, bath fixtures and accessories from French company THG Style, offers an update on deco. Square-shaped metal handles reveal Lalique crystal insets. The ultramodern Urban Bathtub features a transparent curved opening intended to reveal the body in its true relaxed form.