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Sen—The Minimal Bathroom Fixture

French born Nicolas Gwenael has been living in Japan and originally designed this tap for the own needs. But found the idea worked so well that it decided to seek a manufacturer for series production, enter Agape, the maker of pared down bath fittings. Sen is a panel made of polished metal behind different functions of the bath is hidden, the longer the panel is, the more functions it can accommodate: a tap, a towel and paper holder, toothpaste holder and drinking cup.

Sen, by Nicolas Gwenael, for Agape

Interiors: Fabbrica by Tjep

Fabbrica interior was nominated for the Dutch Design Awards,

Fabbrica meaning factory in Italian, Like in the canteen of a factory you will find long tables and benches, but then coloured in Italian ice-cream shop style, pink and pistachio green.

Fabbrica, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Interior and identity design by Tjep

Woodline Natural Oak Bath Fittings by agape

Woodline, by Giampaolo Benedini, for agape

Le Acque — Rock Formations in a Bathroom

Le Acque is a homage to the element of water. The baths are made from a solid piece of natural stone with weight of approx. 8,400 kg. Special techniques and machines make it possible that tubs and basins in a room are of a substantially reduced weight.

Le Acque, by Claudio Silvestrin, for Toscoquattro

Advertising Agency Interior by Ippolito Fleitz

Agency Joussen Karliczek moved into new premises in a former leather factory. The new agency interior resembles a landscape rather than a fixed space, offering multiple opportunities for creativity at different moments, instead of simply an open space that contains desks.

Agentur Joussen Karliczek Office Interior, Schorndorf, Germany by Ippolito Fleitz Group

Virgin Holidays Interior Installations by Hawaii Design

Injected moulded paper planes, 900 spining football players, by Hawaii Design for Virgin Holidays

Elemental Design at Princi Bakery in Milan

When in Milan, forget the Galleria, visit the Princi Bakery — some of the best baked goods we have had in Italy and produced in a significant work of architecture and design. The elements involved in making bread — earth, water, air and fire are all presented in a meaningful way.

The Princi bakery, Piazza XXV Aprile, Milan, Italy, by Claudio Silvestrin

Retail Design, Dior Homme Boutique

Dior Homme Boutique, Los Angeles, USA, Installations created by Daniel Arsham

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