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The power of great tapware in the bathroom

The power of great tapware in the bathroom

Tapware is one of those essential bathroom touch-points that can elevate your bathroom experience through design and functionality. Now with the launch of three premier LAUFEN Tapware collections, there’s a whole new realm of possibility for designing your bathroom around style, function and water sensation.

Swiss bathroom brand LAUFEN is renowned for setting the tone when it comes to bathroom design. Their engineering expertise is instrumental in developing new directions in bathroom design, and their long experience in this space gives them vital insight into the role of the bathroom in modern day life.

So when it comes to tapware – easily one of the most important elements in the bathroom – how is LAUFEN using design and functionality to enhance our daily bathing rituals?

The launch of three new LAUFEN Tapware collections, Kartell by LAUFEN, Cityplus and Twinplus, opens a new conversation around how tapware should look and operate in the bathroom – taking into account our emotional connection with the bathroom space and water as the essential ingredient in this equation.

Bringing together two of Europe’s leading design houses, Kartell by LAUFEN (KxL) tapware evokes pure emotion in the bathroom. Led by designers Ludovica + Roberto Palomba, the KxL collaboration has given seed to a series of taps that are creative, colourful and uncompromising in their quality, function and form.


Perhaps most striking in the range is the Disc Mixer with its stunning spherical disc that sits atop the tap and doubles as a beautiful shelf. Perfect for storing wet area accessories, KxL has translated the unique mixer design into basin and bath versions – so every tapware touch point speaks to the same emotion.

The Cityplus and Twinplus collections designed by Andreas Dimitriadis offer a superior quality experience for the user.

Addressing our increasingly urban lifestyles, the LAUFEN Cityplus collection captures the spirit of modern living and translates it into the bathroom with lavish surfaces and clean, horizontal lines. A perfect solution for small spaces and inner city living, Cityplus marries compact proportions with generous form. Andrea Dimitriadis describes Cityplus tapware as “a really refined jewel, yet it has this big tension.”

LAUFEN Twinplus has a symphony of slender lines and pure geometries. “Twinplus is reduced as possible with really slim proportions…everything is integrated. This makes it really minimalistic and modern. In two words, I would says it’s architectural and reduced to the maximum,” describes Andreas Dimitriadis.

It’s thanks to this collaborative design culture and LAUFEN’s passion for beautiful bathroom living that we now see new inspiration and fresh possibility to the bathroom’s number one touch-point.

In Australia, LAUFEN is available through a partnership with Reece.