LONDON, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Looking for a unique and inspirational bathroom can be a challenge if you don't know where to start. Today's high street interior offerings can overwhelm you with ideas if you don't know what to look for. Freestanding baths specialist C.P. Hart brings you some of the most cutting edge designers that will give you that 'wow' factor in the home.
Designers you should know about
Designer Stefano Giovannoni has been described by Bloomburg Business Week as being able to "combine functional design with extraordinary aesthetics, often making people smile in the process". His work is held at the MoMa collection in NYC, USA and Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. From chrome and glass designed luxury shower enclosures to the delightful drop-in basin, it's easy to see why his Alessi bathroom collection is inspirational.
Italian born designer and architect Antonio Citterio has made his stamp redesigning the historical centre of Seregno to the Esprit headquarters in Amsterdam, Antwerp and Milan. Antonio has won a variety of prestigious awards including the Compasso D'Oro in 1987 and 1995 and the prestigious appointment of 'Royal Designer for Industry' from the Royal Society for 'the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce' of London. His Citterio bathroom collection is a beautiful range of brassware, showers and accessories with chrome angular finishes.
Keep an eye out for Sir Norman Foster whose ergonomic collection is sensually striking and Jaime Hayon's 'Ustogether' line which boasts changeable coloured light panels and baths that fill via a waterfall! Ross Lovegrove who has helped design world famous products like Sony Walkman and Apple computers, has an array of beautiful round baths and round wall hung basins that will give a luxurious touch to any home. Much loved by the Japanese, TOTO technological bathroom innovations boasts heated lavatory seats which automatically lift and close that is set to revolutionise Europe.
Stand out from the crowd
If you are looking for a bath that's the focal point of the room, keep an eye out for Andree Putman whose renowned design has lent itself to Air France's Concorde and leading designer shops such as Karl Lagerfeld, Thierry Mugler, Yves Saint Laurent and Cartier. The luxury double-ended bath is generously designed and provides the ultimate pampering experience.
Fancy an organic design that is individualistic and unique? From a cow printed bath to the strip plain basin that pours down to the floor like a pail of milk, the Aquamass collection is sensual in every sense. Perfect for people who want to stand out and show their appreciation for creative design.
Cutting edge bathroom fittings
If your bathroom fittings need updating then try Philippe Starck's slender, functional and minimalistic designs. Philippe has become one of the leading influences of the industry. In addition, Jean-Marie Massaud has an assortment of bathroom accessories including thermostatic mixers and body jets that places human needs at the heart of his design philosophy. Alternatively, Peter Jamieson's Waterblade collection boasts a spectacular range of modular shelves and chrome bath accessories.
C.P. Hart has been one of the UK's leading contemporary bathroom retailers and suppliers of bespoke bathrooms since 1937. Founded by Charles Percival Hart, C.P. Hart uses the finest materials and advanced manufacturing techniques to create a range of the highest quality contemporary bathrooms. From luxury shower enclosures to bathroom accessories and furniture, C.P. Hart remains committed to customer service, innovation and quality. There are currently eight London bathroom showrooms including a flagship Waterloo branch, and four more in Manchester, Guildford, Tunbridge Wells and St Albans.
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