Streamlined Convenience 30 Nov 2014
A Melbourne-based designer has developed an attractive and practical solution to the often unsightly bath and shower combo. Justin Felix reports.
Form Following Function 30 Nov 2014
Caroma’s latest bathroom range has been recognised and rewarded with two prestigious design awards. Justin Felix caught up with Dr Steve Cummings to discover more about the successful collaboration between Caroma and Industrial Designer Marc Newson.
Delivering the Modern Bathroom 11 Sep 2014
Bathrooms are a focal point in many homes, so it is imperative for plumbers to stand out from the competition by delivering a bathroom that goes one step beyond the standard. From products that incorporate technology to those that look a little bit different, Plumbing Connection has highlighted some of the more unique product offerings on the market.
Air force one 18 Jul 2014
Traditional flow restrictors work by simply reducing flow and pressure, however that is all about to change with the Felton Oxijet™, which uses flow energy to draw air into the water stream.
A Universal Approach to Concealed Installations 19 Feb 2014
Choosing the right shower mixer to complement the rest of the bathroom can take longer than expected. This clever in wall basic set allows builders and customers to select the right fittings even after the tilers have finished.
What’s Cold is Hot again 18 Feb 2014
Heated wastewater can be recovered and re-used to pre-heat the inlet to shower heads, offering considerable savings on energy consumption.
QUARTZ BY ACO LED 18 Feb 2014
ACO Polycrete has developed an LED water activated lighting system for ShowerChannel and ShowerPoint.
A cool reminder of form and function 27 May 2013
In March Connection Magazines Jeff Patchell joined more than 200 members of the local plumbing industry to travel to Frankfurt, Germany for the popular bi-annual ISH exhibition.
The multi-function bathroom 09 Dec 2012
For the ISH 2013, the trend forum 'Pop up my Bathroom' will once again be presenting the latest bathroom trends, this time for 2013/14.
Efficiency Label WELL ahead 09 Dec 2012
According to the most recent pronouncements of the EU-Commissioner for the environment Janez Potocnik only water saving taps should be placed in the European market in order to protect the European water resources.
The ISH pilgrimage 2011 09 May 2011
For the past 22 years, Connection Magazines and World Plumbing Info publisher Jeff Patchell has been fortunate to attend the world’s major bi-annual plumbing fair. In the following report Jeff explains why ISH (International Sanitation & Heating) never ceases to be an interesting week in understanding where the market is heading.
Top bathroom trends 23 Nov 2010
These days nobody wants to end up in a retirement home. People would much rather have a smart new bathroom with a wellness tub, comfy bench and big, modern “walk-in shower”, and there are even those who dream of a make-up table complete with big mirror. But what exactly does the one thing have to do with the other? A great deal – in fact, for many people, everything. But it’s not just a question of tastes: quality of life is what’s at stake here.
The return of ISH 23 Nov 2010
I’m often asked if there are any must-see plumbing exhibitions to visit overseas and my response is always the same – there is only one decent event at which visitors will never be disappointed.