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Puro / washbasin


The Puro washbasin presents the precious element of water in a new way – as a part of our everyday life, something that should be valued and not wasted. Water as a treasure is hidden under a stone until it is freed it and bursts out as a vital spring.
The flow of the water is controlled by a pebble stone made of steel placed in the middle. It can also be used as soap whereupon the steel helps to neutralize smells and bacteria. Additionally, the stone can dispense extra soap. The water flow is activated when the stone is lifted and the water springs out of the hole. The perforation holes in the basin guarantee proper water drainage.

An intriguing, reduced combination that expresses what it is meant to express: low water consumption. When it comes from the bottom of the sink, the water looks like it is coming from a spring – just like nature.
Hansgrohe Preis 2014

Hochschule Darmstadt

Hochschule Darmstadt
University of Applied Sciences
Darmstadt, Germany


Hochschule Darmstadt

Hochschule Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Germany

Fabrice Höfgen