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Val SaphirKeramik / Bathroom collection

Val SaphirKeramik
Val SaphirKeramik

Discipline: Product

Val SaphirKeramik
Val SaphirKeramik
Val SaphirKeramik

Discipline: Product

Munich-born Konstantin Grcic has created a collection in SaphirKeramik comprising two bowls, a built-in washbasin, an elegantly minimalist range of wall-mounted washbasins as well as pared-down, movable accessories - two multifunctional trays and a bathtub made of Sentec. The products’ forms are architectural and not too expressive. Grcic uses these super-fine forms to create exquisite surface textures and patterns. His in part asymmetrical bathroom objects thrive on different levels and refined transitions. The tactile surfaces and patterns are both decorative and functional. They create semi-wet areas, which items can be placed on.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics, Execution, Innovation

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry, Public Sector / Government

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months


The design of the Val SaphirKeramik bathroom collection provides a dynamic interaction between object and user through its use of different levels and its flowing transitions. Its archetypal design language invites the user to engage with it intuitively. An excellent way to express the use of a new material and to push it to its technical limits.
The iF jury
Client / Manufacturer

LAUFEN Bathrooms AG

Laufen Bathrooms AG
Laufen, Switzerland

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Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design
München, Germany

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