Tapware & Fittings
  • Hansgrohe Design Prize 2017 winners 26 June 2017

    The Hansgrohe Design Prize 2017 by iF winners have been announced, with five innovative design ideas sharing a total of €5,000 ($A7,471) in prize money. The international competition for young designers saw 493 concepts entered, 165 of which made it ... Continue Reading

  • hansgrohe presents Metropol mixers 17 March 2017

    hansgrohe has developed its most comprehensive range of mixers to date, with the Metropol, and expanded its range of mixers for high-end private and hotel bathrooms with its new Metropol Classic line, which were both presented at ISH in Frankfurt. The ... Continue Reading

  • AXOR introduces AXOR Montreux and Uno 17 March 2017

    AXOR and Stuttgart-based Phoenix Design have introduced the AXOR Montreux kitchen and bathroom taps and AXOR Uno bathroom taps for the first time at ISH, which is being held in Frankfurt from 14-18 March. Reminiscent of the archetypical design ... Continue Reading

  • Blades of glory 14 January 2017

    They say the best ideas in life are simple and Such is the case with a product called the Waterblade. just a small piece of plastic, the company behind the device claim it can dramatically reduce water and energy usage ... Continue Reading

  • 115 years of Hansgrohe 9 August 2016

    When Hans Grohe founded a metal spinning workshop in the small town of Schiltach in Germany’s Black Forest back in June 1901, he could hardly have imagined that the three-man business would become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ... Continue Reading

  • Waterco solutions help African villagers drink safely 25 May 2016

    Human beings need water to survive. In fact, we can only survive three to five days without it. Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest number of water stressed countries on the planet, with 300 million of its 800 million strong population ... Continue Reading

  • The Bacteria Puzzle 7 October 2015

    Legionella and pseudomonas bacteria have a presence in hospitals and aged care facilities around the world. Kate Jordan looks at what needs to be done to control and prevent further infections. Bacteria are an inevitable part of life. Many are benign ... Continue Reading

  • Plumbing Demand to Increase 8 April 2015

    A new study by The Freedonia Group, Inc, a Cleveland based industry market research firm, suggests that through 2018, global demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings is projected to advance 5.3% annually to over $70 billion. In lower income countries, including ... Continue Reading

  • Form Following Function 1 December 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. With design trends continually ... Continue Reading

  • Delivering the Modern Bathroom 11 September 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 ... Continue Reading