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The Bathroom Gallery

The ELLE Decoration Bathroom Gallery joins the roster of incredible design at The London Design Fair for 2019 in a first for the annual exhibition, which this year runs from 19-22 September. The only event during London Design Festival dedicated to the bathroom, our bespoke showcase is designed by acclaimed architectural artist Ioana Lupascu and features a curated edit of exciting, creative and contemporary bathroom brands and innovations.

Set against the industrial backdrop of London’s Old Truman Brewery, each stand will be decorated in hues chosen by colour communication experts Calzada Fox. Open to the public as well as trade visitors, it promises to be a fount of inspiration for all things water-related, and a glimpse into the future of the modern bathroom – click here: London Design Fair to register for tickets.

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The Bathroom Gallery

AeT Italia

This growing bathroom brand, based near Venice, makes all of its pieces in Italy and specialises in clean-lined modern baths, basins and accessories. Its ceramics are characterised by an ultra-thin, high-tech edge, and it isn’t afraid to make the most of bold colours, pattern and texture.

Armani/Roca

The partnership between the iconic Italian fashion house Armani and the Spanish bathroom stalwart Roca is all about bathroom design with a luxurious edge, combining glamorous metallic finishes with a practical twist.

Berti Pavimenti Legno

Starting life as a carpentry workshop in 1929, this brand from northern Italy uses the most modern timber-cutting techniques to create intricate and decorative patterns for its wood floors, celebrating the history and tradition of parquet while carrying it forward into the 21st century, as well as offering flooring in a selection of elegant timbers.

Drummonds

A specialist in cast-iron baths and integrating classic bathroom products into modern homes, Drummonds uses traditional techniques and handmade processes to make its brassware, sanitaryware and bathtubs, offering bespoke colours, finishes and sizes across its ranges.

Gedy

This brand, based near Milan, offers pieces for every space in the bathroom and has a focus on design-led accessories, from soap dispensers and shelves to hooks, seats and storage. Its colourful ‘Cucciolo’ toilet brush holder by Makio Hasuike is included in the permanent Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Graffio – Nuova Osmo

Specialising in bold, made-in-Italy shower components and taps, Nuova Osmo offers innovative materials such as the eco-friendly and lightweight ‘Tekno.Al’ aluminium, and ‘Natural’, a self-cleaning system. All of its products are designed with water-saving, flow-limiting devices.

Gypsum

Offering a diverse selection of wall coverings, from tiles to bespoke pieces in materials such as plaster and concrete, Italian brand Gypsum is a homage to the 1970s’ penchant for plaster decoration. Texture plays a key role in the company’s repertoire, which also includes three-dimensional pieces and a bold colour palette.

Inkiostro Bianco

Placing pattern and colour firmly in the bathroom is Inkiostro Bianco, from Italy’s Modena, which collaborates with artists and designers such as Alessandro La Spada, Aldo Cibic and Emanuele Missaglia to bring its range of waterproof vinyl wallpaper and engraved wooden parquet floors to life. From graphic patterns to dreamlike scenery and everything in between, it offers more than 400 exciting designs.

Lineabeta

Playful shapes and a wide range of styles epitomise the bathroom brand Lineabeta, from Italy’s Veneto region. Its accessories, with washbasin, mirrors, taps, cabinets and tabletop pieces, span from the sculptural to the architectural and industrial.

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The Bathroom Gallery

Linki

Linki, a market leader in innovative stainless steel taps hailing from northeastern Italy, elevates the functional into an object of beauty and experimentation. Be they wall-mounted, freestanding or insert mixers, all of its designs showcase the slick material they’re made from with a subtle simplicity – and they’re fully recyclable.

LondonArt

This Italian decorative brand draws inspiration from the natural world, architecture, fashion and graphic design for its wallpaper, creating expressive narratives across its modern designs. Its new ‘Wanderlust’ collection, by Marcel Wanders, features visuals based on 13 alluring cities around the globe, from Shanghai to Havana.

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The Bathroom Gallery

Maami Home

Artisans in stone, Portuguese brand Maami Home melds the natural beauty of marble with that of timber and metal, resulting in unique, modern basins, baths, shower trays and storage furniture. With a huge range of marble, each piece is truly one-of-a-kind, timeless design with a twist.

Marco Poletti DNA

Filling spaces with vivid colours and inventive shapes, Milanese designer and architect Marco Poletti brings originality and boldness to the bathroom.

Moab 80 Houselab

The simple, contemporary shapes of Moab 80’s basins, bathtubs, shower trays and furniture are underpinned by the brand’s specialism in unusual materials, with cement, expanded metal, fibreglass and recycled timber taking centre stage. The Rome-based firm also offers made-to-measure and customised designs.

NIC Design

The clean, pared-back aesthetic of this Rome-based brand runs through its catalogue of modern bathroom offerings. Its most recent launch, ‘Over’ by Studio 63, is a full bathroom system comprising basin, mirrors, lighting and storage housed on a slim metal frame.

RB12

Based in Shoreditch, London, RB12 offers a personalised design service, from the small scale to residential and commercial projects, often with statement, wow-factor bathrooms.

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The Bathroom Gallery

Shaws of Darwen

Established in 1897 in Lancaster, when founder Arthur Shaw discovered the high quality of the clay being brought up from the local mine, Shaws of Darwen is today recognised for its sinks, originally produced for the kitchen and recently adapted for bathroom use. Each is handmade by skilled craftspeople in fireclay, and bears their name imprinted on its underside as a personal guarantee of quality.

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The Bathroom Gallery

Villeroy & Boch

Transforming bathroom spaces since 1748, German stalwart Villery & Boch is world renowned for its tasteful, high quality sanitary ware, shower systems, furniture, fixtures and fittings. Its ‘TitanCeram’ ceramic material allows for the creation of intricate and delicate shapes and thin walls, making for precise and durable pieces.

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The Bathroom Gallery

West One Bathrooms

A supplier of the bespoke and luxurious, this family-run brand has nine showrooms in London filled with a curated edit of bathroom design’s finest. For The Bathroom Gallery it will showcase Ex.t Design’s new collection, Wall&Deco’s waterproof vinyl wallpaper and the latest from the Italian firm Agape.

XTone

The go-to for large-format pieces of porcelain is Spanish brand XTone. Its slabs are made from natural minerals ideally suited to the bathroom environment, and come in a range of stone-style finishes.

Register to visit The Bathroom Gallery in partnership with ELLE Decoration and enjoy the code 2-4-1-ELLED which gives ELLE Decoration readers two tickets for the price of one. (Only applicable to Public Adult tickets booked online in advance via londondesignfair.co.uk)

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