Alongside its range of standard option shower enclosures, Aqata also offers a bespoke service. The Solutions, Minimalist and frameless Spectra collection can all be manufactured to incorporate bespoke features. The shower screens and enclosures can be created for special heights, widths or angles, with notched panels to incorporate a shower seat or integrated vanity area.
Italian manufacturer Magrif offers a collection of bath tubs, shower trays and basins made from marble. The most popular is the Edra Collection which includes a washbasin in Lipica Fiorita marble with a concealed side drain, base and countertop in Rosso Alicante stone. In addition, there is a shower tray and bath tub to complete the range.
The PJH Group has published its latest consumer brochure for its bathroom products titled Bathrooms to Love. lt follows on from its recent Kitchens to Love brochure, to ensure both collections are presented in a similar brand style. The 180-page brochure features products from its brands Moods and Wellness, as well as showers and enclosures from Merlyn, April and Triton.
Hettich has redesigned its website at www.hettich.com/uk and created POS to help with specihcation. It has used CGI imagery on its site to show how its products fit and operate, and for its ProDecor handle range there is a configurator to see how they look with different cabinetry. The POS, much of which can be specified with the customer’s logo, includes ‘open me’ tags, handle sample boards and wall displays.
Italian appliance manufacturer Foster now has its own YouTube channel featuring video tutorials on ovens and hobs from its S4000 series. lts demonstrations include the intelligent cooking features of its multifunction ovens, which show pre-set options to cook specific meals. Take a look at the YouTube channel.
Aqata has issued its Complete Collection 20l2 brochure, featuring its showers, shower enclosures and accessories. The 208-page brochure includes a ‘create this look’ box on each ofthe main product pages, showing Q sizes and prices of all Aqata products pictured. lt is available for immediate ordering and can be viewed or downloaded at www.aqata.co.uk
Aimed at the kitchen market, FIRA has published a new standard which covers brackets used to attach cabinets to walls. The BSEN 15939: 2011 Hardware for furniture: Strength and loading capacity of wall attachment devices focuses on the parts that attach to the cabinet, rather than the wall, and assess how much load they can support.
A range of shower enclosures which can be fitted from the outside, to ease installation, has been introduced by Twyford Bathrooms. The Outfit range comprises quadrants and off-set quadrants, bi-fold doors, pivot doors and bath screens. The Outfit enclosures measure 1900mm high and are complemented by 1900mm high bath screens.
Aquata offer its Exclusive Solutions collection with the option of polished gold finish profiles. The range is made-to-order and backed by the company’s lifetime guarantee. Customers can choose from hinged, bifold, pivot, in-glide or sliding doors in various sizes, as well as side panels, quintet or quadrant enclosures. Matching gold waste and optional decorative glass etchings are also available to complement the gold finish.
Laufen has introduced the Palace range comprising ofa countertop washbasin, ceramic tablet, vanity unit and ceramic semi-pedestal. A small washbasin integrated into a vanity unit, WC and bidet also make up the range. The countertop washbasin can be cut to size, as well as being available in standard widths of 900, 1200, 1500 and 1800mm. Double wash basins are also available in 1500 and 1800mm and an integrated hand towel rail and liquid soap dispenser can also be specified.
Victoria and Albert baths has added the Deauville bath to its offering, with a depth of 413mm. The freestanding double-ended bath blends a classic roll-top aesthetic with contemporary wooden feet, designed to provide a modern interpretation of the classic claw foot tub. Hand finished and made from the company’s Quarrycast material, Deauville holds approximately 332 litres of water and the wooden feet are available in oak or mahogany.