Duravit White Tulip: A Sophisticated And Versatile Bathroom Collection For Any Setting
A bathroom so delicate and elegant, like the White Tulip collection by Philippe Starck for Duravit, can last a lifetime. The collection consists of a bathtub, washbasins and furniture, toilets and bidets, connected mirrors and a wide range of faucets. The pieces are designed to fill any types of spaces, be it a bathroom situated in the rustic or urban scene, with its resemblance to the organic silhouette of a tulip in bloom. Though the collection exhibits a strong sense of ergonomics, the White Tulip has a sculptural and affectionate character that provides comfort to any person in use.
"My collaboration with Duravit always naturally leaned towards minimal and timeless designs. Yet I realized that this perfection was perhaps missing a parameter, a feeling of positive nostalgia. Instead of creating absolute timeless pieces, I wanted to place the White Tulip collection more into human time; it could either be an ancient collection which would have been modern at the time, or a modern collection with memory of the past," Starck shares.
The first thing you'll notice in the collection is the delicate yet imposing free-standing ceramic washbasin. Like the tulip, the washbasin's shape is distinct. Whether it is attached to the wall or the floor, you'll appreciate its round above-counter basin's aesthetic which has an outward sloping edge. The right-angled washbasin also reflects the same form when viewed from above. You may have it in either of the two sizes; each has a furniture washbasin and a hand rinse basin.
The matching free-standing and wall-mounted toilets and bidets are also unique considering having HygieneFlush technology that impeccably cleans the entire inner surface of the toilet with attuned water flow using only 4.5 litres of water. These HygieneFlush toilets even come with the HygieneGlaze ceramic glaze as a standard for greater hygiene purposes. It rids 90 per cent of bacteria in just 6 hours, and 99.9 per cent after 24 hours. Proudly, Duravit offers a lifetime guarantee for the White Tulip collection in selected countries.
Trust that the matching furniture is also refined and elegantly designed. The mitre-cut, that comes in widths of between 350 and 1300 millimetre, has finely crafted edges. You may also have the furniture and matching semi-tall cabinets with two or three glass shelves in a choice of five high-quality colours with high gloss or satin matt lacquer. You may also select a solid wood finish of Natural Oak or American Walnut for the fronts.
However, if you select satin matt finishes, you'll notice that it includes an impressive feature; small scratches on the special lacquer finishes fade naturally—almost automatically—that makes the furniture appear as good as new. Need not worry about fingerprints as well as it has a special anti-fingerprint coating that makes it easy to clean and care for.
The chrome handle is an elegant detail as well. You may choose to have it in colours that contrast its matt lacquers and solid wood surfaces or produce a striking effect on high gloss lacquer. The drawers are fitted with ring pull handles, but should you opt for the variant without a handle, you'll notice that it features a tip-on technology that enables the drawers to be opened with a gentle tap of a finger. It also features automatic interior lighting for when you open or close the drawer.
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The combination of the round furniture washbasin with the matching vanity unit also offers additional storage.
Add a unique touch to your bathroom with matching mirrors. Impressively, the mirrored glass makes the surface of the mirror appear almost transparent around the illuminated area. The light temperature even includes a memory effect which can be synchronised with other lamps in your living area.
These mirrors are available in versions controlled by sensors or the Casambi app. The Casambi app can be used to dim the mirrors and switch the mirror heating on and off.
The floor-standing chrome console with wooden shelves can be fitted with one or two round towel holders on the sides—providing more space to hold your bathroom essentials.
The free-standing bathtub with seamless acrylic panelling is reminiscent of the form of ceramics as well. For smaller rooms, you may add 1600 by 900-millimetre bathtub, while an 1800 by 800-millimetre bathtub can fit those with spacious rooms. Moreover, the round bathtub even offers ample interior space.
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Included in the White Tulip line is the first faucet range developed by Philippe Starck. The tulip-shaped handle that resembles the form of the washbins and bathtubs is a consistent element. The washbin mixers are available in various "comfort" heights such as S, M and XL. The range also consists of a bidet, shower and bath faucets.
Truly, Duravit's White Tulip collection by Philippe Starck can blend into any setting and style—all the more reason to consider these pieces to transform your bathroom into something comfortable and luxurious.
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