This post is all about the latest trends in bathrooms and kitchens, from my recent tour of PORCELANOSA in Valencia, Spain.
I’ve been thinking of re-doing my bathroom and kitchen lately, and so this showroom tour, a source of inspiration, was especially relevant to me.
We started the tour with some artistic fun, by tracing over the pencil illustrations on tiles, created by Spanish artist, Coté Escrivá.
Here is the tile wall completed. The black stone basin above, with its clean cut contemporary lines and luxury feel has now made it to my bathroom wish list. This beautiful wall mounted Noken tap, designed by renowned Italian designer, Simone Micheli, was also a favourite. How cool is this? A wooden stand with a groove for a mobile phone or ipod, that can be connected wirelessly to a sound system behind the mirror. This is KRION™, PORCELANOSA’s next generation in solid surfaces.
What’s amazing about KRION™, is that it can be cut into sheets, joined and thermoformed to make seamless surfaces and curved shapes.
I was wowed at the live demo, showing us how resistant KRION™ was to acid and stains. This would definitely be the perfect work surface material for busy kitchens.
Here is a basin shaped out of KRION™ .
This white and gold bathroom is just gorgeous.
The gold basin looked great when contrasted against black.
PORCELANOSA is more than just tiles and bathroom. This concrete effect wall, was made from one of their products called micro cement. We were shown how easy it was to mix and apply to walls.
What’s wonderful about micro cement is that it is waterproof, and so can be used as the walls in showers. We also got to tour PORCELANOSA’s large collection of kitchens.
How clever is this storage solution above the sink? I realised I haven’t talked much about tiles,so take a peek at the image above.
They look like wood don’t they, but are actually tiles. Rather than have wooden floors in wet areas such as the kitchen or bathroom, these would make perfect alternatives.
Hope you have enjoyed my take on the latest trends in bathrooms and kitchens at PORCELANOSA.
Wishing you all a wonderful week ahead.
( All photography are by Geraldine Tan, editor of Little Big Bell. I was invited to Valencia, as a press guest of Porcelanosa).