Interactive water light graffiti wall is an installation created by Digitalarti Artlab of the French residence designer Antonin Fourneau is a wall made with thousands of LED bulbs that light up after coming into contact with water.
Geberit, the leading Swiss group in hydraulic systems, contributed to the realization of the “Bosco Verticale” by Stefano Boeri for the new buildings in Milan Porta Nuova (Via de Castillia) designed with the architects Gianandrea Barreca and Giovanni La Varra. In a structure where water plays a fundamental role the team led by Boeri chose Geberit for the engineering of the hydraulic systems. In fact, the team of Geberit consultants supported the designers in identifying the most suitable solutions, including for example the Geberit Mepla system, which by combining metal and plastic sheath guarantees - in addition to ease of installation - perfect hygiene, in line with most recent DM174 directives on drinking water.
It is wrong to think that "a pipe does not understand us" if it is Geberit, the leading Swiss group in sanitary technology that in Bologna, between 23 and 27 September, will present an installation created by architects. Michela Benaglia e Domenico Orefice (Benaglia + Orefice Studio) to reflect on the waste of water we all witness (and contribute!) On a daily basis. Hundreds of bottles of water hanging from the vault of an ancient room of the Ex Ospedale dei Bastardini (Via Massimo d'Azeglio 41) will give life to "Unaware fountains" with microphones and lights that will boost the suggestion made by the drops in space.
"What we are looking for in the relationship with the great designers of our time is not simply a new shape for a faucet or a shower" explains Philippe Grohe, head of the Axor brand “We literally want to revolutionize the relationship between man and his most precious element: water”.
And while not a year has passed since the presentation of the most ecological mixer in the world (Axor Starck Organic designed for the company by Philippe Starck) will be the Cersaie of Bologna to host the international premiere of two new "dreamers" called by Axor to contribute to this impressive research work: the Japanese NENDO and Swedish FRONT DESIGN.
Cristina Rubinetterie, company in the Gozzano Novara and operates in the taps sector, will be present at the IED in Rome for the event "Water in Balance", organized to present projects realized by IED students for the company.
The Cristina company has always believed in the value of innovation by constantly investing in research and development on a technical level and in product evolution through the aid of design.
With a view to the promotion of young talent, Cristina has started at the beginning of the academic year with a design school IED Lab Design in Rome on the theme "tap: the body, space and object" with the aim of creating an innovative faucet for the bathroom environment.