This captioned video produced by Dezeen for INAX as a part of Virtual Design Festival reveals the Japanese model’s new bathroom assortment, which celebrates gentle and shadows.
An addition to its S600 LINE range, the most recent merchandise from the water expertise model embrace minimalist washbasins, taps, baths and shower-toilets in reflective white and matte black finishes.
Textured ceramic wall tiles developed in Japan’s famed pottery city of Tokoname additionally function within the new idea.
INAX drew upon the appreciation of pure gentle and shadows in Japanese tradition for the gathering, which is designed to show the lavatory into a soothing and rejuvenating area.
“As we transfer from gentle to shadow, we transcend an unseen boundary that takes us to a spot of deep tranquility,” defined Yasuhiro Shirai, who’s vice chairman of design at LIXIL Water Expertise Japan.
“As we shift again to the sunshine, we return to a spot of readability and power,” he mentioned.
Along with exploring the transformative properties of sunshine and shadow, the designs additionally reimagine conventional Japanese water rituals.
The rainfall bathe, for instance, is designed to recreate the feeling of meditating beneath a waterfall, which is referred to in Japanese as taki-gyo.
In the meantime, the tub goals to recreate a state of leisure that you simply obtain in Japanese scorching springs.
This video was produced by Dezeen for INAX as a part of Virtual Design Festival after the model’s supposed Milan Design Week launch was cancelled as a result of coronavirus.