The first Kartell by Laufen monobrand store opens its doors in the heart of Milan`s Brera district concept designed by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba.
Just over two years since its launch, having toured the project around the world and having opened more than 500 points of sale in more than 40 countries, Kartell by Laufen is launching its first monobrand store in the heart of Milan’s Brera district, at Via Pontaccio 10.
A signal to the international market that it is here to stay, the Kartell by Laufen catalogue comprises a full range of furnishings, accessories, sanitary ware and other bathroom fittings designed by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba.
The first Kartell by Laufen monobrand store opens its doors in the heart of Milan’s Brera district
Thanks to the over 100 architects who joined us in Belgium at the showroom of Desco. The event was accompaigned by a speach of Roberto Palomba who explained the efforts of developing this exceptionnel ceramic collection combined with the iconic furniture elements of Kartell. All guests were pleased by the fantastic buffet served by Desco and enjoyed the evening in this stunning showroom.
Desco Showroom Event
October 7th – 10th
Upon extensive and challenging reconstruction work, Laufen CZ’s Prague Gallery Art of Bathrooms on náměstí I.P. Pavlova, has opened for the general public. This quite unusual, clean and peaceful oasis of Laufen, Roca and Jika brands has been designed to present everything from practical items through real gems that could easily be displayed at prestigious show-rooms right next to other artworks. The gallery occupies two floors with the total floor space of more than 700 m2.
Here to launch the new “Prague Art Gallery of the Bathroom” were the world-renowned designers Roberto and Ludovica Palomba, who personally inaugurated the gallery on Thursday 9 October at 18:00 and presented a lecture for all those with a keen interest in bathroom design. Among Roberto and Ludovica Palomba’s best-known designs for the bathroom are the Palomba Collection and Kartell by Laufen.
Prague, Czech Republic, Opening of the “Gallery Art of Bathrooms” during “Design Blok”
Kartell by Laufen meets Architect@work: During the travelling exhibition Kartell by Laufen will be presented around Europe to professionals such as architects and designers, who can experience the collection in a cozy ambiance for one-to-one meetings and moreover to discover innovations of products and solutions related to architecture. So far Kartell by Laufen was presented in Zurich and Lyon, Rotterdam, Paris – Berlin, Nantes, Vienna and Stuttgart will follow soon. For more Architect@work destinations please visit http://www.architectatwork.laufen.com.
Rotterdam, Netherlands, Architect@work
Thanks to guests who joined us in Budapest at the showroom of AquaMart who have been our very special partners in Hungary since 1991. Around 90 guests joined us for a summer evening with Roberto Palomba presenting Kartell by Laufen followed by some tasty cooking at the cookery school.
Budapest, Hungary, Roberto Palomba in the exclusive showroom of AquaMart
The spirit of Switzerland and the Kartell by Laufen Collection arrived in Czech Republic with an afternoon reception for the guests at the Swiss Ambassador’s residence in Prague. Swiss Ambassador Mr. Markus – Alexandr Antonietti, Dr. Werner Fischer and Laufen CZ’ s general director Ladislav Dvořák started the event which followed with some delicious Swiss food and wine, yodelling and the highlight being the performance of famous Czech singer Dan Bárta and master of beatbox En.dru.
Prague, Czech Republic, Swiss Embassy Event
In cooperation with Dallmer and Eiffelgres LAUFEN addressed the topic of “New Dimensions in Bathroom Design” in the context of an architects seminar in the Frankfurt Museum of Applied Art. During the seminar the Kartell by Laufen collection was presented by Frank Liebetrau, who supports the project as Commercial Director. He said: “With Kartell by Laufen we have created a holistic perspective of the bathroom that considers design, emotion and innovation, transforming this room into an architecturally valuable space”.
The next seminar will take place at the Museum Folkwang in Essen on the 4th of September, 2014 and be hosted by Laufen, Dallmer and Casa Dolce Casa. Interested architects are warmly invited to register now (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Frankfurt, Germany, Architects Event
Laufen celebrated the NL launch of Kartell by Laufen in Amsterdam, together with Frame magazine, in their vibrant shop located in the famous Felix Meritis building – a venue for lively art, culture and events.
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Launch of Kartell by Laufen in Frame Pop up Store
May 28th – 31St
Shanghai, China, Kitchen and Bath