To help people achieve a perfect bathroom experience, we base our work on research into a variety of subjects. Through Design Studio VitrA's focused, passionate and professional approach, we collaborate with world-famous designers to create collections that customise each space for its owner. To let the designers of each space be free to explore their individuality, we offer an extensive and rich bathroom design library in which each piece is functional - both as a single unit and part of an integrated design.To help people achieve a perfect bathroom experience, we base our work on research into a variety of subjects. Through Design Studio VitrA's focused, passionate and professional approach, we collaborate with world-famous designers to create collections that customise each space for its owner. To let the designers of each space be free to explore their individuality, we offer an extensive and rich bathroom design library in which each piece is functional - both as a single unit and part of an integrated design.
‘Creation is an uncontrolled muscle,’ says all-rounder Arik Levy. Artist, technician, photographer, designer, and video artist, Levy’s work can be seen in prestigious galleries and museums across the world; he creates hi–tech clothing lines and accessories as he continues to contribute substantially to our interior and exterior milieux from his studio in Paris. Levy designed the Voyage Collection for VitrA.
Matteo Thun + Partners
The Milan-based Matteo Thun + Partners studio of architecture, design and communication refuses stylistic pigeon-holing, which explains its capacity to approach with boundless originality and vitality such a vast variety and scale of work, ranging from hotels to coffee cups. Thun has designed Water Jewels for VitrA, an exotic collection that puts a variety of materials to a highly imaginative use.
One of the most fascinating designers of the 21st century and recipient of numerous awards, Ross Lovegrove creates sculptural and organic shapes using sophisticated technology and materials. His design concept ‘organic essentialism’ is inspired by elements from the natural world which are then reshaped into futuristic forms. The exquisite Istanbul Collection is the product of Lovegrove’s collaboration with VitrA.
A multi-disciplinarian involved in product- and furniture design through to interiors, architecture, scenography and artistic direction, Pillet’s creations for leading brands include Cappellini, Daum, JC Decaux, Driade, Ecart International, Emu, L’Oréal, Lacoste, Moroso, Porro, Renault, Serralunga, Shiseido, Shu Uemura, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Hôtel Sezz, and Whirlpool. Pillet, who seeks to express, ‘simplicity, timeless design and a touch of distant elegance,’ has designed the Memoria Collection for VitrA.
Since qualifying in California and Milan’s Domus Academy (1990), the versatile Los Angelena Terri Pecora has designed furniture, bathroom products, stands, retail interiors, eyewear, fashion accessories and children’s products. Aesthetic functionality best describes her work, and she has often experimented with unexpected solutions which set her projects apart whilst responding to the needs of users and the market. Pecora is the designer behind VitrA’s Plural Collection.
Claudio Francesco Bellini lives and works in Milan, where he graduated in Architecture and Industrial design from the renowned Politecnico in 1990. Early in his career, Bellini focused on office furniture. Later, after winning a number of prestigious architectural competitions, he moved into designing large showroom interiors and developed products for prominent Italian and international companies. Bellini is the creator of VitrA’s Equal collection.
The acclaimed design explorer Sebastian Conran, whose product design and development studio focuses on creating charismatic retail merchandise and user experiences that are contemporary, innovative and satisfying, has created cleverly refined bathroom accessories for VitrA: the extraordinarily extensive Eternity range, with a vast array of colour and material options, is versatile enough to have something for every elegant bathroom.
Design Studio VitrA
Led by Erdem Akan, the in-house team of designers represent the backbone of VitrA’s design philosophy and culture. They are supported by the multi-disciplinary teams at the VitrA Innovation Centre. The hallmark of the VitrA collections are innovative designs based on sustainability and ‘design for all’ principles underpinned by sophisticated technology.