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Heritage reimagined in a stunning bathware collection

September 19, 2017

apaiser is excited to unveil its latest and arguably most ground-breaking collection to date – SAMPAN – developed in collaboration with leading international design firm, WOHA.

The Sampan collection applies the strikingly unique tapered shapes of the traditional boats of the Singapore waterfront to a bathware collection of revolutionary design. Reflected in a series of baths and basins, as well as an innovative ‘shower bath’, these unique designs transform bathing into something more akin to a romantic journey!

Singapore is the home of WOHA, and also the Asia-Pacific base of Australian bathware company, apaiser. The WOHA studio, located in a conserved cluster of traditional ‘shophouses’ behind Boat Quay, is where the iconic sampan boats were once moored in great numbers on the Singapore. river These areas, steeped in colonial history, are at the heart of the story behind the Sampan collection.

Sampan – the Cantonese word meaning three boards – describes these uniquely designed but simple form of watercraft, fashioned by hand from a flat plank of wood as its base, with two angled planks making up the sides. Celebration of this vanishing heritage was the direct inspiration for this stunning new bathware collection. Like all apaiser designs, each piece is hand crafted using the innovative material exclusive to apaiser known as apaisermarble. Sampan comes in four elegant shades – Glacier, Diamond White, Starry Night and Luxe Grey – the five designs across baths and basins sized to suit a variety of interior applications, with the unique ‘shower bath’ a particularly clever innovation which responds to more limited spatial options given its dual purpose form. Sampan became part of WOHA’s dedicated submission for MAISON OBJET PARIS, 2017, and which has ultimately seen this forward-thinking firm selected as ‘Designer of the Year – Asia’, an award to be officially announced on September 08, 2017. The Sampan collection itself will be available immediately thereafter, via apaiser showrooms globally (or visit www.apaiser.com/sampan).

For further information on the Sampan collection, or apaiser generally, please contact apaiser PR representatives, Cav Con on +61 2 9360 5755 or email markcavanagh@cavcon.com.au alternatively you can also write to marketing@apaiser.com

Jackalope Winery
Jackalope Winery
Jackalope Winery

Glamour, sophistication and luxury have arrived on Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia

May 23, 2017

Jackalope hotel’s debut property has set out to create a new standard in luxury accommodation on Victoria’s Mornington Set on one of the region’s most pristine vineyards, this stunning hotel is unique in both destination and design catering for its discerning local and international clientele.

In recognition of the desire to achieve the ultimate luxury appeal the interior design team selected apaiser™ bathware to craft a sublime bathroom solution, including integrated basins and amazingly deep soaking baths, in their unique dark graphite apaisermarble®.

The luxury appeal of apaiser’s material and its stunning bath design, coupled with the hand-crafted finish, meant apaiser was uniquely placed to satisfy the vision of the designers and owner alike. The bathing experience is one of contemplation and indulgence in the immersive apaiser baths that dominate the space.

Jackalope’s developer, Louis Li. Li commissioned a suite of Melbourne creatives to bring Jackalope to life. The Carr Design Group and multi-disciplinary studio Fabio Ongarato Design came together to craft this daring and brave design. This stunning new hotel creates an immersive interplay between the ideal and the surreal, delivered through an avant-garde approach to art, design, dining and storytelling. apaisermarble® delivers a core component of the goal of the developer to set the bar high for luxury in Australian boutique properties.

Just one hour from Melbourne and on the doorstep of the Mornington Peninsula, Jackalope hotel is set amid Willow Creek’s 11-hectare vineyard and will highlight the ability of apaiser to create true luxury bathware solutions suitable to any environment.

Enjoy the view, wine and food and especially, enjoy the bathing experience!

apaiser bathware announces the launch of a stimulating new collection that is at once Bold-Fun-Exciting!

May 23, 2017

apaiser™ is thrilled to be launching its stunning new collection ‘the chameleon’, that’s Bold – Fun – Exciting. Driven by a desire to create an alternative option for bathware designers apaiser has crafted a collection which is bold, distinctive and individual. The Chameleon collection is all of these and more, designed in collaboration with award winning product designer Paul Flowers.

ABOUT THE COLLECTION
Like a Chameleon, the collection is adaptable – the simple lines compliment a range of architectural styles, yet the diverse colour palette allows expression of personality – to blend harmoniously and calmly within the environment, subtly catch the eye with a hint or suggestion of tone, or be bold, and create a sculptural focal point in an explosion of colour. The Chameleon Collection has two series of baths and basins styled as the a-series and s-series.

APAISER, THE HOME OF BATH COUTURE
Styled by nature. Perfected by hand. The apaiser™ story starts with award-winning bathware, proudly created and designed in Australia. APAISERMARBLE® Strengthened by man and inspired by the purity of nature, apaisermarble® is a luxurious non-porous marble material, enriched with beautifully pure Australian minerals.

ABOUT THE DESIGNER
Paul Flowers is an globaLly renowned, award winning product designer born and educated in the U.K. With an extensive portfolio of creative and innovative development, he has designed iconic products for leading international brands. Paul’s approach to design is simple, his ethos that the product ‘should function as beautifully as it looks’.

“From the very first meeting it was clear to me the brand values of apaiser were a good fit with my own philosophy. apaiser uses the finest quality materials, has relentless drive for perfection and an appreciation for good design. This shared belief I was confident would result in something special.”

Paul Flowers

Hi Design Connect / apaiser custom bath

apaiser wins ‘Coolest Product’ at HI CONNECT USA

April 5, 2014

apaiser™ is recognised as the leader and innovator in marble bathware, manufacturing a unique range of stunning apaisermarble® bathware designed to transform the bathroom into a sanctuary.
apaiser has won the ‘Coolest Bathroom Product’ award at the Hi Connect Design trade show in Nashville this week. It was a people’s choice award, voted for by over 1200 key designers, manufacturers and members of the hotel and resort operating community that attended the show. apaiser showcased a unique custom range highlighting their extreme customisation capabilities with beautiful floral detail etched on the inside of the ergonomic freestanding bath and matching detail on the exterior of the contemporary freestanding basin and complementary shower base. No strangers to winning awards, apaiser has previously been recognised for their Design Excellence and Green Design at various trade events.

This most recent ‘Coolest Bathroom Product’ award is a special one as it recognises and applauds apaiser’s point of difference- unrivalled customisation, paired with their superior apaisermarble® material. One of the core elements of apaiser’s value proposition is the focus on customisation and the extraordinary moulding capability and artisan skills of the apaiser team. apaiser offers complete customisation and design flexibility – enabling designers and architects to create unique shapes and forms that differentiate the bathroom rather than selling by a catalogue based approach. apaiser bathware is manufactured from apaisermarble® and has minimal impact upon the environment, allowing designers to create eco­sensitive bathrooms. The unique manufacturing process of apaiser’s unique material allows apaiser to create sublime and fluid shapes in almost any form, with uniformity of colour, strength and integrity unachievable in marble. It also has the ability to be embedded with virtually any added component and in endless design possibilities. The result is an environmentally sensitive material with superior performance and a sensuous organic touch.

It is no wonder that apaiser are the preferred marble bathware partner for leading luxury hotels and resorts globally e.g. Four Seasons, Hyatt, Edition, Andoz and Fairmont Hotels (Raffles) just to name a few. These chains operate and own properties with extremely high design standards which typify excellence across all areas of operation, showcasing design quality and attention to detail.
Visit www.apaiser.com for more details (or) write to marketing@apaiser.com

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