Product Design Trend We Love: Minimalism


There has been a strange occurrence taking place in the world of architectural products: minimalism. We’re not sure if consumers or manufacturers are driving this trend, but it seems items that typically have had a traditional profile are being redesigned with sleeker appearances (see our Bocci 22 and Kaldewei posts from a short time ago). We recently found a couple more examples. MTI Whirlpools, for instance, offers an end-drain shower base with a removable drain cover that gives the receptor a clean look. Another is Kohler’s 42-inch-by-42-inch Archer receptor, which also comes with a covered drain. Our guess is that some people may be getting tired of seeing the same old products and want something fresh and new. www.mtiwhirlpools.com and www.us.kohler.com.

MTI Whirlpools
MTI detail.
Kohler Archer receptor.
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