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Designer Brassware: envisioned by Kelly Hoppen, created by Crosswater.

Kelly Hoppen is a renowned name in the interior Design world, and now increasingly so in the consciousness of the general public, with Kelly’s appearances on popular programs such as Dragons Den, and interior Design series ‘Superior Interiors’. Creating chic, sleek interiors Kelly Hoppen’s designs are timelessly elegant and her style is highly coveted. Key notes are upscaled decorative accessories (think large scale vases and lamps), which create a sense of space and luxury, combined with a more paired back colour pallet and luxurious materials and surfaces.

Kelly Hoppen MBE

Kelly Hoppen MBE

In 2013 Crosswater, one of the UK’s most popular brassware brand names and Kelly Hoppen teamed up to produce a range of fashionably stylised and lustrous coordinating mixer taps, showers and mixers.

The first range was dubbed: KH Zero 1. These products were welcomed into the market with continued success and interest. The popularity of these has seen a further 5 ranges launched.

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The current Design groups are: KH Zero 1, KH Zero 2, KH Zero 3, KH Zero 5, KH Zero 6

KH ZERO 1KH Zero 1.

This design range fuses together squared edge, ample-feeling tap bodies with slimmer curved spout designs that feature very sculptural negative spaces. The matching shower valve plates combine the same mix of squared back face plates, with round handle blocks and slim, curved levers. The handles add a lovely functional element, with comfortable smooth action technology and premium quality you would expect from Crosswater.

KH ZERO 2

KH Zero 2.

The Zero 2 range features rounded solid tap bodies with elongated, sophisticated thin lever handles, following the form of the spout. Modern and chic, these pivot on a smooth joint to control both temperature and flow in one action. The cleverly designed, slim handles are the main showpiece feature of these taps. Coordinating bath and basin versions with minimal ceramicware would create a softly serene, sophisticated bathroom space with a spa feel.

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KH Zero 3.

Zero 3 has a well designed, thin handle on a pivot similar in fashion to the Zero 2, but with a completely different overall aesthetic. Boldly geometric, with crisp 90 degree angles and squared off corners the Zero 3 evokes a more architectural taste with strong, straight lines and corners.

You could pair these with black basins, polished concrete floors, geometric tiles, and a bespoke smoked glass wetroom screen for a look right out of the most exclusive interior design magazine of the moment.

KH05KH Zero 5.

Next is Zero 5, with a completely different feel again. This is a single kitchen tap, with a subtlety traditional design, featuring decorative fluted nozzle and base detail. Combine this kitchen mixer with a Belfast Sink for a beautiful timeless look.

KH Zero 6.

Last but not least is Zero 6, an edgier range with a nice contemporary twist. The forward angled tap bodies add a sense of movement and energy. The slim handles are light and smoothly operated adding to the overall dynamic, a pleasure to operate.

 

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Overall you have a great choice on offer here, with varying designs that can be incorporated into a wide range of interior design plans for all kind of bathroom spaces. You can browse our Kelly Hoppen Zero range here:

https://www.ukbathrooms.com/manufacturers/crosswater/range/kh-zero-1/

For further technical details or to browse the whole range please visit Crosswater here:

http://www.crosswater.co.uk/designer-collections/kelly-hoppen/

 

We can supply the entire range, if there is a specific tap you would like but you cannot find it on our website simply give our friendly sales team a call, or bob us an email for a quote: sales@ukbathrooms.com

 

Remember to come back to ukBathrooms.com to place your Kelly Hoppen brassware order, we can have these delivered to you in 3 to 5 working days ready to install in your new bathroom!

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Crosswater Digital Elite Shower Controller

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Thanks to Crosswater we can bring 21st century digital technology to our bathrooms and as more of us are turning to using remote devices to control items within the home such as lighting and operating curtains, why not for the modern bathroom also?

We are pleased to be able to offer this Elite pack which uses the very latest technology allowing each member of the family to pre-programme their own preferred shower settings via a single control. What is more this can be done by an App allowing for full use from mobile devices anywhere in the house, perfect for getting the shower just right before you step into it.

This digital shower controller can also be used to run your bath water at the temperature that is perfect for you; it is also capable of diverting the water flow to the shower head or to a handset if needed. On the controller the dual controls operate the water flow and temperature, and visually clever integrated lighting allows you to see the temperature by blue, orange and red lighting. The control unit is offered in both white and black to suit a variety of colour and design schemes.

With the Crosswater Digital Elite Shower controller, together with the water control App, you can have total remote control over your shower from anywhere, at any time, you can have a warm, relaxing shower running for you when return home from a stressful day at work. What could be better?

Kelly Hoppen Partnership with Crosswater – coming soon to UK Bathrooms

Crosswater, one of UK Bathrooms’ popular ranges, has recently collaborated with world renowned interior designer, Kelly Hoppen, on a collection of stylish yet functional bathroom necessities. KH Zero 1 incorporates elements of Kelly’s signature style with modern functionality aiming ‘to create a sublime bathroom that is enjoyable and workable’.

This collection is the first in a highly anticipated series of partnerships with Crosswater that will be introduced through 2013/14. August 2013 has seen the release of products such as a range of sleek basin taps in three heights including Crosswater’s infamous Mini sizing and an innovative floor standing bath shower mixer. The partnership will continue over the next twelve months with Kelly Hoppen and Crosswater collaborating to design a total of four brand new brassware collections.

In the past, Kelly Hoppen has designed for famous clients such as David and Victoria Beckham, and is recognised for her fusion of ‘East meets West’ characterised with a neutral colour palette and sleek designs. See more of her interior designs, here.

The KH Zero 1 range, including the basin taps, bath shower mixer and thermostatic shower valves will be available for purchase through UK Bathrooms soon. In the meantime, UK Bathrooms can be contacted at sales@ukbathrooms.com for any sales or marketing queries.

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Stunning taps and accessories from Crosswater

There are companies that can claim to have been in the business of making taps and accessories for the bathroom for longer than Crosswater, but few can lay claim to making products that all carry a ten year guarantee. There are 531 products within the Crosswater range and obviously the best way to see these is to look through them at the pages of the Crosswater section at our web site. To give you some idea of one of the taps within their range the Crosswater Water Square Basin Mixer is one example of demonstrating that a basin mixer tap does not just have to be functional, it can be eye catching also and this one certainly is, delivering a river of water mixed to the right temperature to your basin.

Imperial Westminster Diana Basin Stand & Basin

They say that good design never dates and this can be directed toward bathroom products, as we see an ever increasing demand for retro styling in the Edwardian or Victorian products that can be found at our web pages. Imperial manufacture a wide range of retro styled products, with the added advantage that today, modern glazing on the products means that it will not suffer from fine cracks in the surface of the finish. Also taps are 21st century with all the advantages that comes with up to the minute technology, but with the look of yesteryear.

In common with all Imperial products the Westminster Diana Basin and Stand is a beautifully crafted aluminium support stand which is completed with the Westminster Slab Basin. Traditionally this would have been manufactured with two tap holes, but today you can choose to have this with a single tap hole, two tap holes or three holes. To maintain the traditional look of the basin and stand we recommend that you choose a chrome finish bottle trap. A selection of these and taps can be found at our web pages.

A Christmas gift from UK Bathrooms

A gift for the bathroom is one that can be really appreciated by most people as it is often something that we would not normally think about. At UK Bathrooms web pages you will find many gifts at very affordable prices. Look first at the accessories pages and here you will find individual items as well as accessory packs which cover most of the things that are useful.

Take just one of the many examples, the Imperial Istia 5 piece Traditional Bathroom Accessory pack which comprises: Towel rail, double robe hook, tumbler with holder, toilet roll holder and floor standing toilet brush holder with matching brush. All the items are made in a traditional chrome plated finish, stylish with a continental flourish, and the body is made from solid brass construction to prevent rusting at any age, a five year guarantee is offered. This is just one example and single items can be found on the web pages also.

Imperial Antique Crackle Ceramic Dado Tiles

Creating an Edwardian bathroom just became a little easier with the introduction of the Imperial Antique tile range, which will add to the genuine look and feel of your retro Edwardian style room. The tiles are produced in seven tradition colours White Linen, Cream Haze, Ivory Shell, Canvas Wheat, Grey Ecru, Sage Thistle and Blue Nimbus.

Using the latest manufacturing techniques, Imperial has captured the genuine look and feel of a turn of the century tile with their and they are hard to distinguish from a handmade product, even down to their irregular edges. The looks, elegant lustre, along with a crackle finish to the glaze replicates beautifully the look of the early nineteen hundreds. Imperial has achieved a product that is a reflection of an age of elegance and will enhance your bathroom and you will cherish the genuine look of these for many years to come.

Imperial Barrington Double Vanity Unit

The very latest trend in bathroom design today is to have either freestanding countertop basins or increasingly popular is the basin vanity unit. Also gaining in popular taste is the double unit, or a “his and hers” basin set off in retro or like the Imperial Barrington, typical French styling.

This unit is part of the Imperial Barrington Fine Furniture range and is flexible to allow a number of personal options. These include choosing it with a black granite top and matching basins. The wood finishes are Wenge, Walnut or Natural Oak, and the unit features gently curving polished metal handles and feet, with a double door front with central towel shelves. All Imperial’s furniture is hand-crafted in the UK using timeless techniques and selected solid woods and real wood veneers, built to withstand the rigours of normal family life. As with their other products, Imperial’s furniture typifies quality of construction, attention to detail and finish which nowadays is rarely seen.

Imperial Drift Vanity Unit and Large Basin

Giving a beautiful retro appearance the Imperial Drift Vanity Unit is more than a classy looking stand for a bathroom wash basin it provides that all important storage space for all your bathroom essentials.

The unity has two bow fronted doors, in a choice of two styles of wood, natural oak or wenge. The basin is included with the vanity unit and you have a choice of either, a single tap hole two tap holes or three holes suitable for a mixer tap. The taps are not included in the competitive price and you have an unprecedented choice on our web pages. This unit has been described as a combination of classic and period Victorian style, painstakingly handcrafted bi Imperial here in the UK to the highest possible standards. This unit is one of a choice of many in the classic British traditional range at our web pages.

Transform your bathroom or kitchen

Fitting new taps and mixers to your existing bathroom or your kitchen is an easy way to improve the look of this at a very affordable cost in fact you will literally transform it. We feel sure that when you have seen the exciting range of taps and mixers that are now available at the comprehensive pages of UK Bathrooms.

Modern taps and mixers have progressed from the days of having washers fitted which needed changing frequently, to ceramic disc technology or laser taps as an examples. The Grohe Allure 3 Hole Basin Mixer is just one example of a classy high tech mixer with pop up waste and balanced hot and cold supplies. Finished in high chrome and is currently on a special offer discounted by £175.45.