The New Classic is aluxuriousnew bathroom collection byLaufendesigned under the creative leadership of Marcel Wanders. A re-interpretation of classical styles using the materialSaphirKeramik,the collectionbrings together the designer’s flairfor creativity withLaufen’smastery of raw materials. The New Classic rangeincludeswashstands, washbasin bowls, toilets, a bidet and bathtub,brassware,mirrorsand accessories, as well as furniture.
Laufencommissioned Marcel Wanders todesignThe New Classicbecauseofthe outstanding reputation he has established worldwide with his extravagant style and innovative use of materials and technology.ForLaufen, he hascreateda new contemporary design language utilising itsSaphirKeramikmaterial. The outcome is characterised by soft, gentle feminine curves reminiscent of the opening petals of a flower, alongside angular, masculine elements.
While drawing inspiration from classical forms, Wanders was also eager to embrace a modern sense of style and the contemporary desire for functionality, making it an ideal solution for luxuriousdeveloperprojects. His take on Neoclassicism, maintains a consistent focus on indulgence, intimacy,humanityand everyday utility, while calling to mind the poetry and romance of bygone times.