A timely collaboration came about earlier this year, just as we were getting ready to renovate our ensuite. AXOR, a renowned brand that embodies luxury in the bathroom and kitchen has one-of-a-kind products and collections created to the highest aesthetic and technological standards. The sort of products I swoon over when visiting bathroom showrooms, I was thrilled when given the opportunity to choose a basin mixer from their beautiful range. With the ensuite finally complete, I’m excited to share some photos with you.
In order to live up to the aspiration “Form Follows Perfection”, AXOR has a development process that continues until nothing more can be added or removed. For more than 20 years now, their designer products – including major bathroom design classics – have been created in collaboration with internationally renowned architects and designers. With products that are uncompromising in terms of quality, I knew that the mixer I chose would be both a special addition to our ensuite, and one that would last for a very long time.
Taking into account our existing plumbing, I needed to choose a mixer that would be fixed to the furniture, rather than the wall. Drawn to the minimalist designs, I narrowed it down to two favourites, the AXOR Starck and the AXOR Uno. Both beautiful, I decided on the Uno, an ergonomic, ultra-minimalist mixer. I love its simple design, clean lines and purity of form, accentuated by having a radically reduced feature, the ‘zero handle’. The single mixer comes in four sizes, and I chose the 200 to fit perfectly alongside our counter-top basin. Though understated, the accentuated size of the mixer results in it being a statement feature of our ensuite. And if you do require a wall mounting, three-hole mixer or even a standing version, the AXOR Uno range includes all of these options, along with an electronic version.
When it came to the finish, I decided on the classic Chrome for a sleek look. It also matches the finishes in our shower, providing a nice sense of cohesion throughout. AXOR has an extensive selection of finishes so that the the mixers can be perfectly tailored to suit your personal interior design. The AXOR FinishPlus collection offers 15 surface finishes including gold, brass, stainless steel, bronze and nickel, all with the choice of being brushed or polished. There are also colour variants including red gold and black chrome.