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The right relaxation after sports
Do you like sports and being active? With the right tips for relaxing your muscles, you can achieve the perfect combination of relaxation, well-being and regeneration.
5 tips for slowing down in everyday life
Our lives are constantly getting faster, everyday life more hectic. We rush from one appointment to the next, and our minds are constantly occupied with things to do and worries that lie ahead of us. But with a little mindfulness and a few basic exercises, you can soon slow down and do something to counter the stress.
Speed or pleasure – how do you shower?
Most of us start our day with a morning shower. As part of a study, psychologist Alfred Gebert of the University of Münster divided showering behaviour into four types, each one of which tells us something about the particular personality.
Welcome to the land of wellness – lovely products for more well-being in the bathroom
Somehow we're always a little stressed, especially if we live in the city. Digital over-stimulation, constantly being available, always on the run. But help is at hand! We've found a few things, large and small, that will soon have you feeling a little better.
Kneipp – health and relaxation in your own bathroom
A mini holiday in the middle of the day or a freshness boost at any time - anything is possible with a water treatment in your own bathroom. By targeting the way water stimulates our body, we can activate and mobilise or soothe an relax it.
Wooden bathroom – is that possible?
When it comes to bathroom design many people shy away from using wood because it can swell and shrink due to the moisture. However, using wood is not a problem at all provided a few things are observed.
Freedom of choice or freedom of design
A look in the dictionary reveals that freedom means being able to choose among various options without coercion. This requires more than a variety of options; it mainly demands that we are able to appraise things.
The Fontenay – Hamburg’s new luxury hotel
Amorphous forms as far as the eye can see: The Hanseatic city of Hamburg recently became richer by a new flagship luxury hotel in the form of The Fontenay. Its sculptural architecture, which is dominated both inside and out by a design language of circles, is characteristic. The exceptional 5-star hotel also opted for pure exclusivity and hand-chosen design on the inside, which is why it chose Bette baths for the natural stone bathrooms.
Social Furniture – Dialogue with artist-designer Jerszy Seymour
“We want to build a world, not just decorate it.”
Bathing in moss green
Are bathrooms becoming ever more colorful? And what prompted Bette to launch a bathtub clad in fabric? Martina Metzner talked with Managing Director Thilo Pahl and Head of Marketing Sven Rensinghoff.
Smart Home: sustainable living in the intelligent house
What exactly is a "Smart Home"? And where does sustainability fit in this concept? Eigenraum has a snappy overview for you.
Smart bathroom: the intelligent room
One question that is often asked is, "Why does my bathroom have to be intelligent? And how would that benefit me?" Saving water, safety first and entertainment in the bathroom – now you can find all this and more at Eigenraum.
Smart bathroom: what are the advantages of voice control?
The bathroom as a wellness oasis has long be a standard request from many customers. However, much in the smart bathroom is automatic – and often on command.
BetteLux Oval Couture – New living room comfort in the bathroom
A high quality of life and stay is becoming increasingly important in the bathroom. Bette has developed a free-standing bath and floor-standing washbasin in glazed titanium-steel in BetteLux Oval Couture, which are covered and upholstered in a woven fabric just like a cosy sofa. Four colour options and a high level of functionality bring sensuousness and comfort into the bathroom.
Bling-bling in the bathroom: Bette adds sparkling colour “Midnight” to its range
Even early man was fascinated glittering minerals, sparkling precious stones or by water reflections. Today, shimmering nail polish, sparkling mobile phone covers or garments and bags with shiny paillettes are firm fixture in daily life, and represent sparkle and glamour. Bette wants to introduce a little of this opulence into the bathroom with its sparkling new colour "Midnight".
Acid test for sealing components on baths and showers
Completely waterproof – even with dynamic loads.
BetteSolid – Bette’s new waste fitting cleans itself
BetteSolid is an entirely new waste fitting for the shower that has a high self-cleaning performance and that drains up to 36 l of water a minute. In doing so, Bette declares war on blocked and hard-to-clean drains under the shower.
The electronic overflow system BetteSensory
BetteSensory eliminates the need for a visible overflow in baths. The technology and operating method of the innovative electronic overflow system have now been visualised in a video animation that explains the system clearly and succinctly.
Sound insulation in the bathroom: gentle rain shower or irritating downpour?
The water in the shower sprinkles down like a refreshing rain shower in the forest, and the bath fills with a murmur that is not unlike a waterfall or waves breaking on the shore. What gives rise to anticipation and lovely memories in one person, though, can be perceived as a nuisance and unwanted by the neighbours.
Fast, straightforward and sustainable: LBG refurbishes bathrooms
Bette's intelligent installation frame saves time and effort when installing new shower trays – ideal when the building time schedule is tight. Refurbishing is one of the supreme disciplines in residential construction. If a number of residential units need to be completed at the same time, then a cool head is required.
Floor-level showering: what’s better – a shower area or tiles?
Anyone who is about to build a new bathroom or renovate an existing one often has to address the question whether the future shower areas is to be tiled and fitted with a shower channel or whether a floor-level shower tray or a shower area in glazed titanium steel would be better. So what are the advantages of the two solutions?
Say goodbye to the tap: a completely different kind of bath filler
Everyone is familiar with the traditional bath tap: it is positioned either as a fitting that sits on the bath rim, a spout attached to the wall, or a combined bath filler, waste and overflow set below the bath rim. However, another alternative is bath fillers that are out of the ordinary, for instance based on a near-natural experience when running the water, or are particularly quiet, or that can be controlled electronically down to the degree.
Accidents in the bathroom: How to prevent slips and trips
Accidents in the bathroom are among the most common and most serious accidents in the home. But with the right measures, the risk of slipping and tripping in the bathroom can be reduced. Non-slip surfaces in the bath or shower will help to prevent dangerous accidents.
Glazed titanium steel – the perfect material for the bathroom
Anyone who is deciding to furnish their bathroom is completely spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the materials. Glazed titanium steel is one of the most popular materials for washbasins, baths and showers. And for good reason, because not only is the material extremely versatile, but it is also robust and easy to clean, and fulfils the very high standards that apply in bathrooms.
The easy-to-clean bathroom
How to reduce the time and effort required for cleaning the bathroom at the planning stage: From the dishwasher to the vacuum cleaner to the washing machine, there are all sorts of appliances that save time and effort in the household. However, there are – at least as yet – no signs of a universal technical aid that takes over cleaning the bathroom, or at least makes it a great deal easier. It is much better to consider ease of cleaning at the planning stage. Cleaning specialist Sascha Radda, "Housekeeping Manager of the Year 2014", shares some tips with us. After all, if it's good enough for a hotel, it's certainly good enough for a domestic bathroom.