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The case for design freedom in bathroom spaces

The most important things for great bathroom design are those you can’t see.

The case for design freedom in bathroom spaces

Bathrooms are increasingly becoming one of the most important areas in any space. From luxurious end-of-trip facilities, to lush home bathrooms, our wet spaces are integral in achieving good architectural and design outcomes across a whole building. However, a great bathroom is so much more than nailing the mirror lighting and installing a statement sink, it relies on having the right systems, products and thinking happening under the surface.

This is where TECE comes in. 

A world of solutions

TECE is an innovator in the sanitary installation sector. Founded in 1987 in Emsdetten, Germany, they are a family-run business that has grown to have installation sites, subsidiaries, and sales partners around the globe.

The TECE ethos is to make an impact with products that can be used to build an entire world; fusing enduring functionality with timeless design to create system solutions that support the design goals of architects, designers, and end users. Each product is under perpetual assessment, with the team always asking if it can be “better, faster, easier, or more beautiful” as they continually raise the bar for what defines excellence in our bathroom spaces.

It’s what’s underneath that counts

Importantly, this ethos doesn’t just extend to their ceramics and waste systems, but to their many, many products (making up 90% of their product range) that you can’t even see: the systems tucked behind walls and under floors that provide mechanisms and supports for our visible bathroom functions to work. 

Product Spotlight

TECE are the leaders in concealed cisterns and flush plates in the South-East Asian market. They offer both the lowest and slimmest cisterns, facilitating flexibility for smaller spaces with their Octa II cistern, and the ability to achieve a vanity top level with an above-counter basin with the TECEprofil toilet module

Additionally, all TECE cisterns are universal, meaning all their flush plates are compatible with any model. This allows designers to easily change plates without any extra hassle.

Flushplates like the TECEsquare Metal Flushplate and the TECEnow Flushplate bring the brand’s statement flexibility to the surface, fitting to any TECE cistern without compromising on a design-informed look and feel. Sleek and slim, the flushplates are easy to maintain and clean, and come in a range of colours and finishes (depending on the model chosen) to suit different bathroom styles. 

On a larger scale, the TECEone WaterCloset is one of the the few in the market offering a fully concealed water closet with a shower function. In a testament to the innovative mindset of the brand, the water closet doesn’t require power, making it as simple to install as a shower fitting. 

Design Freedom

As bathroom design continues to evolve, the need for design freedom has never been more important. Being able to achieve unique and personalised bathroom spaces requires products that are beautiful and versatile, with cisterns, waste systems and accessories that do the hard work behind the scenes to enable good surface design to shine. 

The TECE range is made for the bathrooms of today, with an award-winning suite of intelligent and dynamic products and systems that elevates design through a foundation of functionality.


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