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Novas fittings create cohesion and charisma

In a first for the Australian market, Novas has become the only creator and supplier of perfectly matched, Australian-designed hardware and tapware.

Novas fittings create cohesion and charisma

From conception through to installation, architects and designers are consistently fastidious about details. And while there’s immense satisfaction that comes from achieving project-wide cohesion, it can often prove difficult and time-consuming sourcing fixtures and fittings that are a perfect match and also bring personal flair to the project. For the most particular among us, similar often simply isn’t good enough.

Novas Frame tap and handle in satin gold.

Award winning industrial designer and Novas Creative Director Nicholas Johnston developed the Novas Frame range as relief for this exact pressure point.

“Frame was created to prioritise design continuity between interior spaces with a unified hardware experience which extends beyond the bathroom throughout the entire home,” says Johnston.

“This transforms the Frame collection into a feature design statement, setting a new interior design standard which calls for cohesion amongst architectural fittings and fixtures,” he adds.

Johnston took an architectural and connected design approach by creating a cohesive collection, making Novas Australia’s only creator and supplier of perfectly matched architectural hardware and tapware.

Designed to reduce the time it takes for specifiers to find “similar-enough” fixtures and fittings for their projects, Frame provides a perfect-match range of analogous tapware, showers, kitchen mixers, bathroom accessories and door handles.

“This feature has revolutionised the selection process, replacing the need to spend countless hours sourcing similar fittings, with the effortless ability to find a true colour, materiality and textural match,” says Novas.

Novas Frame tap in satin gold.

At once both nostalgic yet contemporary, Art Deco yet industrial, “the flexibility of the Novas Frame collection’s hero bezel design allows it to look at home in limitless compositions,” says Johnston.

The taps and door fittings feature reeded handles that are available in chrome, matte black, satin nickel, gun metal, satin gold and satin bronze variations. As such, they provide not only an easily procured solution for project-wide cohesion, but also for a dash of project-wide personality.

“Taking inspiration from the elegance of a classic bag clasp and the mechanical detail of a timepiece, Frame was composed to be sophisticated and timeless, with the ability to transition through various interior aesthetics,” says Johnston.

Novas Frame collection in satin gold.

Novas’ collection of intricately designed objects not only reduces sourcing time for specifiers, but also builds the tactile connection that users share with door handles and taps, as a seamless integration of fixtures throughout a project elevates this connection beyond the current benchmark.

Novas has established itself as an industry leader in service and client care. But its Australian-designed Frame range is taking client-care to a whole new level by ensuring practicality for the architectural community.

“We truly believe that the collection will raise the bar for Australian homes, creating a new and essential interior design rule, that similar simply isn’t enough,” says Novas general manager, Paul Thornewell.

Playing into specifiers’ immaculate design visions, the Frame range allows architects and designers to master detail to a fine grain on finishes and fittings.

To find out more about the Novas Frame collection, click here.

Novas Frame tap with progressive mixer in satin gold.

Novas Frame shower with mixer in satin gold.

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