The Istanbul collection designed for VitrA by Ross Lovegrove has been an international success since it was first launched in 2004. The sanitaryware and furniture collection draws its inspiration from the organic shapes found in nature and the fluidity of water. The latest addition to this design classic is a minimalist vanity basin which reflects the curved theme that runs through the Istanbul range. The ceramic vanity basin incorporates an elegant shallow inset bowl with a curved upstand edge. The basin is supported by a chrome frame featuring Istanbul’s characteristic curved lines at its joints. Also new is a wall hung WC and a urinal with electronic flush.

Minimalist Vanity Basin, WC & Electronic-Flush Urinal for Istanbul.

“The vanity unit is a beautiful addition to the Istanbul collection,“ comments VitrA marketing manager Margaret Talbot. “The top is extremely difficult to manufacture as it is all made from one single piece of ceramic so all credit to our highly skilled team for turning Ross Lovegrove’s creation into reality.”

The new vanity basin which measures 100 x 600cm was revealed at Sleep+Eat 2018. It includes a slimline tap and pebble shape basin mixer and was paired with the illuminated mirror.  The urinal (shown left in black) has the same curved teardrop shape as wall hung pans and bidets within the Istanbul collection and the accessories, which include a WC brush holder, roll holder and towel ring which all reflect the smooth, curved lines that define the range. RRP white vanity basin (shown above top) – £1,886, WC £999, urinal £1,135 inc VAT.