Duravit launches White Tulip Showroom Design Competition

July 2021

Duravit launches White Tulip Showroom Design Competition

To coincide with the successful launch of the latest bathroom series by Philippe Starck, Duravit UK announces the launch of its Showroom Design Competition, in partnership with Virtual Worlds.

Open to all Duravit Showrooms within the UK & Ireland, entries can be submitted from now until 10th September 2021. During this time, Duravit UK invites showroom designers to submit a design for a
showroom display space which must include the complete White Tulip series, for the chance to win products specified upto the value of £15,000 (ex VAT).

A panel will judge the entrants based on creativity, use of the White Tulip series and overall use of the showroom space.
The winner will be announced in October 2021. The final showroom display must be realized by 31st December 2021 to qualify for the prize.

Martin Carroll, Managing Director of Duravit UK comments: “We are delighted to be partnering with Virtual Worlds for this exciting competition which will hopefully uncover the extensive design talent
within our showroom partners and the industry”. We are very excited about the launch of another Philippe Starck series and will be very interested to see how our showroom partners can create their
interpretation of the environment this series deserves.

Full terms and conditions can be viewed at

Lauren Sutton, Head of the Design Hub at Virtual Worlds comments:
“Virtual Worlds are delighted to be working with Duravit and the White Tulip design competition, which will help to showcase creative design within the bathroom industry and we look forward to seeing
how our 3D and 4D tools can help create truly wonderful spaces”.

White Tulip is the first full bathroom created entirely by Philippe Starck. From bathtub, washbasins and furniture, toilets and bidets, to
connected mirrors and a complete collection of faucets, the delicate and elegant form of all components within the series echoes the organic silhouette of a tulip in bloom, exuding an sculptural and affectionate character. Expressive and timeless design combined with first-class workmanship and cutting-edge technologies to satisfy
the highest standards.

Duravit AG
Founded in 1817 in Hornberg in the Black Forest, Duravit AG is today a leading international manufacturer of designer bathrooms. The company is active in more than 130 countries worldwide and stands for innovation in the fields of signature design, comfort-enhancing technology and premium quality. In cooperation with high-profile
international designers, such as Philippe Starck, sieger design, Kurt Merki Jr., Christian Werner, Bertrand Lejoly and Cecilie Manz, the company develops unique bathrooms that enhance quality of life for users on a sustained basis.
Duravit's product portfolio comprises sanitary ceramics, bathroom furniture, bathtubs and shower trays, wellness systems, shower-toilets, tap fittings and accessories as well as installation system

Philippe Starck, world famous creator with multifaceted inventiveness, is always focused on the essential, his vision: that creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people
as possible. This philosophy has made him one of the pioneers and central figures of the concept of “democratic design”.

By employing his prolific work across all domains, from everyday products (furniture, a citrus squeezer, electric bikes, an individual wind turbine), to architecture (hotels, restaurants that aspire to be stimulating places) and naval and spatial engineering (mega yachts, habitation module for private space tourism), he continually pushes
the boundaries and requirements of design, becoming one of the most visionary and renowned creators of the international contemporary scene.
Philippe Starck and his wife, Jasmine, spend most of their time on airplanes or in "middles of nowhere".
www.starck.com / Facebook @StarckOfficial /
Instagram @Starck

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