Cascade Collection (Washbasin) by Organización Corona
2017 - 2018, Golden A' Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Award Winner
Inspiration
Cascade refers to the natural flow of water. The cascade is the inspiring element, a place where water acquires strength and power. The water becomes a molder element instead of a moldable one, it goes from material to instrument, with its natural fall the water obtains energy, and through time, the ability to transform harder materials.
Creativity
The Cascade washbasin collection is a family of products brought in three different setup configurations: undermounted, overmounted and vessel. Inspired by the strength of the waterfall, the design makes an emphasis on the perceived quality. The thick walls and subtle lines give it a bold and refined appearance. The hallmark of these products is a flowing line, a single journey around the product that ends in the characteristic falling movement of the cascade, hinting a slight gesture towards the user.
Design Challenges
The Cascade concept was a challenge for reaching the right appeal, as robust designs tend to mimic old fashion styles. Moreover, the vessel washbasin thick walls and the variable thickness of the overmounted design demanded a new technic to put the products in the kiln and achieve a perfect vitreous finish.
Production Technology
the Cascade washbasin collection uses 2 different types of techniques for making the products. One is a high-pressure technology from Porvair PLC; in this method, a resin mold is used. The second technique is called BMC (Banco de Moldes Colgandes, in English: banks hanging molds) with plaster molds, this method is implemented to form the vessel design.
       
     
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