A Berlin Bathroom as Art Installation by

Issue 93 · Eastern Europe · October 8, 2013

A Berlin Bathroom as Art Installation

Issue 93 · Eastern Europe · October 8, 2013

German bathroom design is typically all about beautifully constructed fixtures and fittings, as easy to use as they are easy on the eye. But in this Berlin bathroom by Karhard Architecture and Design, it's the plumbing that takes the spotlight.

Images via Karhard

Gray tiled bathroom, exposed copper pipes by Karhard, Berlin  

Above: Exposed copper piping stands out in marked contrast to gray tiles.

Gray tiled bathroom, exposed copper pipes by Karhard, Berlin

Above: The plumbing doubles as a towel rail, a case of form integrating with function.

Gray tiled bathroom, exposed copper pipes by Karhard, Berlin | Remodelista

Above: Piping as abstract sculpture, a case of inspired design.

Gray tiled bathroom, neon red stool and shelf by Karhard, Berlin | Remodelista

Above: Finished with considered touches of neon color, including Tom Dixon's Flouro Stool, the bathroom could be mistaken as an art installation.

Is copper having a moment? See 10 Favorites: Exposed Copper Pipes as Decor—and let us know what you think. Looking for more ways to elevate a bathroom? Check out this London art collector's Victorian town house



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