“Design without limitations” – the concept sounds like a pipe dream, especially when those pipes still need to perform a literal function: route water up and through the faucet of a bathroom sink. No matter how striking the unit’s appearance, the internal flow must meet certain specs and the exterior structure must be sturdy. The rules apply even more so when targeting the luxury consumer market with its high expectations.
Enter the Kallista 3D printed faucet, The Grid. The design of this product is so eye-catching that it was just voted Best of Show at the prestigious Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2018, a first-ever achievement for KALLISTA of high-end products.
“Designers usually need to consider a manufacturing process and design around that process,” said Bill McKeone, design studio manager, KALLISTA. “By choosing to produce this faucet via 3D printing, we opened ourselves to limitless design possibilities.” For the Grid, a set comprising faucet-spout and hot/cold handles, the result is a clean, open alignment of black powder-coated squares and rectangles with integrated water channels. “The handles take us back to playing with blocks,” says McKeone.
Come down to our showroom to talk with one of our sales representatives to learn more about this technologically advanced and innovative product!
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