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One line one design

Design / 15.01.2018

One line one design

In today’s washroom environment, style and design are pinnacle factors in creating a long lasting impression for visitors and staff. Accessories are amongst one of the most important components when renovating or creating a new washroom design...

Metroline case study

Projects / 15.01.2018

Metroline case study

Busy bus service operator Metroline, based in north London have launched a flagship project installing new washrooms, utilising multiple products from Franke Group’s high performing sanitaryware and tap portfolio...

The war on plastic

Markets / 15.01.2018

The war on plastic

In the last 15 years, consumption of bottled water has doubled, these account for around half of all plastic bottles. For the past week Franke have been promoting free drinking water in all six Beggs and Partners branches across Northern Ireland...

Anti-bullying, encouraging unisex washrooms...

Design / 15.01.2018

Anti-bullying, encouraging unisex washrooms...

By definition, bullying is “to use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force them to do something.” However, the very nature of bullying is subjective, as everybody has a different view and opinion of what bullying actually is. The National Anti-bullying survey 2017 found that 20% of all young people have experienced some form of bullying in the past year. But this problem has been happening for many years, and school toilets have been a prime spot for...

Setting the scene - importance of style in commercial washrooms

Design / 15.01.2018

Setting the scene - importance of style in commercial washrooms

In today’s commercial washroom environment design is becoming big factor within the specification process, whether it be the integration of latest technology or design led products. There are many products on the market that can create a smart and unique washroom to suit any budget. We explore why this process is so important and how setting the scene in washrooms can have an impact on the experience...

Learning through play

Design / 15.01.2018

Learning through play

Keeping children healthy is an important goal of any child care programme and whilst teaching good washroom habits can be a tricky task, washing hands carefully and thoroughly can help children reduce the risk of circulating germs and illnesses.

Colour choices in less-abled environments 

Design / 15.01.2018

Colour choices in less-abled environments 

In today’s less-abled washroom colour choice is a big factor along with an all inclusive design, research suggests that changing tastes mean that visual aesthetics are likely to become as important as technology and functionality...

Why choose stainless steel

Design / 15.01.2018

Why choose stainless steel

Using stainless steel in kitchens and bathrooms has become today’s standard for good reason. This material is robust, hygienic, easy to maintain, and very durable which makes the products economical over the lifetime of the building...

Wonderfully accessible washrooms

Design / 15.01.2018

Wonderfully accessible washrooms

Franke’s wonderfully accessible range is designed specifically for inclusive washroom facilities. The range includes accessible washbasins with integrated grab rails, Doc-M disabled bathroom packs, and matching accessories to complete the whole washroom design...