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Above: The fantasy radiator by Brandoni
I've written about the plethora of unusual looking radiators and heated towel racks before..... however a bunch of new ones have emerged on the market, several introduced at recent design shows. It amazes me how the designs continue to get even more unusual and yet still remain functional.
There are so many wonderful examples of all types of different looking water heated radiators, electric radiators, wall mounted radiators, freestanding radiators, even towel racks, that I could only share with you some of my favorites. And here they are:
Above: The radiator model “Oblò – oval” by Brandoni Radiators, has won the “Comfort & Design 2008” Award raffled from the International Fair in Milan.
In addition to their award winning radiator shown above, Brandoni has many beautiful and unusual designs from their new 2008 and last year's 2007 collections. See just some of my personal favorites below.
Brandoni is only one of the several companies who've turned radiators into works of art and sculpture.
From Deltacalor Design
From Tubes Radiatori
Add-On (heated towel rack) by Satyendra Pakhalé:
Squares (heated towel rack, available in square or rectangular):
Medusa by Luigi Molinis:
Curval by Marcello Maniscalchi, Jessica Chon:
The Aeon Collection
Marbella (stone, concrete or granite):
And all of these unusual radiators from Ridea of Italy
SHINE: A black bright circle, in contrast with brilliant Swarovski crystals, which spell out the word "shine". A luminous stripe and a cut out that serves as a towel rack:
CROK: crocodile textured leather set within a stainless steel frame:
ROSE: A contrasting handle on an etched panel
CHEESE A and CHEESE B:
GARDEN: Three disks joined together with silver floral accents.
And from Jaga , the company that brought you the highly publicized 'heatwave' radiator by Joris Laarman for Droog:
the Know You Wood series:
The La Scala:
From MHS radiators
The Nuage (illuminated):
Although not my style, the following radiators get bonus points for being unique:
From Radiating Style, comes the slab cindier and metal radiators:
And for music lovers:
The Piano, The Harp and the Pan Flute radiators from Carisa:
Here are 2 other posts I've written on fabulous radiators, be sure to check them out:
•Caleidos Newest Rockin' radiators.
•It's Sculpture. It's Art. No, It's A Radiator.