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Laufen extends its commitment in BIM

Nearly 1,000 bathroom products of Laufen are now available for architects and bathroom planners on internet at the BIMobject cloud and at as BIM-compatible data. As a leading international bathroom manufacturer Laufen is aware of the increasing importance of the intelligent Building Information Modeling (BIM) for professional construction planning. Therefore Laufen provides online a major part of its current product portfolio, including the bathroom collections Kartell by Laufen, Val and Ino, in the form of BIM-compatible data.

"Architecture during Art“ Programme

Laufen Celebrates Shared Creativity: Alongside the 2016 Design Miami & Art Basel Laufen presented Bespoke – an exhibition highlighting its role as a leading manufacturer of customised bathroom solutions. Recent projects illustrated the various ways in which Laufen globally supports architects and designers in the pursuit of a unique creative vision. Bespoke is industrial excellence: custom-made products offer an unrivalled level of refinement and individuality that contributes to the unique character of the best interiors.


Swiss bathroom specialist Laufen exhibited inspiring product innovations at Europe´s most important hotel design event - sleep - at the Business Desing Centre in Islinhton, London. Laufen previewed CLEANET RIVA in the UK for the first time at Sleep ahead of the official launch in 2017. To combine the advantages of a toilet and a bidet in a single object, was an idea which originated in Switzerland almost 60 years ago, but has only reached a true level of excellence this year.


Patricia Urquiola designs the interiors of the new Laufen showroom in Madrid. The opening took place in November 2016. Laufen has always chosen to work with outstanding names in design, for the creation of products and their communication as well as for their exhibition settings: for the new showroom in Madrid the company has turned to Patricia Urquiola, the most highly acclaimed, prize-winning and versatile designer of the moment. The context of the new showroom, with an area of almost 200 square meters, is a historic villa from the early 1900s. Organized on two levels, it is a completely different, more engaging space with respect to the previous location.

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Laufen Key Information

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Laufen AG is a complete bathrooms specialist. The Swiss company has international operations and its headquarters are in Laufen, Basle-Land Canton in Switzerland. It produces sanitary ceramics and also sells spa solutions, bathtubs, shower trays, bathroom furniture, bathroom accessories and faucets.

LAUFEN facts and figures

The personality of this highly traditional Swiss brand reflects a symbiosis of design, quality and functionality. LAUFEN, the premium brand under the ROCA umbrella, is one of the world's leading manufacturers with a global distribution network.

LAUFEN designers

Although exquisite craftsmanship has always been a trademark of LAUFEN products, a great deal of thought goes into their design too. For several decades now, LAUFEN has had positive experience of the successful collaboration with outstanding architects and designers.