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Fiumo: a straight line to clarity
The entry-level class for the lifestyle bathroom. The Fiumo furniture collection from burgbad’s sys10 range combines timeless design with bestseller qualities: lots of design, great value for money and individual combinability are the ingredients for an all-round collection with excellent prospects.
Fiumo’s design is as straightforward as its faces are varied: from cool and pragmatic all the way to sensuous and elegant, the all-rounder range from burgbad blends in with any ambience to create an uncluttered look and a sense of sophisticated comfort, even in small bathrooms. Modern and timelessly minimalistic in both its appearance and modularity, this addition to burgbad’s successful sys10 entry-level segment brings a fresh, young style to the interior. On the other hand, the Fiumo collection is equally suitable for creating elegant and classic arrangements, especially when selected in muted shades. Fiumo combines versatility with an unusual aesthetic and is the result of burgbad’s first collaboration with designer Patrick Frey.
Plain or bicolour: design that creates clarity
Clarity and straightforwardness are the dominant characteristics of the design. With its matt finishes and understated wood effects in combination with the silky-soft feel of the mineral cast washbasin, Fiumo is subtly unobtrusive while nevertheless bringing its own distinctive aesthetic to the bathroom. Whether customers opt for neutral matt white, cool ice blue or elegant graphite grey – both with a soft matt finish – or prefer the warm wood effect of the Cashmere oak or Tectona cinnamon surfaces, Fiumo’s special brand of minimalism conjures up a surprisingly friendly, cosy ambience that is typical of designer Patrick Frey’s work.
Pleat-effect fronts with grooved texture
Besides offering a variety of colours and finishes that can be combined to create bicolour effects, the Fiumo range includes an option with an unusual tactile quality as well: in addition to the smooth surfaces, the upper pullout can also be selected in any of the available finishes with a textured front featuring horizontal grooves. Nestling under the thin, slightly projecting edge of the washbasin, the 3D front looks as if it has been folded into pleats and creates an attractive play of light and shade. The slender long-line handles in matt white or black echo the subtle lines of the furniture.
Textured front as the basis for an innovative, flexible organiser system
However, the texturing is more than just a decorative element that creates a pleat-like effect, it serves as a grid for attaching various accessories as well: the mounting of a metal rail that serves as a holder for towels and various storage containers can be clicked into the milled, thermofoil-finish grooves of the front panel, wall panel and (optional) pleated board under the illuminated mirror. As a result, all the pleat-effect fronts on the mirrors, pullouts, wall panels and cabinets can be equipped with additional functions to suit individual needs.
Play with lines and levels
The play with lines and levels is echoed in the shape of the washbasin: the transition from the flat ledge to the bowl is fluid thanks to the softly edge around sides of the oval basin. This produces an attractive play of light and shade that evokes the contours of fine porcelain bowls. Patrick Frey’s sophisticated approach of translating lines into material and merging different levels looks as self-evident and natural as the name of the collection suggests: Fiumo is derived from “Fiume”, an Italian word meaning river or flow.
- small bathrooms
- minimalistic design
- mineral cast washbasin
- Urban bathrooms
- lifestyle bathroom
- Favourite bathrooms sys10
- all-round collection
- straightforward design
- all-rounder range
- Patrick Frey
- Pleat-effect fronts
- bicolour effects
- oval basin
- bathroom collection
- metal rail
- storage containers
The company made a decision fifty years ago to switch from the production of building blocks and shelves that it introduced when the company was founded in 1946 and specialize in the production of bathroom furniture. Since then its portfolio and know-how have grown steadily. Operating under the name burgbad, the group of companies with production facilities at its headquarters in Bad Fredeburg in the Westphalian region, in Greding, in Lauterbach-Allmenrod and in Nogent le Roi in France has merged to form a strong brand - with a new logo. The internationally active company has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ECZACIBASI Group since 2010 and feels at home anywhere in the world.
As a global market leader, burgbad offers attractive solutions in all bathroom furniture segments - from family-friendly bathrooms in a lacquered, veneered and country style and design-orientated bathroom furniture with a timelessly classic design through to individual room concepts with progressive architecture. burgbad is well-known for innovative interior bathroom concepts that create a homely feel.