Top Ten: Dapper Urinal Designs
I’m not afraid to admit I’ve walked into a few bathrooms that were designed for the opposite sex, on accident. Blaming it on language barriers, lack of signage, or a complete lapse in judgment, each incident was (and will forever be) a mortifying experience that began with the recognition of a urinal. In this week’s Top Ten list of the taboo kind, we’re talking about dapper urinal designs – some of which feature a waterless system or electronic flush, and are shaped squarely, as a teardrop, with an octagonal look, or as a simple cylinder.
Top Ten: Dapper Urinal Designs.
Handsome Urinal Designs Give the Bathroom Space a Well-Designed, Modern Finish
With a solid body resembling a larger-than-life teardrop, the Dry #084436 by Duravit mounts to the wall as a contemporary design sure to cause a double-take or two. In its flushless design, the teardrop urinal features a sealing liquid that keeps odors away while its shape does not allow dirt to build up.
Playing off the idea of it being a childlike urinal, the Big Boy by Matteo Thun for Catalano comes with prearranged holes for a cover to be installed. Featuring a concealed siphon, the rounded rim and simplicity of its edges would also look fantastic in its optional black finish.
Flush against the wall, the Lloyd urinal by Toto is a unique sculpted design that was released as a residential urinal. With an integral trap and 5/8″ top spud with a 2″ I.P.S. outlet, it matches the entire Lloyd collection. Additionally, the powerful, low consumption washdown flush and can be upgraded with the TOTO flushometer valve.
Featured in a 3Rings post, each Steward waterless urinal by Kohler saves up to 40,000 gallons of water per year through its high tech, splash-free design. With a chute that angles into the all like a cylinder cut to fit perfectly, the Steward has a universal mounting bracket, outlet spud, and hangers.
Like the perfection of an egg shell, the Aveo urinal designed by Conran & Partners exclusively for Villeroy & Bosch is described as “an oasis of regeneration”. Made out of sanitary porcelain, the sleek style comes with a concealed fastening set and the option of a discreet cover.
A rounded cut that angles away from the wall, the Lema by Laufen is a cylindrical cut with the option of an economical 1-liter flush system or as a waterless urinal. Suitable for public sanitary areas, it remains clean and tidy use after use.
The S20 Comfort urinal created by NOA Design for VitrA Bad uses the straightforward edges of a square to keep the urinal design modern. Made for use in the private or public sector, it’s described as a “low-key by clear design” since it fits well into any space – fitting well with everything from a traditional to a futuristic aesthetic.
Dainty and octagonal, the 1930s Series by Duravit uses its spin on classic design to create a charming piece that requires little space. Presented to the public for the first time in 1930 (hence its name) the contemporary mechanics of this wall-mounted urinal its octagonal design makes the 1930 Series a bathroom classic built to match the 1930s bidet and toilet.
Tiny and efficient comes to mind when gazing at the Spa urinals by Studio Triplan for Kerasan. Made from “Pietraluce” within a traditional collection of fine ceramic bathroom fixtures, the rim is the focal point as it slopes inward to act as an ergonomic urinal.
The open, classic style of the Bedford’s washout vitreous china shines through with the Crane Plumbing design of this wall-hung urinal. Containing an integral trap and strainer, its modern functionality keeps it working smoothly with a 3/4″ top spud and 2″ I.P.S. female back outlet connection and supporting hanger.
Hope you enjoyed our roundup of the Top Ten Dapper Urinal Designs!
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