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Innovative heaters serve as an example of demand for design

Implications - Generally, heaters aren’t glamorous elements in a home, but a range of designers are changing that notion with innovative radiators. Although there’s a focus on energy conservation, people won’t totally forgo home heating in the winter, nor should they sacrifice their home aesthetics. Bringing new form to the tried-and-true ignites imagination - and profits.
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Featured Examples

10 Fashionable Radiators
10 Fashionable Radiators
Radiators are usually an eye sore that ruin the fluidity and theme of internal decor; however, designers have recently started utilizing these functional pieces to accentuate and integrate with the decor… MORE
Zen Heating
Zen Heating
The Phoebe Radiator
The Phoebe Radiator is a zen-like 'egg of heat' that looks like a modern sculpture. However, it's really heating your home. The design encompasses a central heating core with layers of lamellar. The… MORE
Hot Designer Radiators
Hot Designer Radiators
Carisa Turns Ugly To De Luxe
These are radiators! How cool (hot?) is that? Who would have thought that heating radiators, like those in Carisa's De Luxe designer collection, would one day double as functional art? Having the ability… MORE
Sculptural Radiators
Sculptural Radiators
Interior Heating Gets Stylish
Radiators are becoming a field for sculptural exercises for the designers today: have a look at this creation by Karim Rashid for Tubor: More a sculpture than a radiator, Klobs is available in stand-alone… MORE
Striking Radiator Design
Striking Radiator Design
Tubes Warm from Head to Toe
Exquisite minimalist design is the hallmark of this contemporary radiator by Tubes, an Italian design house. The towel bar is also heated. The rectangular radiators come in a number of colors with a... MORE
Heat is Invisible
Heat is Invisible
Thermoglance Glass Radiator
Not recommended for people who do their own cleaning. Thermoglance changes radiators from metal to glass. Very low key and very chic without changing the looks of the room. It can be controlled by a thermostat… MORE
Paperclip Towel Holder & Warmer
Paperclip Towel Holder & Warmer
From Eskimo Designs this one is really neat. It will warm up clothes or dry off a moist towel. It is really a radiator, with a cute and simple design. How great it must be to dry off on a pre-warmed towel… MORE
5 Striking Radiator Designs + The Speira DNA Radiator With LED Lighting
5 Striking Radiator Designs + The Speira DNA Radiator With LED Lighting
This Speira LED radiator from Avon looks familiar because it has the shape of DNA. It becomes sculpture, something to feature rather than disguise. LED lights are in the top and bottom of the Speira… MORE
Radiators of the Future
Radiators of the Future
Organised by Designbloom and Bisque Radiators, over 3000 creative individuals from 93 countries took part in the competition to design a radiator on the future. My favourites are 'Looop' and 'Knotbow',… MORE

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