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Slotted Slab Washbasins

The Rodi Freestanding Sink Rises as an Asymmetrical Sculpture

— February 13, 2014 — Art & Design
It may take a person with an eclectic sense of style to truly appreciate the Rodi Freestanding Sink. The magnificent Carrara marble would appeal to the lover of classical design while the formal execution would tempt the contemporary enthusiast. Someone with an admiration for both of these styles would find it to be a striking addition to her home bathroom.

Tommaso Bistacchi began with a pair of white marble slabs as his primary building blocks for this piece. Hardly thicker than an inch each, the divinely veiny components are placed perpendicularly with the vertical edge of one extending slightly beyond their meeting. Together, the Rodi Freestanding Sink's stones incline subtly but noticeably, causing the basin's flat glass bottom to tilt and direct water towards the hidden drain.
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