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Capellini's ‘Lavado' Marble Basin Looks Ready to Fly Away

 - Jan 16, 2009   Updated: Mar 30 2011
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Italian fixture designer and manufacturer Cappellini has captured the essence of something one doesn't usually associate with bathrooms and sinks. The bird-like, winged effect of their new 'Lavabo' design is a washbasin that is both sculpturally marvelous and aesthetically divine. Made incredibly from marble, a difficult medium to create such delicate objects, works successfully in this project.

"The shaping of surfaces in a three-dimensional space had been achieved thanks to the performance of CNC machines," explained Giacomo Cappellini. "This opens new prospects for the use of stone, marble and granite in fields where more ductile materials do still dominate incontestably."

Implications - Homeowners are increasingly looking to outfit their homes with one-of-a-kind fixtures and fittings that reflect their personality.