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Interior Design Best of Year Product Finalist :: OFURO by RAPSEL

RAPSEL is being honored as a finalist for the 2010 Best of Year Awards.

The Matteo Thun custom designed soaking tub ‘Ofuro’ was nominated in the Bath::Fixtures category.

Interior Design will be hosting the awards ceremony at the IAC Building on the evening of Thursday, December 2nd where the “Best of Year” for each category will be announced.

Rapsel in New York

Meet Milan-based Rapsel founder and principal Aldo Provini this week in New York. For appointments, contact AF New York http://www.afnewyork.com or Gabrielle Rosemond, Director of Marketing and Communications (gabrieller@afnewyork.com)

RAPSEL WINS BEST IN BATH AT INTERIOR DESIGN “BEST OF YEAR” AWARDS

CONTACT:
Courtney Lukitsch
Gotham Public Relations, Rapsel North America
Tel: 212.352.2147 or 917.860.3333
courtney@gothampr.com

RAPSEL WINS BEST IN BATH AT INTERIOR DESIGN “BEST OF YEAR” AWARDS

DESIGNER MATTEO THUN WINS BIG AT GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM WITH ‘ONE’ COLLECTION

NEW YORK – December 7, 2009 – RAPSEL, the innovative luxury sanitary company based in Milan, is pleased to announce that an expert group of designers and editors from the globe’s most esteemed design magazine Interior Design, voted for Rapsel ‘One’ Collection on Thursday, December 3rd, as their favorite Best in Bath product at the 5th annual award ceremony held at the Guggenheim Museum.

Rapsel has been recognized in the international design world as the first to master the invisible bath environment concept with the debut in North America of ‘One’ or Il Bagno Che Non C’e designed by famed architect Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez in larch wood. Rapsel products are distributed in North America exclusively through AF New York. Detailed custom-inventory information is available via company Principal Bennett Friedman at http://www.afnewyork.com or http://www.rapsel.it.

Rapsel was also honored for Best in Bath for the ‘One’ Collection at the ICFF in May 2009. See event details at Rapsel’s news blog located at http://rapselspa.wordpress.com. Matteo Thun’s Lavasca and Pluviae designs are currently featured in the Disney film “Old Dogs” in white, and that same tub in black matte is included in the permanent art and design collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Rapsel also won the Best in Year bath design from Interior Design in 2007 for Melting Chic by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba.

Interior Design, Best of Year 2009

Last night, Interior Design hosted their annual Best of Year Awards at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Rapsel won Best of Year product design for the bath at the show. Rapsel won for ONE Collection by famed Milanese architect-designer Matteo Thun. Matteo Thun and Partners are are well known for their organic sensibilities and use of innovative materials. For more information on Best of Year Awards 2009, visit Interior Design.