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Rapsel “Ofuro” by Thun & Rodriguez Wins Good Design Award

Rapsel is pleased to announce that the Milan-based design company won the 2010 prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award for the custom larch wood basin “Ofuro” by Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez. The award was announced December 9, 2010 in Chicago.

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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.

Meet RAPSEL, VOLA and NITO at CERSAIE 2010 in Bologna

CERSAIE 2010 in Bologna, Italy

SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 – OCTOBER 2, 2010
(CONVENTION EXHIBIT BUILDING #29 STAND C53 – D56)

Rapsel presents new amazing concepts for bathrooms, designed among others by Herzog & De Meuron, Mario Nanni and Matteo Nunziati.

We would be happy to welcome you at our exhibit stand in Bologna!

*Rapsel presenta nuovi concetti e prodotti disegnati da Herzog & De Meuron, Mario Nanni e Matteo Nunziati.

RAPSEL presenta la collezione completa di VOLA.

RAPSEL presenta le novità della collezione NITO.

Ci farebbe molto piacere accogliervi a Bologna!

*RAPSEL präsentiert neue verblüffende Konzepte für Badezimmer, entworfen u.a. von Herzog & De Meuron, Mario Nanni und Matteo Nunziati.

Wir würden uns freuen, Sie in Bologna begrüssen zu dürfen!

Contact:
Gotham Public Relations, Rapsel USA Courtney@GothamPR.com
Schwarz PR, Rapsel Europe schwarz.pr@bluewin.ch

Rapsel’s New Double Tub Featured in Wallpaper*

Rapsel surpasses its success with Matteo Thun’s OFURO ~ designed last year for the brand ~ by introducing a new double soaking tub, also made in sustaible larch wood and profiled in WALLPAPER this month, corresponding to the Cersaie Fair taking place September 28th in Bologna, Italy.

RAPSEL USA ANNOUNCES 10 NEW DISTRIBUTORS in NORTH AMERICA

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

NEW YORK – AUGUST 2010 – RAPSEL, the innovative and award-winning sanitary company based in Milan, is pleased to announce the addition of 10 new distributors of its product collection throughout North America. Included among these are: Batimat and Elements Bath in Montreal and Halifax, respectively; Elegant Additions in Houston, TKO and Elegant Additions in Dallas, Euro Concepts in West Hollywood, International Bath & Tiles in San Diego, Bath and Beyond in San Francisco, The Bath Company in Mission Viejo, and Elegant Additions in Atlanta. AFNY distributes the Rapsel brand in New York.

For product distribution and sales information, please contact Lucy Ward, Rapsel USA Business Development Manager, North America. Direct contact information is l.ward@rapsel.it or telephone: 612.276.3600.

Ms. Ward joined Rapsel in May 2010 with more than 16 years of extensive sales and marketing expertise in the building and plumbing products industry as a senior marketing executive at both Jacuzzi USA and MAAX Inc.

Rapsel is known for innovative use of materials and for developing timeless designs with renowned architects and designs that include Andree Putman, Gio Ponti, Philippe Starck, Matteo Thun, Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, and Hariri Architects, among many others. Renowned publications such as Interior Design, Architectural Digest, World of Interiors, Surface and Wallpaper have critically hailed new Rapsel designs as the first of their kind globally.

Rapsel designs are in the permanent contemporary design collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and numerous brand designs have won the Interior Design Best Product Award consecutive years in a row, and more recently the Good Design, Elle Décor and Wallpaper Design awards. More information is available via http://www.rapsel.it.

Azure Magazine Features OFURO by Matteo Thun (July-August)

Global design press continues to celebrate the new Ofuro Japanese-inspired soaking basin created by Matteo Thun for Rapsel. In the July/August issue of Canadian design publication AZURE, the larch wood tub is duly noted for its sustainable, water-resilient, resin-free technical constructuion. Sales via Rapsel USA or http://www.afnewyork.com

RAPSEL USA LAUNCHES AT ICFF 2010, HEADED BY LUCY WARD

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

NEW YORK – MAY 12, 2010 – RAPSEL, the innovative and award-winning sanitary company based in Milan, is pleased to announce the addition of Lucy Ward to launch and operate Rapsel USA as Business Development Manager, North America. Ms. Ward joins Rapsel with more than 16 years of extensive sales and marketing expertise in the building and plumbing products industry, holding most recently executive positions at Jacuzzi USA and MAAX Inc. Direct contact information is l.ward@rapsel.it or telephone: 612.276.3600.

RAPSEL USA is a new company focused on building premium channels of distribution, exhibits, sales and high profile projects for the brand. Rapsel is internationally well known for innovative use of materials and for developing timeless designs with renowned architects and designers that include Andree Putman, Gio Ponti, Philippe Starck, Matteo Thun, Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, and Hariri Architects, among many others. Global publications such as Interior Design, Architectural Record, World of Interiors and Wallpaper have critically hailed new Rapsel designs as the first of their kind.

Rapsel designs are in the permanent contemporary design collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and numerous brand designs have won the Interior Design Best Product Award consecutive years in a row, and more recently the Good Design, Elle Décor and Wallpaper Design awards.