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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.


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’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.

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

Crystalline by Hariri & Hariri featured in Architect’s Newspaper

The venerable Architect’s Newspaper profiles ‘Crystalline’ a prototyped, new bath collection designed by Hariri & Hariri. The tub and sink designs are made in a super light resin with fixtures embedded with Swarovski crystals. Both products debuted at this year’s ICFF, with appearances by the design-duo Hariri sisters at the AFNY hosted tradeshow exhibit.

Lavasca Featured on HGTV “Selling New York” Series

Lavasca, the sculptural tub designed by Matteo Thun for Rapsel is currently featured in “Selling New York” on the popular HGTV network.

The show is dedicated to New York contemporary homes and lifestyles.

Lavasca is available in white or black matte Cristalpant via Rapsel USA for $21,000.

info@afnewyork.com for sales information

Ofuro Featured in KBB Design Collective

Alice Liao showcases Rapsel’s new Ofuro tub made of Siberian larch wood in the current issue of KBB’s New Design Collective.

Long respected for inventive use of materials, Rapsel teamed with renowned designer Matteo Thun to create the sustainable and award-winning Ofuro, in tribute to Japanese bathing culture as an art form.

Read the full feature at kbbonline.com