experience. Chromatherapy encourages a natural rejuvenation to balance a
person’s body,” he noted.
Committed to enhancing a sense of well-being, Fantini has introduced a
number of products that support the concept in a number of ways:
• Designs offering chromatherapy. Acquadolce is a multi-purpose shower
system starting with simple, linear components in multiple forms to give
the finished product a sense of extreme lightness. It offers the maximum
multisensory and environmental comfort with rainwater, waterfall, or spray
functions; white light and color therapy with four-color light; the “Feel”
program to create an emotive atmosphere; and touch technology with
touchscreen controls to activate the various functions.
Additionally, the ceiling shower heads in the Acqua Zone collection
offer both rainwater and waterfall options. The Acqua Zone Dream
uses electronic controls to activate different light and water movements, enveloping the person in six different moods of water which creates a rainbow of changing colors.
• Designs with bursts of color. Created in 1978 and as one of Fantini’s
flagship products, I Balocchi is the first series of colored fixtures to meet
enormous success on the market. Re-issued in 2012 with the “ 100 Fontane:
Fantini for Africa” project, some details have been updated for contemporary
style while the iconic Pop shapes and bright colors remain the same.
Combining pops of color with translucent elements, the Nice
collection creates surprising optical effects and a wonderful sensory
experience. The product is an energetic exploration of color and
material exhibited through the sensual, elegant, and refined lines for which
the designers Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez are known.
As the wellness trend continues to impact the way products and interiors are
designed—and how people feel—Fantini remains committed supporting well-being through design with water.
“Our designs are never too loud,” he pointed out. “They are more quiet but
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very elegant with a good sense of proportion. They add to the overall calm that a
bathroom should bring.”
Additionally, a number of Fantini’s products are designed with proper
ergonomics in mind. From a collaboration with Belgian designer Vincent Van
Duysen, the company’s Icona collection was recently introduced. The collection
offers two distinct variations—Classic and Deco—but both of them feature flat
tops with a rounded edge, “so when you grasp it, it feels very comfortable in
your hand,” Conti said. The Icona collec-
tion is characterized by its functionality,
durability, and comfort that are expressed
with a calm aesthetic quality that is in line
with Fantini’s approach to clean, refined
Beyond aesthetics and ergonomics, the
company also utilizes chromatherapy in
its offerings to help support wellness in
bathroom environments. To the unfamiliar,
chromatherapy refers to a practice of
alternative medicine in which light in the
form of color is used to balance energy
lacking from a person’s body, whether
it be on physical, emotional, spiritual, or
“Through the combination of water,
color, and light, our products that use
chromatherapy are able to improve a
sense of well-being,” Conti said. “There are
multiple settings including rain, waterfall,
or mist as well as white light, colors, and
a ‘feel program’ to create a multi-sensory
ABOVE One of Fantini’s designs offering
chromatherapy, Acquadolce, provides
optimal multisensory and environmental
comfort with rainwater, waterfall, or spray
functions; white light and color therapy
with four-color light; the “Feel” program to
create an emotive atmosphere; and touch
technology with touchscreen controls.
LEFT & BELOW The Nice line is an exploration of
color and material, exhibited through the sensual,
elegant, and refined lines for which the designers
Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez are known.
Fixtures like Nostromo are designed for
simplicity, lending to a sleek aesthetic
while delivering ease of
use to occupants.