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Jul 04, 2018
Cultural Practices in Japan That Have Inspired Modern Day Toilet Technologies

Without a doubt, the world’s admiration for Japanese technology is noteworthy. Most people know about Japan’s revolutionary toilets. While fairly common in Japan, shower toilets still garner ‘oohs’ and ‘wows’ in many parts of the world. While that can be attributed to Japan being a powerhouse in innovation and technology, it is interesting to note […]

May 31, 2018
The Heritage And Evolution of Spalets

Japan is undoubtedly one of the most visited countries in the world. Did you know that besides its beautiful landscapes and greatly sought-after Japanese cuisine, Japan’s high level of hygiene standards are also globally recognized? Traditional Japanese bathroom cultures have inspired today’s clean, ultra-comfortable bathrooms that you see in luxury hotels, private resorts and even […]

May 31, 2018
Dream Destinations: You’ll Find Them Where a Spalet Is

The season for travel is almost here. Are you planning a trip to your dream holiday destination? Whether fantasies are revolving around picturesque views, an adventurous trip or mouth-watering local delicacies, the holiday accommodation is as important as the actual itinerary in completing the perfect dream destination experience. A dream destination accommodation isn’t all about […]

May 04, 2018
What Is A Must Have Item for Japanese Holiday-makers In Their Choice Of Accommodation?

Did you guess right? Shower toilets! The Japanese pay extreme attention to details in all aspects of their lives. From the way a piece of paper is folded to exquisite product packaging, Japan’s sense of excellence lies in every detail. And it is no surprise that their detail-oriented nature extends to even bathrooms. Step into […]

May 04, 2018
What Will A Dream Destination Bathroom Look Like?

An unforgettable home away from home can take the form of plush beddings, infinity pools, gourmet food options and impeccable customer service. What about the bathroom? Have you ever wondered what a dream destination bathroom will look like? Avid travellers will agree that a dream destination experience comes down to the smallest of details – […]

Apr 11, 2018
Top 6 Misconceptions About Bidets & Shower Toilets, Debunked

It’s a long-standing argument that has been going back and forth in the name of hygiene: Should we wipe or wash after using the toilet? This isn’t the easiest conversation to have since not many are comfortable revealing their toilet habits. However, the sticky nature of the issue makes it necessary to do an audit […]

Apr 11, 2018
Top 5 Must-Haves for a Dream Destination

We all get bitten by the travel bug, but not everyone has the same definition of a dream travel destination. Conquering a mountain’s summit in the Everest may be a dream destination for some, while enjoying the sun, sand and sea on a hammock in Maldives may be paradise for another. Then again, sometimes, the […]

Mar 14, 2018
How To Maximize Space In Small Bathrooms

With the current trend of smaller living spaces, one of the objectives in interior décor is to maximize the space we are getting out of every room in the home. In this instance, the bathroom. How can we save ample space in the bathroom to give it a bigger, fresher and livelier look? Can petite […]

Mar 02, 2018
Why You Should Go Big On Small Bathrooms

Who doesn’t dream of a big luxurious bathroom? The thought of a spacious bathroom almost immediately relaxes one’s state of mind. However, with the growing trend of small apartments, many homeowners find that the size of bathrooms are also fast diminishing. Most homeowners now face the challenge of trying to fit wares and fittings into […]

Feb 21, 2018
How to Build Your Dream Bathroom

Don’t know how to design a dream bathroom? Here are some useful tips from American Standard’s VP of Design, Antoine Besseyre des Horts. The blueprint for a dream home will always come with a perfect bathroom. Bathrooms no longer just function as a shower space, they have since evolved to become living spaces. In today’s […]

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