Grohe Bathroom, Lavatory, Tub Faucets Review: Eurosmart, Seabury, Allure, Other
Grohe Bathroom Fixtures
Grohe bathroom faucets differ from their kitchen brethren in both design and installation departments. More specifically, the former introduces transitional, stylistically eclectic collections, while the latter adds a widespread and a wall-mounted mode to the existing single-lever (single-hole) category. As a result, the range of bathroom products Grohe offer is significantly broader, addressing tastes and preferences, aesthetic or functional, that go far beyond the casual.
Several of the bathroom collections include complementary roman tub and lavatory fixtures (standard or wall-mount) and valves and accessories, all of which allow to plan for a unified decorative look throughout the sanitary space. Technologies incorporated in these products include the iconic ceramic based SilkMove, GrohSafe, StarLight and others. Finishes comprise chrome, polished brass, brushed nickel, and oil-rubbed bronze.
Let's take a look at some of the collections:
Eurosmart, Europlus, and Eurodisc make a guest appearance arriving from the kitchen, proving that Grohe can design genuinely eclectic faucets: single-lever and single-hole installed, lavatory variations still differ notably in terms of aesthetics. Forward bowed, expressive contours exhibit character that wasn't there in the function oriented kitchen models.
Seabury presents a classic transitional design deeply steeped in antique, steampipe inspired metalwork patterns. Bell shaped columns support the widespread handles and the faucet; the spout, snub-nosed, describes a short, thick arch that seems to want to anchor itself inside the vessel. Echoes Victorian inspired Delta, Kohler, American Standard, and Moen creations.
Geneva constitutes another transitional layout, this time with a more continental, smoother flair: the same cruciform handles, fewer embellishments, and simpler and smoother polish. Available in low or high arched variants, Geneva faucets (as several other Grohe fixtures) exist in bidet and roman tub modes as well.
Allure reveals a combination of industrial and minimalist ideas expressed in a widespread installation (available in single-lever as well): it is the relative of Minta collection – flattened instead of tubular, it exhibits the same linear progression in an overall surprisingly playful configuration. One of Grohe's most visually interesting faucet implements.