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hansgrohe RainTunes and hansgrohe Rainfinity Win “Best of Best”

ICONIC AWARDS 2019: Innovative Architecture for hansgrohe RainTunes and hansgrohe Rainfinity
Munich/Schiltach October 2019. Double win for hansgrohe: On 7 October 2019 at the Expo Real trade show in Munich, the premium brand of the Hansgrohe Group was honored with not just one but two Best of Best distinctions in the 2019 ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture competition. The digital RainTunes shower experience and the new Rainfinity family of showers both came out winners in the “Product” category. Julia Dold, Product Manager at the Hansgrohe Group and Matthias Oesterle of Phoenix Design accepted the coveted awards celebrating the world’s best architectural solutions.

„The hansgrohe RainTunes shower scenarios enable digital synchronization of water temperature and intensity with light, scent, music and other multimedia applications, creating the ultimate multi-sensory and inspiring shower experience. And that’s easy and intuitive with the special developed hansgrohe Home App. A nice detail is the emotional, sensual texts of the various shower programs, with which the user is addressed and directed in the app menu, whereby the anticipation of the shower experience is again increased. A real innovative highlight that shows impressively what is already possible with digital solutions in the bathroom”, said the jury.

“We are very pleased and honored to have been awarded with not just one but two Best of Best distinctions. By bestowing these awards on us, the jury confirms our innovative achievements and recognizes our design process,” says Marc André Palm, Head of Global Brand Marketing for hansgrohe. “We are extremely proud of this because with Rainfinity and RainTunes, hansgrohe is setting groundbreaking standards in the bathroom and creating products for discerning wellness enthusiasts and design aficionados.”

hansgrohe RainTunes – The Digital Shower Experience

RainTunes provides a multisensory and inspiring shower experience. Together with experts in a variety of fields, hansgrohe developed the RainTunes scenarios. With the hansgrohe Home app to synchronize water temperature and intensity, and control light, scent and music and other multimedia functions, RainTunes demonstrates the possibilities of innovative digital technology in the bathroom. The focus is entirely on people and their individual moods and needs, turning the bathroom into a highly personalized feel-good place.

hansgrohe Rainfinity – Showering in a New Dimension

With its Rainfinity shower collection, hansgrohe has developed a new archetype that feels both progressive and familiar. Using an innovative approach, hansgrohe applies new, high-performing technology to satisfy real user needs. The showerhead delivers an enhanced shower experience, perfectly adapted to the user’s body shape. In addition to a showerpipe, overhead shower and hand shower, the range for the first time also comprises a shoulder shower. In tune with modern aesthetics, the range features a stylish matte white finish, giving bathrooms a stunning finishing touch.

About ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture

The ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture are awarded in five categories: Architecture, Interior, Product, Communication and Concept. With this format, the German Design Council has established an independent, international architecture and design competition which, for the first time, honors the interplay between all disciplines. Awards are granted to visionary buildings, innovative products and convincing brand communication in all fields of architecture, the real estate development business and the manufacturing industries. The focus of the contest is on holistic projects that showcase an outstanding synergy of the trades in the context of architecture.

About hansgrohe

hansgrohe stands for innovative solutions for kitchens and bathrooms that combine intelligent functionality, outstanding design, and enduring quality. Based in Germany’s Black Forest region, the internationally active Hansgrohe Group sells premium products for showers, shower systems, bathroom and kitchen taps, and kitchen sinks under the hansgrohe brand. hansgrohe stands for great moments with water since 1901. With its many award-winning products, this traditional brand shapes the flow of water in the kitchen and the bathroom. Because this is where people spend the time they treasure most and experience precious moments in the interaction with water. hansgrohe stands for Smart Living applications that enrich people’s everyday lives and offer them more functionality and safety in their homes.

hansgrohe. Meet the beauty of water.


Laura Dietrich
PR Manager hansgrohe Brand