Versus

Close Coupled Wc

The creation of a product require a good balance between functionality and design and if we want the product to be economical that makes it even more difficult. Versus is a product which claims that it have exactly this balance. It combines new approaches and technologies of increasing efficiency, saving water and materials and at the same time all this good stuff are hidden below a bold, monolith and extravagant design. All started with the shape. I wanted to create something that have my first name letter V in its features. So i started with the side view .... and then the idea was developed to its current view. Besides the new design i also wanted to have something new in the functionality as well so i used the tilted tank to achieve more water efficiency. This modification will change the water path. Now the elbow effect (90 deg) can be avoided and the water can flow through the pipe smoothly and with smaller resistance. The water flow now can be transformed from turbulent to laminar. Another third flush volume was included which will also allow the customer to use less water for small sanitary needs. In order to save material the cap of the seat will cover only the empty field inside, without unnecessary overlaying. All this modifications put this product in to a clash with traditional norms. Versus is in latin and means 'against'. So it is my product with its design and functionality against the traditional. In Summary: The creation of a product require a good balance between functionality and design and if we want the product to be economical that makes it even more difficult. Versus is a product which claims that it have exactly this balance. It combines new approaches and technologies of increasing efficiency, saving water and materials and at the same time all this good stuff are hidden below a bold, monolith and extravagant design. All started with the shape. I wanted to create something that have m..

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