Nendo 1-Jet Ceiling Mount Lampshower
Established as Hansgrohe's premier line in 1993, Axor continues to produce a bathing experience like no other. Their visions and designs are achieved through close collaboration with internationally renowned and award-winning designers such as Philippe Starck, Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, and Jean Marie Massaud.
Reflecting lifestyles of today and trends of tomorrow, Axor creations are as varied as the people for whom they are made. Their innovative style caters to those who demand architectural originality, enduring quality, and respectful use of water. While proudly gracing top-class hotels, elite office buildings, celebrity homes and luxury yachts all over the world, Hansgrohe has also constantly wowed critics at recognition events. It is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Red Dot "Best of the Best" award for design, along with one of the most coveted awards, the 2012 Design Awards of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Product Design category.
Indisputably, these bathrooms are works of art offering a tranquil and intimate space for cleansing and rejuvenating the self. These products aim to breathe fresh life into bathrooms and encourage a new way of looking at how water is used.
Oki Sato, founder of Nendo, was born in Toronto, Canada in 1977. He received an M.A. in Architecture from Waseda University, Tokyo in 2002 and established the Nendo Tokyo office. In 2005, Sato established the Nendo Milan office. He was named one of "The 100 Most Respected Japanese" by Newsweek magazine and Nendo was named one of "The Top 100 Small Japanese Companies", also by Newsweek magazine.
Oki Sato has lectured at numerous institutions and he has served as a jury member of the iF award. Nendo's designs have been selected for numerous museum collections, including: Museum of Modern Art (New York), Muse Des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Museum of Arts and Design (New York), Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (New York), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal), Design Museum Holon (Holon), Israel Museum (Jerusalem), High Museum of Art (Atlanta), Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and Centre Pompidou (Paris).View other products by Nendo