With their confident and precise use of geometric shapes, E.C.A. Icon Collection explores the pure, linear appeal of minimalist architecture to create a striking and alluring portfolio. Starting with the simplicity of a square or rectangle, E.C.A. Icon Collection utilizes geometric forms to their full potential and takes taps in a new direction with its clean angular lines and flat planes.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
E.C.A. Icon Collection composed of Basin, Sink and Bath Mixers reflect continuity and integrity concept hidden in the details. The dynamic and confident profiles of the body make them perfect choice for the modern spaces. An adventurous mix of lines and radial forms reflect aesthetic appearance, while smooth connections of surfaces and edges provide perfect details, clean design and brilliant shine. E.C.A. Icon mixers also add an aesthetic integrity to the areas where they are used.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
With its water-saving aerator, E.C.A. Icon Basin and Sink Mixers saving water nearly 50% and contribute to water conservation and also support green consumption. E.C.A. Icon Bath Mixer makes the user’s life easier by converting obligatory system units into functional design solutions; with its integrated system, the water is directed to hand shower by turning output 90 degrees down. Besides, thanks to its special interior structure prevents stalk warming and also skin burn.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in 2016 in Turkey. Products samples exhibited in ISH Frankfurt and Unicera Fair in Istanbul in 2017.
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
E.C.A. Icon has a special Hygiene Plus coating which creates the most healthy environment in your bathroom thanks to Nano Technology. No chemicals needed to clean your mixers; just a cotton cloth, soap and water will make you feel the pureness. Nano Technology coating is completely harmless to human health as it does not change the chemical & hygienic form and quality of the water, approved by Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) Laboratories.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Basin Mixer: Width 84 mm x Depth 190 mm x Height 175 mm (Standard Type)
Width 90 mm x Depth 200 mm x Height 210 mm (Medium Type)
Width 90 mm x Depth 220 mm x Height 230 mm (High Type)
Sink Mixer: Width 88 mm x Depth 233 mm x Height 306 mm
Bath Mixer: Width 280 mm x Depth 182 mm x Height 98 mm
Ergonomic, Functionality, Simplicity, Continuity, Innovative
While designing a product series that reflect simplicity, elegancy and user-friendly ergonomics, items should also distinctive and striking. Continuous lines and geometrical forms can be used simply.
Medium and Tall Type Length Basin Mixers options should be presented to the users.
During the design phase, simplicity and elegancy were given particular importance. Prioritising functionality and ergonomics, products are presented to the users as a new generation faucet.
The design is reduced to perfectly square and radial shapes. It is a cosmopolitan offering, created to complement the most modern of interior spaces. It’s pure geometrical form and flawless surfaces radiate precision craftsmanship.
TEAM MEMBERS (3) :
E.C.A. Design Team /, Industrial Product Designer: Burcu YAMAN and Mechanical Designer : Gencay TUGGAN, Murat Can NİSANCI
Burcu YAMAN - E.C.A. , 2016.