Methven has launched its award-winning Turoa shower range available at Bunnings Warehouses around Australia.

The Turoa features a sleek, stainless steel design, powered by VJetTM patent pending shower technology that delivers diverse and personalised water pressures. A smooth slider on the handset and water released through individual nozzles allows for a seamless transition from a firm to a soft spray and everything in between.

Methven Head of Design Andy Grigor said Methven set out to understand showering habits better than anyone else when developing Turoa. “We discovered that everyone is different with different habits, routines and needs,” he said. “Inspired to create an experience which adapted to changing needs, we developed a shower system which allows you to experience the desired effect, whatever your mood, with a simple slide of the thumb.”

Stainless steel was chosen for the design as it is harder wearing than traditional brass, avoids the need for chrome plating which is harmful to the environment, and is easier to recondition for future use. The Turoa collection also includes matching stainless steel tapware and accessories, which Andy said each feature a similar modern design to the shower head. “Turoa’s aesthetic is precisely balanced with minimal details and the warmth of soft lines,” said Andy. “Our design philosophy is based on the discovery of simple moments. We not only seek to ease our customers’ journey but develop intuitive solutions that are designed with genuine thought and care.”

Turoa won both the 2018 Good Design ‘Best in Class’ Award at the Australian Design Awards as well as the 2018 Red Dot Design Awards for product design. Methven CEO David Banfield said they were thrilled to receive these prestigious awards. “This further enhances our reputation as a global leader in shower design, spray technology and stunning form,” he said.

Methven is a New Zealand-based company whose products are distributed in Australia, China, UK, Middle East, USA and Europe.

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