The Laufen Bathrooms AG is a Swiss company specialising in high-end complete bathroom solutions. Laufen’s head offices are located just outside Basel. Established in 1892, it operates internationally manufacturing bathroom ceramics and faucets and distributes furniture, accessories for the bathroom and bathtubs. Laufen employs a workforce of 2,500 with eight factories located in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic and Poland and produces 3 million ceramic items per year. It boasts collaborations with important partners like the design companies Kartell and Alessi and internationally well-known designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Konstantin Grcic (Val), ps+a/Ludovica and Roberto Palomba (Palomba Collection, Kartell by Laufen), Stefano Giovannoni (ILBAGNOALESSI One), Wiel Arets (ILBAGNOALESSI dOt), Toan Nguyen (Ino), Hartmut Esslinger/Frog Design, Platinum Design, Phoenix Design and Vetica Design.