BD Barcelona · 2019
starts at the beginning in 1977 when Pep Bonet designed the Racor bathroom
accessory collection, which was so successful that it won the Disueño ADI-FAD
award and marketed for decades.
Blue and white glass pieces attached together.
Produced in limited edition of 60 unique pieces.
Produced by BD Barcelona.
collection discontinued (the genius’ had a right to rest) stock of only three
pieces of blown glass were left - the toothbrush holder, cup and soap dish. The
first time we saw them we fell in love with the shapes and colours. We started
to imagine, play and compose. As with a DNA chain they were generating
different combinations in an almost natural way, all of them different - 60
unique pieces carrying the same essence with distinct functions. They are
candleholders, incense burners or little flower vases.
the objective of giving another chance to accumulated and obsolete materials in
company warehouses. Old stocks from bathroom accessories are now reborn, having
new utility thanks to the imagination of the designers and the abilities of a
master glass maker.
Photos by Manu Da Costa.
Art direction by Mermelada Estudio.