Entrusted with the opportunity to redefine the experience of Indian bathrooms, my vision explores usage habits of middle to higher income Indian families in order to redefine the functionality, usage and experience of storage furniture for Indian bathrooms.
Bathrooms in India are used in a peculiar fashion. Classified under the category of "wet bathrooms", water is the core element used in all hygiene maintaining processes (bathing, post-defecation cleaning etc.). Undertaking these processes often causes water to wet its surroundings. In addition, bathroom layouts are affected by limited space, housing provisions for various systems (usable water, sewage and ventilation) and building structures. This creates spaces that often are cramped, ill-logical use wise (for example; shower at entrance with wash basin towards extreme end) and that have very little to no provisions for storage of toiletries and related items. This causes relocation of these items in-turn causing discomfort and a sense of being unhygienic. And to add to this, storage devices available in the market are incompatible size-wise, budget-wise and endurance wise.
The above observations made caused me to research and discover an opportunity in enhancing the use and thereby the experience of indian bathrooms.