stefano giovannoni washlet for TOTO stefano giovannoni washlet for TOTO
apr 19, 2010

stefano giovannoni washlet for TOTO

stefano giovannoni washlet for TOTO image © designboom




the ‘giovannoni washlet’ is the result of collaboration between TOTO and stefano giovannoni, and the first example of TOTO europe’s design series. giovannoni represents an added dimension for TOTO and features TOTO’s revolutionary technological advances including tornado flush, the triple-jet rimless flushing system and CeFiONtect – the hygienic glazing  for ceramic surfaces. the toilet has been designed to appeal to european bathroom tastes, with sweeping lines creating a softer silhouette.

giovannoni washlet image © designboom



stefano giovannoni’s interpretation has been achieved with no sacrifice of technology, and still features a self-cleaning washing wand, a heated seat, a deodorizer and remote control. also present have been TOTO’s revolutionary rimless toilet design, tornado flush and its CeFiONtect coating that keeps in mind the company’s clean technology mantra. TOTO states that giovannoni washlet captures both the essence of italian style and the sophistication of japanese bathroom culture. the washlet launched at the world’s leading design expo, milan salone internazionale del mobile.

giovannoni washlet remote control stand and toilet paper display image © designboom


giovannoni washlet remote control image © designboom

  • hahaha i love the icon of the guy taking a crap!!

    toski says:
  • its the icon for the crap cleaning water jet, not of some one taking a crap. from forwards to bakcwards for ladies (press up) and backwards to forwards for gentleman (press down) also pressure control, and temperature.

    dreedee says:
  • I hate those futuristic toilets…I think they’re spooky!
    did you read the names of the functions: “tornado flush, the triple-jet rimless flushing system and CeFiONtect”…I would never sit on that thing!

    a.d.k.v says:
  • I was kind of against too, but now I now that they are great.
    If you start using it you will not miss it anymore.

    H.Friedman says:
  • wow – toilet with remote control!

    jayee says:
  • all that styling and a dodgy electric plug – who forgot that?

    woodan says:
  • Damn, that looks impressive.

    Tom Smith says:
  • you see that a man designed this toilet. no space for girls when sitting down.

    A dude who like elongated toilets says:
  • kinda difficult to sense the best of the technology featured in this functional piece of any house. Once you use this kinda toilet with all its innovative features, you go back no more to the regular stuff. know it ain’t easy to get started with.

    lukumwena, nsenda says:
  • I think it is a nice project because of its remote control.
    It makes the basin less messy with control buttons integrated.
    when I lived in Japan I regularly used a TOTO washlet and really miss it in Italy.
    Want one!

    Gabriele says:
  • This will be a perfect compliment to my iPad.

    Greg says:
  • an internet-connected toilet ?

    xox says:

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