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Yes sir, I can boogie board

Words:
Jan-Carlos Kucharek

Luxury sanitary ware

Bored with constantly specifying top of the range Vola fittings, you’re nonchalantly thumbing through this year’s Monaco Yacht show brochure when you stumble upon French firm THG’s ‘Beyond Crystal’ range of luxury sanitary ware. Not content with fashioning the taps themselves from Baccarat crystal, THG has integrated LEDs beneath them, so even with all the superyacht windows blacked out, oligarchs can still home in on the vanity unit, using them like landing lights for the Lear jet.

 

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