Of late, the lowly shower drain has undergone a style makeover of sorts. Once a strictly utilitarian component of the bathroom that only got noticed when clogged with hair, it has been re-imagined with decorative grille patterns and in sleeker linear formats that discreetly drain without calling attention to themselves.
The latest to hit the North American market is CeraLine, which has enjoyed some popularity in Europe and Asia for years and is only now being introduced to these shores by California Faucets. And none too soon, some may say. For one thing, it comes with much fanfare, having won six international design awards, including the much celebrated red dot design award as well as a Good Design Award, and takes shower discretion to a new level.
So what’s different about CeraLine? For one thing, it’s equipped with height-adjustment features that ensure level installation every time. And if you’re looking for drain holes, don’t bother because there aren’t any. Water drainage occurs along the sides, which explains the unobtrusive look. CeraLine is offered in three cover plate trim styles in sizes ranging from 32 in. to 52 in.
But if you’re a real stickler for that clean, barely-there look, it can also be specified with a custom trim to match the shower floor.
Finishes include stainless steel and five PVD finishes.—Alice LiaoE-mail
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