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Design Comfort Care

Our aim is to develop products that are easy and intuitive to use, that help users to cope with everyday life independently with little physical effort. In this way HEWI offers users an aesthetic sanitary world adapted to their needs: Design Comfort Care.

Discover current statements on universal design, trend-setting architecture and innovative accessibility sanitary solutions in our "Design Comfort Care".


"Universal design in restrooms and the products that are used in them, has come of age."

– Richard Duncan


As a pioneer in accessibility solutions, we have been working for a very long time with experts from the architecture and design scene and users to create a world in which people of all ages and health conditions can live as independently as possible - in all areas of life. 

Statements on universal design in different areas of life: 

  • Universal Design – the focus is on people | Richard Duncan
  • New comfort in the bathroom of the future | Bennett Friedman

  • Accessible hotel experience | Mark S. Jackson & David A. Mike

  • The public space for all | David E. Gross

  • Design philosophy by Michael Graves | Den Winter, Donald Strum & Rob Van Varick

  • Barrier-free restrooms for pre-K to secondary schools | Kathy Bell & Kristen Furtak

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HEWI stands for holistic architectural solutions from the door to the bathroom, which are characterised by the highest standards of design and function. A variety of materials and designs offer design options and make accessibility a matter of course in all scopes. We design inspiring rooms for everyone. 

Be inspired by these accessibility architecture solutions:

  • CHNP De Park Ettelbruck, Luxembourg

  • Axel Springer Publishing House Berlin, Germany 

  • Lighthouse Hotel & Spa Büsum, Germany

  • Hans-Thoma School Oberursel, Germany 

  • Loft with roof terrace Cologne, Germany

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Photo of the Axel Springer publishing house in Berlin

"Our goal is to provide well-conceived products to enable everybody to live a better, healthier and self-determined life whatever the personal circumstances."
– Christiane Küper, CEO HEWI Inc.


Universal design can only be understood and lived as a future task for an entire society if we manage to regard accessible products as an element of comfort and a matter of course. The professional care, hotel, public, home and education sectors are characterised by highly diverse requirements for building equipment.

Embark on a journey through the world of accessible sanitary facilities with our solutions:

  • Healing Architecture | CARE
  • New Urban Thinking | PUBLIC
  • Modern Hospitality | HOTEL
  • Positive Learning | EDUCATION
  • New Homeliness | HOME

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Barrier-free washbasin with grab rail in matt white stainless steel and chrome single-lever tap with white polyamide handle element


Security and orientation, sustainability, hygiene and holism represent the guard rails of our competence as a brand in all scopes, paired with our design claim in the field of accessibility.       

Learn more about the fields of competence in accessibility: 

  • Simple, intuitive use
  • Little physical effort
  • Hygiene as a social responsibility
  • Contrasting designs
  • Holistic equipment
  • Sustainable design

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Folding support handle in matt white plastic colour

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Get new perspectives on universal design, be inspired by architectural solutions, and discover how creatively accessibility can be designed! 

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