Colour & Care

System 800 K

System 800 K

High-contrast variety

System 800 K is based on the design principles of System 800 - the clear design language and the characteristically large radii were taken up in the material variant System 800 K. The system is made of high-quality polyamide. White is the basic colour of the 800 K sanitary system. The functional elements can be coloured on request. 

The system is characterised by the targeted use of high-contrast colours. 800 K System is particularly suitable for the care sector due to the material. The modularity of the system allows the sanitary room to be equipped with everything from classic accessories and comfort products to products for standardised, barrierfree areas.

Intuitive use

Facilitate perception

Targeted use of colour contrasts facilitates orientation and allows intuitive use. As only the functional elements of System 800 K are coloured, these are highlighted and the function is illustrated. If the functional elements are also designed in a contrasting colour to the surroundings, they are also easily perceptible for people with impaired vision.

Colour design

White is the basic colour of the 800 K sanitary system. Classic pure white or brilliant signal white are available. The functional elements can be coloured on request or are also available in white.

Visualize use

Targeted use of color contrasts makes orientation easier and allows intuitive use. As only the functional elements of System 800 K are coloured, these are highlighted and the function is illustrated.

Tactile functions

On the soap dispenser, only the push button for dosing the soap is clearly highlighted by the colour contrast. The slightly roughened surface of the push button also makes the functional element palpable.

Easily perceptible

If the functional elements are designed in a colour contrasting with the surroundings, they are easily perceptible even for people with impaired vision. The colour concept comprises 16 tones, which are harmoniously coordinated and offer countless combination possibilities.

AQ 800 K single-lever washbasin mixer

The coloured handle element can be designed to be rich in contrast - a choice of 16 HEWI colours is available. It is made of polyamide and is pleasant to hold.

dementia-sensitive products

Orientation through contrast

In Germany, about 1.5 million people are currently suffering from dementia. Each year, the number of patients will increase by around 300,000. In addition to symptoms such as forgetfulness or speech disorders, the ability to find one's bearings also changes. In order for people with this disease to maintain their independence, it is particularly important to provide them with guidance in the form of clear structures and an environment that is easy for them to perceive.

80 percent of all human beings orientate themselves through their eyes. The ability to see decreases with age. A high-contrast, colourful design facilitates perception and thus helps people with age-related visual impairments to find their way around.

product details

System 800 K

Colour creates atmosphere. Colour is a functional element. Colour structures rooms. Discover System 800 K in 16 HEWI colours and create intuitively usable living worlds.

Material and colour options
  • Basic element made of polyamide in signal white or pure white
  • Accent colour in 16 HEWI colours

Basic colour

Signal white
Pure white

Accent color

Light grey
Stone grey
Anthracite grey
Jet black
Sand
Umber
Mustard yellow
Orange
Coral
Ruby red
Apple green
May green
Aqua blue
Steel blue
Design
Awards
  • iF product design award 2010
  • universal design award: consumer favorite 2010
  • IFA Usability Park: Publikumspreis 2010
  • Nominiert: Designpreis Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2011
  • interior innovation award - Best of Best 2013
iF  product design award 2010
universal design award: consumer favorite 2010
IFA Usability Park: Publikumspreis 2010
Nominiert: Designpreis Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2011
interior innovation award - Best of Best 2013

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