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  • Company
    Claudio Papa Designer, Italy
  • Lead Designer
    Claudio Papa
  • Design Team
    Claudio Papa
  • Client
    Ege Vitrifiye
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Catamaran Suits was designed by Claudio Papa for Ege Vitrifiye as prestige products with the main inspiration from Catamaran. The Suits consist of five special products; Back to wall WC, wall-hung WC pan, monoblock wall hung washbasin, counter top washbasin and the urinal. The products combine soft details with sharpen lines. This aesthetic design has perfect functional features like water saving (providing the clients with using minimum water, Catamaran Suits are environmentally friendly), hygenic, anti-bacterial surfaces and the ergonomic structures.

Born in Catania on May 5 th, 1964.
Industrial Design at I.S.I.A. of Rome in 1990.In order to prepare his thesis, he collaborates with the company Piaggio to design a scooter.He will later work as a designer, for one year, at the European Style Piaggio Style Center.At the same time, studies and starts collaborating with several Italian companies and matures professionalism in
different operating areas. The most significant one are those of interior furnishings (furniture, sofas, armchairs, lamps, kitchen accessories) and bathroom furnishings (furniture, accessories, sanitary, tubs and shower

Other prizes
In 2006 and 2007 he won the "Best Bathroom Design" with the line of "Class 05" for Azzurra Ceramica. In 2017 he won the "European Product Design Award"( silver price) with the Finikia product for Ege Vitryfie. In 2018 he won the "European Product Design Award"( silver price) with the Catamaran product for Ege Vitryfie.

Photo Credit: Claudio Papa Designer