MATKI DESIGN-LEAD INSPIRATION
At Matki they adopt a completely design-lead approach, creating products which are different by design and endure in style and performance. Their in-house design team has a high degree of expertise in designing bathroom products and have experience across the varied UK Design scene. Matki is an innovator in bathroom product design and they are constantly focused on creating products which will look and perform better, last longer and be easier to use and maintain. Every Shower Enclosure, Shower Tray and Shower Valve is designed by Matki in the United Kingdom.
Matki Elixir Brassware is hand built in our factory by Swadling Brassware in Hampshire. Designed to perfectly complement Matki Shower Enclosures, Matki’s Elixir Shower Valves work with a variety of systems and are specialist at providing good flow rates even at low pressures. Matki’s expert team test all Brassware products rigorously to work with a range of systems, and all of their Shower Valves meet WRAS and TMV2 certification.
Acquired by Matki in 2001, Swadling have an impressive track record in Brassware with the simple ethos of ‘Making Water Work’ – specialising in working with low pressure systems and thermostatic technology. Swadling also have thoughtful appreciation for English design heritage, owing to Founder, Jeremy Swadling’s early work in Victorian-inspired bathroom fixtures.
MATKI SHOWER ENCLOSURES
Matki is a specialist in designing and engineering Shower Enclosures. They offer a wide variety of styles and setups to suit all bathroom spaces from striking centrepieces to luxurious space intelligent solutions. With well thought-out design and high-grade materials; precisely engineered minimal profiles, reliably solid door mechanisms and expertly formed glass are testament to this important note of difference. Every Shower Enclosure, Wet Room Panel and Bath Screen is made to order at their factory near Bristol, hand-built by expert assembly technicians.
MATKI SHOWER TRAYS
Matki designs and manufactures high quality Shower Trays in our Cornish factory. Complete luxury in the shower demands a stunning foundation; we use strong materials and take time and care to ensure every detail is considered and the final product perfect. Following our own exacting quality standards, upon leaving the factory each Shower Tray is hand finished and passes multiple quality checks before packaging. Matki offer a wide choice of shapes, sizes, styles and colours of Shower Trays, including bespoke, designed to work harmoniously with Matki Shower Enclosures. For some Collections, there is the possibility to integrate the Shower Enclosure glass into the Shower Tray, this promotes enhanced structural strength and removes the need for silicone sealant thereby providing a long-lasting seamless finish.
REDISCOVERING SWADLING BRASSWARE
The Matki Design team have worked closely with the team at Swadling Brassware over a two-year development phase, taking the brand back to its roots for this new chapter in their story. Staying true to the crucial elements which have guided Swadling’s portfolio to date was of the most importance; High performance, classic design and handmade to order.
Dedicated to creating quality pieces that will truly last in the bathroom, new Swadling Brassware Shower Mixers use an updated version of the same tried and tested valve engine, designed by Jeremy Swadling. Thermostatic cartridges have been redesigned comprising cartridges supplied by Fluhs, a world leader in the field.
The Swadling Brassware factory is still based in Waterlooville, Hampshire where all Shower Assemblies, Basin Mixers, Bath Mixers and Accessories are manufactured, plated and polished; operating with an expert team some of whom have worked with Swadling since the early days. The characterful Invincible and Absolute are joined by Illustrious and Engineer; each collection is uniquely evocative of a prominent design movement. Swadling Brassware is backed up by Matki’s commitment to excellent customer service and we have specialist Sales and Technical teams focused on Swadling Brassware products.