Brands In Focus: Villeroy and Boch

By Antonia

18th Aug 2021

4 mins read

Bathroom Ideas

Best known for minimal designs and outstanding quality, Villeroy and Boch are the go-to choice for those craving sophistication, practicality and durability in the bathroom.

Villeroy and Boch

Whether you are renovating or simply adding small updates to your bathroom, Villeroy and Boch provide a wide range of bathroom essentials - all of which boast signature durability and seamless style that can suit almost any kind of bathroom setting.

So, to help you out, we thought we’d give you a quick intro to the esteemed brand and some of their most popular ranges.

Why Choose Villeroy and Boch?

Since their establishment in 1836, Villeroy and Boch have specialised in providing ceramics of the highest possible standard in terms of both design and comfort. This focus is what makes them stand out from the crowd - and allows them to provide products with practical features as well as flawless finishes.

We bring each of our favourite Villeroy and Boch ranges to light and reveal how your bathroom can benefit from their unique features and give you the opportunity to coordinate products to form a uniform, tidy look.

Our Favourite Villeroy and Boch Collections

Villeroy and Boch Architectura

The Architectura range was designed by the Villeroy and Boch bathroom planning team. They've taken different bathroom shapes and spaces into account by creating round, oval and angular forms to suit your personal tastes and requirements.

Popular for their wall-mounted, countertop and under-counter basins, Villeroy and Boch Architectura products use soft, curved edges with slender rims to give you as much handwashing space as possible, without taking over valuable bathroom space.

Thanks to their rim-free designs and innovative DirectFlush technology, toilets within the Architectura collection provide an ultra-hygienic experience - while being extremely easy to clean, too.

Hygiene plays a big part throughout Villeroy and Boch designs. Their unique Architectura Square Siphonic Urinal, for example, carries a specialised angled ceramic to direct any splashes directly into the bowl. This provides the user with the most hygienic experience possible.

To ease maintenance, no tools are required when replacing the urinal’s patented siphon cartridge. Villeroy and Boch urinals are minimalist and timeless - an ideal component to complement any commercial or public bathroom.

Villeroy and Boch O.novo

If you’re short on space, the O.novo range offers ideal solutions without compromising on style or budget.

Wall hung products are slowly taking over bathrooms of the UK due to their minimalist and space-saving designs. With the O.novo range, Villeroy and Boch are one step ahead and offer their wall-hung products in a huge range of basic geometric shapes to fit perfectly inside your bathroom or cloakroom's dimensions.

Provided with generous 5 year guarantees, O.novo ceramic pieces are built to last, too. Thanks to a quality, sealed, pore-free finish, they’re not only hygienic and easy to clean but will retain appearance and structure for years to come.

This Boch O.novo Compact Basin is a great example of what makes the range special. It’s available in left or right-hand versions and includes a concealed white waste for a luxurious, seamless finish.

A popular choice due to its high-grade ceramic and dainty dimensions, the basin can easily be coordinated with existing features due to its subtle, versatile design.

All components within the O.novo range possess top-drawer quality alongside smooth, glossy finishes - offering a way to bring elegance to your bathroom at a reasonable price.

Villeroy and Boch Avento

The Villeroy and Boch Avento range consists of everything you need to complete a high-end modern bathroom. The collection puts focus on both practicality and luxury with essential bathroom components in dazzling finishes and products that feature compact yet innovative designs.

The illusion of more space can easily be achieved with help from the Avento range. The majority of Avento products boast wall-hung designs - making them ideal choices for smaller bathrooms. However, in spite of their compact builds, most provide good depth to give you as much additional storage space as possible.

Again, they are sustainably manufactured from high-grade sanitary ceramic and can be situated pretty much anywhere to suit your layout or individual preferences. This flexibility allows you to put a personal stamp on your bathroom design and arrange the room in the most practical way for you.

Even if your bathroom is not compatible with wall-hung designs, Villeroy and Boch have created their basins with the option to add a pedestal underneath, a practical yet simple solution to hide pipes and add elegance - without taking up as much space as a vanity.

Villeroy and Boch Memento

Precise edges and slender shapes are the key themes of the Villeroy and Boch Memento range. Their designs include creative features that put a practical yet graceful twist on standard bathroom components.

Their innovative semi-recessed basins, for example, are made of TitanCeram with a CeramicPlus surface in a neutral ceramic White Alpin colour. built to allow plenty of room for handwashing, Villeroy and Boch understand semi-recessed basins can also be used as a style feature.

Unlike standard inset or countertop basins, they proudly protrude from the installation surface to form a unique, contemporary look - especially within modern bathrooms.

To save yet further space within the bathroom, the Memento range includes handy add ons such as this Basin Towel Rail - a clever rail that can be fitted snugly beneath a wall hung basin.


With its easy-clean, chrome finish, the rail can effortlessly be coordinated with your tap and bottle trap to bring function, style and comfort together.

Villeroy and Boch SUBWAY 2.0

With their Subway 2.0 range, Villeroy and Boch encourage individuality and creativity. The collection gives you the freedom to choose from a variety of different shapes, sizes and colours to suit your bathroom dimensions and personal tastes.


Great for helping you keep your bathroom tidy and clutter-free, the collection emphasises generous shelving space within a high-quality selection of cabinets and vanity units - making them ideal storage solutions that can cater to bathrooms both big and small.

As with their other collections, Villeroy and Boch understand the benefits of wall-hung vanity units and - with the Subway 2.0 range - offer a variety of sizes so you can reap the rewards regardless of your bathroom size.


These Villeroy and Boch Subway 2.0 wall hung vanity units can be positioned almost anywhere, at any height to suit you and your bathrooms requirements, as well as create the illusion of more space due to their wall-mounted design.


There are colourful options, too. Subway 2.0 vanity units and cabinets are available in Soft Grey, Arizona Oak, Glossy White and Glossy Grey, complementary colours that can create a uniform look if paired together within your space.

With the option to choose left or right hinged doors, the Subway 2.0 1650mm tall wall hung cabinet is designed to encourage a clean and clutter-free space and fit comfortably within any modern bathroom.


Finished with integrated chrome handles and boasting the latest SoftClosing technology, drawers and doors close gently and silently to prevent damage, overall this feature is designed to lengthen the life expectancy of the unit for you to enjoy for many years to come.

If this introduction to Villeroy and Boch has enticed you into looking further into their minimal yet functional designs, why not browse the entire brand, here. For all other bathroom inspiration, keep an eye on the Victorian Plumbing blog.



Antonia is one of our in-house bathroom design experts. From style guides on all the latest trends to handy step-by-step DIY tips, you'll find her insightful writing here on the Victorian Plumbing blog.

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