The History Of The Faucet

- Jul 23, 2018-

The faucet in Istanbul first appeared in 16th century, four hundred or five hundred years earlier than Beijing. Faucet appeared before the water supply spring wall inlaid with a head-shaped, usually made of stone, a small number of metal-made "water mouth", from where the water flow from there is no control of the long water.

In order to avoid wasting water and solve the continuous shortage of water resources, people developed a faucet. The original faucet was cast in bronze and later switched to cheaper brass. Some faucets are simple and practical, while others are very decorative. A variety of different shapes of faucets, such as snakes, dragon shape, Ram head, geometry or flower shape reflect the era of architectural decoration style. The faucets of the palace and other important buildings are mostly silver, silver or bronze-plated, and are of exquisite manufacturing.

In the 18 and 19th century, for the palace and mansion made faucets more attention to decoration, so that the owner of the main, so that the practical function of bending under the decorative effect, said they are handicrafts is not a point. In the palace, the street, the water fountain on the wall or outside the mosque can still see a variety of ancient style faucets. But only by visiting the faucet Museum can we really appreciate the decorative nature of the Ottoman faucet over its practicality. The faucet museum belongs to a company that produces faucets in Turkey-E.C.A. One collection of the Ottoman faucet, the exquisite workmanship of my surprise. But in order to facilitate maintenance, these faucets were originally designed to be easy to disassemble, resulting in the circulation of the faucet, many of the existing faucets are difficult to understand what kind of buildings they originally belonged to. We can only guess: is the court? A rich family? Or on the street?

Ordinary people's homes? Into the 21st century, the consumer market has undergone tremendous changes, material abundance has spawned a world-wide view of life, many consumers have their own taste of life has its own unique understanding and rights, they high fine life, materialism, cultural appeal, personality, self and other flags, to create their own perfect living space, In the past, many families buy faucets, simply think "can be used on the line." Today, with the home decoration style is becoming more and more obvious, the bathroom space also began to publicize the individuality everywhere, in order to create the personal bathroom space, from the faucet, washbasin, shower equipment to bathroom accessories, and so on, unique design, everywhere highlight the personality and uncommon Taste, classic art design breakthrough The usual way of thinking, The faucet as a piece of art to combine the use of bathroom space to bring a bit of cultural flavor. In this new concept of consumption, art faucet so that users have taste and can appreciate the value of the art of the tap to increase the sense of humanization design, customer segments, focus on the actual needs of different age levels, such as "dragon" modelling, give people have a sense of good luck, so that the middle-aged and elderly groups love, Children are also starting to become bathroom target customers, they have a completely different needs and demands of adults, according to the special needs of children to meet the emotional demands of children, design such as small white Rabbit, mouse and so on cartoon modeling concept, by the children's favorite, as well as characters and plants, etc. also make women friends love. In order to get the broad prospects of the consumer market.