Ponte Giulio was quoted on the New York Times on the occasion of the “Kitchen and Bath Industry Show” (KBIS).


Ponte Giulio was quoted on the New York Times on the occasion of the “Kitchen and Bath Industry Show” (KBIS) held in Chicago, USA last April.



… just when you start feeling pretty good about American bathrooms, you come across the Italians and you realize they live in color and you live in black and white. Such is the case with grab bars and the firm of Ponte Giulio. While the Americans are doing stainless steel or the occasional white, Ponte Giulio has been doing primary colors. At the Chicago show, the company displayed grab bars in its new Pastello line, which cost about $70 for a 12-inch bar. “We are trying to introduce a new concept of the grab bar,” said Enrico Carloni, the firm’s 47-year-old general manager, who was attending the show with his father, Emidio, who is 75 and the company’s founder. “This is not a tool, it is sort of an accessory. We base our colors on Italian fashion. When you think about getting older, it is not being handicapped.” As follows the link to the read the whole article:


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