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Session Details

GROHE X Deep Dive Session – GROHE SPA
Health through water 

In contrast to the hectic outside world, consumers are looking for valuable me-time to relax body, mind and soul. At home, the bathroom is often the only place to find these moments of stillness. Nothing compares to the power of water; it is cleansing, invigorating and healing – a true elixir of life itself. Be inspired by the latest innovations of our new GROHE SPA line to create moments of bliss beyond the five senses.

Experts on stage

GROHE X Summit 2023
GROHE X Summit 2023

Patrick Speck

Leader, LIXIL Global Design, EMENA

Patrick Speck joined GROHE in 2006 and has held several senior positions in the design department. Becoming VP Design Transformation in 2018, he ensured LIXIL’s design vision was globally aligned across the brand portfolio. In 2020 Patrick was appointed to Leader LIXIL Global Design EMENA, with the purpose to deliver insight-driven and meaningful product solutions and ensuring the designs add real value to consumer lives. Before his career at LIXIL, he worked for global brands such as Electrolux, Zanussi, Rex and AEG.

GROHE X Summit 2023
GROHE X Summit 2023

Karl Lennon


Karl has been in his current role with GROHE for more than six years. He works with architects and designers on the specifications for their projects around the world, ensuring they have the information and support they need to bring their builds to completion, while giving due consideration to sustainability and environmental impact. He is the author of GROHE’s RIBA-approved continuing professional development modules on water-saving, 3D printing and hygiene.

Hosted by

Susanne Schoene
Susanne Schoene

Susanne Schöne

Moderator & Journalist

Susanne Schöne draws on her extensive experience of over 1,800 events and show presentations and 8 years broadcasting for Germany’s foremost live news channel (N24/Welt) as well as Germany’s best known entertainment channels PRO7 & Sat.1. What is the key to her natural and engaging presentation style? “Intense preparation is vital for a successful show. When I’m familiar with the precise wishes, interests and goals of the client can I (re)present them convincingly.” Susanne Schöne studied journalism and psychology at the TU Dresden.


Hamish Kilburn

Editor Hotel Designs

Hamish Kilburn is the editor of Hotel Designs, which is the leading international hotel design website. For more than six years, Kilburn has been granted access into the world’s most esteemed design and architecture studios, while also travelling the globe to review groundbreaking hotels. In his day-to-day role, he is responsible for curating the content for Hotel Designs, bringing his readers the latest happenings, reviews, and features in the world of international hotel design. As a regular moderator of panel discussions at major international design fairs and respected presenter, Kilburn is confident to start conversations and lead debates in the interior design, architecture and hotel development arena.