Agape (‘Ag-ah-pā) is considered one of the most innovative and beautifully designed bathroom lines in the world. “When I tell people about them, I begin by saying they basically invented the modern bathroom,” says Brian Pignanelli, owner and design consultant for Rifugio Modern— the Denver showroom whose bathroom division consists exclusively of Agape. Established in Verona in 1973 by two Italian brothers, Agape owes much of its holistic design and aesthetic to its locale. The brothers began with a showroom where they collected and sold a varied and random collection of bathroom parts from vendors they believed to be the very best. The brothers developed an unparalleled understanding of how to put together a bathroom and eventually brought all their suppliers under one brand name, Agape, to be sold as complete design sets.