Kohler celebrated art, color, and innovation at this year’s Milan Design Week with a new limited-production of Artist Editions® pieces. Tubs, sinks and smart toilets decorated by four different female artists were unveiled, each in an exclusive run of 150 pieces, in honor of the brand’s anniversary.
Kohler 150 Artist Editions
Championing the visual arts and bringing an artistic sensibility to product design have been vital to Kohler Company’s identity. In celebrating the 150th anniversary, Kohler partnered with four female artists trailblazing new paths in their art forms.
Each artwork is hand-applied to three stunning bathroom products in an exclusive limited-production run of 150 pieces of design. The resulting artworks are as beautiful, diverse, and joyous as the people and places from which they originate.
The four artists are each recognized for their boundary-breaking artistic practices. The talented creators were provided carte blanche to bring their visual expressions to Kohler’s Numi 2.0 smart toilet, Brazn sink, and Brazn bathtub.
Ananda Nahú of Brazil
An artist who’s been widely recognized for her vibrant murals, created the Flora Tropical editions.
Ziling Wang of China.
An artist known for her innovative use of paint, in particular a paint she invented that can be removed from a canvas and seen in three dimensions. She created the A World On Strings editions.
Pushpa Kumari of India.
An artist whose intricate line paintings have redefined India’s Mithila tradition, she created the Aranya editions.
Elle of the United States.
An artist who started with graffiti and now includes large scale projects in her global portfolio. Her editions are titled Falling Gently
The Palazzo del Senato courtyard buzzed with activity all week long. The space displayed Kohler’s legacy of continuous product innovation with the newest smart toilets, and it paid homage to dedication to the arts with an immersive Creator Room experience that asked visitors to become the artist and create their own digital art.
Images courtesy of Kohler Studio and Fuorisalone