Pink Champagne, one of the colorful nominees from the Kohler archives, exploded onto the scene in 1973.
VIVID MEMORIES F ounded in 1873, Kohler is celebrating its 150th an- niversary with a yearlong celebration. One aspect highlighting the company’s longstanding love of color looked to the archives to revive a retired favorite. The six contenders included minty Spring HOW TWO RETIRED FAVORITES RETURNED T E X T STEWART KELLER
Green, bubbly Pink Champagne, lovely Lavender, pretty Peachblow, and oh-so-70s Avocado. Each was chosen for for its representation of an exciting part of Kohler’s proud history of moving America away from utilitarian white fixtures and toward a more colorful world—all while still feeling au courant. The two winning colors will become available to the Kohler-loving public in a wide variety of pieces. Among them will be the Memoirs two-piece toilet and the one-piece San Souci. For the bath, the colors will appear on the Memoirs pedestal and Vox vessel sinks. And they will be smart con- trasts with the white interiors of the Artifacts bath and the
Each Kohler color up for revival had seen previous days in the sun.
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