Kohler Co. Celebrates 145th Anniversary and successfully hosts the 'Bold Journey' Design Event. A private event where architect MIN, SUNG-JIN; YU, EE-HWA, industrial designer LEE, SEOK-WOO participated as speakers.

Product launching such as Sensis, Real Rain etc.

Kohler Co., the global premium brand in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, announced that the 'Bold Journey' Design Event for the celebration of its 145th anniversary this year was successfully hosted.


The concept of this event, which was hosted privately in the Dress Garden located at Cheongdam-dong on August 1st, consisted of travelling through the 145 years of Kohler history, where the participants expressed fervent responses for the diverse programs including the exhibition of new products, design seminar and network party.

The design seminar preceded by the guest speakers that included architect, MIN, SUNG-JIN, industrial designer, LEE, SEOK-WOO and architect, YU, EE-HWA. Each of the speakers received enthusiastic responses during discussion on 'Where Does the Bold Design Come From?'.

Architect, MIN, SUNG-JIN designed the Hilton-Busan Ananticove, Hilton-Namhae Spa & Golf Resort, Art Gallery of Seongbuk-dong, industrial designer, LEE, SEOK-WOO who is famous for designing the medal for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Pyeongchang, is currently representative of SWNA. Architect, YU, EE-HWA, who designed diverse residential spaces such as Hotel Podo is the regional director of Itami Jun Architecture Institute and the currently represents of ITM YU, EE-HWA Architectural Firm.

In today's event, numerous new bath products also were exhibited that attracted the interests of the visitors. The products presented at the exhibition included: ▲Kohler Konnect ▲Mica lavatory ▲The Real Rain Shower ▲Sensis, intelligent toilet ▲The Dutchmaster floral collection.

'Kohler Konnect' is an advanced Smart Home concept, IoT technology in the top intelligent toilet 'Numi+', the 'Mirror Cabinet' and 'Karess' whirlpool-all of which can be controlled by voice recognition and app.

Eir, an intelligent toilet that embodies sleek design and technology, comes with a built-in water filtration system that purifies the water passing through the nozzle, eliminating all the impurities, residual chlorine and heavy metals, and thus, providing a very healthy bidet experience.

The Dutch Master Floral Collection is an Artist Edition series of Kohler which captures the abundant beauty and movement of flowers and moves them into the bath, with selected patterns of hellebores, fritillaries, ranunculus and sweet pea flowers against an onyx backdrop based on  impressions from the old Dutch masters in the 17th century, and it is characterized by the realization of dramatic beauty with cia chromatography style.


Kohler personnel reported that "this event ended in great success with the participation of approximately 200 designers of Korea" and that "besides the design seminar and the designer network party, the exhibition of new bath products of Kohler and diverse programs concluded with enthusiastic response from the audience."


Kohler is a global and premium brand of bath and kitchen products established in 1873 and headquartered in Wisconsin, USA . Kohler began its journey as a farming implement manufacturer and by 1883, started to manufacture bath products. Today Kohler is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 35,000 associates and with more than 50 manufacturing facilities worldwide. Based on its unrivaled technology and innovative design, Kohler has solidified its position as the world’s leading company presenting diverse kitchen and bath products, engine and power units, decorative accessories, choice furniture and tiles.

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