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Kohler Co. celebrates 150 years of innovation with a new collaboration with Shea McGee and her company Studio McGee. Deliverables, including fixtures, cabinetry, lighting, bath fillers and more, will be available at the Kohler Signature Store in Edina on September 29th. “My vision for the collection is,” says McGee. It bridges both traditional and modern aesthetics. ”
Maggie and her company are loved for the signature aesthetic she shares through popular social media channels like Instagram. Her star turns on Netflix’s ‘Dream Home Makeover’ and the newly released Sessions by Master Class. and through her books “Make Life Beautiful” and the soon to be released “The Art of Home.” The designer has long used Kohler products in her projects and more recently in her home.
Watch this video to learn more about McGee’s design inspiration.
The new Kohler collection includes six different product lines. The Edalyn kitchen faucet features a prominent spout, complemented by stacked details and clean lines. A variety of spray types, including semi-professional faucets, bar and kitchen faucets, bridge faucets and pot fillers, meet a variety of needs. Castia bathroom faucets (and accessories) are meticulously crafted to showcase the artistry of precision machine knurling, subtly paying homage to the raw beauty of pipe fittings. Features delicately engraved levers and stacked connection points. The versatile line includes sink faucets, bath fillers, shower valves and trims, shower heads, hand showers, and coordinating bathroom accessories.
The Marin bathroom vanity reflects a Shaker sensibility with distinctive square legs and clean lines, integrated reed detailing, delicate door frames, and classic mushroom knobs. The vanity includes a quartz top and a rectangular undermount sink and comes in both single and double bowl formats depending on size. The Seagrove vanity is imbued with midcentury aesthetics, including tapered legs with beveled edges, a gracefully curved transition, and a drop-he ring pull with an exposed flathead screw. The Embra light fixture features a sophisticated reed on a balanced glass bulb with exposed screw detail, creating a captivating juxtaposition of glamor and industrial chic. Kernen’s lighting pieces feature textured details made from elegant milk glass, incorporating vintage charm into the design.
“I’m a fan of Kohler’s commitment to quality and craftsmanship. I know it’s a fixture that will stand the test of time,” says McGee. “For my own collection, I delved deep into the Kohler archives to find some of the historical details and styles that make the fixtures timeless. From there, I created a mix that is true to Studio McGee. We updated it to be modern.”