Kohler® Lighting Unveils New Shapes Covering Early 20th Century Design


KOHLER, Wisconsin., July 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Four New Collections of KOHLER Lighting adds dimension and depth to the current product offering with designs including chandeliers, sconces, ceiling brackets and pendant lights for residential and commercial applications. Explore the artistic depths of 20e century, the new collections – Hauksbee, Vorleigh, Parohn and Arendela – present an engaging mix to appeal to a wide range of tastes and lifestyles.

Lighting has long added effect and character to interiors through its artistic presence and transformative capabilities, bathing a room with ambiance, invitation and warmth. Stemming from its utilitarian roots, striking lighting rose to prominence in homes from the 1860s, where chandeliers, sconces and table tops handcrafted using fine metals, crystals and glass soufflé were performed by talented artists. Over the decades, as designers and artisans explored new ways to create memorable spaces, lighting has also evolved to reflect the tastes and sophistication of the era, taking its rightful place in the annals of design. inside.

These new collections of KOHLER The lighting pays homage to one of the most celebrated periods in the 20e design of the century, weaving in the romanticism and imaginative craftsmanship of the era while incorporating individual flair and creative touches for a fresh look and from the moment. Shapes are complemented by a distinctive range of finishes in a trendy palette – many developed to perfectly match the colors KOHLER and KALLISTA fixtures and faucets, some of which are specially selected for bathroom applications. Decorative elements using a mix of mediums can also be found in all four collections providing consumers and designers with a range of unique lighting choices at the standard rate typically available in today’s mainstream market.

The Hauksbee collection

The Hauksbee collection reinterprets the rustic lighting of turn-of-the-century farms and industrial factories. From its humble beginnings illuminating industrial spaces in the 1920s and 1930s, these utilitarian designs sparked a need-based creativity that inspired the imaginative forms that make up the Hauksbee collection.

Smooth glass and cool metal combined with mixed metal finish options and vintage details set the stage for this remarkable series. Decorative elements include a domed metal shade with a cage detail and ribbed glass shade that pay homage to turn-of-the-century holophane glass shades. The shades are surrounded by a metallic band in a choice of matching metallic finish or contrasting with complementary metal accessories to suspend and further enhance the collective beauty of the designs.

The largest of the four collections introduced, Hauksbee offers an amazing selection for the home. There are four sconces that feature the domed metal shade with a curved backing: a one-light sconce; a two-light wall lamp; a three-light wall lamp; and a four-light wall lamp. A second sconce design offered in one to three light versions is also offered with a ribbed glass shade.

The collection is completed with a three-light pendant, a three-light chandelier, a three-light linear chandelier and a three-light semi-flush mount, all with a curved glass shade. Hauksbee is available in a versatile mix of finishes ranging from singular bathroom choices with the ribbed glass shade in Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel, Brushed Nickel, Brushed Brass and Matte Black to metal shade combinations bulging in (listed in order of fixture, shade and trim): Brushed gold, white and brushed gold; Black, brushed gold and black; and Polished Chrome, White and Polished Chrome.

TThe Vorleigh collection

The Vorleigh collection is inspired by Streamline Moderne, which was made popular in the 1930s, and transformed the living spaces of rail cars and buses into toasters and telephones. The collection also reflects elements of a vintage French Art Deco table lamp from a private collection that incorporated the use of metals in the design and sports a swivel shade.

Vorleigh presents an elegant silhouette with domed metal shades and narrow, elegant brackets. In a nod to the original French Deco design, some of the lights feature swiveling and rotating shades to create the perfect ambiance or the ability to adjust the position of the shades for a totally different look.

The collection consists of a single sconce, a two-light sconce, a three-light sconce, a four-light chandelier, an eight-light chandelier and an eight-light linear chandelier. Vorleigh designs are available in Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel, Gunmetal, Polished Brass and Modern Brushed Brass.

The Parohn collection

With reference to the principles of Bauhaus design and the importance of symmetry and scale, the Parohn collection presents a series of distinguished luminaires. There is a high sense of style running through the entire collection that will translate beautifully into a range of interiors with rich finishes and decorative touches as timeless as the Parohn designs.

The collection consists of a one and two light sconce, a single pendant light, a two light ceiling light, and four and eight light chandeliers. Each is topped with a conical, hand-woven linen shade trimmed with metal. The fixtures feature hand-cast metal spheres artfully placed at deliberate contact points, drawing the eye to the simple beauty of the graceful, minimalist forms. The Parohn collection is available in Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel, Gunmetal, Polished Brass and Modern Brushed Brass.

The Arendela Collection

Arendela completes the new collections, a heady collection with a remarkable presence inspired by the works of 1960s designer Vistosi and exquisite glassware rendered through the art of briolette gem cutting. Arendela reflects this rarefied style of sophistication with multi-faceted, jewelry-like shades and cast metal pieces ranging from a surprisingly singular sconce to stunning multi-light designs for unique unforgettable backdrops.

The stunning beauty of faceted shades juxtaposed with rich metallic finishes gives Arendela a timelessness that will complement modern and traditional interiors. The faceted briolette glass shade is gently curved, its faceted and speckled surface expertly cut to capture and reflect light in a dazzling presentation.

The metal frames designed to cradle, surround and connect the lampshades are designed to achieve optimum dimensional quality and exact placement of each light and the corresponding glass lampshade. The collection consists of one-light sconce, two-light sconce, three-light sconce and four-light sconce, three-light semi-flushmount and three-light flushmount, six-light chandelier, chandelier with ten lights and an eight-light linear chandelier. Arendela is available in Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel, Brushed Nickel and Modern Brushed Brass.

All KOHLER Lighting designs are quality tested to ensure that each fixture will remain beautiful even after years of repeated exposure to humid environments. There is also a carefully crafted simplicity in each, easy installation and finishes to match diffusers for soft ambient light. The result is a compelling assortment of lighting to suit most lifestyles and budgets.

To support the needs of consumers and trade professionals, KOHLER Lighting has products in stock in the United States and ready to ship to North America. KOHLER Lighting can be purchased through KOHLER Signature Stores and KOHLER Experience centers, and select KOHLER distributors or online at www.us.kohler.com. To download images.

About KOHLER® Lighting

KOHLER Lighting is a division of Kohler Co. with a diverse series of chandeliers, pendants, ceiling lights and sconces. details that shine – from avant-garde industrial chic to understated classic shapes – offering whole-home solutions to complement traditional, transitional and contemporary interiors.


Founded in 1873 and based in Kohler, Wisconsin., Kohler Co. is one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in the United States. KOHLER is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, motors and power generation systems, cabinetry, tiles and home interiors, and an international host of award-winning hotels and world class golf destinations.

For more information regarding KOHLER Lighting, please visit www.us.kohler.com.


Robin L. richter

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