Kohler "Memoirs" Toilet

Category: Bathroom

This past weekend we went to pick up the new toilet for our master bathroom upstairs. Unlike the pedestal sink we had to special order, the two piece, elongated, standard height version was an in-stock item at the new Lowe's that opened near our house in December.

Aside from its visual appeal, the design also benefits from a larger square base that should add some stability and distribute the weight. They did have alternative (special order) options, too. We decided against the taller "comfort height" version that's basically the same height as a standard chair. We also passed on the one-piece version. We considered that one because it reduces the risk of leaking that might take place between the tank and the bowl, but the price difference was pretty significant.

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Please post the name and color of the tile used in the subway pattern behind the toilet. It looks fabulous! Thank you.

Hi Tracie--

Because this is an ad for Kohler (our toilet will be installed later this Spring), this isn't our tile.

Looking at it, though, I would guess it to be either American Olean's Greenwich Village pattern in Olive or Daltile's Rittenhouse Square pattern (in a slightly darker, more olive version of Innocent Blush?). Then again, it could be period tile that isn't made anymore, with a new Kohler picture posed in front :)

This article from Old House Journal lists many more tile suppliers with a wide range of colors in the distinctive 3 x 5 or 3 x 6 "subway tile" pattern.

Because our house was built in 1914 (pre-Art Deco), it was the age of the white "hygenic" bath...white with touches of color. So keep watching our home page for the colors and patterns we used on the first floor. Second floor bath, kitchen and fireplace will also use tile!

All the best, jmo

i have a design idea that i would like to talk with a designer about. could you place this email adress to someone on your staff.
thank you for your time


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