We were traveling East for the latest Grand Opening of our KOHLER Experience Centers (KEC). Latest stop: South Delhi.On 30 June the KEC in New Delhi opened its doors after New York City and London. India is expected to become one of our top markets, as mentioned by David Kohler, President and CEO, who also attended the opening.Besides manufacturing products in our plant at Jhagadia, Gujarat, and being present in 125 towns around the country, we are keen to share the hottest and latest products and services with the Indian market in a unique way.On 10,000 square foot, the unrivaled showroom designed by Studio Lotus Delhi gives trade professionals and customers access to a comprehensive product portfolio combined with interactive experiences.We focus on social interactions with our customers and market partners where they can virtually or in real interrelate with the products and services on a whole new level.With four zones: Café, Warehouse, Lab, and Inspiration Zone, full immersion, inspiration and learning more about the brand, the company and our people is guaranteed.The Inspiration Zone presents the visitor with bathroom suites designed and created by the most prestigious architectural firms in India and showcases brand new concepts in sanitary ware designs.
Whether you are looking for:
A calming modern escape “AZURE, Splendors of the Seaside Horizon” by Fabinteriors and interior designer Sarabjit Singh creating a white sand concept and seaside horizon.Japanese minimalism interpreted by CCBA Designs and architect Ramprasad Akkisetti, founder managing director and a recent speaker at our Pune Pecha Kucha.Intriguing designs such as “Sole Soul Flight” by Fulcrum Studio and designer Husna Rahman creating a spiritual, private space for charging the batteries and contemplating freedoms.Pure relaxation by Sanjay Puri of Sanjay Puri architects.Or a bit more tension balancing Old World and New Age “Art Nouveau” by Interspace, Inc. and designer Vikram Phadke. The timeless black and white style and masterpiece.“Sublime Luxury” by architects Krupa Zubin and Zubin Zainuddin of ZZ Architects for simplicity and refined elegance.Or finally a discourse between texture and finishes “Modern/Memory” by Khosla & Associates contemporary expression.It is all there for you to get inspired and to grasp the latest technologies, trends, and perceptions.
As in our other KECs, the art aspect of the inspiration cannot be missing.Visionary designers Sahil and Sarthak created the art installation “Kalpataru – The Wishing Tree” signifying customs associated with the Hindu Festival of Lights. The sculpture was unveiled during the opening in the lobby of the KEC.
And we didn’t stop to design there. Even the uniforms of our staff are uniquely designed. The fashion designers Shiva Bhatia and Narresh Kukreja outdid themselves on the dresses.The KOHLER Experience Center’s main purpose is to give the customers a chance to marvel, interact and take home a bucket or bathtub full of choices, ideas and thoughts for their next designs.