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KOHLER, Wis., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the House of
Innoventions exhibit located in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) at the Walt Disney
World(R) Resort will discover ground-breaking products from Kohler and Ann
Sacks that create not only an amazing bathroom environment, but incorporate
great design and technology as a means to improve the level of gracious
living in the home.
"Kohler is delighted to have the opportunity to share our most recent
technological advances in the bathroom in a venue as dynamic and
interactive as the House of Innoventions," said David Kohler, executive
vice president -- Kohler Co. "Visitors to this exhibit will be able to
experience how technology has been seamlessly integrated into ordinary
bathroom products such as the shower and toilet without compromising
excellent design." The display of Kohler and Ann Sacks products will be on
exhibit in the INNOVENTIONS East pavilion which is one of two buildings
that house the over 100,000 square foot interactive playground at Epcot(R).
Visitors from around the globe are able to discover how new breakthroughs
in science and technology simplify and enhance their lives today and in the
Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath design and technology,
has outfitted the "bathroom of the future" with its KOHLER DTV custom
shower system -- a thermostatic valve and intuitive digital interface that
provides several customized shower experiences utilizing multiple
showerheads, hand showers and bodysprays -- all controlled with a slight
turn of a wheel and a touch of a button similar to the functionality of a
MP3 player. Showcasing the versatility of the KOHLER DTV are six 22-nozzle
WaterTile bodysprays and two WaterTile Rain overhead showerhead panels
which incorporate four individual WaterTile sprays into the design.
"Kohler's innovative and interesting line of bath products allow anyone
to incorporate a spa atmosphere into their own bathroom," said Katie Roser,
senior set decorator -- Walt Disney Imagineering. "Our goal with this
project is to inspire our guests to try this in their homes."
The iconic KOHLER Hatbox toilet is also found in the bathroom and
offers a sleek, "tankless" design and powerful and reliable flushing
performance. Additional KOHLER plumbing fixtures and faucets round out this
beautifully appointed bathroom.
Ann Sacks, a leader in inspiring designs in tile, stone, plumbing,
lighting and accessories, provides an exquisite finishing touch to the
House of Innoventions bathroom with Cappadocia porcelain floor tile and
Erin Adams Triple Basketweave glass mosaic tile for the walls. Cappadocia
takes its inspiration from the warm, natural limestone of the Anatolian
region near ancient Constantinople and the fabled city of Troy. Erin Adams
Triple Basketweave creates a warm artistic aesthetic that employs a wealth
of luminescent colors to take glass mosaics to new heights.
About INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R)
Located in the heart of Epcot(R), INNOVENTIONS is a unique attraction
filled with hands-on, interactive exhibits. Visitors from around the globe
discover how science and technology can simplify and enhance their lives
today and tomorrow. This 100,000 square foot interactive playground
provides guest with the opportunity to explore and discover innovative
products and technologies from some of the world's finest companies and
associations. From breakthroughs in farming and robotics to the latest in
fire safety and plastics, INNOVENTIONS amazes guests as they experience how
technological breakthroughs will change the way we live. For more
information about INNOVENTIONS, contact: Stacia Wake, 407-560-1816 or
About Kohler Co.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of
America's oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global
leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power
generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and international
host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.
For more information about any of the company's products, consumers may
access the Kohler Co. Web site at KOHLER.com/innoventions or call toll-free
About Ann Sacks
Founded in 1981, Ann Sacks has built its reputation with inspiring
designs in tile, stone, plumbing, lighting and accessories. Based in
Portland, Ore., the company is a division of the Kohler Co. Interiors
Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kohler Co., that includes Baker Knapp &
Tubbs, Inc., Baker furniture, Baker Knapp & Tubbs Showrooms and Baker
Stores, Kallista plumbing and McGuire Furniture Company.
For additional information regarding ANN SACKS products, consumers may
call toll-free 1-800-278-TILE or visit the ANN SACKS website at
SOURCE Kohler Co.