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PRESS RELEASE

October 2012

KALLISTA BUILDS ON ITS POPULAR FOUNDATIONS COLLECTION

New Raindome and Body Sprays offer well-coordinated options for the shower

KOHLER, Wis.(October 24, 2012) – Kallista, a leading provider of decorative plumbing products, has expanded its timeless Foundations fixtures with a series of new showering alternatives. Following the introduction of the 12” Traditional Raindome earlier this year, Kallista now brings to the collection a matching 8” design, a Contemporary Raindome in 8” and 12” sizes, and an 11” Soft Modern Raindome. To leave no stone unturned, Kallista also added Traditional and Modern Square Body Sprays to its Foundations showering category.

These latest designs expand upon the collection strategy to create a versatile line of products that can be incorporated within its expansive Kallista offering for a whole bathroom solution. The Traditional models have subtle design motifs that give the pieces an almost nostalgic look and feel, and the Modern styles are clean-lined and gracefully spare in appearance.

The new Foundations Raindomes use a patented air-induction system that plumps up each drop to provide a lush 2.5 gpm spray, cascading over the user for the ultimate showering experience. The optimized sprayfaces have an enhanced nozzle configuration to give even, immersing coverage, and the proprietary air intake system is exceedingly quiet and unobtrusively designed into the body of the Raindome.

The Kallista Raindomes have a wall-mount option, as well as ceiling-mount arms of varying length – 3”, 6”, and 12” – to accommodate the user’s preference and design needs. They also offer an advanced nozzle configuration that resists mineral build-up and is easy to clean, and the all-brass construction assures the long life of the product. Multiple finish options allow the user to further tailor the look to coordinate with the setting.

The new Foundations Traditional and Modern Body Sprays have adjustable, pivoting sprayfaces that lie virtually flush to the wall and can be placed anywhere within the shower to provide a soothing, targeted hydromassage for a luxurious customized showering environment. The 2.5 gpm flow rate offers a full, all-encompassing flow and the new nozzle is designed to resist mineral build-up and is easy to clean.

Both styles have been designed to provide a handsome complement to other similarly styled Kallista bathroom fixtures. The Traditional model has an understated elegance and detailed profile to reflect and meld seamlessly with other time-honored designs. It is available in six finishes: Polished Chrome, Nickel Silver, Brushed Nickel, Antique Bronze, Antique Silver and Weathered Bronze. The Modern version has a simplicity and softness that integrates beautifully into more contemporary settings. It is also available in six finishes: Polished Chrome, Nickel Silver, Brushed Nickel, Bronze, Gunmetal and Black Nickel.

Designed to harmonize effectively with any Kallista collection, the Foundations concept began in 2008 with the “Perfect Bathtub” and has grown to now encompass 50 products. These Foundations pieces integrate beautifully in virtually any setting, defining and refining the chosen aesthetic and bringing luxury and high design to the bathroom.

Kallista is known for its designs of decorative plumbing products, offering faucets and fixtures thoughtfully created for tasteful, whole-bath solutions. Kallista is available in fine showrooms in major cities throughout the world. Kallista is part of the Kohler Interiors Group family of brands, Decorative Products sector, which includes Ann Sacks Tile and Stone, Inc., and Robern mirrored cabinetry and vanities. Under its furniture sector is Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Inc., Baker Knapp & Tubbs Showrooms and Baker Stores, McGuire Furniture Company, and Mark David hospitality designs.

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 manufacturer 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 additional information regarding the Foundations collection and other KALLISTA products, consumers can visit www.kallista.com or call 888-4-KALLISTA.

Small Traditional Raindome

Large Traditional Raindome

Small Contemporary Raindome

Large Contemporary Raindome

Soft Modern Raindome

Traditional Square Body Spray

Modern Square Body Spray

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