Kohler’s Kast business tailors terrazzo accents for concrete basin series 

Sources: Kohler Co., Wisconsin; CP staff

Nearly a year out from acquiring Kast Concrete Basins, Kohler Co. shows all the signs of letting the United Kingdom studio’s artisans continue pushing the envelope in exemplary precast mix design, fabrication and finishing. Kohler arrived at the 2024 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show with Holm, a new Kast collection with terrazzo inserts. Holm is billed as “a testament to the fusion of materials and creative vision” and integrating “speckled visuals with the refined tactility of concrete.” The terrazzo insert serves a dual purpose by enhancing aesthetic appeal while discreetly concealing basin waste, and can be effortlessly removed for cleaning. Holm joins what Kohler officials note is Kast’s “exceptional portfolio of contemporary concrete washbasins, each a testament to the brand’s commitment to design excellence and manufacturing innovation.”

Kohler Co. unveiled Kast Concrete Basins’ Holm collection late last month at the Las Vegas Convention Center, host Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and International Builders’ Show venue. 

Kohler makes no secret of the underlying Kast material and novelty of a precast production facility on the edge of England’s Sherwood Forest, noting: Every product is meticulously handcrafted using traditional aggregate-based concrete, sourced from local Derbyshire limestone suppliers. The premium materials behind Holm and sister collections are thoughtfully mixed with specially sourced sands and high-quality pigments, resulting in the Kast palette of 28 distinct colors. “This innovative blend, refined through persistent experimentation and attention to detail, ensures both strength and velvety finishes, allowing Kast to redefine the possibilities of concrete design,” the manufacturer affirms. 

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