ISSUE 5  |  Out of South Africa

10 Easy Pieces: Modern Toilet Paper Holders

February 02, 2011 11:15 AM

BY Janet Hall

A couple of weeks ago, we rounded up our favorite traditionally styled toilet roll holders (see 10 Easy Pieces: Traditional Toilet Paper Holders). This week we turn our attention to modern toilet roll holders that will stand the test of time when it comes to style and functionality.

Above: The classic Arne Jacobsen-designed Vola Toilet Roll Holder (T12-16) is available in polished chrome, brushed chrome, and stainless finishes; $146.25 at eFaucets.

Above: The minimalist Sugatsune DSB-03 Stainless Steel Toilet Paper Holder is $24 at Alema Hardware.

Above: The Vipp 3 Toilet Roll Holder from Denmark is made of stainless steel a black rubber-coated holder; $210 at All Modern.

Above: Rohl Lombardia Collection Toilet Roll Holder; $56 in polished chrome (other finishes available) at eFaucets.

Above: UK-based Samuel Heath Xenon Toilet Roll Holder (N5037); $75.36 in polished chrome (nickel and matte black finishes also available) at Home Decor Hardware.

Above: From Italian company Boffi, Giulio Gianturco’s stainless steel and wood Miminal Toilet Roll Holder is $241 and is available from Dzine in San Francisco; call (415) 674-9430 to order.

Above: From Portland, OR-based Linnea, the stainless steel Zurich Toilet Tissue Holder is $87 at the Hardware Hut.

Above: Rohl Architectural Toilet Paper Holder; $207.75 in polished chrome (also comes in two nickel finishes) at eFaucets.

Above: Kohler's Stillness Toilet Paper Holder is $67.49 in polished chrome (also available in brushed nickel) at eFaucets.

Above: The stainless steel Agape 369 Toilet Roll Holder, designed by Italian architect Benedini Associati, is available as a single or a double roll holder and is $376 through Dzine; call (415) 674-9430 to order.


Above: An ultra-budget option: the stainless-steel Grundtal Toilet Roll Holder is $4.99 at Ikea.