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10 Easy Pieces: Indie Toilet-Paper Holders

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10 Easy Pieces: Indie Toilet-Paper Holders

Alexa Hotz January 20, 2017

Toilet-paper holders are not the most glamorous fixture in the bathroom, but they are undeniably essential. In 2011 we dove into two subcategories: Modern Toilet-Paper Holders and Traditional Toilet-Paper Holders. Since then many more have arrived on the scene; here are 10 designs we’re admiring.

Ferm Living Toilet Paper Holder

Above: The triangular Brass Toilet-Paper Holder by Copenhagen-based Ferm Living is $44 via Clever Spaces, Ferm Living’s retailer for the US and Canada. (For non-US readers, it is also available via Ferm Living’s international site.)Koizumi Studio Porcelain Toilet Roll HolderAbove: Koizumi Studio’s White Porcelain Toilet-Paper Holder includes a beech rod; ¥4,644 ($40.32). Contact Koizumi Studio in Japan for availability and shipping information. The same design is rendered entirely in wood as well.Onefortythree Toilet-Paper HolderAbove: Made of bent steel with a durable powder-coat finish and a solid brass knob, the Onefortythree Tissue-Roll Holder is $30.

Ace Hotel Toilet-Paper Holder Commune

Above: At the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, Commune Design created this genius leather toilet-paper holder (we’re planning to DIY this one).Etsy Steel Toilet-Paper Holder StudioAndolinaAbove: Made in Seattle from polished stainless steel, the Studio Andolina Toilet-Paper Holder is $76 via Etsy.Peter Oyler Roll With It HolderAbove: Designed by Pete Oyler, the Roll With It toilet-paper holder comes in combinations of brass, stainless steel, aluminum, and walnut; contact at Assembly Design for purchasing information.
Koizumi Studio AW Toilet-Paper Holder

Above: Japanese design studio Koizumi makes the A + W Toilet-Paper Holder of aluminum and wood from the Japanese Parozu, maple, and Tagaya trees; ¥4,300 ($37.34) at T-Kiki, in Japan.

Labor and Wait Toilet-Roll Holder

Above: Labour & Wait’s Toilet-Paper Holder is made in England of solid oak; £22 ($27.10).

Black Cord Toilet-Roll Holder

Above: London-based Yang Ripol Studio was inspired by sailing gear in their design for the Diabolo Holder for Vandiss. It’s available in black or orange rope with a chrome hub at Yang Ripol.

Vintin Forged Toilet-Paper Holder Etsy

Above: The Hand-Forged Iron Modern Industrial Toilet-Paper Holder is available as part of a set (towel bar included); from $107.45 from Vin Tin, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, via Etsy.

Prefer to get creative? See our posts Bathroom: Low-Tech Toilet-Roll Holders and Back to Brass: Glamorous Bath Fixtures from Japan.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on October 8, 2014.

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