ISSUE 5  |  Midcentury Revival

12 Favorites: Vola Faucet Color Splash, Kitchen and Bath Edition

February 01, 2016 11:45 AM

BY Julie Carlson

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Every architect I know is obsessed with Arne Jacobsen’s Vola faucet (including most members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory). Lately we’re spotting this icon of plumbing in shades ranging from yellow to cobalt blue to spring green—and we’re onboard.

Above: In Australia, Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory member Edwards Moore spec’ed a marigold yellow Vola faucet in an otherwise monochromatic bath.


Above: Another Kast Concrete Basin with an orange Vola faucet.


Above: Who is the genius who paired a blue Vola faucet with a teak countertop and black cabinetry? See Design Sleuth: Electric Blue Faucet.


Above: A bright orange Vola in the kitchen in a Gothenburg apartment from Stadshem.


Above: Two bright yellow Vola faucets paired with a pale double bathroom sink in concrete from Kast Concrete Basins.


Above: In a modern surf shack in Southern California, LA architect Barbara Bestor adds a jolt of pink to a bathroom. Photograph by Ye Rin Mok for Dwell.


Above: A custom concrete countertop fabricated by Lowinfo for a London architect is animated by a lime green Vola faucet.


Above: More concrete and orange from Tangerine Dream: 10 Rooms with Unexpected Color.

Above: In Brooklyn, Oliver Freundlich added a dash of color to a black and white powder room; see more at Architecture as Alchemy: A Cobble Hill Transformation.


Above: A kitchen by VMX Architects in the Netherlands (note the color complementary orange KitchenAid mixer).

Above: So bad it’s good: avocado green sinks with orange Vola faucets, via Swedish company Bygg Fabriken.


Above: A mix of colors in the Munich bath of Niels Jager, via Freunde von Freunden.

Shop our favorite Faucets & Fixtures and see them in room settings in our Photo Gallery. Outdoor utility sinks are the ultimate gardener’s luxury; have a look at 10 of them on Gardenista.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on April 16, 2014 in our Shades of Pastel issue.