ISSUE 15  |  Family Storage

Design Sleuth: The Black Toilet Seat

October 22, 2013 11:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

A little-considered issue that will arise during any bathroom update or remodel: the toilet seat. Going for glamor? Make it black.

Above: A bathroom in Osterlen, Sweden, via Hus & Hem.

Above: Comfort Seat Deluxe Molded Wood Toilet Seat with Chrome Hinges; $25.49 at Amazon.

Above: Kohler’s Kathryn Toilet Seat in wood with chrome hinges; $177.94 at

Above: Ikea’s Freden Toilet Seat is made of solid wood; $19.99 (available in store only).

This post is an update; the original ran on April 15, 2010.

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