The House of Rohl Makes Canadian Debut at IDS Vancouver

New portfolio of luxury kitchen and bath brands, Riobel®, Perrin & Rowe®, Shaws, ROHL®, and Victoria + Albert, bring richness of design, craftsmanship and heritage to Canada

MONTREAL – September 10, 2018 – The House of Rohl®, a portfolio of the kitchen and bath industry’s most recognized luxury decorative plumbing and hardware brands, made its official Canadian tradeshow debut at the Interior Design Show (IDS) Vancouver September 20-23, 2018. The House of Rohl presented an assortment of options from its diverse global brands including:

Riobel from Montreal, Perrin & Rowe and Shaws from England, Victoria + Albert from South Africa, and ROHL from the United States and Western Europe, a perfect complement to IDS Vancouver’s premier showcase of new products and furniture, designers and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond.

Over the past two years, the acquisitions of Riobel, Perrin & Rowe, Shaws, ROHL, and Victoria + Albert, by Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group, has established a luxury collection of faucets, fixtures, fittings, and accessories for the organization. Uniquely positioned to offer a full range of styles – from modern to traditional, the House of Rohl offers an assortment of specially crafted products – each with its own story of family heritage, place of origin, and specialized manufacturing philosophy.

“We have brought together five brands that represent the world’s finest decorative plumbing products, into one House of Rohl,” said Nicholas Fink, President, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group. “Each of these companies has built a reputation for excellence in their respective segments.  Together, they create a powerful synergy celebrating beauty, function, and craft. With our entry into the Canadian market, we look forward to further cultivating our relationships with architects and designers and their customers who look for quality and design inspiration every day.”

“At the House of Rohl, we believe distinctive stories are what make life exceptional. Discovering those stories around the globe is our purpose and our passion,” said Mark-Hans Richer, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer (CMIO) of the Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group. “Whether it’s in Edwardian faucet, mid-century design or hand-crafted artistry, you can find a story that speaks to you in the House of Rohl.”

Riobel launched two new product lines at IDS Vancouver, the new Ciclo collection and the Mythic kitchen faucet. Both styles reflect the modern sophistication for which the Riobel brand is best known.

 

Victoria + Albert Baths also launched a number of new collections, including a range of Italian-designed washstands and the contemporary Barcelona 3 freestanding tub; all crafted using Victoria + Albert’s signature ENGLISHCAST™ composite. 

A private grand opening party was hosted by the House of Rohl on Thursday, September 20th at the White Lounge, in Vancouver. The event showcased an official presentation of the House of Rohl brands, music, dancing and cocktails.

To learn more about the House of Rohl, visit www.houseofrohl.com.

About The House of Rohl
The House of Rohl® is a portfolio of very special decorative plumbing and hardware brands collected from around the world. Each has a unique story that connects family, place of origin and a specialized manufacturing philosophy. Each of the brands has a particular place in the collection:  Riobel® is “Brilliantly Modern”; Perrin & Rowe® is “Quality Defined”, Shaws™ is “Handcrafted for Life”, Victoria + Albert™ is “Naturally Inspiring Design” and ROHL® is “Authentic Luxury for the Kitchen and Bath”.  Together they bring a richness of design and heritage that offer a complete assortment of options for kitchen and bath. The House of Rohl and its portfolio of brands are a part of the Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.’s Global Plumbing Group (NYSE: FBHS).

About Fortune Brands
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), headquartered in Deerfield, Ill., creates products and services that fulfill the dreams of homeowners and help people feel more secure. The Company's four operating segments are Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors and Security. Its trusted brands include more than a dozen core brands under MasterBrand Cabinets®; Moen®, Riobel®, Perrin & Rowe®, Shaws™, ROHL®, and Victoria + Albert™ under the Global Plumbing Group (GPG); Therma-Tru entry door systems; and Master Lock® and SentrySafe® security products under The Master Lock Company®. Fortune Brands holds market leadership positions in all of its segments. Fortune Brands is part of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, please visit www.FBHS.com.

 

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Date: 
September, 2018