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Download Our Winter '14 Catalog

Oborain Catalog, Fall 2014

Trade Resources

Check out our updated resource page for architects, designers, engineers, dealers and showrooms.

Interview on Architizer

Oborain cofounders Jim Lobley & Kirsten Oxboel

Catch a bit of Oborain's history and vision in David Sokol's interview with cofounders Jim Lobley and Kirsten Oxboel for Architizer.

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Outdoor Showers 101

Thinking of installing an outdoor shower? Janet Hall offers a great primer on the subject in her post for Gardenista, an off-shoot of Remodelista.  Check it out here:

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Quote of the Week: Zita Cobb

Zita Cobb

"Human joy comes from the delightful little specific details in our everyday lives, not from the generic. Yet, we're very busily creating little factories of flattening, and Fogo Island hasn't been flattened. It's very specific. And of course I love that place."

        Founder of the Shorefast Foundation;                    Originator of the Fogo Island Inn


Oborain is a design shop in Western Mass specializing in handcrafted prefab outdoor showers.  From a variety of exceptional, exterior-grade materials we craft showers that are aesthetically beautiful, elegantly functional, and highly durable.  Simple to assemble and plumb, the showers integrate a fixture and enclosure as one design package.  Showers are also available as an enclosure only.  As a custom shop, we can modify any shower for accessibility, or build to any specification.  Experience the joy of showering outdoors!

Oborain. The art of the outdoor shower.


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A Fjord Solo in Fairfield, CT

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Selected and Recent Press

The New York Times

Elle Decor

Dwell Bath & Spa


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Architectural Digest selects the Plover as one of "15 Gadgets and 
Accessories to Keep You Cool This Summer

 Architizer includes the Plover, along with designs by Mondo Collection, Royal  Botania and others, in its "23 Summer Pool Party Hacks, From Hardware to Hammocks."

Architect logo The Plover shares company with contemporary bath furnishings from Gessi, Cielo, Wetstyle and Dornbracht in Architect Magazine's "6 Home Bath Products for Clean Design.

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PO Box 914
Greenfield, MA 01302


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