Feature Article /
Jan 15, 2018

The 6 Most Innovative Kitchen and Bath Products from Construction Week 2018

Liebherr Monolith Refrigerator

Liebherr debuted a new refrigerator line at KBIS 2018. Scroll down for more details.

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and the International Builders' Show are coming off a successful 2018 campaign that saw 85,000 attendees and lots of innovative products.

If you weren’t there, you'll need to know that technology played a huge role in the kitchen and bath product categories, followed by clever designs in faucets, and advancements in toilet technology.

Here are six products that caught our eye:

 

Kallista Grid faucet

1. Kallista

Receiving Best of Show at KBIS, the Grid collection by Kallista includes a 3D-printed bath sink faucet, a wall-hung console, lighting and accessories.

 

Elkay Apron front sink for farmhouses

2. Elkay

Elkay’s new stainless steel farmhouse sink offers an interchangeable apron front that gives owners the flexibility to change the color and material of the front. Various colors are available. 

 

Miele oven and range

3. Miele

High-end appliance maker Miele introduced new entry level cooking appliances that gives more designers and consumers access to the brand. The collection includes ovens, cooktops, and ranges. 

Kohler Artist Collection Sink

3. Kohler

Expanding on its Artist Edition sinks, Kohler’s new stone sinks include this Kensho Trouogh unit that was inspired by nature and minimalist designs of the East. It features a pattern etched into the stone’s surface. Both come in charcoal Grey Foussana as well as snowy white Biancone limestone. 

 

American Standard Spectra+ Touch Showerhead

4. American Standard

American Standard’s Spectra+ collection of showerheads incudes this eTouch version that includes a remote control to mount on any shower surface as well as a feature that allows bathers one-touch operation for changing spray patterns. 

 

Liebherr Monolith refrigerator

5. Liebherr

Liebherr Appliances’s new Monolith collection of refrigerators measures 84 inches from top to bottom and features superior energy efficiency and new food-saving advancements, the company says. Countertop-depth means it integrates into the kitchen and a Smart Device Box lets customers connect to their network and control certain settings from their smartphones, tablets or Alexa-enabled devices.

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