Best of KBIS 10 Kitchen and Bath Introductions You Will Love.

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KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) is the largest conference and networking event for anyone in the Kitchen and Bath Industry. People attend this show to see the latest highlights in design trends and access to new products and leading brands.

Every year a selected group of Interior Designers known as #DESIGNHOUNDS tour the show to highlight and share the best highlights from the show floor. With their walking shoes on and their cameras in hand, they share with us some of the best new introductions or rediscovered classics to consider for your next Kitchen or Bath renovation.  Here is what they found. 

Sinks are getting wider and with many new features

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This was evident throughout the show, Sinks are getting bigger and more elaborate with integrated and sliding wood cutting boards, inset ice boxes, 3D printed strainers, storage cubbies and more. (shown Elkay)  

 | Carla Aston  |

the largest galley sink, kbis, best of kbis, kitchen trends

This is the largest Gallery and is very popular with those looking for maximum size and function in their kitchen. 

New life in old world materials 

Luxury-Design in the Bathroom: Cast bronze under-mounted sink that will patina over time. 

Color is your friend 


Killer kitchen faucets by @grohe_us in a magical myriad of colors. I, of course, covet the "Clementine" as I would name it. My color name suggestions from back to front would be Peony, Thistle, BlueBonnet, Viburnum, Goldenrod, Clementine, Anemone, Gardenia and Squid Ink. #mygroheessence #blogtourkbis #blogtourkbis #kbis2017 #grohe #designhounds by @theenglishroom

Color in the Kitchen.   This was the most popular product on Instagram during the show. 

Classic finishes and materials
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Chrome and satin still reign supreme if you want to keep it classic however shiny brass is back in a big way. The beauty of this metal is that it will patina over time. 

New Bath Introductions

Who wouldn't love this free standing tub and tub filler that is so architecturally balanced, streamlined and diverse that it could sit in any space "style" beautifully? I don't think anyone could resist! 

| 4 Point Design | 

Matte Black

Coastal Shower Doors launches something new and modern with @bobbyberk. 

Trend No. 2 @kbis_2017 is matte black everything -- fridges, faucets, cabinets and here, door hardware by @emtek_assaabloy. Loved the interactive display. . . .

Matte black everything -- fridges, faucets, cabinets and here, door hardware by @emtek_assaabloy


Appliances in Black Stainless where a notable introduction this year, with Kitchen Aid showing their full line in this new finish. 

The Galley Dresser 
The KBIS 2017 Best of Kitchen:  Silver Winner  The Galley, award winning kitchen galley workstation

The Galley, the award-winning manufacturer of the original kitchen workstation, is unveiling a major addition to its product line this year, the Galley Dresser. Made in the USA, this beautifully engineered workstation provides maximum function in a smaller footprint and is perfect for the hub of any home. It is also available for outdoor kitchens! 

Ceilings are gaining some needed attention

The drama that a little trim, paint, and eclectic style can create from the folks at @officialmetrie This is something that I wish we'd do more often, as it makes such a big impact in a little room. by 

With the resurgence of Hollywood Glamour and an added sense of drama to spaces, we will see more attention to Ceilings with coordinated interior moldings and darker colors (including grey applications. At EUROCINA ( The world's premier design show showcasing the latest in high-end European kitchens and technology for professionals ) dark colors and integrated woods and stone are the dominant choices for the updated kitchen environment. 

If you are interested, my friends over at DESIGNrulz just published a comprehensive article on How To Save Money On A Kitchen Renovation which I think you may appreciate if you are planning a renovation or new build.


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To catch up on our recent activities, here are a few links:

Kitchen Refresh: 5 Ways To Update Your Kitchen

Kitchen Trends Spotted at KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) in Las Vegas

We visited ICFF and have the top 10 Products for you to see.

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