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

Designers and manufacturers from all across the nation gathered this week in Las Vegas, Nevada for the largest Kitchen and Bath industry trade show in the world– Kitchen and Bath Industry Show . This is our insiders guide for you to see all the latest. Check out some of the social media highlights we spotted on Instagram from the show.

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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)  

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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  

Sexy, moody modern with handcrafted details in Luxury-Design in the Bathroom: Cast bronze undermount sink that will patina over time. : via Kohler

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COLOR IS YOUR FRIEND

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Pops of color in the Kitchen

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. 

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Grohe: color splash with a balance of quality, technology, and design.

Red is the new accent with blue, pink and yellow following close behind in popularity.  PHOTO COURTESY OF BLUESTAR

Red is the new accent with blue, pink and yellow following close behind in popularity.

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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. 

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Not only gorgeous but also functional. Perrin & Rowe Faucet with matching drain and disposal lid.

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 | 

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Remodel Bath Ideas: More great discoveries at Kitchen and Bath Show, Las Vegas. The beauty of Brass for the Bath: Kohler in the shower.

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. . . .

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Matte Black in the kitchen too…… KITCHEN AID delights us with their matte black series.

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

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Be bold with black stainless : Big Chill

THE GALLEY DRESSER: The KBIS 2017 Best of Kitchen:  Silver Winner

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THE ULTIMATE WORKSTATION FOR THE KITCHEN:

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 MUCH 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 

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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. 

 see also: 5 Tips for Updating Your Kitchen which I think you may appreciate if you are planning a renovation or just need an upgrade. You can check it out here

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BEST OF KBIS 10 KITCHEN AND BATH INTRODUCTIONS YOU WILL LOVE