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9. SIGNATURE KITCHEN SUITE has debuted

its versatile range with a built-in sous vide
function for precision cooking located on
the cooktop. Two Ultra-Low burners can
simmer down to maintain temperatures as
low as 100 degrees to prepare delicate
sauces and sugary confections, and True
Combi-Steam, which is included in the
48-in. Dual-Fuel Range, combines steam
and convection cooking. The convection
system cooks food quickly and evenly,
while steam helps preserve texture, appearance and taste.

10. TOTO has introduced the next generation of its NEOREST Collection, which was
inspired by pebbles shaped by water over
time to create soft curves and smooth surfaces. Included in the collection is the Flotation
Tub with Zero Dimension Technology, the
world's first zero-gravity bathtub in which
bathers experience total weightlessness and
deep muscle relaxation. The high-efficiency
NEOREST NX Intelligent Toilet was inspired
by the beauty of an earthen vase hand
thrown by a craftsman and features an
integrated personal cleansing system with
warm, aerated water to cleanse; a warm air
dryer and heated seat; auto open/close and
auto flush; an in-bowl catalytic deodorizer;
and energy- and water-saving features.

11. LAPITEC displayed its two new colors of

full-body sintered stone - Bianco Assoluto
and Nero Assoluto - to the North American
market. The company presented a series
of projects that highlight the technical and
technological potential of sintered stone,
including its use as a kitchen top with an
integrated induction hob (shown). The induction system is controlled by a touch pad
integrated into the surface; if the pad is not
present, the unit does not turn on. The silicon
pad insulates the temperature between the
surface material and the pot and can even
be washed in the dishwasher.

12. ELKAY's Quartz Luxe Single- and

Double-Bowl Sink in Jubilee Blue (shown)
and Silvermist Silver feature superior
strength, non-porous material for easy
cleaning and smudge and stain resistance.
The sinks are heat proof up to 535 degrees
to protect the surface from hot cookware,
and the thick material absorbs noise. The
high-capacity bowls offer ample room
for stacking dishes, filling stockpots and
handling large baking sheets and roasters,
and the Perfect Drain guides waste. The
sinks are available for $688-$810 and will
be available in Q2 2018.

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13. The Beale MeasureFill Pull-Down Kitchen

Faucet from AMERICAN STANDARD delivers an
adjustable set volume of water on demand.
This contemporary, high-arch faucet uses
MeasureFill technology, which achieves the
precise measurement faster than using a
conventional measuring cup. A blue LED light
illuminates the dial window and the volume
marks when the measuring function is in use,
and the selection dial features a coin-edge
detail, which helps improve grip and ensures
an accurate setting of the desired water
amount. The faucet also offers easy-touch
on/off functionality, an automatic shut-off
after five minutes for safety, a temperature
memory setting and a choice of two spray
patterns - stream and spray.

14. The Dex Series of kitchen sinks from

KRAUS features DrainAssure technology

to create a waterway with a seamless look
engineered to direct water into the drain.
The series offers three ways to customize
your client's sink: the VersiDrain, FlipCap,
and DrainAssure drain covers. The sinks
feature T304Plus, an antibacterial stainless
steel blend engineered to prevent discoloration and kill odor-causing bacteria, and
are available in four models in single and
double bowls.

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15. KOHLER CO. has introduced KOHLER
Konnect, a platform that allows consumers
to personalize their experience with the
company's products through app presets
and automate everyday tasks in the kitchen
and bath through voice control. Shown
is the Verdera Voice-Lighted Mirror with
Amazon Alexa, with which users can
adjust the lighting and pair other Kohler
products to the mirror. Verdera features a
dual-microphone solution; speakers housed
in hermetically sealed casings to maximize
stereo sound quality; a motion-activated
wayfinding nightlight; and efficient LED
lights for makeup application, grooming
and skin care. 

16. Taking its inspiration from THOMPSON

TRADERS' classic Nirvana Sink, a sleeker
version debuted during KBIS. The handhammered copper sink, which features
a half inch of solid copper, weighs 45
pounds. It is made using traditional manufacturing techniques; as the copper form
(chunk) is held in place, craftsmen walk in a
circle hand-hammering the material into its
finished design.

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Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Trends
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Skill Set
Better Business
Tech Savvy
KBIS 2018
Small Spaces
Color Find
Balanced Budget
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