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ALL ABROAD

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(16) Effegibi's Topkapi hamman

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(17) Dimasi's steam bath

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(18) The Ritz vanity by Milldue
(19) The Multicolor vanity from

The Topkapi hamman from Effegibi (16) offers four different marble claddings from which to choose, a steam generator enclosed in a column and
a touch panel that allows the user to control the steam, temperature and
color-therapy functions. Dimasi's (17) steam bath is made from DuPont Corian and tempered glass and can also be used as a shower. Optional features include a heated cabinet, a niche, heated walls and a heated bench.
* Floating and Decorative Vanities. Similar to the cabinetry in the
kitchen exhibit, the vanities in the bathroom exhibit were extremely eyecatching. A variety of materials was on trend, including wood, laminates,
lacquers and metal. Floating vanities attached to the wall or those on
legs and not flush with the floor were prevalent, as well.
The Ritz vanity from Milldue (18) appears to be floating and is made
with lacquer and glass with a marble top and features ceramic sinks in a
platinum finish. Bianchini & Cappoli's (19) Multicolor vanity sits on delicate legs that make it seem like a piece of furniture and is available in a
variety of configurations.
* Lights in Showerheads. As LED lighting is being used more and
more for a variety of unexpected uses in the kitchen and bath, including
under glass countertops and under toilet seats, it is also being used to
dress up showerheads and to provide some entertainment for the user.

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Bianchini & Cappoli

(20) Cristina's Dynamo showerhead
(21) Cloud from Fima|Carlo Frattini

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Rubinetterie

Cristina's (20) Dynamo self-powered showerhead creates power
for the LED lighting via the flow of water through a turbine inside. It
can be added to existing systems without having to connect to any
electric element. Cloud is a new showerhead from Fima|Carlo Frattini
Rubinetterie (21). Designed by Meneghello Paolelli Associates, it offers
a play of LED lighting for total relaxation via a white plate that acts as
a reflector.
Both shows were fun, inspiring and exciting events. Hundreds of innovative products and vignettes were on display to support the concept
of the kitchen and bath as comfortable living spaces - the master bath
more so for the homeowner and the kitchen for everyone. On an international level, functionality and aesthetics are equally important when it
comes to both spaces. n
- By Chelsie Butler with co-author Clare Marie Kronemeyer

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KBB - May/June 2014
Table of Contents
Online Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
People & Places
All Abroad
Tech Savvy
Special Report
Trends
Products
Design
Open “More” Plan
Cover Story
Full House
Solutions
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KBB - May/June 2014 - Table of Contents
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KBB - May/June 2014 - Editor’s Note
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KBB - May/June 2014 - Show Director’s Note
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KBB - May/June 2014 - People & Places
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KBB - May/June 2014 - All Abroad
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