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All Abroad 1 2 3 European Style: A Forecast for the Kitchen and Bath An in-depth look at the trends and p r o d u c t s a t M i l a n 's S a l o n e d e l M o b i l e T HIS YEAR SAW THE RETURN OF MILAN DESIGN WEEK AND SALONE DEL MOBILE - the annual international contemporary furniture fair - and KBB traveled to Milan's fairgrounds in April for new ideas and an eye out for trends.The fair, which includes the biennial kitchen show, EuroCucina, and international bath show, Salone Internazionale del Bagno, brought 372,151 visitors from more than 160 countries to a massive fairground brimming with energy and innovation. With more than 24 huge halls to peruse, we focused on the kitchen, bath and technology in the kitchen areas. While contemporary design and a focus on functionality are always a theme 4 across the two halls, new and creative shapes were another overall trend. Laufen (1) partnered with designer Toan Nguyen for Ino, a unique washbasin that appears carved out of the countertop. Caleido (2) also introduced a vertical radiator, Cut Vertical, which features open slits in the material to resemble paper, and Smeg (3) went creative with its unique gas hobs with laminar burners, including one resembling birds. "This show has a lot of companies rethinking materials,"said designer Drew McGukin, of New York City-based Drew McGukin Interiors, who was working with Cosentino at the show. "They are considering how to get more out of materials and improving the functionality, while also playing with interesting shapes and ergonomics. Everything, as you might expect, is very contemporary." RETHINKING THE BATH BY ERINN WALDO The bath displays at Salone Internazionale del Bagno catered to European customers with space-saving innovations - like the less-is-moreinspired Cut washbasin from Valdama (4) - and even more often to grander spaces with spa-inspired baths. A few surprising trends stood out across the board: matte finishes are growing in popularity, with companies like Victoria + Albert (5) introducing tubs like the Warndon bath with a matte finish on the exterior and a glossy finish on the interior.This allows for a matte look but an 5 22 Kitchen & Bath Business / MAY-JUNE 2016 / KBBONLINE.COM / The official publication of KBIS (KBIS.com) 6 7 http://www.KBBONLINE.COM http://www.KBIS.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016

Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016
Contents
Editor's Note
Happenings
Hot Topic
Trents
Dealer Dish
Better Business
All Abroad
Tech Savvy
What’s Hot
What’s Cool
Adding a powder room prompts master bath renovation
Two kitchens and a master bath accommodate family life
Learning Corner
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Intro
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Cover2
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 1
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Contents
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 3
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Editor's Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Hot Topic
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 12
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 13
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Trents
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 15
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 16
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 17
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Dealer Dish
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 19
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Better Business
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 21
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - All Abroad
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 23
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 24
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 25
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 26
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 27
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Tech Savvy
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 29
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 30
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 31
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - What’s Hot
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 33
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 34
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 35
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - What’s Cool
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 37
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Adding a powder room prompts master bath renovation
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 39
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 40
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 41
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Two kitchens and a master bath accommodate family life
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 43
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 44
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 45
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 46
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - 47
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Learning Corner
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2016 - Cover3
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