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SECOND-PLACEWINNERS

24-in. Column Refrigerator
by Perlick

PERLICK RECENTLY STARTED OFFERING full-size appliances to the residential
market, as seen with its 24-in. Column Refrigerator, which offers consumers a
new way to store, serve and preserve their food.The $6,850 two-tone, stainlesssteel and glass refrigerator is available with an optional commercial-grade steel
door and can also accept a custom front panel for a more customized look.
"This refrigerator contributes to a homeowner's well-being by providing
peace of mind that their fresh - often expensive - food items are being preserved at optimal levels," said Stephanie Muraro Gust, product marketing
manager, Perlick Residential. "Proper preservation ensures produce retains
more nutrients and stays fresher, longer. In addition to the refrigerator's
technology, its aesthetics also support a healthier lifestyle, as the unit was
designed to display fresh ingredients at their finest, enticing homeowners to
indulge in the nutritious food items."
The unit - a collaborative effort between Perlick and Madison,Wis.-based
Design Concepts - features the QuatroCool Preservation System, which
combines the power of temperature, air quality and humidity to maintain the
nutrients and prolong freshness of the ingredients. The system also includes
four independently controlled temperature zones, dual-chamber air filtration
and electronic humidity control to preserve with precision.
"I really like the fact that it functions as at a high level of performance,"said
Cheryl Kees Clendenon, one of this year's judges."The fit and finish are good,
and I would use the slide-in marinating pan all the time."
The refrigerator uses LED theater lighting to showcase what's inside, and
a PerliQ touchscreen control provides smart preset temperatures for each of
the four zones. Because industry and consumer response to the product has
been so positive, Perlick plans to expand its portfolio to include more sizes
and configurations.

Drywall Pro by Aria Vent
THE DRYWALL PRO IS AN INVISIBLE AIR REGISTER

for supply and return vents in the drywall. It is
designed with a metal corner bead that is mudded
into the walls or ceilings, so the vent is contoured
into the surface. It can be retrofitted into any home
and customized with paint or wallpaper.
"Vents were always a necessity to facilitate proper
air flow, but they were never imagined to be part of
the interior design," said Aria Vent CEO Roberta
Mantenuto."No other company has created a comparable product simply because combining vents into
your home décor is an entirely new way of thinking."
This model, designed by Aria Vent president,

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Paolo Mantenuto, comes in four sizes, ranges in
price from $75 to $195 and is manufactured in
Canada. The shape of its opening optimizes the
air throw, which creates a strong, directional push
throughout the room, and air flow can be controlled any time after the installation.
"I like that it is a nice, clean install, and it blends
more with the architecture and design we're creating,"said John Conroy, one of this year's judges."It's
much prettier than looking at a clunky old grill."
Over the next six months, Aria Vent plans to
develop into additional markets and hopes to expand into big-box stores within the next year.

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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Trends
KBIS 2019 Preview
Universal Design
Research Roundup
Small Spaces
Balanced Budget
What's Hot
What's Cool
A Daring Collaboration
Vive la France
Check out the winners of our 2018 Product Innovator Awards
2018 Product Innovator Award Winners
Last Word
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Editor’s Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Show Director’s Note
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