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PRODUCTS DESIGNED FOR WELLNESS
"There's definitely an overall rise in discussion
and interest in biophilic design," she added. "I
think we are all trying to come back to nature and
connect to it, and biophilic design is a great way to
bring this to human-made spaces that are lacking
connectivity to the natural environment."
Rosenfield also uses plants in her designs to
cleanse toxins from the air and boost positive
feelings. She suggests arranging seating toward
views of nature to de-stress and inspire a feeling of
calmness. Mueller feels that natural light improves
one's well-being and can relieve depression and
seasonal affective disorder.
"Circadian or human-centric lighting mimics
sunlight's warm color in the mornings and evenings and cool tones in midday to keep our sleepawake cycle on track," she added. "That cycle or
circadian rhythm is often disturbed by all-day
exposure to artificial lighting in commercial and
institutional environments."
According to The Lighting Practice, a lighting design firm based in Philadelphia and New
York City, circadian lighting is the concept that
electric light can be used to support human health
by minimizing the effect of electric light on the
human circadian rhythm.
"Biophilic design is a great way to bring healthy
air into our living spaces," said Umali. "It also
brings natural materials, light and views of nature - which are important to our well-being and
help us relax and destress our mind and spirit."
THINKING SMART

Technology and connectivity also play a huge part
in the wellness movement. Security systems help
with peace of mind, and voice- and/or motioncontrolled faucets are water efficient and easy to
use. Smart thermostats allow the user to control
the temperature from any room in the house and
outside of the house, and there are sensors that can
detect leaks, high temperatures or pollutants in the
air and warn the homeowner.
"Upcoming technology for refrigeration will be
able to track inventory expiration dates and will
teach you how to cook with items that are about
to expire," said Kennedy, who recently attended
CEDIA Expo, an event that all-encompasses
smart home technology.
Being able to control everything from lighting
to blinds to shower controls from an app on your
smart device or with your voice is efficient for
everyone, including those with limited mobility.
"In this current barrage of technology, negativity and uncertainty created by the events of
the world around us, we are all seeking escape,"
said Clegg. "That old adage of 'it's not how you
look, it's how you feel,' can be applied to interiors
as well."
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ELKAY's ezH2O Liv is
a built-in filtered water
dispenser for any space
in the home. It eliminates
the need for plastic
water bottles and features an NSF-certified
filter that reduces lead
and other harmful contaminants for healthier,
great-tasting water.

BLANCO's Siligranit Collection of sinks is

made from up to 80 percent natural granite,
and it is scratch resistant and easy to clean.
It features a repellent, nonporous surface
that does not require the use of harsh
chemicals, and it includes Hygienic+Plus
surface protection.

FANTINI's Acquafit Dream
offers white light, chromotherapy in four colors and
the Feel program, which
emulates dawn, leaves,
sunset and night. Users
can activate the various
functions via touchscreen
controls, and nine finishes
are available. The system
comes with a thermostatic
mixer, a two-way diverter
or volume controls and a
handheld showerhead.

The CN007 Towel Warmer from VOGUE UK can be
mounted above a rectangular tub. Its thin, horizontal design
saves on space, and its polished-chrome finish reflects
light, which is ideal for a space with limited illumination.

The Comandi
Wellness Line from
RITMONIO can be
vertically or horizontally installed and
features a waterproof shell. A variety
of chromotherapy
options is available,
including a rainhead
or waterfall showerhead and spray jets
that combine water
with colorful lights.

KEENEY's collection
of grab bars improves
accessibility in style.
The Wave model is
now available in matte
black and in 16- and
24-in. lengths and
includes stainlesssteel cover flanges in
a matching finish to
conceal screws
once installed.

The Beale MeasureFill
Faucet from AMERICAN
STANDARD has the ability to measure an exact
amount of water to
avoid over usage. That
and its touch-on-and-off
functionality make it an
efficient faucet for any
kitchen, and it is available in stainless steel or
polished chrome.

The Langham Collection by DAVAL offers high
scratch resistance and an antibacterial coating for
good hygiene in the kitchen. It is available in two
laminate finishes - basalt (pictured) and slate -
which are not prone to water damage or staining.

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Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note
Happenings
Tech Savvy
Trends
30 Under 30
Hot Topic
Better Business
Design for Wellness
KBIS 2020
Small Spaces
Design With
Solutions
Before & After
What’s Hot
Custom elements create a dream-worthy house for a busy family
Prototype home celebrates biophilic & low-carbon design
Favorites
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Show Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Solutions
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Before & After
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - What’s Hot
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Custom elements create a dream-worthy house for a busy family
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Prototype home celebrates biophilic & low-carbon design
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