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HAPPENINGS

K&B Brand
Launches Healthy
Home Initiative
KRAUS HAS CREATED A NEW PROGRAM that embraces low-mainte-

JASON SCOTT has joined
the PROFESSIONAL
PLUMBING GROUP as

COO, and he will be
responsible for the
strategy and execution
of sourcing, purchasing,
production and distribution. His previous roles
encompassed supply
chain leadership.

nance solutions to help customers create a cleaner and safer living
environment. The brand's first foray into the Healthy Home Initiative
was to rethink the sink's role in relation to germs with new antibacterial
stainless-steel sinks, as well as those made with a quartz composite
blend with a special type of silver ion that repels bacteria. Water filtration is another aspect of this program, and as such, Kraus ensures
easy access to filtered water with a new collection of standalone water
filter faucets in a range of designs. The high-arc spouts can be used
to refill reusable water bottles, saving hundreds of dollars on bottled
water and helping contribute to a cleaner planet. The company plans
to develop more products that fulfill this initiative moving forward.

Furnishings Giant
Opens Russia Location
HENGE CONTINUES ITS EXPANSION into international markets by inaugurating a monobrand space in the Russian capital. The showroom is
located in the refined Yakimanka district in Moscow, renowned for its
cultural institutions and international flavor. The 2,206-sq.-ft. showroom
is the result of a deep research that places the "on demand" at the center
of the design system. The skilled hands of the Henge craftsmen, under the
artistic direction of Massimo Castagna, create furnishings that enhance
the irreplaceable manufacturing skills, the result of the "Made in Italy" tradition. The two-level showroom reflects contemporary, international and
high-level interior projects, in which Henge offers furnishings, upholstery,
lighting and accessories.

WILSONART ENGINEERED
SURFACES will acquire
ALPINE SALES INC., a

Columbia, S.C.-based
wholesale distributor
to the building and
remodeling industry.
Alpine Sales distributes
decorative surfaces,
post-formed countertops, lacquers and stains
and hardware.

Appliance Brand
Announces Winner of
Annual Competition
BLUESTAR HAS ANNOUNCED that Lynn Kloythanomsup of Landed Interiors &

Homes in Berkeley, Calif., won the grand prize in its annual Kitchen Design Competition. The contest recognizes designers, architects, builders and remodelers
and shows how performance, color and customization come together to create
a bespoke space. The winning design (pictured) was inspired by English farm
kitchens and is part of a whole-house remodel in San Francisco.

BLANCO was a recent winner of the DAVID WEEKLY
HOMES 16th-annual

National Preferred Partner
Award. The company was
one of 12 manufacturing
partners to receive the
recognition out of the 143
companies evaluated.

The annual competition has become a coveted honor that recognizes outstanding kitchen projects that incorporate BlueStar professional-style appliances for
the home, including ranges, gas and electric wall ovens, kitchen hoods and
premium refrigeration. The Grand Prize winner receives BlueStar appliances for
his/her home kitchen and the title BlueStar Kitchen Designer of the Year.
Five finalists also were honored for their designs and use of BlueStar appliances:
Kristin Kostamo-McNeil - Anne Rae Design, San Diego
Morgan Lepore - Payne & Payne, Chesterland, Ohio
Debbie Nassetta - Roomscapes, Inc., Newport Beach, Calif.
Garry & Suzanne Shumaker, Shumaker Design + Build Associates, Evanston, Ill.
Gary Brown - Gary Brown Homes, Lee's Summit, Miss.
Photo credit: Haris Kenjar

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Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note new & noteworthy
Happenings
Hot Topic
Trends
Better Business
Tech Savvy
Research Roundup
CEDIA Expo
KBIS 2021
Color Find
Before & After
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