The biggest highlight from KBIS Show in Las Vegas in January was the new technology integrated throughout the kitchen. The top favorite earning “Best in Show” is the Gold Dacor-Discovery iQ Wall Oven. It’s control panel features mobile technology for cooking control for both inside and outside the home via any smart phone or tablet.
The Formica Corporation and Jonathan Adler
Formica is coming back in style and with the new collection from designer Jonathan Adler. He has inspired fresh new sheek designs pushing the boundries of laminate by using it on cabinet doors, backsplashes and countertops.
Formica Corporation set out to inspire a change in the way people think about their décor. Formica Corporation’s expertise and Jonathan’s popularity gave us a great platform to showcase the bold, modern designs of our latest collection. As we continue to introduce exciting surfacing innovations, one thing is clear: The Formica Corporation and Jonathan Adler partnership was destined to happen.
TechTop Wireless Charging Surface
Given top award “Best In Show” for countertops by KBIS= LG Hausys. Stay connected with TechTop by LG Hausys, an innovative solution that embeds wireless charging technology into surface material. Charge your phone on any surface imaginable without tangling cables or hunting for outlets. Simply place the phone on the charging station embedded in HI-MACS® solid surface or Viatera® quartz surface and enjoy the benefits of wireless charging. To learn more about TechTop or check phone compatibility, visit LG Hausys TechTop website by going to www.LGTechTop.com.
Voted “Peoples Choice” -Coastal’s Gridscape
Get a French door feel for your shower with Coastal’s Gridscape series. The modern design features rust-proof anodized aluminum panes with an oil-rubbed bronze panes finish and clear glass. Unlike other designs that blend into their surroundings, Gridscape doors stand out as their own bold design element. They aren’t just suited for showers. Try a multi-panel configuration as an eye-catching room divider or outdoor shower partition. www.coastalind.com
VIRGINIA TECH’S KITCHEN OF THE FUTURE IS HERE
In this kitchen of the future you can watch your cookies baking in the oven on your smart devise while your watching the big game in the other room. The kitchen is part of the FutureHAUS research project that explores manufacturing strategies and the greater integration of technology with architecture or, in other words, the industrialized production of smart homes. Read More…