The kitchen and bath industry’s most prestigious honor, the Best of KBIS celebrates the most innovative new products of the year
The 2020 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, announced the Best of KBIS 2020 award winners during the awards ceremony held on the KBIS NeXT Stage. The prestigious annual program recognizes the most innovative new kitchen, bath, smart home and outdoor living products introduced at KBIS, January 21 – 23, 2020, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industryproducts, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50+ years.
“The Best of KBIS Awards continue to shine a light on the breadth of innovation launched here at the show,” said Amy Hornby, KBIS Show Director, Emerald Expositions. “We are proud to provide the platform that brings well- deserved recognition to those raising the bar within the kitchen and bath industry.”
KBIS Best of Show: Brizo Kintsu Bath Collection
Delicate harmonies come to life in the Kintsu Bath Collection by Brizo. Tranquil contours reflect elegant Scandinavian minimalism, while natural materials and broken geometries channel Japanese wabi-sabi philosophy. The new Brilliance Black Onyx finish encapsulates a beautiful sense of duality, as gleaming reflections contrast with its alluring dark shades.
Kitchen Gold: Plum by Plum
You deserve the special bottle – one perfect glass at a time. Plum is the ultimate luxury for wine lovers. Enjoy every single bottle in your collection served by the glass at a touch: perfectly preserved and at the perfect temperature.
Bath Gold: GE UltraFresh Front Load Washer by GE Appliances
The UltraFresh Front Load washers, engineered to stay fresh and clean, use first-of-its-kind technology to help prevent the growth of odor-causing bacteria without the need for owners to wipe down their machine or leave the door open after each load. GE Appliances dedicated two-and-a-half years to innovation and testing to create a built-in solution to Drain, Dry and Defend. GE UltraFresh Front Load Washer is the first in the industry to solve for the issues that lead to stink, making care and maintenance along with laundry chores much easier for the consumer.
The new UltraFresh Vent System with OdorBlock creates a revolutionary new airflow at the touch of a button. After the wash cycle, the unit pulls in and circulates fresh air, removing moisture from the door, gasket and basket.
Kitchen Silver: Miele G 7000 Dishwasher
The Miele G 7000 dishwasher with AutoDos and integrated PowerDisk® dispenses the ideal amount of detergent automatically.
Bath Silver: Drains Unlimited. DUW Series – Wall Recessed Linear Floor Drain
With a sleek minimalist design, Drains Unlimited linear drains are the perfect choice for any luxury shower installation. With a wide array of styles, sizes, and custom configurations to choose from, Drains Unlimited drains blend into their surroundings to preserve your shower’s natural beauty.
The DUW Wall Recessed Linear Floor Drain is a one-of-a-kind recessed linear drain. Designed to be wall-mounted with a nearly invisible profile, the Wall Recessed Linear Floor Drain blends into its surroundings and doesn’t distract from your shower’s surrounding beauty.
Smart Home Technology: Moen U by Moen Smart Faucet – Control Your Digital Shower Your Way
U by Moen has forever transformed showering to create a personalized showering experience. Now with three ways to control your smart shower: voice, phone, and controller. Use the smart phone app to set the perfect temperature for your shower. Save your settings and get the perfect shower every time. Install your U by Moen digital shower with two or four outlets, based on your preferred shower layout.
Outdoor Living: Kalamazoo Shokunin Kamado Grill by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet’s Shokunin is taller, so it’s more versatile—fire can be built further below the food, on the lowest of three levels. Also Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet dialed up the insulation, redesigned the cross-flow ventilation, and made multi-zone cooking easier. Then the company finished it with ipe wood, a perfect complement to the look of stainless steel.