The kitchen and bath industry's most prestigious honor, the Best of KBIS celebrates the most innovative new products of the year!
Kitchen Gold: Plum
A motorized needle pierces the foil and closure, preserving your wine with argon gas for up to 90 days. Two silent cooling chambers are automatically set to the perfect serving temperature for each varietal. Automatically identifies the vintage, varietal, region, winery and wine, connecting to rich content. A 7-inch, color touchscreen lights up as you approach, displaying the wine labels and letting you serve a glass or just a taste.
Bath Gold: GE Appliances
GE UltraFresh Front Load Washer
The GE UltraFresh Front Load Washer is a revolutionary laundry system designed to help prevent the biggest consumer complaint about front load washers. This machine uses first-of-its-kind technology to keep the washer fresh and clean, eliminating the need for owners to wipe down the machine or leave the door open after each load.
Kitchen Silver: Miele Inc
Miele G 7000 Dishwasher
Generation 7000 dishwashers bring convenience and cleaning performance to the next level. Featuring AutoDos and its integrated PowerDisk, the dishwasher dispenses detergent automatically and precisely the amount needed in a specific program. Extended app capabilities allow users to control and monitor their G 7000 dishwasher from anywhere, activate programs and options from their smartphones. Aside from loading and unloading, the machine takes care of the rest.
Bath Silver: Drains Unlimited
DUW Series – Wall Recessed Linear Floor Drain
The DUW Wall Recessed Linear Floor Drain is a one-of-a-kind linear drain. Designed to be nearly invisible profile, the DUW series drain blends into its surroundings and doesn't distract from your shower's surrounding beauty.
Available in standard and custom configurations, DUW Series drains can be applied in any single plane slope shower installation. They are easy to install and maintain with a barrier body; the DUW Series is the most hygienic linear drain available.
Smart Home Technology: Moen
U by Moen Smart Faucet
U by Moen Smart Faucet provides convenience, precision and intuitive technology to conquer daily kitchen challenges. It’s the only voice-activated faucet on the commercial market to dispense water amounts as small as one tbsp and as large as 15 gal. at a specific temp. Users can ask Amazon or Google voice assistants to start/stop water flow, activate presets and perform specific tasks like fractional measurements, temp –precise (90°) or generic (hot)– and combined requests (1 cup of 90° water).
Outdoor Living: Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
Kalamazoo Shokunin Kamado GrillThe new Shokunin Kamado Grill from Kalamazoo is developed on the principles of kamado-style cooking, dating back 3,000+ years. Built by hand in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Shokunin’s unique shape and construction make it extremely versatile for outdoor cooking. Key design elements include a stainless steel body, ipe wood frame, added insulation, and an extended grill body with adjustable fire grates to build a fire at 3 different levels – increasing and decreasing the distance between food & fire.
Impact Award: Hansgrohe
Best of KBIS award winners will be hand selected by the judging committee, including:
President, Garrision Hullinger Interior Design
Owner and Interior Designer, Seriously. Happy. Homes.
Principal, Ggem Design Co., Los Angeles
Owner and Interior, AKBD Designer, Studio dearborn
Lead Designer and Project Manager, Nar Design Group