New products from Bazzeo, Fisher & Paykel, Modono Glass, Pfister, and Sentrel Bath Systems
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Product Extra: K&B Style
The new Gaia Tech kitchen line in corporates high-tech components as well as the maximum usage of space by utilizing and optimizing interior and exterior space and surface areas. The line is designed to fit smaller spaces and attract homeowners interested in concealing elements of their kitchens to create more adaptive-use spaces. For example, engineered sliding components allow the island to be used as a dining or entertaining surface, or pushed open to reveal a built-in cooktop and prep area. A storage and laundry area is enclosed behind etched glass sliders on a rail system. The Gaia Tech kitchen is also eco-sensitive, using recycled and regenerated wood from certified sources, as well as non-toxic laminates, aluminum, glass, and technical veneers, and can contribute to LEED projects. Bazzeo | 212.206.7400 | bazzeo.com
Cool & Smart
Updates to Fisher & Paykel's counter-depth French door refrigerator include an Energy Star qualification, internal water filter, depper door bins, and cantilevered shelving for easier cleaning. AT 19.5 cubic feet, the counter-depth unit offers more interior space than similarly sized alternatives, the maker says. Additionally, Active Smart technology allows the refrigerator to learn usage patterns and adjust its operation accordingly, so the unit will remain at optimal cooling temperatures, even during periods of frequent door opening and closing. Fisher & Paykel | 888.936.7872 | fisherpaykel.com
Tile with Style
New Modono Glass Tiles are coated on the inside with optical thin films that control the transmission, reflection, and absorption of specific light wavelenghts. The resulting tiles offer color-shifting features depending on the angle of the light source, the viewer, and the texture of the surface. The Modono Glass Tile collection is available in standard sizes ranging from 3x3 inches to 12-28 inches. Four series designed by Carrie Fazio are available, each featuring its own patterns, textures, and coatings to createa range of aesthetics for any application and taste. Modono Glass | 585.247.6000 | modonoglass.com
Offering easy customization of faucet height, the Elevate EXT is the only adjustbale-height standard kitchen faucet currently available, the maker says. Whether users want to fill a tall pot or maintain an unobstructed window view, the Elevate EXT can accommodate a vareity of needs. The spout has three height settings from 8 inches to 11 inches, and also swivels a full 360 degrees for maximum maneuverability and positioning. An ergonomic dual-function spray head and extra-long 70-inch pullout hose are additional features. Available at Lowe's in stainless steel in one-, two-, three-, or four-hole configurations. Pfister Faucets | 800.732.8238 | pfisterfaucets.com
The Look for Less
Patented digital imaging has allowed Sentrel Bath Systems to create a lightweight, easy-to-install bath wall system with the look of granite, marble, or other natural stone. The system can be installed over any surface, including ceramic tile, without the need for tear-outs. A manufacturer program allows remodelers to offer the product with installation training. Sentrel Bath Systems | 888.395.7602 | sentrelbathsystems.com
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