With yet another Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in the rearview mirror, the Cabinets & Designs team is reflecting on all of the major themes and trends to emerge from KBIS 2019. Enduring trends from 2018 include matte black finishes and fully integrated “smart” appliances, while wood tones in darker hues and touch-to-open appliance doors count among the most popular emerging kitchen trends for 2019.
Best of KBIS
Each year we look forward to the “Best of KBIS” awards, which honor the most innovative products of the year. Here is a curated selection of our favorite “Best of KBIS 2019” winners:
In the Bathroom
Go high tech in the bathroom with the latest by Häfele. Their multi-dimensional bathroom mirror features integrated touch-keys to give you control over lighting (warm vs. cool), makeup lighting, aesthetically pleasing backlighting, and other options. An anti-fogging function is also at the touch of the finger, as is an integrated Bluetooth-enabled sound system.
Odds + Ends
A few other odds and ends from KBIS 2019 caught our eye: