KBIS  2011 - Day 2

New products at the 2011 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show from Armstrong, Ashley Norton, Lenova, Premier Copper Products, ThinkGlass, and Toto.

Armstrong. The new Trevant door style offers classic Shaker cabinet details paired with modern materials, including the option of a slab or 5-piece drawer front. The full-overlay door panels feature a chunky band of wood around the frame and are constructed of clear grain maple suitable for contemporary or traditional styling. Choose from seven finishes, including espresso, Bordeaux, mocha, toffee, natural vanilla cream, or new autumn brown. 800.527.5903. www.armstrong.com.—L.H.

Ashley Norton. A new line of sleek Architectural Hardware is ideal for contemporary designs. Featuring modern entrysets with sharp right angles, the designs feature concealed screws outside and are available with any lever or knob inside. The Urban Suite Grip (shown) is available in a mortise or tubular configuration. 800.292.1097. www.ashleynorton.com.—L.H.

Lenova. A new line of travertine stone sinks feature hidden drains for an upscale look. The SV 62 (shown) is a free-form bowl carved from a single piece of travertine into an organic shape. A removable free-form stone hides the drain underneath. For more linear bathroom designs, the geometric SV 65 sink features sleek lines and sharp angles, as well as a slotted, hidden drain system unique to Lenova. The travaertine sinks are individually hand-crafted and take about 10 days to make. 877.733.1098. www.lenovasinks.com.—L.H.

Premier Copper Products. Hand-hammered from 99.7% recycled copper, the firm introduced a new line of copper products for the kitchen: copper pendant lights for bar tops, kitchen islands, countertops, and work areas. Three fixture styles include Dome, Cone, and Large, and are burnished with an oil-rubbed bronze finish. The lights, which come with a lifetime guarantee, fit with period or contemporary kitchens, says the maker. 602.476.7332. www.premiercopperproducts.com.—E.R.

ThinkGlass. Maintenance-free glass kitchen countertops are as attractive as they are durable. Made from 100% recyclable glass, each countertop is unique, with a wide range of imbedded textures and hand-painted colors to choose from. Customers can select their glass thickness, edge treatments, and add LED lights to personalize their designs. 877.410.4527. www.thinkglass.com.—L.H.

Toto. The Maris Two-Piece Dual Flush High-Efficiency Toilet saves water and time cleaning with the Double Cyclone Flushing System, which flushes water through jets in the toilet’s concave rim to remove debris and prevent streaks while rinsing the bowl. A SanaGloss glaze coats the rim and bowl creating a super-slippery surface to deter bacteria, stains, and lime build-up. The flush lever trips a 1.28-gpf rinse when pulled forward and 0.9 gpf when pushed back. The toilet is ADA complaint. 888.295.8134. www.totousa.com.—E.R.

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