readyaristoncoffee.jpg Ariston is new to the U.S. appliance market. They are positioning themselves as a mid-premium line, but once they develop a full line of products, they want to be known as a premium brand. They are offering several new products at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. The first, is a built-in coffee maker. It has a coffee bean holder, the brewing unit is easy to access. Users can program the temperature and strength of their coffee, but adjust it at every use. The machine is 12-inches deep and comes in a plumbed version that is 12 1/2-inches deep, which the firm claims as the slimmest on the market. The company offers a 2 year warranty on its appliances. Ariston also offers a 36-inch wide stainless steel double drawer refrigerator. It features organization units such as the water bottle holder shown here. The firm is working on a single freezer drawer. Siemens offers a stainless steel vent hood with a built-in television screen that plays CDs and DVDs. The product will be available in July 2007. A slot on the side of the chimney accepts disks and has push-button controls. Luxury appliance manufacturer has long been a fixture in the European market and have made inroads in the U.S. market. The company continues to inspire U.S. chefs with its products. The latest the "lift" oven which has a tray that slides down and then lifts cooking items into the main chamber. The suggested retail price is $3100 and the product will be available in October 2007. Italian manufacturer Bertazzoni revved it up in the Ferrari showroom by revealing new range options. The 36-inch ranges are available in classic stainless steel and eight colors including yellow (shown here), green, white, red, beige, black, blue and burgundy. Appliance manufacturers rolled out their latest wares at this year's K/BIS Expo in Las Vegas, and REMODELING was on hand to capture the highlights. Live from the convention floor, we bring you great new modern pieces from Ariston, a ventilator hood from Siemens that doubles as an entertainment center, a gorgeous lift oven from Gaggenau, and an oven from Bertazzoni that's as voguish as an Italian sports car. --Nina Patel