KBIS 2006

Modern Makeover for a Clawfoot Tub

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How do you unmuddle a Victorian muddle?

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KBIS Unusual: For That Soaking Wet Tan

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It's a tanning booth. And a shower. Hmmm. Does it come with these? Because those are pretty.

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KBIS Launch Event: HGTV BathDesign

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HGTV gave a special press preview of their next 'broadband website' coming in May--HGTV BathDesign.

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KBIS Booth Tour: Toto

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Toto's 2006 KBIS booth delivered just what you'd expect--every imaginable amenity you could want for the perfect bathroom experience.


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KBIS Unusual: Questionable Branding Choice

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If you manufacture shower inserts, you really have to question the impulse to call your company anything that sounds like musty.

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KBIS Products: I'm a Fein Fan

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Fein shows up at KBIS and I act like I'm going to see the Beatles. A chick DIY geek love story.

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KBIS Booth Tour: Electrolux/Frigidaire

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Electrolux and Frigidaire's booth presented both practical and whimsical innovations for the most active rooms in the home.

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KBIS New Product: Panasonic WhisperGreen Bathroom Fan

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Panasonic expands on their successful low-noise Whisper series with an environmentally friendly version that sports nice new features, too.

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KBIS Ideas: Storage

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Whether you have built-in's or small bathrooms, you can stash your stuff.

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KBIS Unusual: Soak Your Kid

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The doggie gets the spa bath. The kid gets this wooden, um, bucket thing. Priorities.

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KBIS Products: InSinkErator Evolution Series

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InSinkErator used the 2006 KBIS expo to launch a full refresh of their main line: the Evolution Series.

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KBIS Unusual: Wash Your Dog

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We always used the hose. Now I feel so low class.

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KBIS Ideas: How NOT to Do Task Lighting

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In Chicago, the building code clearly states...

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KBIS Booth Tour: Sub Zero/Wolf

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Sub Zero and Wolf teamed up on their booth to stake out the high end at KBIS 2006.

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KBIS Ideas: Rethinking Subway Tile

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Subway tile gets a whole new look from Ann Sacks...

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KBIS Products: Internet Refrigerator

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Quick poll from the 2006 Kitchen and Bath show...do you want a web browser in your fridge?

KBIS Booth Tour: Kohler

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The grand daddy of them all, the Kohler booth at the 2006 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show didn't disappoint.

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Attractive Shower Design

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I really thought this shower design was an attractive integration of surfaces and materials.

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KBIS Products: Universal Design Tub

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Sit AND Soak.

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KBIS Ideas: Magnetic Chalkboard Refrigerator

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I think I would write "Stop eating all of the ice cream!!!" on mine.

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KBIS Products: Bendywood

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It's real wood. And it bends. And I'm digging it.

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KBIS Unusual: Neo Qi Energy Cocoon

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The Neo Qi Energy Cocoon. Wilford Brimley and Hume Cronyn sold separately.

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KBIS Product Long Post: Countertops

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Countertop choices confuse me. So I set out to educate myself on what is out there.

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KBIS Products: Kohler Sliding Cutting Board

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I love the concept of this cutting board...

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KBIS Booth Tour: Delta Faucet

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Delta went high tech and high concept at KBIS this year.

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KBIS Products: Wood Basement Pole Cover

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Tired of those metal basement poles messing up your rec room design? Cover 'em up.

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KBIS Product: A Microwave in a Drawer

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Put a raw hotdog into the drawer and it comes back out ready-to-eat. How very Jetsons!

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KBIS Products: Retro and Vintage Appliances

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Elmira delivers retro fun with modern convenience.

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KBIS Booth Tour: Ginger Co

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Asian-influenced booth design puts me in a Frank Lloyd Wright mood.

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KBIS Unusual: Fish N Flush

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As Aaron remarked, "That would be one seriously traumatized goldfish."

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KBIS Products: Iron-A-Way Your Laundry Clutter

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Hiding your ironing board is an old idea that's become new again...and not just for old house owners.

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KBIS Coverage: Interesting Ideas for the Kitchen

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If you are going to have a trough sink, shouldn't you be using it as a trough? I'm just saying.

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KBIS Booth Tour: Franke

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