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June 25, 2012

In the Kitchen and Bath zone at Dwell on Design, exhibitors showed us new ways to think about cooking, baking, grilling, dining, bathing, and more. In the following slideshow, we share some of our favorites from the show floor.

Axor sink at Dwell on Design 2012
We spotted the Axor Bouroullec line at ICFF in May, and the German company exhibited the new series on the show floor. Here's a shot of the tub.
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Brizo sink at Dwell on Design 2012
Designer Jason Wu collaborated with Brizo on this sleek matte black faucet.
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Brizo faucets at Dwell on Design 2012
The Siderna line from Brizo.
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Axor faucets at Dwell on Design 2012
Philippe Starck's line for Duravit was another highlight.
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The Sundeck tub, also from Duravit, won the show's award for Best Kitchen & Bath. It's a combination tub, spa, and lounge chair—great for small outdoor spaces.
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Originally appeared in 2012 Dwell on Design Award Winners
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Outdoor wood-and-metal shower at Dwell on Design 2012
New company Obo Rain launched their outdoor shower at Dwell on Design. The design hooks up to a garden hose, making it super easy to install (you do have to ask a plumber to install an hot water spigot outdoors, though). The shower comes in three sizes: the Solo, the Duo (shown here), and the Trio. Technically, this was in Dwell Outdoor, but we really loved this "bath" design.
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Jonathan Adler for Kohler
Kohler, who won the Dwell on Design award for Best Booth, exhibited their new collaboration with Jonathan Adler in a tricked-out shipping container. The sinks all feature bold washes of color, our favorite being this bright teal.
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Dunsmuir's line of kitchen cabinets are meant to give Ikea kitchens the look and feel of more costly European brands at a fraction of the cost. Here's a shot of their integrated drawer pull.
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Jan Lim
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Kalamazoo Grill at Dwell on Design 2012
When it comes to grilling, Kalamazoo's Hybrid Fire Gril offers a lot of flexibility within its sturdy stainless-steel shell. You can opt for charcoal, gas, or a natural wood flame.
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Miele at Dwell on Design 2012
Miele's "super booth" featured live kitchen demos on one half and their new upright vacuum on the other.
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Subzero Steam Convection Oven at Dwell on Design 2012
Here's Sub-Zero's new convection steam oven, which also nabbed a Dwell on Design award.
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Axor sink at Dwell on Design 2012
We spotted the Axor Bouroullec line at ICFF in May, and the German company exhibited the new series on the show floor. Here's a shot of the tub.

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