Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

KBIS 2011: Part 1


This week, we headed to the annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (more commonly referred to as KBIS, pronouced "k-biz") in Las Vegas, Nevada, to check in with favorite manufacturers and see what's new for 2011. In Part 1 of our coverage from the show floor we highlight sinks made in America, granite quarried in Italy, hammered-copper sinks handmade in Mexico, and more.

Welcome to Las Vegas! The 2011 Kitchen and Bath Show was held just off the strip in Sin City's convention center.
Kohler's booth is, traditionally, one of the largest—and most impressive—at the show, and this year was no exception.
Kohler put its made-in-America and recycled-content cred front and center with plaques reminding attendees of its...
One of my favorite booths this year was by DuPont.
Another vignette in the Dupont booth featured the company's Zodiaq surface in Sage.
California-based company Native Trails displayed its new 2011 collection at the show.
Many of the kitchens in our special 100 Kitchens We Love issue featured products from Hafele.
Brizo showed its Solna kitchen faucet that featured a hidden pull-down faucet head.
Among the many quartz and acrylic surface manufacturers at KBIS, Antolini Luigi stood out visually with its solid...

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