Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

KBIS 2011: Part 2


Our second update from the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the 2011 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show includes outdoor kitchens, hybrid gas-charcoal grills, and a $6,400 toilet that will open when you enter the bathroom, warm your feet while you sit, and play your iPod through its built-in speakers.

The show floor was bustling with exhibitors and attendees.
LG Hausys (whose name comes from "haus systems") showed its line of quartz and acrylics.
Having heard lots about Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet we were psyched to finally see some of its products in person.
Cambria, a maker of quartz surfaces, produces all of its slabs in Minnesota and sources its material from North America.
El Dorado Stone was again at the show, displaying its outdoor kitchen.
El Dorado Stone collaborates with grill maker Lynx, whose product is shown here.
Danze had several modern faucets that were new at the shower. Shown here are the Reef (left) and Amalfi (right) designs.
While American-based companies were touting their U.S. made wares, Chinese company VAMA caught our eye with its...
The show stopper was undeniably the Numi toilet from Kohler.
The Numi remote would be attached to the wall near the toilet and it lets you, among other tasks, control the bidet,...