Collection by Erika Heet

Kitchen and Bath Trend: Nature


Nature ruled at KBIS/IBS 2014—we saw everything from petrified wood surfaces to tiles made from real fruits and vegetables. Here are a few earthly finds from the show floor.

New tiles by Tony Davlin for Ann Sacks are made from ultra-thin slices of fruits and vegetables pressed between sheets...
Davlin's gourd tile for Ann Sacks.
Blue Dolomite from Ann Sacks is a marble-like stone with a lovely blue-gray tone.
Kohler's color swatches included Thunder, Caviar, Ember, and Sea Salt.
Caesarstone, who teamed up Bosch and Thermador on a stunning booth, fashioned a backsplash from Red Tiger Eye.
A cross-section of petrified wood from Caesarstone.
Cambria juxtaposed large slabs of stone with a laser-cut installation reminiscent of sea coral.
On the builders' side, Brown Jordan and Ecosmart Fire teamed up on a new fire pit that runs on corn-based ethanol.

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