Kitchen & Bath

Petra and Escali Partner for Expansion of Housewares Lineup

Petra Industries, the consumer technology authority and wholesale electronics distributor, is pleased to announce it is adding the Escali line of kitchen scale and measuring products. Escali’s innovations in quality, accuracy, value and style are shaping the future of measuring technology in home and professional settings. Escali offers a full line of kitchen scales, body scales as well as kitchen…

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NKBA Kitchen & Bath Design + Industry Awards Opens for Entries

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design + Industry Awards are now open for submissions. As the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, each year the NKBA recognizes the year’s most exceptional kitchen and bath designs. The NKBA is an all-industry association and this competition is open to all design professionals, including non-members. NKBA members do receive additional benefits including…

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Smart Appliance Pilot for BSH Using Explainable-AI

Z Advanced Computing, Inc. (ZAC), an Explainable-AI (Artificial Intelligence) (XAI) start-up, is developing its Smart Home product line through a paid-pilot for Smart Appliances for BSH Home Appliances (a subsidiary of the Bosch Group, originally a joint venture between Bosch and Siemens), a large manufacturer of home appliances in Europe and one of the largest in the world.  ZAC just…

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GE Appliances’ New Georgia Logistics Center Is Strategic Link for US Supply Chain

GE Appliances, a Haier company, has opened the first new logistics center in northwest Georgia near the Appalachian Regional Port, adding momentum to the expansion of the Port of Savannah and its Georgia ports. The new center, referred to as the Southern Logistics Center, accelerates GE Appliances’ supply chain, enabling the company to provide materials and components to its U.S.…

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Electrolux Unveils Conscious Ambassador Program

At the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show last week, Electrolux unveiled an array of new kitchen appliances that embodied the notion of bringing our food “from farm to fork.” The global leader in premium home appliances is making a conscious effort to provide more sustainable choices for consumers, and now they’re encouraging others to join them. Electrolux has created the…

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At KBIS, Samsung Showcases Connected Appliances

At the 2020 KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) this week, Samsung broadened its portfolio of smart appliances, adding new premium slide-in ranges, a side-by-side Family Hub refrigerator, and a new level of clothing care – the AirDresser – to its line of connected products for 2020. The Samsung slide-in ranges lineup includes gas, electric, induction, and dual fuel models.…

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Michael Restrepo Explains the Importance of KBIS in Uniting Tech and Design Pros

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is just around the corner, and at Restrepo Innovations we’re looking forward to more than just escaping New Jersey’s cold weather for a getaway in Las Vegas. In fact, I firmly believe that whether you are a designer or a technology integrator, you should be there. It’s important to know and be aware when something enters the…

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GE Reimagining Smart Kitchen at CES 2020

GE Appliances, a Haier company, is revealing future initiatives at CES 2020 driven by, as they explain, “the company’s legacy of innovation and the quest to create zero distance between consumers and their purchases.” Developed by an innovation team of industrial designers, GE Appliances is sharing visions of the way our homes will change in the future including kitchen concepts…

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Signature Kitchen Suite & Mark Bittman Offer New Video Series

A unique new culinary content series, “Cooking in Your True to Food Kitchen,” which brings together noted chefs and interior designers, debuts today.  The program is a twist on Signature Kitchen Suite’s popular “True to Food” series hosted by acclaimed food writer Mark Bittman and featuring culinary artisans from around the country exploring how we can all get the best…

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