Best of 2022 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show
The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and a leading destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, reveals the Best of KBIS 2022 winners. The awards, which recognize the most innovative new kitchen and bath products presented at KBIS, were announced from the KBISNeXT Stage, February 9, 2022, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL. For the third consecutive year, sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design, the largest network of regional shelter magazines across the country, Pamela Jaccarino, editor-in-chief, hosted the awards ceremony.
And the Best of KBIS 2022 Winners Are
The Best of KBIS 2022 Awards recognize products in seven (7) categories:
Best of KBIS – Bath Gold: Kohler – Avoir Toilet
Best of KBIS – Bath Silver:
Airmada Drying Solutions – Airmada Drying System
Best of KBIS – Kitchen Gold: Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS) – 48” French-Door Refrigerator with Convertible Drawer
Best of KBIS – Kitchen Silver: John Michael Kitchens – CORE: Luxury Metal Cabinetry
Best of KBIS - Connected Home Technology: PuriCare™ AeroTower™ Air Purifying Fan
Best of KBIS – Impact Award (Judge’s Choice): RainStick Shower – RainStick Shower
Best of KBIS – Best in Show: Miele – Miele Generation 7000 Artline 30” Combi-Steam Oven
“The Best of KBIS Awards program truly honors our industry best in class products,” said Suzie Williford, EVP of Industry Relations and Chief Strategy Officer, NKBA. “Each year we continue to be amazed by the top notch; high caliber products submitted for consideration. The kitchen and bath, more than ever, are the spaces where we are living, working and entertaining. It’s exciting to see this kind of innovation which is sure to make lives even better at home.”
Best of KBIS 2022 Judges
A diverse group of judges including industry veterans as well as new to the business design professionals canvassed over 100 entries, culling down to 50 finalists. Each of the 50 finalists were personally visited by each judge to have a final look before determining the winning slate. The Best of KBIS 2022 judges were:
Emily Cathcart, CMKBD, CID and principal, Emily Cathcart Designs Melissa Sharp, NKBA and allied ASID, designer, Kitchen and Bath Concepts, LLC Lisa Zebra, owner and founder, Lisa Zebra LLC ElizaBeth Marcocci, CMKBD, CAPS, designer, Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinetry
About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design & Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath design and remodeling industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creation of certifications, specialty badges, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit www.nkba.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).
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