Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Toilets, vanities, shower and more.
The Cascada Furniture Collection from American Standard provides stylish bathroom storage. This contemporary vanity sports three large drawers and a birch solid and veneer exterior. The vanity is offered in 30- and 21-inch sizes with either a tobacco or maple finish. The collection includes matching mirror, stool, wastebasket and floating shelf. The Cascada vanity is designed to house American Standard's Newbern integral clay sink and countertop.
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Moen introduces custom showers with the ExactTemp Thermostatic Valve. The ExactTemp is a flexible shower system with individual temperature, force and flow controls for the shower head, body sprays and hand shower. This flexible shower system can be installed on one, two or three walls. The trim comes separately in chrome, oil-rubbed bronze, brushed nickel, pewter, wrought iron and antique nickel. A 7-inch rainshower head is also available.
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Vitra introduces the ADA Corina V3 toilet for projects requiring American Disabilities Act compliance. An addition to Vitra's V3 line, the ADA Corina V3 toilet seat sits 17 inches above the floor. This two-piece, gravity-fed toilet has a 3-inch flush valve with V3 technology: vortex, velocity and vacuum.
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Architecturally Inspired Collections, a partnership between Kwikset and PricePfister, provides continuity of hardware and fixture design for the whole house. This new line has two collections: The Ashfield Collection for a country design style and The Avalon Collection for a coastal flair. Each includes new designs for faucets, shower heads, door hardware and bathroom accessories. Finish options include polished chrome, satin nickel, rustic pewter, rustic bronze and Tuscan bronze.
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Italian design meets country in Rohl's Country Bath Collection AKIT36 shower trim package. This complete trim set includes four massaging body sprays, a hand shower set, an 8-inch shower rose plus a thermostatic valve and individual volume control. The luxury fixture is ideal for upgrades and can be combined with matching lavatory faucets, Roman tub fillers and accessories. The metal finish options include polished and satin chrome, nickel and brass.
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Kohler's Memoirs Suite offers an acrylic shower receptor with an integral seat. Designed for an alcove installation, this built-in seat can be fitted for a left or right-handed installation and has a parallel drain hole. This one-piece unit is constructed from acrylic with reinforced fiberglass and is either 48 inches or 60 inches wide. Colors include shades of green, grey, red, blue and neutrals with chrome or brass accessories.
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Motiv has expanded its London Terrace line with shower baskets to accommodate homeowners' personal toiletries, towels and other bath items. The six styles have an urban flair with design options including round corner baskets, a washcloth bar and special hooks for holding a razor. The baskets are solid forged brass with hand finishing in oil-rubbed bronze; polished chrome; polished brass and nickel; and concealed mounting hardware.
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The new Titan Triangle toilet by Eljer brings design and space flexibility to bathrooms. The triangle-shaped bowl can save space, making the most of the layout of the bathroom. This gravity-fed toilet has dual-jet water feeds and a streamlined trap way to clear the bowl with one flush. The bowl comes in a 15-inch rim, 15-inch elongated rim and 17-inch elongated rim size.
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The new MGS shower column and tub combination is offered as an exposed and in-wall thermostatic mixer. The valve's volume control operates independently of the temperature control. The shower set includes a matching shower head and arm. Engineered from stainless steel, there are no welded seams or fastening screws used in the construction.
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Sonia introduces a space-saving and stylish basin with the P04. The P04 is asymmetrically shaped and designed for versatile wall and corner-mount installations. The clay-fired basin houses a single-hole faucet. The basin measures 12 inches from the bottom of the fixation bracket.
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