Kitchens: A Clean Slate pt. 2

For kitchens in need of an upgrade, these products may give home-bound Canadians the nudge they require.

Six-S | Neolith

The sintered stone company is launching six new models this year with a variety of embellishments, such as tactile finishes to improve the degree of realism to the materials they emulate, ultra-hygienic properties or carbon neutral construction. the first two launches of the collection draw inspiration from across the world, including the Himalayas (Himalaya Crystal) and the Arabian Desert (Layla).

2020 Quartz Collection | Wilsonart

This year’s Collection is diving deep into nature-inspired colours and contours, from the shape of clouds to the urban feel of concrete to vistas and other natural wonders. “Inspired by nature using pure stone surfaces gives the brain restorative effects, helping us find connections to everyday wellness,” says Natalia Smith, product design manager at Wilsonart.

Integrated Wine Column | Fisher & Paykel

The brand’s first foray into the wine refrigeration and preservation category in North America. is a 24-inch, 91-bottle capacity column with a UV-filtering glass door, customizable exterior panel, dual variable temperature zones, anti-vibration technologies, oak shelving and customizable lighting.

Minta Touch | GROHE
GROHE also has an assortment of hands-free faucets (Minta Touch and LadyLux, shown) that offer the function to control the flow of water with nothing more than a touch of the wrist, forearm or back of the hand. Additionally, touchless FootControl faucets can be turned on and off with a gentle tap of the foot on the base unit.

Connect Hub | Häfele
Häfele’s new Connect Hub takes connected home capabilities to a new level with voice activation. Users can customize and control their sound system, Häfele Loox LED lighting, TV lifts and select cabinet flap fittings throughout the home, reducing the amount of high-touch areas.

Selectronic Collection | American Standard
Touchless faucets with Selectronic hands-free technology offers hands-free options allowing you to operate the faucet without touching and easily allows users to change to manual mode with a sliding sensor. This technology is also integrated into bidet toilets and seats as auto open/close seat and lid for no-touch convenience and remote control operation.