This year's Architectural Digest Design Show at Piers 92/94 was full of big-name brands with exciting tech innovations. However, a lot of the most exciting designs came from the AD Design Show's MADE section which featured juried galleries of more than 150 artists and designers from around the world. León León's Acapulco chair isn't just stylish, it also happens to be made of Pineapple leather (yes, the fruit). The designers are the first brand in the world to utilize the fabric in a useable product. This hyperrealistic wallpaper from Flavor Paper comes in four mesmerizing color options. Each can make any office or home space feel balmy and tropical even in the dead of winter. Nobel Truong makes neon acrylic cacti sculptures and lamps that are wired with UV blacklight LEDs. They're perfect for those of us not gifted with a green thumb (even when it comes to succulents). Banner's Haven ergonomic chair is sculpted out of solid ash. They're available in black or white with leather or exotic calf hair upholstered seats. Sarkos wallpaper is entirely hand-painted and each panel is one-of-a-kind. The paint creates dazzling textures with shades that change depending on light. Everything at the Sony Life Space UX booth was exciting, from an incredibly high-definition Short throw projector to the portable version (seen above) that can be project on a wall, ceiling, or table. It can even fake a gorgeous view in a windowless room. There was also a stunning glass sound speaker that offers 360 degree non-directional clear sound. The most affordable product was a LED bulb speaker that can add music—and a warm glow—to any room. Miele's Generation 6000 dishwasher, in addition to being supremely quiet and efficient, can now be installed completely flush to the all—instead of a handle, just knock twice to open. Jennair offers fully integrated and wall-flush designs that come in a variety of options. One of their new features is an obsidian black interior that really makes food visually pop.
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When it comes to versatility and durability, these kitchen hardware products have you covered. Davoli Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet California Faucets The Davoli Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet is a customizable faucet available in seven distinctive handle designs and 30 decorative finishes. The faucet’s design includes a pull-down spray head, a magnetic docking station, and a toggling function that switches between single stream and spray modes with ease. Blanco Napa Decorative Soap Dispenser Blanco Made of solid brass, this soap dispenser can be used with both dishwashing and hand soap. The BLANCO NAPA Decorative Soap Dispenser matches the BLANCO NAPA faucet, holds 12.5 fluid ounces of soap, features a design that eliminates clogs and drips, and comes in both stainless steel and chrome. Eurocube Semi Pro Grohe This dual-spray, cube-inspired kitchen faucet features a 140-degree swivel arm, a 360-degree maneuverable spring arm, a metal spray-head with rocker-diverter, a forward-rotating lever that eliminates backsplash, and a SilkMove Cartridge. It’s available in Starlight, SuperSteel Infinity, and Chrome finishes. Induction Cooktops Miele This cooktop collection uses magnetic fields to transmit energy directly to cookware products. Available in 24-inch, 30-inch, 36-inch, and 42-inch models, the Induction Cooktops include Miele’s Con@ctivity 2.0 technology, and a unique large cooking zone called PowerFlex. French-Door Single Oven Viking Range This 30-inch-wide, built-in oven has 11 high-performance cooking modes, metal knobs outfitted with CoolLit LED lights, a Gourmet-Glo Glass Enclosed Infrared Broiler, and a Vari-Speed Dual Flow Convection System. The oven also has six porcelain-coated rack positions, one standard rack, and two TruGlide Full Extension Racks. Discovery 48-Inch Dual-Fuel Range Dacor! Customize cooking experiences by using the wireless Dacor iQ Controller to control the smart oven and stove. Discovery 48-inch Dual-Fuel Range is equipped with SimmerSear burners, Illumina burner controls, GreenClean steam cleaning technology, and more.
From food storage and prep to cooking and cleanup, a kitchen’s function—if not its form—is determined to a large extent by the quality of its equipment. Here are some new and notable products to specify for the serious cook. Ye Elica Ye is one of the first range hoods to be sheathed in Cristalplant, a polymer material that allows the creation of soft, fluid lines. The directional, double-suction vent is operated by remote control. LED spotlights illuminate the cooking surface. Designed by Fabrizio Crisà. Planar 8 Faucet Franke Made primarily of solid brass, the new Planar 8 kitchen faucet is equipped with a ceramic cartridge for leak-free operation. Its one-jet, lock-in-place spray head connects to a covered, stainless steel spring hose that facilitates easy, comfortable movement around the sink. The faucet spout rotates 360 degrees in either direction, which allows placement of the handle on either the right or the left side. Available in chrome or satin nickel, the Planar 8 kitchen faucet is CSA-certified and meets the lead-content requirements of NSF/ANSI 372. Range Series Miele Tailored to the North American market, this range offers some impressive features: a wireless roast probe providing ‘correct-to-the-minute’ program countdowns, a menu of 100 easy-to-use, automatic cooking programs, and a Moisture Plus function that offers optimal humidity distribution while baking. It is offered in different sizes (30", 36", and 48") and power configurations (dual-fuel, gas, electric, and induction). Regular burners reach up to 19,000 BTUs and a dedicated simmering burner tops out at 12,000 BTU. Metris Kitchen Faucet Hansgrohe Featuring an extendable shower with two types of jets—a wide shower spray that is ideal for cleaning and rinsing, and a normal spray for filling pots and pans—this faucet comes in high arc, prep, and bar sizes. The swivel range is 150º and the flow rate is 2.2 GPM. Designed by Phoenix Design. Regulator Faucet Waterworks Offered in double and single spot models, as well as a pot filler and bar faucet, this impressive, hand-crafted fitting follows the design template of early 20th-century boiler room controls. Available in thirteen finishes. All-Induction Cooktop Viking A grid of LED lights illuminate individual cooking zones when this six-burner unit is in use. The silvery metallic ceramic surface is not only visually distinctive, but durable and easy to clean. The beveled edges lift up from the counter—a unique design treatment.
This morning, the AD Home Design Show opened at Pier 94 in Manhattan to the A&D trade and members of the press. AN is proud to be a media sponsor of the 12th edition, which includes seminars in the Jenn-Air Master Class Studio and approximately 40 unique dining installations at Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids' (DIFFA) Dining by Design NY 2013. Additionally, more than 400 brands were on site with their latest offerings and following are a few that caught our eye. Calico, a new company hailing from Brooklyn, New York that was formed during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, produces large scale wall paper in non-repeating marbleized patterns (pictured at top). Artist Rachel Mosler begins by marbleizing paper swatches, which designer Nick Cope adapts for interiors on handmade cotton paper produced by Dieu Donné. Miele's full suite of culinary appliances, including a 30-inch convection oven, steam oven, speed oven, whole bean coffee system, and plate and cup warmer, are now available in a glass-fronted white finish that highlights the products' chrome handles and supports Navitronic touch controls. The new finish, Brilliant White Plus, facilitates a seamless visual across all of Miele's collections in one of the year's strongest interior colors (above). Skram, a North Carolina-based furniture company, produces two versions of the Piedment Conference Table: Standard and Limited Edition. The Standard model is available in six different material options of solid timber construction with a wafer cut edge, while the Limited Edition is constructed from two book-matched wide plank timber slabs. Look for the table constructed from red gum timber at the AD Home Show this weekend. Sonneman—A Way of Light is introducing more than 130 new products during the show in New York; one of which is Axes. An LED pendant in the spirit of De Stijl, the fixture can be hung as a solitary luminaire or repeated in a unique pattern of three dimensional layers. A variety of colors and finishes are also available. Multidisciplinary design firm Workstead, with dual locations in Brooklyn and New York's Hudson valley, specializes in architecture, interior design, lighting, furniture, and exhibition projects. The Industrial Chandelier can be reconfigured in various orientations to hang between 36- and 62-inches from the ceiling. Both vertical and horizontal arms measure 30 inches in length.