Furniture Brand for Bath
Amana: A wide selection of stainless-steal refrigerators is now available, including models with wrap-around doors and ones with stylishly curved fronts. Amana Appliances, 2800 220th Trail, Amana, IA 52204.
Vitraform: The Glass sink comes in clear, sapphire, bronze, gray, black, peach, azurlite, solex, cobalt, and opal. Finishes are either frosted or polished, and bases are offered in a variety of metal finishes. Available in a 13-in.-by-17-in, oval, 14%-in. diameter round, or 17-in.-diameter round, all at six-in, depths. Vitraform, 3500 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205.
Miele: Designed to be recycled, the metal and plastic components of Miele’s hoods can be easily separated once insulation is removed for efficient material re-use. Miele ventilation systems have multi-speed motors that can move up to 625 cubic feet of air per minute. The hoods are available in one of 200 powder-coat colors. Miele, Nine Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Jado: The British Hollys bath, now available in the United States, is noted for its period styling in four faucet handle designs. Finishes are chrome, brass, polished nickel, and satin nickel. Jado, 7845 East Paradise Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. www.jado.com.
Bisazza: Mosaic glass bathroom tiles are available in a rich assortment of colors (both custom and stock) and trim options. Bisazza, 8530 Northwest 30th Terrace, Miami, FL 33122. www.bisazza.com.
Furniture Brand for Restroom
Alchemy: The Glacier best sink, best toilet and best flushing toilet features a polished, stippled appearance and is made of 3/4-in.-thick glass for your restroom or toilet. It is available with either a rough or polished edge. Alchemy, 3143 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016. www.alchemy-glass.com.
Bis Bis Imports: Designed by Davide Rognoni for home furniture, Everyday is a single basin console that includes a stainless-steel support structure covered with lacquered wood panels; a brass towel rack in glazed chrome; a white ceramic wash basin; and a lacquered glass top. The console measures 54 in. deep by 72 in. high. Bis Bis Imports, Four Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116. www.bisbis.com.
Thermador: The new 30-in. convection/microwave double oven can cut cooking time in half. This is made possible by combining convection, microwave, and radiant heat in one system. It is available in black, white, or stainless steel. Thermador, 5551 McFadden Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. www.thermador.com.
Lefroy Brooks: Designed by English designer Christo Lefroy Brooks, the Godolphin Exposed Tub Filler (model number GD 8823) combines Edwardian design with state-of-the-art technology. Its Thermostatic Mixing Valve allows the filler to hold a desired water temperature in memory for future use. Lefroy Brooks USA, Ten Leonard Street, Suite 2N, New York, NY 10013.
Stone Forest: The Farmhouse Single Basin, 33 in. by 22 in. by 10 in., is available in beige, rose, blue gray, or black granite. Stone Forest, P.O. Box 2840, Santa Fe, NM 87504. www.stoneforest.com.
Waterworks: Watercolor glass tiles come in more than 40 colors and in glossy and sanded finishes for wall and floor applications. Field tiles come in four-in.-sq., six-in.-sq., and 12-in.-sq. sizes; brick tiles in four in. by eight in., and six in. by 12 in. Molding pieces, caps, and quarter rounds are also available. Waterworks, 29 Park Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810. www.waterworks.com.
In-Sink-Erator: The 1100 instant hot water dispenser combines European styling with the convenience of near-boiling water. It is available in a model that dispenses hot water only (the GN) and one that dispenses both hot water and water from another source, such as cold tap water or filtered water (the HC). In-Sink-Erator, 4700 21st Street, Racine, WI 53406. www.insinkerator.com.
D.I.G.S.: The Fetish Collection by Rhea Alexander is comprised of more than 24 designs for the bath in brushed nickel or chrome, with a selection of accents. D.I.G.S., 115 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10012. www.digs.com.