Friday, October 25, 2019

Keuco Introduces New Hires

Keuco announces two new members of their US team. Adriana Umana, who is originally from Costa Rica, joined the KEUCO team in August as their new Customer Service Representative. Her responsibilities include regular customer service supporting partner showrooms, specifiers, and the sales team, CRM related tasks, and marketing assistance. Based in New York City, Architect & Design Sales Manager Bryan Bussan’s primary responsibility is to drive growth of KEUCO’s project sales business targeting the New York metro area and select other major project markets – San Francisco, L.A., Miami, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver – in North America. He will focus on deepening the brand’s relationships within the A&D community and work with the existing dealer network to close residential, multi-family, healthcare, senior/assisted living and hospitality projects for KEUCO.

ThermaSol's Smart Showering System - now with Alexa Connectivity!

ThermaSol's Smart Showering System, which brings the multi-sensory powers of water, steam and light under your complete control, is now offering enhanced voice assistant integration with Amazon Alexa. In addition to commanding every element of the shower — from the preferred water outlet (classic shower head, rain head or hand-shower), to lights and temperature — users can now activate these features simply by summoning Alexa. Whether it’s setting water at a certain temperature, turning on the shower remotely or activating steam therapy, creating a personalized daily wellness routine in the home is now as easy as saying “Alexa.”

AD Waters Launches new Treemme Inox Collection

AD Waters will be launching the Treemme Inox Collection at Conference in just two weeks! The 5mm collection is not only the thinnest faucet in the world, but also the only one to have received the prestigious GOLDEN COMPASS International Award. The collections are named after the thickness of their bodies/spouts and handles. Notice the 5MM and the 22MM are that exact thickness from top to bottom.

Franz Viegener Expands Nerea and Lillipop Collections

Franz Viegener's Nerea and Lillipop Collections welcome a new series of eye-catching handles. Tactile, multi-faceted, scintillating and gem-like, these unique machine-patterned handles are like the fine jewelry of bath couture. Available in multiple finishes, they are easily transformed and adapted to myriad styles, making them an ideal addition to any new or existing bath suite design palette. The new Lollipop widespread will be offered with tall, cylindrical handles while the Nerea will feature a low, disc-like style. Each handle features one of four decorative designs — vertical lines, horizontal rings, subtle knurled detailing or a more prominent diamond pattern.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Turnstyle Introduces The Banded Egg

Turnstyle's new The Banded Egg collection is inspired by a classical, oval shape which can be found throughout history, from Greek and Roman architecture, through to 18th century Neoclassicism. Turnstyle wanted to produce a range with a nod to the past, whilst retaining a simplicity that would fit with current 

Sterlingham goes Live with New Website

Sterlingham has gone live with their new web site! The site features images of the beautiful new product that is being launched in the US at the DPHA conference in Seattle next month. New products include heated sink stands, mirrors, marble towel warmers and heated robe holders.
Jaclo has reimagined the Rain Machine.
Xtra Velocity™ Rain Machine® XV™ (S408XV) has a true 8 inches of coverage, and is great for low water pressure. It is CEC & Watersense approved.

Congratulations to the Q3 2019 Recognition Program Graduates!

Congratulations to the Q3 2019 Recognition Program Graduates!

Bath & Kitchen Category
Jenny Jiang - Best Plumbing Tile & Stone
Donna Lindstrom - Best Plumbing Tile & Stone
Paul Martin - Simon’s Supply

Hardware Category
Megan Finn - Astro Design Centre
Paul Martin - Simon’s Supply

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Laufen has its New Classic line featured in Azure Magazine. The New Classic is a new bathroom collection by Laufen designed under the creative leadership of superstar designer Marcel Wanders. Engaged to re-interpret classical styles using the material SaphirKeramik, every item included in the ensemble brings together the designer’s flair and creativity with Laufen’s mastery of raw materials. The New Classic range encompasses washstands, washbasin bowls, toilets, a bidet and bathtub, faucets, mirrors and accessories, as well as furniture.
OMNIA Industries is proud to announce that Jaime Fogarasi has joined the company as their
Project Representative. Jaime will cover New York City calling on architects, designers, builders and
developers to familiarize them with the OMNIA brand and provide assistance with specifying the
company’s products for their projects.

Chown Celebrates 140 Years

In the late 19th century, Francis Roger Chown set out with his wife and six children from Canada on a ship bound for Portland. They eventually landed in the city where he would open F.R. Hardware in 1879. ⁠The family business is still running strong today. This year, the Chown family celebrated the 140th birthday of the store, now known as Chown’s Hardware. Congratulations from the DPHA family! Read the full article here.

DDI System Releases Version 20

DDI System announced the release of Inform ERP Software, Version 20. Inform ERP Version 20 offers ease of use with a new, modern user interface. New layout options include dashboard tiles for quick access to accounting, inventory, and sales KPIs. More than 100 improvements and new features round out DDI's latest software upgrade delivering advanced functionality in an unprecedented user-friendly experience.

AD Waters Introduces Treemmee Inox Collection

AD Waters introduces their new Treemme Inox Collection. Beautifully crafted faucets, made in the heart of Tuscany. The 5mm collection is not only the thinnest faucet in the world, but also the only one to have received the prestigious GOLDEN COMPASS International Award. The collections are names after the thickness of their bodies/spouts and handles.
Notice the 5MM and the 22MM are that exact thickness all the way, from top to bottom.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Turnstyle Designs Introduces The Layer

Responding to popular demand and the resurgence of door knobs, Turnstyle Designs has come out with its unique take on this traditional product. The Layer, designed by Wayne, is a striking, bold design that has layers of Amalfine, sandwiched between thick discs of solid brass, producing a simple but very effective contemporary door knob.

Barber Wilsons Introduces New Faucet Series

Barber Wilsons and Company will launch a brand new series in the U.S. at the DPHA Conference next month in Seattle. This series combines clean lines with traditional flair, harkening back to the company's naval origins. In addition, three new finishes including a brushed brass will be featured in the Product Showcase. The Sterlingham Company is introducing a new robe and reed towel warmer series, and have added to their finish selections brushed brass and gunmetal.

California Faucets Expands StyleDrain Line

California Faucets has expanded its StyleDrain® line with four new designs by Beverly Hills Interior Designer Christopher Grubb. To launch this Fall, Grubb’s designs enhance the trail-blazing StyleDrain collection with memorable looks inspired by the most illustrious streets of Los Angeles. From eclectic “Hollywood glam” and sleek, modern styles to today’s popular industrial and transitional looks, Grubb’s new StyleDrain concepts fit a broad array of design styles. The new collection includes the spiral-styled Mulholland, inspired by the twists and turns of L.A.’s famed Mulholland Drive; the herringbone patterned Roxbury, named for the epicenter of Hollywood glamour, Roxbury Drive; the crisp and angular Camden, reminiscent of the city’s strong ties to Mid-Century Modern design, and the flower-like Strathmore, which calls to mind springtime in Southern California.

Laufen's Sonar Series Wins Another Award

Congratulations to Laufen for winning Architectural News Best Product Award for the Patricia Urquiola-designed SONAR Series Wave Double Basin. Laufen has also won the Best of Year Award from Interior Design magazine and the Best of NYCxDesign Week Award.