Thursday, January 9, 2020

Barclay Introduces Ceres Bath

Barclay’s new Ceres is a charming scooped 59” acrylic freestanding tub set on an unassuming base.

The 59” bathtub has acrylic interior and exterior walls. The option to add foam insulation between the tub walls for a longer lasting warm soak is available. An overflow slot with an integrated drain is one of Barclay's new exciting features for many of their acrylic tubs. White drain and overflow covers are included. A stunning selection of custom colors is available from Sherwin-Williams.

Stone Forest Awarded Interior Design's 2019 Best of Year Honoree

Stone Forest's latest addition to the Elemental Collection, the Ventus Wall Mount Sink, was awarded Interior Design's 2019 Best of Year Honoree in the Bath Fittings Category.

This is the seventh design award for the Elemental Collection.

Congratulations to the DPHA 2019 Q4 Recognition Program Graduates!

Congratulations to the 2019 Q4 Recognition Program Graduates! The following associates completed all three Recognition Program Categories, and will be receiving desk plaques to show off their accomplishments!

Megan Finn, Astro Design Centre
Caitlin Poirier, Astro Design Centre
Matt Frank, Astro Design Centre

If you are interested in utilizing the DPHA Recognition Program for training, please email

Top Knobs Announces Winner of Design Board Contest

Top Knobs has announced the five winners of its inaugural Design Board Contest. Entrants, including interior designers, architects and trade professionals, were invited to submit their Top Knobs projects for a chance to win up to $5,000.

Congratulations to the Grand Prize winner - Dave McFadden of PB Kitchen Design in Geneva, IL. McFadden used the Flat Sided pulls from Top Knobs Aspen II Collection in Brushed Satin Nickel in his kitchen design. He focused on creating a kitchen fit for entertaining while maintaining the industrial aesthetic of the rest of the house.

Click here to see the rest of the winners.

California Faucets Makes Statement with Large Format Showerheads

California Faucets makes a stylized statement in the shower with a new lineup of large format showerheads. Created from solid brass, the four new series have an overall sleek and streamlined design but offer a more sumptuous and wider spray experience. Besides enhancing one’s sense of indulgence and relaxation while in the shower, each style makes a bold design statement that resonates throughout the entire bathroom. The collection includes the Arched Rain Showerhead (15” x 9” and 22” x 16”), Convex Rain Showerhead (19”), Ultra-Thin Rectangular Rain Showerhead (13” x 20”) and the Ultra-Thin Rectangular Rain and Waterfall Showerhead (13” x 20”).

Friday, January 3, 2020

Buster + Punch Launches new DOOR Collection

Buster + Punch’s new DOOR collection offers style and personality for important everyday products that have been forgotten or not considered relevant in interior spaces with the introduction of its DOOR Hardware. DOOR has two series in the offering: Architectural and Pre-Drilled (standard bore-size). Each are made from solid metal with Buster + Punch’s signature diamond-cut knurled detailing visible in each lever handle and thumb turn. Available in steel, brass, smoked bronze and black, each piece within the DOOR series is refined by hand and transforms a mundane door fitting into an extraordinary home detail.

Hastings Introduces New Customizable Vanity: Underground

Hastings Tile & Bath introduces their new customizable vanity: Underground. Each design is available in three sizes and five styles in a dozen wood finishes, one cement-look finish and 36 matte lacquered finishes. Wall hung units come with a framed two-drawer option, while the framed single-drawer wall hung units are available with smoked plexiglass shelf. A framed floor mounted leg stand is available with two drawers, while the single drawer option features the smoked plexiglass shelf. All models have matte white solid surface countertops with optional towel bars and optional coordinating side cabinets and mirrors.

Franz Viegener Launches new Classic Faucet

The new Classic Faucet by Franz Viegener features a stately, high-profile design with a gently squared gooseneck spout and coordinating lever handles. Reverse beveled accents evoke a sense of both opulence and elegant simplicity, striking just the right balance between crisp, clean features and intricate trimmings for a contemporary interpretation of a classic design. Available in the current range of finishes.

Top Knobs Introduces Amwell Series

In line with Top Knobs' commitment to tradition, The Amwell Series revisits one of Top Knobs' classic bar pulls with a modern twist. Comprised of 56 pieces, Amwell features a unique knurled design and is available in Top Knobs' four most sought after finishes: ash gray, honey bronze, flat black, and brushed satin nickel.