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KBIS Best of KBIS 2024 Award Winners Announced

Mar 1, 2024

Celebrating Sustainability, Wellness, Industry Trailblazers and Innovation in Kitchen and Bath

(LAS VEGAS, Nev.) — February 29, 2024 — Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, revealed the winners of Best of KBIS, the industry’s premier awards program sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design. The awards, which celebrate function, design, and innovation at KBIS, were announced at the awards ceremony on NEXTStage on February 28, 2024 in Las Vegas. Sarah Shelton, Market Editor of Luxe Interiors + Design, hosted the awards ceremony.

“This year’s Best of KBIS Awards includes new categories – and we were astounded by the response, with a truly record-setting volume of submissions,” said Suzie Williford, Chief Global Relations Officer of NKBA | KBIS. “This year’s awards were especially competitive, and we’re proud to recognize those who were finalists and winners of the 2024 awards.”

“I am honored to have been a Best of KBIS judge,” said Nar Bustamante, one of five standout judges this year. “It’s fascinating for me to see all the effort and beautiful products that people are investing so much in to empower and better our communities.” Added Swati Goorha, “Although the task of judging Best of KBIS was daunting with all of the amazing applicants, we were amazed by the innovation and advancements in the Kitchen and Bath industry. I’m very happy to see the continued focus on wellness, sustainability, and improving lives and the environment.”

The Best of KBIS 2024 Awards recognized products in seven (7) categories. The Best of KBIS 2024 Winners are:

Best in show: FreePower for Countertop by FreePower

Style Statement Kitchen Gold: Professional Series 48” Induction Range in Carbonio by Bertazzoni
Style Statement Kitchen Silver: Viking RVL Collection by Viking Range, LLC
Style Statement Bath Gold: Wall-Mounted Tub Filler by Tenzo Fine Plomberie
Style Statement Bath Silver: Venezia by Venini by Fantini
Most Functional Find Gold: REVEGO by Blum Inc
Most Functional Find Silver: .HydroTap Celsius All-in-One Plus with Pull-Down Sprayer by Zip Water
Game Changing Innovation Gold: Luxury 30 in. SlimTechTM Insulation Column Refrigerator by JennAir®
Game Changing Innovation Silver: Novy Light Pro by Novy
Sustainability Standout Gold: RainStick Lite by RainStick
Sustainability Standout Silver: Transcendence by Kohler WasteLAB x Nada Debs by Kohler
Wellness Trailblazer Gold: SpaViva Two-Function Handshower and All-in-One Cleansing Device by Kohler
Wellness Trailblazer Silver: M6A Water Purifier by FOTILE

 

A diverse group of judges, including industry veterans as well as new-to-business design professionals canvassed a record-breaking number of entries with 48 finalists. Each of the finalists were personally visited by each judge to have a final look before determining the winning slate. The Best of KBIS 2024 judges were:

Arianne Bellizaire, Owner and Principal Designer, Arianne Bellizaire Interiors; Nar Bustamante, Founder and Principal Designer, Nar Design Group; Swati Goorha, Principal, Swati Goorha Designs; Lisa Peck, CEO and Principal, LiLu Interiors; Elizabeth Scruggs, General Contractor and Principal Designer, Superior Construction and Design.

Click here to see full assets from the 2024 Best of KBIS Finalists and here for images of the awards ceremony. For more about Best of KBIS, please visit here.

About National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA|KBIS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

NKBA | KBIS is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS).
With nearly 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, NKBA | KBIS has
informed, educated and supported the industry since the association was founded in 1963. The
association’s mission is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through community,
professional certification and learning, and events.

For more information, go to NKBA.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

NKBA® and KBIS® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

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