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Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) Best of KBIS 2022 Award Winners Announced

Feb 9, 2022

Celebrating the industry’s most innovative new kitchen and bath products

(Orlando, FL) – February 9, 2022 – The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, reveals the Best of KBIS 2022 winners. The awards, which recognize the most innovative new kitchen and bath products presented at KBIS, were announced from the KBISNeXT Stage on February 9, 2022, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL. For the third consecutive year, sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design, the largest network of regional shelter magazines across the country, Pamela Jaccarino, editor in chief, hosted the awards ceremony.

And the Best of KBIS 2022 Winners Are

The Best of KBIS 2022 Awards recognize products in seven (7) categories:

Best of KBIS – Bath Gold:
Kohler – Avoir Toilet

Best of KBIS – Bath Silver:

Airmada Drying Solutions – Airmada Drying System

Best of KBIS – Kitchen Gold:
Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS) – 48” French-Door Refrigerator with Convertible Drawer

Best of KBIS – Kitchen Silver:
John Michael Kitchens – CORE: Luxury Metal Cabinetry

Best of KBIS – Connected Home Technology:
LG Electronics –
PuriCare™ AeroTower™ Air Purifying Fan

Best of KBIS – Impact Award (Judge’s Choice):
RainStick Shower – RainStick Shower

Best of KBIS – Best in Show:
Miele – Miele Generation 7000 Artline 30” Combi-Steam Oven

“The Best of KBIS Awards program truly honors our industry best in class products,” said Suzie Williford, EVP of Industry Relations and Chief Strategy Officer, NKBA. “Each year we continue to be amazed by the top-notch; high-caliber products submitted for consideration. The kitchen and bath, more than ever, are the spaces where we are living, working and entertaining.  It’s exciting to see this kind of innovation which is sure to make lives even better at home.”

Best of KBIS 2022 Judges

A diverse group of judges including industry veterans as well as new to the business design professionals canvassed over 100 entries, culling down to 50 finalists.  Each of the 50 finalists were personally visited by each judge to have a final look before determining the winning slate.  The Best of KBIS 2022 judges were:

Emily Cathcart, CMKBD, CID and principal, Emily Cathcart Designs
Melissa Sharp,
NKBA and allied ASID, designer, Kitchen and Bath Concepts, LLC
Lisa Zebra,
owner, and founder, Lisa Zebra LLC
ElizaBeth Marcocci,
CMKBD, CAPS, designer, Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinetry

Click here for the Best of KBIS award winners.

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design & Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath design and remodeling industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creation of certifications, specialty badges, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit www.nkba.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

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

About Emerald

KBIS is produced by Emerald, a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. With over 140 events each year, the Emerald team are creators and connectors who are thoroughly immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. For more information, visit http://www.emeraldx.com.

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