KITCHEN & BATHROOM NEWS
What’s new for kitchens and bathrooms.
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CURTAIN CALL Plastic being less than fantastic in the environmental department, this 100% cotton canvas shower curtain gets 10 out of 10 from us. Take a bow, Lisa and Michael Fine, whose ethically minded Brooklyn-based brand Quiet Town produces a wide range of these gorgeous graphic designs, and funky bathmats too. quiettownhome.com
HIT SWITCHES Schneider Electric’s latest accessories range, PDL Iconic, is so innovative it’s been named a finalist in the Designers Institute of NZ’s Best Awards. The switches and so on are ideal for future-proofing, with changeable covers in a range of colours. schneider-electric.co.nz
SOUS ME Neff ’s new flavour-enhancing sous-vide mode, available in selected Neff ovens, keeps the steam at a constant low temperature for longer, maintaining the moisture content of your food without overcooking it. Just vacuum seal your ingredients and you’re away. neff.co.nz
SHADE OF GREY Kesseböhmer storage systems are pretty nifty and they’re now available in a sleek new Anthracite shade. In keeping with the trend towards natural material finishes, it joins Häfele’s Anthracitefinish Blanco Silgranit bowl (a benchmark in stone sinks) and the modern yet timeless Nova Pro Scala drawer in Stone. hafele.com