February 11, 2021

8 Solid and Sturdy Kitchen and Bath Products

From monochromatic appliances to durable materials, these eight products are sure to center any kitchen or bathroom. 

1. Jason Wu for Brizo

Product: SmartTouch Pull-Down Faucet

Standout: Whether frocks or fittings, creations by the celebrated fashion designer are always runway-ready, like this square-spout sink faucet, its eye-catching matte-white finish paired with a sleek lever handle.

2. Susie Atkinson for Drummonds

Product: Whitewater

Standout: The interior designer and manufacturer, both British classicists, riff on the contoured silhouette and imperial feet of cast-iron slipper baths for this enameled tub painted the palest rose.

3. Fiona Stewart of Margate Tile Works

Product: Natural Finish Terracotta Tiles

Standouts: The young British studio named after its seaside location uses domestically sourced clay in all of its handmade works, such as these minimalist terra-cotta tiles etched with geometric shapes.

4. Alberto Sánchez and Eduardo Villalón for Harmony

Product: Bow

Standout: With Mediterranean shore towns in mind, the MUT founders devised a narrow matte-ceramic wall tile, its concave form nodding to the region’s characteristic roof shingles.

5. George Yabu and
Glenn Pushelberg for Salvatori

Product: Anima

Standout: The Yabu Pushelberg founding partners and Interior Design Hall of Fame members build upon their product pro­wess with this collection that includes a Gris du Marais marble countertop basin resembling molded clay.

6. Francesco Lucchese of Fir Italia

Product: LifeSteel

Standout: The stainless-steel faucet by the art director of this newly minted company has a razor-thin silhouette that bagged it an impressive honorable mention at the 2020 Compasso d’Oro.

7. Céline Cornu for ZigZagZurich

Product: Kaleidoskop

Standout: The cotton shower curtain
is printed with a joyful pattern developed by the French textile designer, before being sealed with a surprisingly soft waterproof acrylic coating.

8. Natalie Myers for Big Chill

Product: Winter Edit

Standouts: The Veneer Designs owner and principal debuts a curated palette of desert-inspired colors—Green Brown, Ochre Yellow, Beige, and Ivory—for
the brand’s eminently customizable appliances.

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