Style & Substance: With new products coming out on the daily it can be difficult to sort through the masses to find the cutting edge, innovative, effective, and chic.
STYLE & SUBSTANCE
Appliances and fixtures are the workhorses of home design. These essentials must pull off the ultimate feat…looking good while working hard. With new products coming out on the daily it can be difficult to sort through the masses to find the cutting edge, innovative, effective, and chic. That is where we come in. Here are a few choices that are not only beautiful on the outside but have a little something something going on below the surface.
The new Renaissance 30” Single and Double Wall Ovens from DACOR offer the largest oven cell capacity available on the market –bake, broil or roast virtually anything. Can we say Turducken for Christmas?! They also come exclusively with GreenClean™ which uses steam to break-up baked-on splatters and drips on the oven floor saving time and energy. www.dacor.com
The commercial stainless steel styling is totally outdoor industrial chic; the precision temperature control and Elliptical™Airflow are a chef’s dream. Vikings C4 Cooker takes charcoal pro and perfectly grills, sears, and smokes anything you can marinate. To all of the grill masters out there, you’re welcome. www.viking.com
They pioneered the concept so it is safe to say Fisher & Paykel are experts in the dishwasher drawer biz. Fisher & Paykel’s Double DishDrawer with its variable water pressure, flow through detergent dispenser and fan assisted dryer is actually sort of like a spa for your dishes. Plus it’s ENERGY STAR qualified. www.fisherpaykel.com
Don’t be limited by ducting, ventilation and hood requirements anymore. Jenn-Air’s Duct Free Downdraft cooktop allows for an open kitchen layout and the flexibility of placing cooktops on islands or peninsulas without having to worry about installation constraints. No big hood, smoke free air while cooking, and best of all it is QUIET! www.jennair.com
They call it a masterpiece of preservation—the Sub-Zero PRO 48 refrigerator/freezer with glass door. Features like dual refrigeration with three evaporators and advanced controls do offer supreme performance. It is really the steel, glass, and clean lines that got us. www.subzero-wolf.com
BOSCH offers big engineering in a compact package. The Axxis® PLUS washer & dryer give you large capacity on a small footprint that will leave you room in your laundry room to actually fold some clothes. The washer is Energy Star® Qualified and exceeds the Energy Star® requirements by up to 63% saving you some money in the process. www.Boschappliances.com