Missed the show? No problem! Here are our Editor's Picks from the 2008 K/BIS event in Chicago.

Generations by American Standard


Generations Collection
American Standard

The Generations bathroom furniture collection from American Standard has an eye on the future. It can grow with the generations, including a smart pullout step for kids to step up safely to wash their hands. Consisting of seven pieces, the collection is constructed from signature materials, including rattan and poplar solid woods with birch veneers, and each piece is finished in a classic warm walnut tone. www.americanstandard.com

Digital Water by Cebien

Digital Water
Cebien

This slim shape of metal material invites you to an offbeat minimalism design. Cebien’s Digital Water offers three LED mood lighting settings: Universal Design (light color changes according to temperature); Sense Engineering (automatic color change); Chromatherapy (color choice of user). It also incorporates a music audio center with an mp3 player and built-in SD card. Its 30-watt speakers are waterproof. Features high-quality acrylic printing and customizable shower panel. www.cebien.com

Hexa Collection from Cifial

Elegance In The Bathroom
Cifial

Cifial adds a bold new look to the bathroom with its Hexa Collection of innovative lavatory faucets. The sleek high-arch widespread design creates a stunning display as the water flows elegantly into the basin. Described as a “modern twist to Art Deco,” Hexa and reinforces the company’s ongoing commitment to innovation and design, and offers homeowners design freedom with features and finishes that can match most any décor. Hexa measures almost 6 inches long and over 9 inches high, with a choice of two-handle styles, a lever or a cross. www.cifialusa.com

Orrington powder room collection from Danze

Stylish Powder Room Collections
Danze

At K/BIS, Danze introduced unique powder room design solutions to homeowners driven by quality and attention to detail in their home furnishings. Each new powder room collection from Danze encompasses a full suite of products including toilets, bidets, furniture-grade vanities, pedestal or vessel sinks, and matching mirrors. Also, throughout the lines Danze has added extra value and smart design.  For example, toilets throughout the collections feature a 3-inch flush valve, ergonomic elongated bowl with 16 ½-inch rim height and a soft close seat. Choose from the traditional Orrington Collection (shown), the contemporary Ziga Zaga Collection, or the architectural feel of the Cirtangular Collection. www.danze.com

Fogo/Bacino by Duravit

Cylinder Washbasin
Duravit

The stylish Fogo/Bacino “dream team” allows for plenty of space in all bathroom layouts. The new Fogo floating console is available in various widths, and its large drawers make the low console very spacious in terms of storage potential. The slim Bacino cylindrical washbasin can be positioned in the center or to one side of the console. Its unique geometry has been specifically designed at an 18 1/8-inch height and 14 5/16-inch diameter to create a deep inner basin without tap area or overflow. www.duravit.com

DECOLAV’s new Model #5243

Mod-Inspired Vanity
DECOLAV

DECOLAV’s new Model #5243 is a multi-dimensional vanity featuring a solid wood frame, white marble top and built-in accessory shelves. An intricate weaving pattern of the front cabinets provides both texture and dimension to this 1950’s mod-inspired design. Unique to this vanity is a finger grip cabinet opening. Offered with the vanity is an above-counter rectangular-round white ceramic vessel, Model # 1480-CWH. www.decolav.com

Aquatic’s HotSoak

Longer, Warmer Soaks
Aquatic Industries Inc.

Aquatic’s HotSoak™ series conserves water during longer soaks through an inline maintenance heater that sustains the preferred bathing temperature with virtually no water movement. This prevents the need for draining cooled water and refilling the tub. The HotSoak pump is 1/15 horsepower with a heater rated at 1.5kW, and operates from a single 110V Class A GFCI power outlet. www.aquaticwhirlpools.com

Mystic® Twist™ sinks from Elkay Mfg.

Unique Sink Design
Elkay Mfg.

The Mystic® Twist™ sinks from Elkay Mfg. features a unique design of softened geometry that swirls downward toward the center drain. The aesthetic of the stainless-steel bowl adds a whimsical aspect to bathroom, kitchen food prep or bar sink applications. www.elkayusa.com

Grohe's expanded Bridgeford collection

Traditional Bridge Faucet w/Side Spray
Grohe

Grohe expanded its Bridgeford collection to include a classically designed bar faucet, a three-hole bridge faucet with side spray, and additional lever options for limited spaces. Bridgeford captures old-world charm and is ideal for consumers who like to surround themselves with more time-honored décor elements, but don’t want to sacrifice modern conveniences. www.groheamerica.com

Strasser Accent Style

Accent Style
Strasser Woodenworks

Strasser Woodenworks is introducing a new line of bath vanities – Accent Style. It incorporates the look of a traditional cabinet-style vanity with the popular and growing furniture style. Many homeowners still like the toe kick for ease of cleaning, but are also looking for something more exciting. The Accent Style is offered in Strasser’s five-door styles and 12 finishes. All Accent Style vanities come with a unique bottom drawer, which is Standard for all Strasser vanities. www.strasserwood.com

Naru Suite from Symmons

Updated Product Portfolio
Symmons Industries

Symmons Industries introduces the Naru Suite, its new family of bathroom fittings. It offers a contemporary design inspired by the Japanese verb “Naru,” meaning to become, to be, or to grow. With its waterfall flow, Naru brings calmness and relaxation to your state of being, the company says. The Naru Suite includes a wide spread lavatory faucet with waterfall flow, a roman tub faucet with waterfall flow and hand spray, and tub/shower trim.  The offering also features a collection of complementary accessories including a towel bar, a towel ring, a robe hook and toilet paper holder. www.symmons.com

Finestra Walk-In Bath

Therapy Bath
Jacuzzi

Designed with easy access and comfortable bathing in mind, the Finestra Walk-In Bath gives new meaning to independent living. It includes Jacuzzi technology and is equipped with a variety of safety features. Finestra also offers air-tight security and a water-tight magnetic door seal. Electronically combine different levels of whirlpool and Pure Air jets for more than 12 different experience combinations. The tub is designed to fit into standard bathtub spaces. www.jacuzzi.com