Retro appliances, jobsite-ready fleece, a magnetic chalkboard door, and two other products that caught our eye this week.
Elmira Stove Works has added a French door refrigerator to its lineup of retro-style appliances. The refrigerator features frost-free operation, an interior filtered water dispenser and icemaker, glide-out freezer baskets and pantry drawer, and electronic controls. The Energy Star-rated units come in a 24.8-cubic-foot full-depth model or a 19.8-cubic-foot cabinet-depth model. Nine standard or custom colors are available.
Blaklader makes fleece tough enough for the jobsite. The company’s new Two Fisted Fleece jacket combines a 100% polyester shell with a wind- and water-resistant membrane and a breathable mesh lining, along with durable Cordura reinforcements at the shoulders, arms, and sides. Features include a zipped breast pocket and side front pockets, a telephone pocket, a key loop, a full-length zip-up collar, a rear document pocket, and a drawstring waist.
Ideal for the kitchen, office, or kid’s room, the Impression Magnetic Chalkboard door from Jeld-Wen features a large utility surface made with steel and pre-finished with chalk-ready paint. The opposite side of the door can be specified in any of the company’s 16 interior molded facings to match the other doors in the home.
Sigma’s Series 1900 bath faucet features a transitional design combining curves along the spout and handles with sculpted angles and smoothly polished flat surfaces. The solid brass unit includes a ceramic disc cartridge. More than 30 finishes are available, including polished nickel, shown here.
The Combi Steam/Convect oven from Viking Range offers four ovens in one: steam, to gently cook vegetables, fish, and seafood; steam convection to roast or broil foods while removing excess fats; convection that browns, bakes, broils, and crisps; and microwave, for fast and convenient cooking. The oven includes an interactive LCD with 43 automatic cooking settings, descaling functionality, and built-in cookbook with healthy recipes and cooking tips.
When it comes to turning old, discarded items into gorgeous showpieces, Josh Wynne, owner of Josh Wynne Construction in Sarasota, Fla., has a gift. The builder uses reclaimed materials often in his green-built homes, both for their environmental attributes and for the character and story they bring. Read the rest of this entry »
Winter work gear, reclaimed spruce, deck screws, and two other products that caught our eye.
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As America homeowners clamor to blur the line between interior and exterior spaces, window and door manufacturers have obliged with expansive multi-panel doors that slide or accordion out of the way to reveal wide, unobstructed views. Glass wall pioneer Nana Wall has been joined in recent years by a number of other manufacturers.
Kolbe currently offers two door models—Folding Doors and the TerraSpan Lift and Slide, which accommodates up to 10 panels. Now the company is expanding with Ultra Series Folding Windows, offered with up to eight panels on each side for a span of more than 50 feet. Read the rest of this entry »
Cool screen door applications, 15 products architects love, unique lattice designs, selecting efficient ceiling fans, and other product news from around the web this week.
Touchscreen-compatible work gloves, handmade tiles, a digital torpedo level, and two other products that caught our eye this week.
Frameless shower doors, Japanese soaking tubs, new appliance efficiency standards, AIA products, and more news from around the web this week.
Products and trends from KBIS, self-healing concrete, HOA solar wars, and other product news from around the web this week.
When it comes to interior upgrades, many pros and homeowners gravitate toward countertops and flooring and paint, with interior doors often lower on the list. But in reality, updating one or two of those plain slabs is a fairly simple way to add visual interest to a room. Read the rest of this entry »
A sleek wall oven, a dog-friendly patio door, ultra-efficient precast concrete wall systems, and two other finds from the past week.