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Some Notes from KBIS 2011 in Las Vegas

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I am also convinced that Electric Mirror is going to be a hot item in the coming year.  These mirrors provide lighting and mirror in one, which is really nice because the best lighting at the vanity is at eye level, not from above.  I recently specified the "Novo" mirror for a Denver bathroom remodel and can't wait to see the finished product installed in about a month.

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Rambling Thoughts...

Totally surprised by the lack of contemporary cabinet lines on display. Taiwanese /Chinese vendors and manufacturers have evolved from last year, but it will be a while before they measure up to the big market players such as Kohler in terms of quality and marketing technique. Speaking of Kohler, they really impressed me with some of their new lines. Abrezo Line of fixtures was awesome...very refined. Anyone interested in a $6,400 toilet withal touchscreen control unit?

Robern has some really great vanity cabinets on display.  Honestly, I had no idea their product line went beyond the medicine cabinets they are so well known for.  The vanities have glass fronts (of which you can choose several different types of glass), divided drawers for solid organization, integrated power sources, and some really slick lighting.