NKBA Names 'Best of KBIS 2022' Winners

The NKBA/KBIS awards honor top kitchen and bath products and companies at the show.

02/10/2022
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Best of KBIS 2022, Kohler Avoir Toilet
Kohler took home the gold in the Best of KBIS Awards 2022 for its Avoir Toilet.

The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals has revealed the Best of KBIS 2022 winners. The awards, which recognize the most innovative new kitchen and bath products presented at KBIS, were announced from the KBISNeXT Stage, February 9, 2022, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL. For the third consecutive year, sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design, the largest network of regional shelter magazines across the country, Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief, hosted the awards ceremony.

And the Best of KBIS 2022 Winners Are

The Best of KBIS 2022 Awards recognize products in seven categories:

Best of KBIS – Bath Gold:
Kohler – Avoir Toilet

Best of KBIS – Bath Silver:

Airmada Drying Solutions – Airmada Drying System

Best of KBIS – Kitchen Gold:
Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS) – 48” French-Door Refrigerator with Convertible Drawer

Best of KBIS – Kitchen Silver:
John Michael Kitchens – CORE: Luxury Metal Cabinetry

Best of KBIS - Connected Home Technology:
PuriCare™ AeroTower™ Air Purifying Fan

Best of KBIS – Impact Award (Judge’s Choice):
RainStick Shower – RainStick Shower

Best of KBIS – Best in Show:
Miele – Miele Generation 7000 Artline 30” Combi-Steam Oven

“The Best of KBIS Awards program truly honors our industry best in class products,” said Suzie Williford, EVP of Industry Relations and Chief Strategy Officer, NKBA. “Each year we continue to be amazed by the top notch; high caliber products submitted for consideration. The kitchen and bath, more than ever, are the spaces where we are living, working and entertaining.  It’s exciting to see this kind of innovation which is sure to make lives even better at home.”

Best of KBIS 2022 Judges

A diverse group of judges including industry veterans as well as new to the business design professionals canvassed over 100 entries, culling down to 50 finalists. Each of the 50 finalists were personally visited by each judge to have a final look before determining the winning slate.

The Best of KBIS 2022 judges were:

Emily Cathcart, CMKBD, CID and principal, Emily Cathcart Designs
Melissa Sharp, NKBA and allied ASID, designer, Kitchen and Bath Concepts, LLC
Lisa Zebra, owner and founder, Lisa Zebra LLC
ElizaBeth Marcocci, CMKBD, CAPS, designer, Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinetry

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