2012 Product Innovator Awards
Seventy-six kitchen and bath products vied for the coveted title of Most Innovative in the 2012 K+BB Product Innovator Awards. Although a winner quickly emerged, the list of other outstanding submissions was lengthy, prompting much passionate discussion among the judges. As in previous years, their decisions were based on such criteria as originality, aesthetics, functionality and consumer appeal. Following are the entries that captured their attention.
The judges (from left to right): Susan Serra, CKD, principal of Susan Serra Associates, Inc.;
Miriam Lissak , founder and president of Weinreb • Schultz Design Associates and MWL Designs;
John Buscarello, ASID, principal of John A. Buscarello, Inc.; and
David Stimmel, principal of Ambler, PA-based Stimmel Consulting Group, Inc.