NKBA Names ‘Best of KBIS 2022’ Winners


The 2022 Kitchen and 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 winners of the Best of KBIS 2022. The awards, which recognize the most innovative new kitchen and bath products showcased at KBIS, were announced on 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 hideaway magazines across the country, Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief, hosted the awards ceremony.

And the top winners of KBIS 2022 are

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

Best of KBIS – Golden Bath:
Kohler – Toilet Have

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

The best of KBIS – Kitchen Money:
John Michael Kitchens – CORE: Luxury Metal Cabinets

The 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 the best products in our industry,” said Suzie Williford, executive vice president of industry relations and chief strategy officer at NKBA. “Each year we continue to be amazed by the high end; high caliber products subject to scrutiny. The kitchen and bathroom, more than ever, are where we live, work and play. It’s exciting to see this kind of innovation that is sure to make life even better at home.

Best of KBIS Judges 2022

A diverse panel of judges including industry veterans as well as new corporate design professionals solicited over 100 entries, eliminating up to 50 finalists. Each of the 50 finalists was personally visited by each judge for a final look before determining the winning list.

The Best of KBIS 2022 judges were:

Emily Cathcart, CMKBD, CID and Director, 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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