BLANCO Introduces QUATRUS R15 Medium Apron Front Sink

BLANCO has embraced small space living by adding the QUATRUS R15 Medium Apron to its stainless steel apron front sink collection. The QUATRUS R15 brings a whole new level of design versatility to space-challenged kitchens, even fitting compact 27-in. cabinets. The new QUATRUS R15 Apron Front sink is an ultra-compact … Read more

BLANCO Introduces New VINTERA Contemporary Apron Collection

BLANCO introduced the VINTERA farmhouse sink collection – a clean, contemporary version of the apron front sink style with versatile installation capabilities. Farmhouse sinks are typically fitted as undermounts, but the unique design of the VINTERA also allows for a seamless flushmount placement. This unique option visually showcases a beautiful … Read more

BLANCO IKON Low Divide Apron Sink Wins Design Awards

BLANCO has won two major design awards for their revolutionary new product, the IKON 33-in. 1-¾ Bowl Low Divide Apron sink. The IKON is recognized in the 2020 Architectural Products PIA (Product Innovations) Awards and the 2020 Residential Products MVP (Most Valuable Product) Awards. Each award recognizes the farmhouse sink … Read more

BLANCO Introduces the RIVANA Faucet Collection

BLANCO introduced the RIVANA faucet collection to its line of options. Featuring modern, geometric styling with functionality home chefs will appreciate, the new BLANCO RIVANA collection includes semi-professional, pull-down and bar faucet options along with a coordinating soap dispenser. Available in Polished Chrome and Stainless Finish, the RIVANA semi-professional and … Read more

BLANCO Presents New IKON Farmhouse Sink

BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks, is elevating kitchen ergonomics with its new IKON® 33-in. Apron 1-3/4 Bowl with Low Divide sink. Designed to make prepping, cooking and cleaning a more seamless and comfortable experience for all users, this apron front sink is crafted with the brand’s exclusive … Read more

2020 Announces Design Inspiration Award Winners

The 2019 winners of the 2020 Design Inspiration Awards have been announced.  The 2020 Design software allows kitchen, bathroom and closet designers to create visualizations using actual materials and finishes from a selection of manufacturer catalogs. Interior designers from all over North America submitted their best designs using the software. There were … Read more

BLANCO Earns Product Innovation Award

BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, has earned an Architectural Products Magazine Product Innovation Award (PIA) for its QUATRUS®R15 ERGON Apron Super Single stainless steel sink. Now in their ninth year, the PIA awards honor innovation in the development of buildings-related products and are judged by … Read more

Fabricator Spotlight: Metro Stone Works – Trends and Fabrication for the Laundry Room

  We asked Nicholas Powers, partner for Metro Stone Works, a family-owned and operated fabricator in Northern Virginia, what they are seeing in laundry rooms today and how fabrication is trending in this design space. Are laundry rooms trending for you?   We have noticed that laundry room countertops are trending … Read more

BLANCO Partners with DIFFA For a Sixth Year

BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, joins DIFFA for a sixth year as a Specify with Care® partner. Each time BLANCO’S new QUATRUS® R15 ERGON is specified, BLANCO will make a donation to DIFFA. “We are honored to support DIFFA’s vital mission to battle AIDS,” states … Read more

On the Surface, Colors Matter: 2019 Color Trends in the Kitchen

As kitchens cement their role as the home’s central gathering place, color is taking on an even more important role in design. Whether we are aware of it or not, color affects us on a deep subconscious level. Transcending beyond the name or number of a specific hue, color can … Read more