Kitchen & Bath Design News

AUG 2017

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August 2017 • 21 Houzz Adds Sketch to Web PALO ALTO, CA — Houzz Inc. has announced that Sketch, its popular communication, col- laboration and design tool in the Houzz App, is now available as a web experience. With Sketch, home profes- sionals and their clients can communicate ideas and collab- orate directly on any of the more than 14 million photos on Hou- zz – or images from their own library and around the web – by adding measurements, notes, stickers and more. Sketch also makes it easy to experiment with home decor options by adding products and materials from the Houzz Shop into any photo or blank canvas. Addi- tionally, the tool can be used to create mood boards and floor plans from scratch, save them to ideabooks and share them with clients, vendors or sub- contractors. Houzz Sketch also enables pros and their clients to: Keep track of products added to a Sketch in a shopping list for easy checkout on Houzz. Select from over 150 stick- ers to make quick and simple Fiora Launches in North America L O S A N G E L E S — F i o r a , a Spanish luxury bath brand, has debuted in the North American market. Distributed by AD Wa- ters, the brand offers a range of bathroom furniture and acces- sories from sinks to vanities to one-of-a-kind shower bases. The shower bases are made from Fiora's signature product SILEXPOL, a material comprised o f p o l y u re t h a n e a n d s i l i c a sand. The textured, slate-like material is warmer and softer to the touch than porcelain, acrylic, enameled steel and solid surface, and is resistant to scratches, the company re- ports. The surface also features antimicrobial properties, the firm adds. Made in eight colors, the bases are ADA certified and have a level three non-slip cer- tification. n o te s , a s we l l a s to i n s e r t p l a ce- holders for products, materials and features they would like to add to their space. Choose any of the two dozen avail- able Sketch Canvases to create mood boards and floor plans in an easy and lightweight way. Save their Sketches to their Houzz ideabooks to easily share with others involved in a project. With push noti- fications, everyone stays up to speed whenever a Sketch is updated and multiple users can even make edits to a Sketch simultaneously. To start a Sketch, simply click the Sketch button on any photo on Houzz or upload a photo to an ideabook. THE DESIGNER'S CHOICE FOR BEAUTIFUL VENTILATION THE ART AND DESIGN OF SP T VENTILATION Combining performance and beauty, WhisperRecessed LED ™ hides a powerful yet quiet 80 CFM fan behind an elegant recessed LED light. Its stylish all-in-one design delivers the quietest, most efficient ENERGY STAR ® certified recessed fan/light combo unit available. In fact, you'll only know it's working because of the clean, fresh air in your bathroom. What's more, the energy efficient, warm white dimmable LED lamp uses up to 40% less energy than CFLs. Best of all, the environmentally friendly WhisperRecessed LED helps you comply with the industry's most stringent green building codes and standards, and includes a replaceable 11W ENERGY STAR ® 2.0 certified, GU24 base LED lamp. Style, performance, and energy savings. By design. To learn more, visit Circle No. 12 on Product Card

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