DPHA Names Product Contest Winners
Bethesda, MD – During the 2018 DPHA Annual Conference, held last month at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, the Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association named the winners of its 2018 Product of the Year awards. The honorees were chosen by an independent panel of judges, including: Eliot Sefrin, Editor Emeritus, Kitchen & Bath Design News; Lindsay Crozier, Made LLC; Mary Jo Peterson, Mary Jo Peterson Design; Alissa Ponchione, Hospitality Design Magazine, and Nicole Weiland, Charleston Building and Development.
In the Plumbing Product of the Year, Fixture category, the winner was the Zitta Materia Shower Enclosure. Honorable Mentions went to AD Waters’ Fiora Shower Base, Graff’s Charis Sink and Victoria + Albert’s Metallo 100 Washstand. In the Plumbing Product of the Year, Water Delivery category, the top honor went to SIGMA’s Sigma Flo. Honorable Mentions included Dornbracht’s Rainmoon Rain Panel, Hansgrohe’s ShowerTablet 600 2-Function Exposed Thermostat and Brizo’s Litze Articulating Kitchen Faucet with SmartTouch.
The Accessory Product of the Year winner was Infinity Drain’s Compact Floor Drain Body. Honorable Mentions included BainUltra’s Illuzio Chromatherapy System and MrSteam’s ChromaSteam3 System. The Furniture Product of the Year was Stone Forest’s Elemental Collection, with Honorable Mentions going to The Furniture Guild’s Josie Vanity, Hastings Tile & Bath’s Stratos Vanity and Lacava’s Linea Vanity. In the Hardware Product of the Year category, Colonial Bronze’s Empire Collection took top honors, with Honorable Mentions going to Lisa Jarvis’ Double Snake Pull and Turnstyle Designs’ Edge Wing Scroll.
The Dealers’ Choice award 2017, which is chosen by members from the previous year’s winners, went to California Faucets’ Morro Bay Single-Hole Faucet, with an Honorable Mention for Artelinea’s Dama Vanity.