Fire Up Your Kitchen with the Newest Appliances

Channel your inner chef with these state-of-the-art kitchen essentials. Upgrade with the sophisticated MotionSense Moen faucet and get cooking with Thermador’s first full-surface touch screen stovetop.

1. Available in several finishes, this Samuel Heath faucet is a classic design with smooth lines that will look beautiful in any kitchen. Handcrafted from the finest materials and completed with a high-quality plating process, the pristine look will inspire you to keep your kitchen spick-and-span. Through Klaff’s, Norwalk, 203-866-1603, Scarsdale, 914-740-1800, 2. The Whirlpool Gold Series dishwasher boasts a 35 percent better clean, plus its energy-efficient system uses half as much water as the previous wash system. The dishwasher is equipped with sensor cycle to automatically select a wash and dry. It also includes a top rack wash option for quick rinses of choice items. Through County TV & Appliance, Stamford, 203-327-2630, 3. Putting a new twist on the traditional sink, Kallista, part of the Kohler Interiors Group, presents the multiere stainless steel single-basin sink. It is uniquely designed to include a colander holder, flatware tray, teak cutting board and corner drain to maximize storage capability. Through Best Plumbing Tile & Stone, Stamford, 203-975-9448, 4. It’s the magic touch! The sophisticated touch technology of the Moen faucet responds to your washing needs with MotionSense. The hands-free control fixture includes three setting options: wave, ready or familiar. The optimized flow uses 32 percent less water while still keeping your kitchen spotless. Through Klaff’s, Norwalk, 203-866-1603, Scarsdale, 914-740-1800, 5. Maybe it’s not easy being green for Kermit the Frog, but the Blanco Solon compost system offers a simple way to integrate green initiatives into your life. Its minimalist design discretely collects organic waste below the counter. Through Torrington Supply Company, Danbury, 203-791-9344,



1. With pioneering water and ice technology, the GE French door refrigerator includes a hot water dispenser, filtration system and hands-free autofill that uses ultrasonic sensors to detect sound waves and deliver precise amounts. The TwinChill evaporators separate airflow and climate to keep food fresher longer. Through Powerhouse Appliances, New Milford, 860-355-3116, 2. Vent in style with the Zephyr Verona hood, which seeks to enhance performance, decrease noise and conserve energy. Not only does the straight glass design look smooth, but it also features LED lighting in several colors to create the ambiance of your choice. Through Marsillio’s, Fairfield, 203-366-7541, 3. Sub-Zero and Wolf’s French door fridge achieves reliability and performance. The built-in refrigerator has a custom paneled overlay to match your kitchen aesthetic, along with water filtration, air purification and faster ice production to ensure fresh food and energy efficiency. A&D, NYC, 212-207-9223 and through Clarke, South Norwalk, 508-435-6226, 4. Keep your spirits high! And nicely chilled in the Liebherr HWS 1800 wine refrigerator with three shelves to hold 18 bottles of your favorite wine. The refrigerator is a fully integrated unit with a recessed handle and an insulated glass door with UV protection. Through Vinci’s Home Products, Greenwich, 203-869-1114,



1. With a product so hot it’s literally steaming, Miele offers a new steam oven with a design that seamlessly integrates into cabinetry, a touch control pad featuring MasterChef technology and stainless steel accessories. Through Aitoro Appliance, Norwalk, 203-847-2471,
2. Double the oven, double the fun: The Dacor double wall ovens are equipped with an electronic control panel, GreenClean steam-cleaning technology, and six cooking modes to serve all of your cooking and baking needs. Through Aitoro Appliances, Norwalk, 203-847-2471,
3. Staying true to the traditional La Cornue style and quality: The 1908 range with a vaulted gas convection oven is named for the year of the first La Cornue vaulted oven. The 1908 has five high-performance gas burners and one powerful central burner that will bring you one step closer to a gourmet meal. Through Deane, Inc., New Canaan, 203-972-8836,
4. This revolutionary cooktop by Thermador is the first full-surface induction appliance with a touchscreen and intelligent interface that recognizes cookware size, shape and position. The easy-to-clean, precise and safe appliance is sure to wow culinary- and tech-gurus alike. Through Albano Appliance & Service, Pound Ridge, NY, 914-764-4051,



1. Boffi keeps it sleek and chic in its Aprile kitchen. Minimalistic and modern in style, Aprile utilizes neutral colors and innovative materials. The worktops are surfaced with DuPont Corian, a high-tech material, while solid wood staves in several widths on the doors create 3D effects, and ultra-thin stainless steel marks the finishing touches. A&D, NYC, 212-431-8282,
2. In celebration of Christopher Peacock’s twentieth year in business, Christopher Peacock Cabinetry debuted the Culinarium collection. Reminiscent of romantic countryside style, the collection elegantly blends painted cabinetry with white quarter-sawn oak and is topped with polished copper hardware. Greenwich, 203-862-9333, 3. The Smallbone hand-painted kitchen plays with concave and convex curves, sharp and square edges, and color highlights to create a timeless look. Refined, unique details include a steel-lined trough for an indoor herb garden, lit drawers, an island with mirror-finished plinths to create a “floating” illusion, as well as a hanging rack for organizing. NYC, 212-288-3454,
4. Nobody likes a cluttered mess. Keep it tidy and organized with the Blum drawer system featuring Blumotion for silent and effortless movement. With its convenient corner storage design and structured compartments, you’ll find the perfect home for every cooking utensils. Through Connecticut Plywood Corporation, Milford, 203-876-1411, 5. As part of its +Artesio design concept, Poggenpohl seeks to fuse furniture design and architecture to create a symbiotic relationship with the surrounding living space. The cabinetry comes in several colors and combinations for a simple and contemporary look. A&D, NYC, 212-355-3666, through Integral Renovation Projects, New Canaan, 203-807-2591,,