Posted 4th Oct 2019

EK&B Business Shortlist Announced

4th October 2019 - 17:00pm
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Essential Kitchen and Bathroom Business have announced the shortlist for their coveted annual awards this week. The shortlist for the awards, which will be held at The Brewery in London on the 28th November, includes the finalists for 14 different categories and reads as follows:

Star Kitchen Product

Abode – Hex taps
Eggersmann – UNIQUE solid brass door
Franke – Box Center
Masterclass Kitchens – The Connery
Grohe – K700 composite sink range

Best Kitchen Innovation

Virtual Worlds – 4D Theatre
Blanco – EVOL-S Volume tap
Rotpunkt – 910mm furniture height
Quooker – CUBE system
Franke – Vital Capsule filter tap

Star Appliance

Stoves – Sterling Deluxe S900 range cooker
Smeg – FAB28 new range colours
AirUno – Donizetti Space built-in cupboard hood
Bosch – Serie 6 washing machine
Fisher & Paykel – Integrated column fridge-freezer

Best Appliance Innovation

Novy – Cloud ceiling extractor
Hoover – H-KEEPHEAT oven
Miele – Dialog oven
Rangemaster – NEXUS STEAM range cooker
Beko – AutoDose connected dishwasher

Star Bathroom Product

Ceramica Globo – La Pietre T Edge basin
Bette – BettePond Silhouette bath
Vado/Booth & Co – Axbridge brassware
Hudson Reed – Revolution push-button shower valve
Grohe – Grohe Plus range

Best Bathroom Innovation

Vasco – Niva Bath radiator
Geberit – DuoFresh module
Aqualisa – Quartz digital shower
Roper Rhodes – Event-Click shower
Kaldewei – Nexsys new finishes and sizes

Best Bespoke Kitchen Maker

Roundhouse Design
Simon Taylor Furniture
Charlie Kingham Cabinetmakers
Tom Howley

Best Kitchen Retailer

Vogue Kitchens
Sigma 3
Classic Interiors
Haus of Design
Diane Berry Kitchens

Best Bathroom Retailer

Tu Mewn
Soaks Bathrooms
Stone & Chrome
Sapphire Spaces

Best Distributor

Frontline Bathrooms
Ideal Bathrooms

Best Surface

CRL Stone – Ceralsio in Ferro Vecchio
Cosentino – Dekton Slim
Ca’Pietra – Lily Pad porcelain tile collection
Mutaforma – Tilla mosaics
TheSize – Neolith in Mar del Plata

Best PR Campaign

JMM PR – National Quiet Day for Whirlpool
Little Red Rooster – 70th anniversary for Smeg
Simpler PR – #JustAReminder for Merlyn
Little Red Rooster – 40th anniversary for Bisque
Lakes – Lakes Showering Spaces campaign

Best Online/Social Media Campaign

Masterclass Kitchens – New & Noteworthy campaign
DMC PR – Partnership campaign for Caesarstone
Harvey & Hugo – Mascot campaign for Ideal Bathrooms
Wren Kitchens – The Wren Difference feat. CiviL
Ripples – Partnership with Lily Pebbles

Best Installer (BiKBBI) 

Ashcroft Kitchens Installations Ltd (Cumbria)
Brick Change London Ltd (Kent)
Brownhirst Joinery Ltd (West Yorkshire)
Classic Interiors (Worcestershire)
GJ Alderdice (Berkshire)
Liberty Fitting Service Ltd (Dundee)
Loftus Ltd (Dorset)
Newrooms (Norfolk)
Studio 62 Kitchens (West Midlands)
Tu Mewn Ltd (Gwynedd)

For full details on the awards, head to

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