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BLANCO recently launched two new how-to videos with valuable information on how to clean and care for a stainless steel sink as well as a new video on how to “green” your kitchen.
The stainless steel cleaning video can be found on blancoamerica.com and offers helpful tips on what cleaners to use and how to clean a sink to maintain its finish long term. Follow the link above or click on the image below to watch. There are two videos on this page – one on how to select a stainless steel sink and one on how to care for it after purchase.
The “How to Green your Kitchen” video can also be found on blancoamerica.com and offers valuable advice on how to select green products for your kitchen. The video can be launched by clicking on the link above or on the image below to be directed to our sustainability statement. We hope you enjoy our latest videos!
BLANCO has been recognized as an essential sinks and faucets supplier by a panel of distinguished judges for Kitchen Trends Magazine. Playing a significant role in 2012-2013 American kitchen creations, BLANCO was recognized for excellence in design, function, product specification and style.
The Trends Annual Top 50 American Kitchens includes some of the most innovative and creative projects from homes and kitchens around the world. Trends selection panel recognized BLANCO’s integral part in making kitchens equipped with high performance, trendy and sustainable sinks and faucets.
“We are so honored to be recognized by Kitchen Trends for our part in making American kitchens so well furnished,” states Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO.
Trendsideas.com is a highly regarded portal for the home and commercial design consumer and professional industries. It offers an up-to-date searchable database of all the content from Kitchen Trends, Home Trends, Bathroom Trends and Home & Architectural Trends publications.
QUATRUS delivers five new undermount sinks with maximum craftsmanship, design and functionality – all at a minimum price
BLANCO debuts the stunning QUATRUS stainless steel sink series – providing affordable luxury through design driven performance. With its modern 18 gauge stainless steel design, X-drain grooves for added functionality and a lustrous, enduring finish, plus coordinating accessories from cutting boards to colanders, BLANCO QUATRUS™ has it all.
“BLANCO QUATRUS offers an entry point to bring new homeowners into our innovative, quality products,” states Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “It’s not enough for a sink to look just like a high end luxury sink, sporting X-grooves and a contemporary shape. Compare QUATRUS to other sinks in this price range and you can tell just by running your finger down the hand polished corners that this sink is unique, from a brand that you can trust for the long term. Unlike cheap imitation designer sinks, QUATRUS won’t have weld marks, won’t rust – plus QUATRUS offers sound deadening pads and other luxury details that makes it a tremendous value in its class.”
QUATRUS comes in five different configurations including: bar, equal double, medium single, super single and 1-3/4 bowls.
- Bowl depth ranges from 8” on bar bowl to 9” on kitchen sinks
- BLANCO’s proprietary 304 series stainless steel
- 18 gauge stainless steel
- 18/10 chrome-nickel content
- Trademarked Satin Finish™ for ease of cleaning and hygiene
- Limited lifetime warranty
- Series fits cabinets from 21” to 36” depending on sink
- Prices range from $550- $965
Sustain Design Studio will launch their new California SOLO 1 series at the Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles, CA this week. The California SOLO 1 is a prefab modular dwelling – at the forefront of green building and home construction. Employing the highest standards of modern residential design, materials and technology – the California SOLO 1 is beautiful, energy efficient and enduring. The objective of the home is to keep operational and maintenance costs low while reducing the home’s overall environmental footprint.
Sustain Design carefully selected a BLANCO SILGRANIT® II PRECIS Truffle Super Single bowl and CULINATM water saving faucet. The SILGRANIT II sinks are maintenance free and offer legendary durability to resist scratches, heat, stains, chips and more. Plus they are backed with a lifetime warranty. The CULINA offers a breakthrough magnetic hook up and a flexible hose that’s easy to clean. The CULINA water saving faucet reserves 20% more water than a standard faucet.
Other sustainable features of the California SOLO 1 include: green non toxic finishes and materials, energy efficiency, durability, low maintenance to limit waste, indoor air quality to insure healthy home, using natural ventilation to passively cool and a green roof with indigenous vegetation to name just a few.
If you are at Dwell on Design, visit Booth D815 to learn more or http://www.sustain.ca.
BLANCO + Modenus recently held a Tweet Up event at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City to promote water conservation – in particular to raise money through tweets for Water for People. Water for People is a charitable organization that ensures sustainable clean/safe drinking water for all people. Hundreds of tweets raised funds and reached almost one million people during the Champagne and Cupcakes themed event. Modenus also drew names to select one blogger to attend their popular BlogTour in London this fall. BLANCO celebrated the launch of three new collections including the CERANA™ Fireclay Apron Front Sink, CRYSTALLINE™ Hideaway Sink and a new collection of water saving faucets. Watch the video to catch all the action at http://youtu.be/1e9B6-RWI0c
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Prominent N.Y. editors and international design bloggers attended the exclusive kickoff media event for Modenus NY 2012 BlogTour
The kitchen design experts at Poggenpohl and celebrity chef Eric Ripert launched The Eric Ripert Kitchen by Poggenpohl to kickoff Modenus Blog Tour N.Y. 2012. A group of international design bloggers and New York media got an exclusive look at the groundbreaking and eco-friendly kitchen concept. The social media event was sponsored by Poggenpohl, BLANCO and Modenus.com.
The Eric Ripert Kitchen by Poggenpohl demonstrates how the celebrity chef’s own personal vision for a world-class restaurant kitchen can be reinvented for the at-home chef. Over 30 design editors met with the Poggenpohl design team who brought the Ripert concept to life in a beautiful contemporary and eco-friendly design with distinct and functional details for cooking and entertaining at home.
The interactive and educational event also included the launching of innovative products including the BLANCO CERANA Fireclay Apron Front Sink and Poggenpohl’s +ARTESIO Kitchen.
“It was a pleasure to work with one of the most revered designers to create a beautiful kitchen that is not only gorgeous but is the most efficient possible in allowing you to craft a perfect meal in your home and to create convivial atmosphere around the table,” states Eric Ripert.
Eric Ripert Kitchen by Poggenpohl Details
- Eco-friendly Poggenpohl textured teak lava and terra melamine cabinetry.
- Narrow pullout drawers and vertical cabinets store essential ingredients and cooking utensils right at the cooktop.
- Ripert also specified innovative details such as a plating area in front of the cooktop to prep dishes as he completes them.
- Chef inspired for the home fixtures: BLANCO Precision™ 16’’ SteelArt® sink and BLANCO Meridian™ Semi-Professional faucet.
Eric Ripert, chef of the celebrated three-star Michelin rated New York restaurant Le Bernardin, cooks with Poggenpohl and BLANCO at home and on his Emmy award winning TV show Avec Eric. To learn more about The Eric Ripert Kitchen by Poggenpohl, visit www.aveceric.com/kitchen.
Poggenpohl creates luxury kitchens and has been at the forefront of kitchen cabinetry design for 120 years. www.poggenpohl.com
For three generations, BLANCO has quietly and passionately elevated the standards for luxury sinks, faucets and decorative accessories. www.blancoamerica.com.
Here is the hottest buzz – from the latest BLANCO designs featured in leading magazines. BLANCO sinks and faucets are an essential ingredient for a well-designed kitchen.