The IT List: 2020 Must-Haves For Your Home & A Contest!
We asked leading brands to share their top 2020 predictions for your home. Browse House & Home‘s 2020 IT List gallery, then enter for a chance to win* a $250 Visa Gift Card!
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Fireplaces leave traditional materials behind in favor of a more modern, industrial vibe, as seen in Dimplex’s Weathered Concrete series Revillusion® Built-In Firebox. A poured-concrete backing provides a dramatic contrast to the warm, lifelike flames that can be customized with different colors and lighting moods.
Weathered Concrete series Revillusion® Built-In Firebox. $1,999. Visit dimplex.com.
That’s a win-win! TORLYS new NatureTek Flooring’s ultrarealistic and textured planks come in a wide range of colors, styles and sizes — some over 9 inches wide and 6 feet long. The TORLYS exclusive Uniclic® joint coupled with cutting-edge finishing technologies mean no more worrying about wet boots or overflowing sinks.
Colossia Denali Oak Laminate, price varies by region. Visit torlys.com.
Part of the sculptural new collection from BLANCO, the RIVANA Semi-Pro Faucet combines powerful performance with ergonomic handling. Busy at-home chefs will love the integrated dual spray button and magnetic docking arm which make for comfortable handling.
Blanco Rivana Semi-Pro Faucet, $550. Visit blancocanada.com.
Forget the rain showerheads of old. Kohler’s large Real Rain Panel — available in either White or Thunder Grey finishes — uses a water reservoir and 775 nozzles to perfectly mimic a gentle rain or an exhilarating cloudburst (while actually conserving water). Automate it with Kohler’s DTV+ system to add light, music and steam to the experience.
Kohler Real Rain Panel, $3,266. Visit kohler.ca.
Sharp’s sleek under-counter 24-inch Microwave Drawer fits just about anywhere, from kitchen islands to family rooms to wet bars to home theatres. It opens easily with a touch, let’s you stir and spice dishes right in the microwave, thanks to its convenient height, and glides closed with a nudge.
Sharp Microwave Drawer, $1,799. Visit appliances.sharp.ca.
Evoke a continental vibe with the warm, light hues and longer- length planks of Gravity Urban Riverstone white oak flooring from PurParket. Perfectly balanced for humid summers and cold winters, this flooring is as functional as it is flawless.
Gravity Urban Riverstone European White Oak 7″ x 5⁄8″ Engineered Flooring, $10.25/sq.ft. Visit purparket.com.
Truffle fries with sea salt, shrimp risotto and crispy sesame katsu chicken — yes, you can make them all in the T-fal ActiFry 2-in-1 (using only a tablespoon of oil)! Revolutionary dual motion technology coupled with two cooking zones also means you can cook two separate dishes, both crisped to perfection, all in one machine.
T-fal ActiFry 2-in-1, $279. Visit t-fal.ca.