Best of KBIS 2021 – The NKBA’s Best of KBIS Recognizes New EMTEK SELECT Doorknob Collection as One of the Most Innovative New Kitchen Products of the Year

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 23, 2021 /Neptune100/ — Emtek Products, the residential door and cabinet hardware company based in Southern California, is pleased to announce that the new EMTEK SELECT Doorknob Collection of mix-and-match styles and finishes has been awarded Best of KBIS 2021 – Kitchen Gold at the 2021 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.

“A Best of KBIS award is rightfully regarded as one of the industry’s highest honors,” says Amy Switzer, Marketing Communications Manager at Emtek. “We are extremely proud to have our new EMTEK SELECT knobs recognized as one of the most innovative new kitchen products of the year.”

KBIS is an annual event hosted by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), a not-for-profit trade association that seeks to inspire, lead, and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creation of certifications, specialty badges, marketplaces, and networks. EMTEK SELECT was among 16 kitchen and bath products nominated as Best of KBIS 2021 finalists in January.

Luxe Interiors + Design, the largest network of regional shelter magazines across the country, sponsored the Best of KBIS 2021 awards ceremony for the second year in a row. The winners were announced on March 11th, during a special episode of NKBA Live.

About the New EMTEK SELECT Knob Collection

The EMTEK SELECT Doorknob Collection offers three attractive knob options (white marble, straight knurled, and knurled) and multiple stem designs, all of which can be paired with more than 20 rosette designs available in over a dozen finishes. This ability to mix-and-match takes customization to an entirely new level, allowing designers to create thousands of unique combinations for an altogether bespoke door hardware look. A strike plate, dust box, and a 28-degree rotation latch are also included at no additional charge.

“Emtek has always believed that designers should be free to express their creativity with hardware,” Ms. Switzer says. “Whether they choose to match hardware to other finishes in their room design, or mix styles in a way that makes the door the focal point, the EMTEK SELECT Knob Collection leaves it up to designers to choose exactly the message they want to convey.”

As with all of Emtek’s door hardware designs, the SELECT Collection is offered in passage, privacy, and dummy functions, assembled to order, and shipped with fast, predictable lead times from Emtek’s Southern California facility.

To learn more about the EMTEK SELECT Doorknob Collection and other innovative door hardware products, please contact Emtek directly at 800-356-2741 or explore the 2021 Product Lookbook.

About Emtek

Emtek is dedicated to helping bring your personal style to life. Door hardware is more than a way to open, close, and secure a space. To Emtek, it is an integral part of a room’s design theme. There is no predetermined combination of knobs, levers, rosettes, or finishes; Emtek allows you to create a custom, mix-and-match-lock that is assembled to order in Southern California, with no additional upcharge or lead time. Door hardware should make a statement… your statement. Open more than doors with Emtek. Founded in 1981, Emtek products are offered in the finest designer showrooms and independent hardware retailers in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Emtek is a part of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door-opening solutions. Visit today to learn more.


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