Merlot Marketing released its TastingNotes trends for the kitchen and bath industry. Here’s a quick sampling. Click on the video link below to get the full story.

Hood tech: Cook tops and hoods connect in more than one way. Technology is a given, yes, but Elica took it a step further to combine these two home appliances into one single product, NikolaTesla.

Smart food storage: Perlick showcased a high-tech commercial grade refrigerator that features luxurious touch controls, stainless steel interiors, glass shelves and soft-close drawers.

Modern Art Deco: With a nod to the 1920s, INOX introduced its heavy-duty Art Deco Series brass hardware. It transforms utilitarian door locks, card readers and other hardware into custom-created, Jazz Age-style designs.

But that's just a taste. For a full glass, check out this video.