Do smart appliances judge us?

It’s a battle to set personal insecurities aside while perusing new items for the kitchen and bath
May 22, 2017 08:45AM

Bosch built-in coffee machine

From LLNYC’s May/June issue: Will Amazon’s Alexa judge our cooking skills? Do skinny refrigerators make us look fat? Can a copper bathtub make our aches and pains go away?

These were just some of the questions swirling around our heads at the recent Architectural Digest Design Show. LLNYC toured the show at Piers 92 and 94 in Manhattan on the hunt for products for the kitchen and bath.

We found that connectivity, perhaps unsurprisingly, is the name of the game in kitchen appliances. We also warmed to bronze and copper finishes for kitchen and bath, which imbue a sense of calm and comfort (more on our issues later). Here’s a taste of what we found at the show. [more]