Clear winner
Sub-Zero's glass-front wine refrigerator (style 427R) offers eight roller-glide shelves for wine and two refrigerated drawers underneath. Each individually controlled wine zone holds 78 bottles, and the lockable unit, featuring a softly lit display shelf for prized bottles, can sport classic, platinum, carbon stainless or custom wood panels. Price varies; or 800/222-7820.

Glass housing
The newest look in shower doors is on a roll thanks to Fleurco Product's Kinetik Slice, a 90-pound barn-style glass door that moves at the push of a finger. It retrofits to 66" wide and 78¾" high or can be customized. In varying styles of glass, it's a great compact way to conceal both a shower and toilet room. Price varies; or 800/326-2222.
Side swiper
Many shower spray units have to be wrestled like snakes, but not the Hahnsgrohe SideWay Showerpanel. In a satin chrome finish, it houses a concealed hose that glides in and out, plus five body sprays.


$2,100; or 800/ 334-0455.
Turbo engine
How about roasting a 12-pound turkey in 40 minutes? That's the inner beauty of the 30-inch TurboChef SpeedCook Oven, which uses convection and microwaves to get its work done quickly, crisply and tenderly. The outer beauty touts such two-tone finishes in stainless, white, ivory, charcoal, hearth orange, thermal red, and evening blue. $6,000; or 866/543-6569.
All for one
Fagor's Washer/Dryer Combo unit, taking up 3 cubic feet and holding 13-pound loads, is truly a space- and time-saver. An LCD screen offers access to 16 programs, including a delayed-start function. What's more, it doesn't even require exhaust ductwork, making it perfect for restrictive areas. In silver ($1,100) or white ($1,000); or 800/207-0806.
Lace grace
CaesarStone offers the look of embossed lace in its Motivo line of non-porous, carefree quartz. Other lines offer similarly unexpected textured patterns, such as crocodile. About $100 to $150 per square foot, installed; or 877/978-2789.
Safe bet
HealthCraft's Invisia Accent Ring Support Rail is decidedly a sleeker look for a tub than the usual unimaginative, industrial-style safety bar. In chrome or white (about $225); or 888/619-9992.
Layered look
Kohler's Stages chef-inspired trough-style sinks (in 33- and 45-inch widths) feature a variety of perfect-fit accessories (think cutting boards, trays and the like) for cooking prep and cleanup. From $1,050; or 800/456-4537.
Exhausting the options
Ventilation hoods need not be heavy-metal clunkers. Witness Zephyr's Padova line, dreamed up by renowned designer Fu-Tung Cheng. Hoods can be customized with the materials of your choice-mosaic tile, patterned glass and decorative plaster (such as this custom frescoe of a Japanese garden on Japanese plaster). From $3,700; or 888/880-8368.
Coffee mate
Míele's streamlined CVA 2662 Coffee System offers quick, beautifully brewed coffee and espresso (thanks to unique Nespresso capsules), and clean-touch steel. It holds 20 coffee capsules and customizable user profiles. It also touts automatic cleaning, a height-adjustable dispenser, a frothing component for cappuccino and a host of other features. $2,450; or 800/883-4537 for dealers.
Double duty
Two ovens in the space of one truly is possible thanks to GE's Profile Series Single-Double Oven. The larger lower unit (which can hold a 22-pound turkey) features convection cooking; the slimmer top oven is geared to casseroles, pizzas and the like. About $2,500; or 800/626-2005.
Luxury liners
Toto offers the Waza Miyabi line of gorgeously hand-painted bathroom furnishings with seasonal themes, such as this "Pine Tree" line. Not so noticeable is that each piece is geared to water conservation (the toilet needs only 1.28 gallons per flush, and etched faucet only 1.5 gallons per minute). From $10,000 each; or 888/295-8134.
Plum perfect
Viking has the only 30" commercial-type electric induction self-cleaning range in the industry—one that boasts the largest oven cavity going. It features energy-efficient and safety-minded induction technology, plus two dozen cool finishes, including this plum one. About $6,500; or 888-845-4641 for retailers.
Steam power
LG's energy- and water-efficient True-Steam Washer (shown here in Riviera Blue) is the largest-capacity front-load washer on the market, touting superior steam-cleaning prowess (which, for the matching TrueSteam Dryer, helps leave clothes wrinkle and odor free). An anti-vibration system makes the duo ideal for second-floor laundry rooms. $1,599 for washer; $1,499 for dryer; or 800/243-0000.