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Faucet Friday: Installment 1

Choosing a kitchen or bathroom faucet spells unlimited possibilities! What’s not to love about selecting new faucets. It is the jewelry feature in a bathroom or kitchen. Faucet manufacturers are delivering new and beautiful ways to deliver water.

To open up my new segment called Faucet Friday, today we will examine some of my favorite faucet designs from Cifial, (pronounced See-FEE-al).

Lavatory Faucets

With a timeless quality, the Hexa Collection by Cifial, adds a modern twist to Art Deco. Notice the sleek high arch as the water flows elegantly with a twist into the basin. Measures over 9″ high and offers two handle styles to select from.

Exclusively engineered by renowned Portuguese designer Carlos Aguiar, the Techno M3 series by Cifial combines flawless lines with a modern twist to create an unrivaled look to any home.
The entire collection is available in a choice of four finishes including polished chrome, satin nickel, polished nickel and weathered. Awarded the 2008 ADEX Platinum Award for Design Excellence for it’s superior product design and quality.

The Design Journal’s Award for Design Excellence (ADEX), which recognizes outstanding furniture and fixtures product design, is one of the industry’s most prestigious awards competitions.

Well suited for universal design , the crown lever handles of the Spout Series are easily turned on and off with minimal effort for limited range of motion or suffering from arthritis. The Brookhaven collection was awarded the Adex Silver Design Award in 2007.

11 1/2″ high spout works well for vessel sinks or basins that are not shallow to prevent splashing.
Brookhaven shown in finish R15, Rough Bronze.

Brookhaven shown in finish 721, Polished Nickel
Note about this design, and other faucets designed for vessel sinks,
they do not include a pop up control.
(that’s the skinny plunger piece that is usually found at the back of a faucet).
Specify a sink drain with touch pop up to open and close drain. (Shown above at right).

Kitchen Faucets

Techno Kitchen Pull Out faucet by Cifial.
Stands 13 5/8″ tall. Reach 8 5/8″ centerline from base to center of spray head.
What I like about this sprayer: you don’t need to keep your finger on the knob to get the veggie spray. There is a diverter built in. Great feature in a kitchen pull out. Twist with a click of your finger, the water switches from aerator spray to clean rain veggie spray. Release to position 1 or it does it automatically when turned off.

Standing at 13 1/8″ this faucet will be perfect as a low profile island faucet or a lavatory faucet.
2008 ADEX Gold Award for Design Excellence for it’s superior product design and quality.


Cifial Faucets are IAPMO Certified.

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Author:

Laurie Burke, connected to the design and construction industry since 1996. A seasoned residential kitchen and bath design specialist , Laurie has designed thousands of kitchens & baths as well as other cabinetry projects requiring technical precision in design drafting utilizing state of the art 2020 software for creating accurate plans and elevations. Through on- going product knowledge training and a desire to always stay current with an evolving marketplace, Laurie Burke maintains a strong command of knowing the appropriate Fit & Finish materials required for a residential remodel to meet the budget, the timeline of a project and a client's need for a finished product that meets their satisfaction. Kitchen Designer by trade, foodie, techie, weekend traveler for fun. For more information contact me at burkeKBdesign@gmail.com http://laurieburke.houzz.com

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