Innovative Products that make remodeling fun, assuming you're looking for a little "lavishness" in your home:

1) Entry Ways - The Designer Textures Collection of entry sets from Rocky Mountain Hardware now includes seven solid-bronze motifs varying in style from faux-bois wood grain to a symmetrical tufted patter to a delicate branch motif. Visit for pictures and details.

2) Personal Touch - Streamline Hoods is a distributor Of European glass range hoods that add a modern sensibility to the kitchen -- with a personal touch. The hoods, which come in nearly 200 colors, showcase custom imprints of everything from personal snapshots to decorative motifs. Visit for more details.

3) Color me cool - The Farrow & Ball palette is now available for use outdoors, with hard-wearing formulations designed to protect surfaces like brick, woodwork and metal from the elements. Finishes include exterior eggshell, exterior masonry and full gloss. Visit for more details.

4) Look, No Hands - Kohler debuted the Sensate Touchless kitchen faucet at the 2013 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. A hands-free-fixture that eliminates the spread of germs, it works with the wave of a hand or object. A two-function spray head easily switches from stream to spray. Visit for more details.

5) Easy Access - Gain access to hard-to-reach cabinets in the kitchen with hardware from the German company Kessenbohmer. When the cabinet door opens, a front shelf glides out on smooth bearings, swiveling aside so the rear trays can slide to the front. Visit for more details.