As part of its drive to enhance the shopping experience with technological innovation, Williams-Sonoma is launching its first Tango augmented reality application and rolling out 3D room design and product visualization tools developed for the Pottery Barn and PBteen brands.
Lifetime Brands has debuted its West Blade technology, which is featured in a new line of graters and zesters. The line of kitchen tools is currently available exclusively at Williams-Sonoma through 2017 and will be available to additional retailers in 2018.
Hampton Forge has introduced the Skandia Forte Copper collection, which includes cutlery, flatware, kitchen gadgets and tools, and barware.
Aquasana’s drinking water filters, both countertop and under the sink, are said to be the first filtration appliances to earn certification to a new protocol developed by NSF International. The protocol is said to verify a water treatment device’s ability to reduce PFOA and PFOS, chemicals used to make Teflon, to below the health advisory levels set by the EPA, according to the company.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” film opened in theaters on March 17 and in conjunction with its release, Disney partnered with designer brand Patina Vie to debut a Be Our Guest inspired entertaining line at Anthropologie.