While it's not likely you'll ever need to X-ray your showerhead, I couldn't resist the techy image of the cool new Moxie fitting. That gumdrop-like cone is a portable speaker, which, when synced with a smartphone or mp3 player, streams your playlist into the shower. After bathing, pop it out of the head [it's held in place via a magnet] and continue listening as you go about your morning or evening routine. kohler.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.