With its F1 line, Bloomingdale, Ill.–based Grohe America boosts faucet design to new heights. The fresh-looking F1 has a cone-shaped base that flows continuously into its spindle-like handles and rounded spout. The faucet also features the company's new ALU-XT smooth aluminum finish and a cartridge with a combination clockwork-type gear movement and durable ceramic disk.
Grohe America, 630.582.7711; www.groheamerica.com.