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8 Must-Have Products for Any Home Renovation

The subtle metallic finishes of Ann Sacks's Lux travertine tile collection strike a perfect note of subdued glamour. Shown in pewter, the tiles are also offered in silver or gold.
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By Hadley Keller for Architectural Digest.

Smart products for stylish renovations.

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The Poliform Senzafine walk-in closet by Rodolfo Dordoni brings the sophisticated élan of a couture fitting room to your own home. The modular system is offered in various finishes (Cenere oak is shown, with lacquered aluminum hardware and leather inserts); price upon request. poliformusa.com, 888-765-4367.

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SieMatic's versatile Urban kitchen line is tailor-made for cosmopolitan living. Shown are the oak sideboard (far left) in matte black; cabinetry in Umbra matte lacquer with a countertop of Piatra Grey composite; and an herb-garden unit in Nero Assoluto granite. All elements can be customized in any SieMatic material and color; systems from $40,000. siematic.us, 215-604-1350.

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Gaggenau's Vario 400 Series down-draft ventilation system inhales steam before it has the chance to rise. With a sleek stainless-steel frame, the vent measures 4.25" w. x 21.5" l. and is compatible with any Vario 400 series cooktop; $1,499. gaggenau.com, 877-442-4436.

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The Activewash washing machine by Samsung boosts laundry-room efficiency with a built-in sink that raises up to allow access to the top-loading unit. As shown, in platinum, it measures 27" w. x 29.25" d. x 46" h. and costs $1,199; a smaller version and a white finish are also available. samsung.com, 800-726-7864.

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Designed to fit any size or style of kitchen, Sub-Zero's integrated wine-storage system now comes in 18"-, 24"-, and 30"-w. versions in addition to its stalwart 27" width. The 18"-w. unit shown is $5,595. subzero-wolf.com, 800-222-7820.

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(photo: Ann Sacks)

The subtle metallic finishes of Ann Sacks's Lux travertine tile collection strike a perfect note of subdued glamour. Shown in pewter, the tiles are also offered in silver or gold. The mosaic tile on the backsplash costs $58 per sq. ft., and the tile on the bar front is $45 per sq. ft. annsacks.com, 800-278-8453.

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A nod to the crisp lines and classic palette of bespoke menswear, the Sterling Row inlaid tile collection by Walker Zanger deftly incorporates the contrasting textures of faux-wood porcelain and honed marble. Shown at far right is a 15" x 25" Argyle tile, which comes in charcoal (pictured) and linen hues; $78 per sq. ft. walkerzanger.com, 818-252-4000.

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LG Electronics' French-door refrigerator with door-in-door design reduces cold-air loss by up to 47 percent by allowing you to keep your most-accessed foods and beverages in the outer doors. Boasting an exterior of black tempered glass, it has a 34-cu.-ft. capacity and costs $5,999. lg.com, 800-243-0000.

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