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California Faucets La Spezia Named a Most Innovative Product by Beautiful Kitchens & Baths

The 13th-annual award honors 30 new standout products for design, technology, and more

(Huntington Beach, CA, March 19, 2024) Beautiful Kitchens & Baths magazine has recognized California Faucets La Spezia faucet as one of The 30 Most Innovative Kitchen and Bath Products of 2024. Selected by the magazine’s editors, the Most Innovative Products list distinguishes the year’s “most impressive” kitchen and bath products embodying “high style, cutting-edge technology, and a little something extra.”

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California Faucets Offers Innovative ZeroDrain® in Every Color of the Finish Rainbow

The award-winning “pop-down” drain is available in over 25 artisan finishes, making the easy-to-clean and virtually uncloggable drain the perfect choice for every sink and bath

(Huntington Beach, CA, February 13, 2024) California Faucets’ groundbreaking ZeroDrain® comes in more than 25 artisan finishes, ensuring there’s a ZeroDrain to coordinate with any lavatory or tub faucet. Not only does the nearly-impossible-to-clog drain offer a cleaner look, quicker installation, and easier maintenance, it’s also easy to coordinate with any style of décor, creating a sleeker, more design-forward look in the bath.

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Dreams Come True with California Faucets’ Bathroom Faucet Creator™

Online tool makes it simple for designers and homeowners to configure a uniquely customized bathroom faucet

(Huntington Beach, CA, January 29, 2024) California Faucets proudly introduces the all-new Bathroom Faucet Creator, making it even easier to bring customized bath faucets to life. Users of the online tool can sort through myriad faucet styles from classic to contemporary, pair any spout with any handle, and choose from 25-plus artisan finishes to create the customized faucet design of their dreams. The tool also allows designers and homeowners to share their personalized creations before they’re built-to-order and hand-finished in the California Faucets Huntington Beach factory.

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California Faucets Cooks Up Convenience and Style with Broad Range of Pot Fillers

Myriad handle options and finishes means there’s a perfect Pot Filler for every luxury kitchen, in any style of décor

(Huntington Beach, CA, December 21, 2023) California Faucets expands their award-winning Kitchen Collection with a vast array of Pot Fillers, allowing designers and homeowners to make a perfectly coordinated style statement in the kitchen. The ability to mix-and-match dozens of handle styles with a wide variety of artisan finishes makes the company’s array of Pot Fillers among the largest in the industry. Each solid brass Pot Filler features the same Italian-inspired design and California craftsmanship as the original Kitchen Collection and is designed to coordinate with a complete line of matching kitchen accessories for a cohesive style statement.

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California Faucets Bridge Kitchen Faucet Collection Wins 2023 DPHA Plumbing Product of the Year Award

Customizable bridge style faucet collection—with a modern twist— recognized at the decorative plumbing industry’s top annual event for its thoughtful design and flexible range of styles from traditional to contemporary

(Huntington Beach, CA, November 10, 2023) California Faucets’ Bridge Kitchen Faucet Collection received the 2023 “Product of the Year–Kitchen Fixture” award at the 22nd Annual Decorative Plumbing Hardware Association (DPHA) Conference and Product Showcase. The award ceremony took place during the October 12-15 event at the Marriott Marquis Chicago. DPHA, the industry’s premier plumbing industry association, chose the Bridge Collection out of a pool of outstanding entries for its thoughtful design and complete range of styles including traditional, contemporary, industrial, and transitional.

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California Faucets “Bridges” Gap Between Form and Function with New Kitchen Collection

Spanning from traditional to contemporary, the comprehensive new Bridge Faucets bring fresh new looks to the unique bridge-style genre

(Huntington Beach, CA, October 31, 2023) California Faucets has expanded its popular kitchen collection with a new take on a timeless favorite: the bridge-style faucet. The Bridge Kitchen Faucet Collection features a lively two-hole design inspired by fittings from the mid-to-late 1800s. Like two rivers that meet at the confluence, the design stands tall on two legs, allowing the hot and cold water to mix together before ascending the spout and cascading gracefully into the sink. Recently named “2023 Kitchen Fixture of the Year” by Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association (DPHA), the new Bridge collection stretches the style gamut from traditional and transitional to contemporary and industrial. With a myriad of handle options, a complete selection of matching accessories, and more than 25-plus artisan finishes, designers have everything they need to personalize their own iconic Bridge.

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California Faucets Named “Best Value Luxury Faucet”

One of the oldest, independent reviewers of plumbing products in the U.S., StarCraft Reviews recognizes California Faucets’ superior quality, responsive customer service, and fair pricing

(Huntington Beach, CA, October 9, 2023) California Faucets has been named “Best Value Faucet—North American Luxury” by StarCraft Reviews. As the largest, and most frequently read independent reviewer of building products known for honest, unbiased product reviews, StarCraft praised California Faucets for its quality, careful manufacturing, cost, and near-perfect score in the customer service category.

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California Faucets Presents New Industrial-Vibe Descanso Works® Kitchen Series

Striking Lever handles inspired by mid-century design pair an updated retro look with modern luxury

(Huntington Beach, CA, September 12, 2023) California Faucets presents the Descanso Works® Kitchen Series, an extension of its popular Descanso® Kitchen Collection. The new design series showcases evocative vintage-inspired Lever handles that offer designers and homeowners yet another way to personalize the kitchen.

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ZeroDrain®, the Award-Winning Sink Drain, Now Available for the Bathtub

The innovative tub drain is not only better looking than standard tub drains, it’s easier to install and maintain

(Huntington Beach, CA, July 27, 2023) California Faucets has introduced its groundbreaking ZeroDrain® technology for the bathtub. Just like the multi-award-winning sink version, ZeroDrain for the tub offers a cleaner look, quicker installation, easier maintenance, and virtually clog-free operation. Engineered with Integral Overflow to prevent flooding, ZeroDrain brings peace-of-mind when it’s time to indulge in a relaxing bath.

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California Faucets’ Latest Pixar-Style Video Wins Three Global Awards for Creative Marketing

Accolades for the company’s whimsical animated marketing video “California Chameleon” includes the top Gold honor from The Telly Awards, the world’s largest video award program

(Huntington Beach, CA, July 13, 2023) California Faucets has been recognized for excellence in video production and creativity by three of the entertainment industry’s most prestigious audio/video award programs for “California Chameleon,” its latest Pixar-Style video. In an industry dominated by large corporations with huge advertising budgets this was no small feat. Beating the odds, the whimsically unique video scored Gold with the Telly Awards — the world’s largest award program for videos across all screens — as well as top honors in The Ava Digital Awards and Muse Creative Awards.

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California Faucets Gives Kitchen Minimalism a Fresh Twist With La Spezia

Characterized by curves and a cantilevered handle, the new contemporary kitchen faucet blends Italian design with California craftsmanship

(Huntington Beach, CA, June 8, 2023) Recently named a Best Value in Luxury Faucets by StarCraft Reviews, California Faucets infuses a fresh new vibe into the modern kitchen faucet with La Spezia. The latest addition to the company’s popular Kitchen Collection, La Spezia features a sleek and cylindrical shape complemented by a cantilevered handle. Thoughtfully designed to blend curves and contours with a strong geometric silhouette, La Spezia offers a wide array of sizes, configurations, sprayhead styles, and more than 25 artisan finishes. Streamlined and minimal yet bold and striking, La Spezia brings creative choice and freedom into any contemporary kitchen design.

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California Faucets Flips the Narrative on Luxury Bath Style with Vertical Paper Holders

Expanding the company’s already vast collection of bath accessories, the collection of vertical paper holders offers options for every style of decor


(Huntington Beach, CA, May 16, 2023) California Faucets further expands upon its wide array of fully coordinated bath accessories with a selection of new vertical paper holders. Available in styles from traditional and transitional to contemporary and even Steampunk, there is a toilet paper holder to coordinate with any style of decor.

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California Faucets Adds Fresh New Handle Options to Popular Poetto® Kitchen Collection

Pairing with the faucet’s sleek Italian-inspired design, two new blade handles offer even more choices for personalizing the kitchen sink

(Huntington Beach, CA, April 28, 2023) California Faucets has expanded the design options and flexibility of its popular Poetto® Kitchen Collection with two new handle designs. Flat Blade and Round Blade with open center are both ergonomic designs that are easy to operate with the palm of the hand. Standing in unique contrast to Poetto’s slim Italian-designed profile, the new handles offer homeowners and designers even more choices for creating a personalized luxury kitchen design.

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Surf the Next Wave of Bathroom Style with California Faucets’ New Single Handle Wall Mount Collection

A stylish alternative to deck mount faucets, the single handle design offers a refreshingly cool, streamlined look for today’s popular space-saving wall mount designs


(Huntington Beach, CA, March 29, 2023) California Faucets expands on its already robust collection of Wall Mount lavatory faucets with its most minimalist designs yet. The new Single Handle Wall Mount Lavatory Faucets pack big style into a leaner package while conserving valuable countertop space. Designers looking to catch the next epic style wave can now find one of these sleek single handle designs in every one of the company’s faucet series. With designs ranging from traditional and transitional to industrial and contemporary, the only limit is your imagination.

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California Faucets Expands Kitchen Collection with New Squeeze Handle Designs

Two new looks—complete with coordinating kitchen accessories—join a treasure trove of designer choices for the ultimate in customization

(Huntington Beach, CA, March 7, 2023) California Faucets unveils two new ergonomic squeeze handle designs for its popular Kitchen Collection. While Descanso Works offers a fresh take on industrial chic style, La Spezia boasts a cantilevered contemporary design. The new styles mean even more choices for those looking to add a “semi-pro” flavor and to personalize their luxury kitchen. Continue reading

Dancing in the Rain: California Faucets Debuts New Ultra-Thin Contemporary Showerheads

Available in both round and square styles, the new larger size expands on the company’s already robust collection of ultra-thin rain showerheads

(Huntington Beach, CA, February 8, 2023) California Faucets announces the expansion of its popular Ultra-Thin Showerhead series with new 16-inch Contemporary options. The new showerheads are larger in diameter for a fuller more generous spray that envelopes you like rain. Exceptionally thin and presented in two shapes—a geometric square design or a more curvaceous round option—the larger showerheads satisfy users desire for style as well as a sumptuous spa-like shower, while bringing a sense of modern elegance to the bath.

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California Faucets Presents the Doheny™ Series by Christopher Grubb

With a unique banding detail that allows for split finishes, Doheny makes dynamic use of the octagon—a shape revered throughout history

(Huntington Beach, CA, January 31, 2023) California Faucets unveils the Doheny Series, one of two new bath faucets created in collaboration with award-winning interior and product designer Christopher Grubb. Characterized by its unique octagon shape, Doheny calls to mind the historical architecture of castles, monuments, and cathedrals, as well as more recent Art Deco and Mid-Century designs. A striking band detail around Doheny’s handle adds depth and texture while offering designers and homeowners the option of creating a split-finish look. But the freedom to customize doesn’t stop there. With 25-plus artisan finishes to choose from, the possible color combinations are endless.

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California Faucets Unveils Ultra-Thin Showerhead with a Traditional Twist

Easy to clean and available in an abundance of artisan-applied finishes, the solid brass showerhead elegantly blends classic style with streamlined modern design

(Huntington Beach, CA, January 17, 2023) “Ultra-slim” and “traditional” aren’t phrases you hear used together very often. But California Faucets brings a new twist to classic design. Their new traditionally styled ultra-thin showerhead features familiar shapes traditional style enthusiasts will appreciate, but in a super-slim, 1-inch-thin design. The new option adds a touch of elegance to today’s spa-inspired baths while giving designers, architects, and homeowners even more choices for creating luxuriously personalized spaces.

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California Faucets Launches Humorous Pixar-Style Video: “California Chameleon”

Starring a cute chameleon who tries to mimic the vast variety finishes available from California Faucets, the amusing video both educates and entertains

(Huntington Beach, CA, December 15, 2022) What happens when a curious color-changing chameleon meets up with the myriad artisan finishes offered by California Faucets? Can he keep up? This is the storyline in California Faucets’ newest Pixar-style marketing video: California Chameleon. From the award-winning team who also created viral videos starring dancing tub-fillers and singing faucets, California Chameleon entertains while educating designers and homeowners on the company’s unique ability to customize faucets with 25-plus artisan finishes.

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California Faucets Vice President of Sales Steven Weinberg Inducted into DPHA’s Council of Fellows

Recognized for his outstanding achievements and dedication to the plumbing industry, Weinberg joins an exclusive group of honorees in the decorative plumbing and hardware industry

(Huntington Beach, CA, December 7, 2022) Longtime plumbing industry veteran and California Faucets Vice President of Sales Steven Weinberg was recently inducted into the Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association’s (DPHA) Council of Fellows. The Council recognizes those whose achievements reflect the organization’s tradition of innovation and defying convention, representing some of the best minds in the organization and in the decorative plumbing and hardware industry.

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