May 18th at #KBtribechat – Designed with Organization in Mind

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf

Our KBtribechat Questions:

  1. What step of the design process do you specify organizational accessories?
  2. If a client is not ready (budget or otherwise) to add a specific organization accessory to a design, do you still spec the cabinet so they can add it later if desired?
  3. Do you think well thought out organization has an impact on your customers enjoyment of the spaces you design?
  4. Which platforms do you use to educate yourself on organizational trends? Magazines, social platforms, blogs, etc… be specific! (i.e. KBDN or/and Tiktok)
  5. What area of the home is your favorite to design and (ideally) organize?
  6. Is there one space you are seeing people designing with organization in mind more than another? Pantry, laundry room, etc… share photos!

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May 11 at #KBtribechat – Biophilic Design for Wellness

Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) What is biophilic design?

2.) Why introduce biophilic design elements to kitchens and bathrooms? What are the benefits?

3.) How can you add biophilic elements to kitchens?

4.) What are biophilic materials?

5.) How can you add biophilic elements to bathrooms?

6.) How can you add organic shapes to the bathroom?

7.) How can smart home technologies contribute to biophilic design?

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May 4 at #KBtribechat – How would you describe your dream bathroom?

A design discussion!

Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) What key elements and features help define a dream bathroom? Share pictures of dream bathrooms that you love!

2.) What tips do you have to create a dream bathroom in an existing bathroom?

3.) What materials, colors, or design aesthetics help create a dream bathroom?

4.) What storage solutions do you like to include for bathrooms?

5.) What features are you integrating into today’s bathroom designs? Technology? Appliances?

6.) Many lighting options are available for bathrooms. What are your favorites?

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April 27 at #KBtribechat – Clearing Away Clutter

Inset cabinetry sets the stage for simple beauty with Rev-A-Shelf spice pull-outs each side of a BlueStar Pro-range, Zephyr ventilation surrounded by easy clean large format tile and countertops made of Polycor historic Alberene Soapstone. Photo by Edward Caldwell Photography.

Our KBtribechat questions:

1. ) Is decluttering different than re-organization or are they both part of the process of clearing away clutter? Explain!

2.) What are the advantages to a clutter free environment?

3.) What is your best decluttering advice? How should we tackle decluttering our homes?

4.) What advice do you have for designing kitchens to help the end user keep them clutter free?

5.) What are your top tips for keeping the kitchen and pantry organized?

6.) What advice do you have on designing bathrooms to help the end user keep them clutter free?

7.) What are your go to design tips to help keep closets clutter free and organized?

8.) The drop zone is always a challenge to keep clutter free and organized. Share your tips to keep this area from becoming a mess!

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April 20 at #KBtribechat –  An Earth Day Conversation

Sponsored and Hosted by Beko

Co-Hosted by Beko Healthy Kitchen Council member Suzanne Felber

Our KBtribechat questions:
  1. What does it mean to be living sustainably through design?
  2. Do designers have a responsibility to advise clients on the environmental impact of products in their homes?
  3. How can we inspire more clients to choose sustainable appliances when designing/building their homes?
  4. In what way can major appliance brands become more sustainable in the near future?
  5. What environmentally-friendly designs have you implemented recently? Show us your work!
  6. We always have New Years resolutions, so let’s make some for Earth Day! What are some of your Earth Day resolutions for this year?

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April 13 at #KBtribechat – Mixing and Matching Design Styles

The KBtribechat discussion questions:

1.) What are the most popular design styles that your clients are asking for?

2.) Personalization is an important part of today’s kitchen & bath designs and drives the demand for mixing design styles. What are some tips to customize a space in order to provide your customer with their ideal design style combination?


3.) Modern farmhouse is a quintessential design style combination, but there are so many options in addition to that. What are your favorite design combinations for kitchens and baths?


4.) Some materials are selected for aesthetic reasons, some are selected based on functionality and some for both! What are your go-to material combinations when designing kitchens & baths and why?


5.) Are there any trending materials or finishes that you think are here to stay?


6.) How does budget effect your ability to mix design styles? Explain!


7.) How have current supply chain concerns affected your selections?

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4/6 at #KBtribechat – All Things TILE, live from #Coverings2022

Sponsored and Hosted by Crossville Inc.

Tile is often the foundation of great design. From floors to walls and, now, so many surfaces in between, tile collections can truly define the look, feel, and function of spaces both inside and out. 

Join us as we gather with sponsor Crossville, Inc. to talk tile trends and ideas in conjunction with the annual Coverings Expo, North America’s largest show for the tile and stone industry.

In advance of the chat, get your photos ready to share! We want to see your tile designs during this inspiring conversation for our industry. 

Here is the question guide to help you prepare to share as we cover all things tile!


Q1 Let’s talk general tile trends—color/size/texture.

Q2 What’s in for outside? (Tile for pool decks, outdoor kitchens, etc)

Q3 What’re top tile styles for kitchens?

Q4 Share popular tile looks for baths.

Q5 Are you spec’ing tile for health/wellness design?

Q6 Any supply chain issues affecting your tile choices?

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Our March 30th #KBtribechat will be all about Social Media!

Hosted by Anna Hartley

Anna is the person behind the @TitusPlus Twitter account you have been interacting with at KBtribechat. She is the principal at AH Media and Consulting.

Anna’s KBtribechat questions:

1.) Share your greatest success stories using social media marketing for your business.

• spreading the news • gaining new clients • referral stories 

2.) Let’s talk about Instagram, with over 1 Billion active users monthly and a platform geared toward visuals and design. What are your favorite tips and tricks for finding new customers?

3.) Content strategy & features 

Do you have a content strategy? What type of content and features typically gets you the best results?

4.) Algorithm tips

Share your best tips & tricks for increasing views. 

Psssst…Use all the features! It doesn’t have to be perfect. Especially when using new ones. Just try it, boost your ranking, and monitor performance. 

5.) Collaborations & tagging

Grow together. Instagram has made collaborations easier than ever. What are your favorite ways to collaborate with others on IG? 

6.) Take action 🎬 What are some new ways you can collaborate socially in the future?

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March 23 at #KBtribechat –  Getting Ready for Outdoor Living

A design discussion!

Our KBtribechat questions: 

Q1: What outdoor living trends are you seeing emerge this year?

Q2: Water or Fire? If you have to choose, which would you include in your outdoor space? What are the benefits of each? Share ways you like to incorporate these elements.

Q3.) What is trending now with Outdoor Kitchens? (features, materials, appliances, looks) Share installations you like!

Q4.) What colors are popular for outdoor spaces this year? How would you incorporate them?

Q5.) What flooring choices can help transition from indoors to out?

Q6.) We are all excited to start cooking and entertaining outdoors when the weather warms. What recipes are you looking forward to?

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March 16 at #KBtribechat – Defining Smart

A design discussion!

Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) What do we mean by “Smart Home”?

2.) What are the benefits of a smart home?

3.) What smart features are available for kitchens?

4.) How can kitchen technology help the home cook?

5.) What smart features are available for bathrooms?

6.) How can bathroom technology improve our lives?

7.) What home technology do you expect will be available to us in the future?

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