June 29 at #KBtribechat – Summer is here!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) What’s the recipe for designing an outdoor area fit for entertaining friends and family?

2.) What should an outdoor kitchen include?

3.) What are your go to tips for serving all those party foods?

4.) What inspiration can you share about entertaining guests in an outdoor setting at home?

5.) How do you make outdoor spaces festive?

6.) When asked to bring an appetizer, what do you bring? Share recipes!

7.) Please share what you bring when asked to bring a dessert?

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June 22 at #KBtribechat – Whirlpool Corporation to Discuss the Latest Housing Trends at PCBC 2022

Whirlpool Corporation is excited to be back on the show floor at the 2022 Pacific Coast Builders’ Conference (PCBC), the largest home building trade show representing the west coast region, on June 22-23, 2022, in San Francisco, California. The event includes two days of networking, active learning, relationship building, and targeted, curated education sessions delivered by thought leaders from multiple facets of the industry. In Whirlpool Corporation booths #927 and #1126, attendees can explore the latest kitchen and laundry appliance innovations that meet today’s most in-demand industry trends. 

The company will also play host to an online KBTribeChat on Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. ET. Join Whirlpool (@WhirlpoolCorp) on Twitter as they lead a discussion with various kitchen and bath industry professionals on the top home building and design trends for this year. This informative discussion will provide builders and designers alike with valuable insights to make their next project a success.

Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, develops and designs purposeful appliances that are driven by consumer insights in order to help improve life at home. No matter how trends and consumer needs change, Whirlpool’s diverse product portfolio is designed to address those evolving preferences. Whirlpool Corporation and its family of brands – Amana, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid and JennAir – offer a variety of design options to fit varying consumer preferences and price points while maintaining high standards of performance. 

Get ready for the discussion at PCBC 2022 by previewing our KBtribechat questions:

  1. Which home design trends are highest in demand for 2022?
  2. We know health and wellness plays a critical role in home design, but what aspects of a healthy home are consumers looking for? 
  3. With entertaining at home expected to increase, which features and appliances are most sought-after by consumers who love to host?
  4. Let’s talk laundry rooms. How is this space evolving to better suit consumer needs in 2022?
  5. Which kitchen design elements can create a space that is both luxurious and functional?
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June 15 at #KBtribechat – Bathroom Design:: A Mid-Year Review

Sponsored and Hosted by Amba Products.

Our KBtribechat discussion questions:

  1. What are the most common bathroom design trends your clients asking for?
  2. What is your favorite bathroom design style?
  3. Where do you see bathroom design going in the future?
  4. What platforms are you utilizing to keep up with the latest bathroom design trends?
  5. What tips would you give clients working with a small budget?
  6. What is your favorite way to incorporate color in bathroom design?

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June 8 at #KBtribechat – Restaurant Style at Home!

A design discussion.

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) How would you define a pro residential kitchen?

2.) What features would be helpful to the serious home cook who wants a pro style kitchen?

3.) What design features can we borrow from restaurant kitchens?

4.) What appliances help the home chef get restaurant results?

5.) How can we get a restaurant vibe at home?

6.) What cutting edge cooking methods, tools and ingredients do you recommend for serious foodies? Share recipes too!

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June 1st at #KBtribechat – A Focus on the Dishwasher

Sponsored and Hosted by Beko USA
Beko will be giving away a dishwasher during this KBtribechat! See requirements below.


OUR KBtribechat QUESTIONS: 

Q1.) What do you wish your current dishwasher could do to make life easier?

Q2.) What are the top 3 features your clients look for in a dishwasher?

Q3.) How do you get consumers more interested in sustainable/eco-friendly dishwashers?

Q4.) What is one sustainable upgrade you’d want to see for dishwashers in the future?

Q5.) Out of all the technology in Beko Dishwashers with CornerIntense, which feature captures your attention most?

Q6.) Follow and DM @beko_usa to be entered to win a Beko Dishwasher with CornerIntense! 

GIVEAWAY REQUIREMENTS:

BEKO is providing ONE 39-Series Beko Dishwasher with CornerIntense for participants in their sponsored #KBtribechat on Twitter. 

Here’s how to win one: 

1.) Answer all six questions during the chat. 

2.) After you’ve answered the last question as the chat is ending, you must follow @beko_usa 

3.) Direct message @beko_usa (envelope icon on Twitter) providing your email address and the model option of your choice – you have a choice between the Bar Handle model DDT39434X or Pocket Handle model DDT39434XIH

Winners will be drawn by June 7th and notified by June 8th. Beko will ask for winner’s shipping address via email.

Winners cannot be affiliated with Beko or KBtribechat as an employee or vendor. (This giveaway is not affiliated with Twitter or its affiliates.)

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May 25 at #KBtribechat – Automotive Influences on Residential Interiors

Hosted by Lisa M. Smith

Lisa’s KBtribechat Questions:

Q1: Car doors eliminate visual hinges and frames. Do you use frame or frameless cabinets in your designs and why?

Q2.) Metal is a common element in cars and kitchens. How & what metals do you incorporate into your designs?

Q3: Innovative materials drive the car industry. What new material choices do you like to use for K&B and how?

Q4.) Luxury cars use finishes to appeal to the senses. How do you make kitchens and bathrooms do the same?

Q5) Cars keep adding tech. How are you incorporating latest technology into K&B and keeping your designs fresh and up to date?

Q6) A good car is easy to use, a master of efficiency. What design elements make a kitchen efficient and easy?

Q7.) How do you design the kitchen and bath for physical comfort? Give examples of flooring, seating, products, etc.

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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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