Livable Design

BLANCO defines livable design as transitional in feel – but with organic lines that are naturally inspired and offer durability and easy-to-clean performance. It’s not enough to walk the line between traditional and modern… today’s styles must also be performance driven – they need to save water, last longer, be easy-to-use and easy-to-clean. They also need to offer organic lines – gently sloping and easy to match with today’s surfaces, cabinetry and flooring. Even modern cabinetry is reliant on nature’s palettes and textures so the fixtures must match.

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BLANCO is sponsoring and hosting our January 7, 2015 KBtribechat.  

Join us on Twitter from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

Here are their discussion questions:

Question 1: What is livable design? How are you inspired by organic themes?

Question 2: Colors are livable. What colors take their inspiration from nature?

Question 3: Ergonomics are important to livable design. How do ergonomics impact your designs?

Question 4: How does personalization play a role in livable design?

Question 5: Durability is a hallmark of livable design. Is quality making a comeback? Are we tired of a throwaway culture?

Question 6: As living spaces come together, how do open floor plans impact design?

Question 7: Open floor plans also mean keeping spaces uncluttered. What organization systems are you employing to keep it clean?

Find more information at BlancoAmerica.com.

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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4 responses to “Livable Design

  1. Reblogged this on Creative Woodworking and commented:
    Can’t wait!! The answers and suggestions regarding #7 especially –

    “Question 7: Open floor plans also mean keeping spaces uncluttered. What organization systems are you employing to keep it clean?”

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  2. LOVE the “Liveable Design” concept as a title..brilliant!

    Question 3: Ergonomics for my target market, the 78 million Baby Boomers is essential but truly, why is not appropriate for all ages? Example: Who can safely reach the top shelf of 42″ upper cabinets?

    Looking forward to this Chat!

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