We are celebrating #WorldWaterDay on March 22nd at #KBtribechat!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) As kitchen and bath industry professionals, what water saving plumbing fixtures do you recommend for residences?

2.) How can we save water with by maintaining our plumbing systems?

3.) How can we conserve water with our personal, daily actions in the kitchen?

4.) What about in the bathroom? How can we conserve water with our personal, daily habits?

5.) How can we accelerate change in the world for the 2 billion people without access to safe water?

6.) What else can we do to protect this vital resource? 💦

7.) How can we inspire action?

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March 15 at #KBtribechat is all about Outdoor Living!

Our KBtribechat questions: 

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

Q2) What fun features are being included in outdoor spaces now?

Q3) What is needed to create a Work From Outside area?

Q4.) What is trending now with Outdoor Kitchens? (features, materials, appliances, looks) Share installations you like!

Q5.) What colors are popular for outdoor spaces this year? How would you incorporate them?

Q6.) How can we help transition from indoors to out? (flooring, doors, windows…)

Q7.) 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 8 at #KBtribechat – Forces for Standardization

A kitchen and bath industry design discussion!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) What is standardization?

2.) What is the purpose of having standardization for cabinet sizes?

3.) What is the standard kitchen countertop height? Do you ever vary from this?

4.) What about for bathrooms? What height do you specify for bathroom countertops? Do you ever vary from this?

5.) What is the standard upper cabinet depth? Do you ever vary from this? Explain!

6.) What are your solutions when the project ceiling height is not a standard measurement?

7.) Explain ways your design included a feature that was not standard to meet client needs?

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We’re talking Kitchen Design on 3/1 at #KBtribechat.

A K+B Industry discussion.

Our KBtribchat questions:

Q1.) What is the difference between a trophy kitchen and a kitchen designed for a family that likes to cook?

Q2.) Describe a home kitchen meant for people who cook!

Q3.) What kitchen features make cooking easier?

Q4.) What storage solutions are helpful for the home cook?

Q5.) What are your tips for making cooking easier? (e.g. plan meals ahead of time, have ingredients on hand, etc.)

Q6.)  How can we make cooking a more social experience?

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February 22 at #KBtribechat – Creating a Calming Sanctuary at Home

A bathroom design discussion!

Our KBtribechat questions: 

Q1.) How can bathroom design help create a stress free paradise?

Q2.) Do certain materials, colors or design esthetics help create a relaxing bathroom sanctuary? Explain!

Q3.) How do you bring nature in to add tranquility to the bathroom?

Q4.) What are your design tips for uncluttered bathrooms with a calming affect? What storage solutions can help keep us organized?

Q5.) How can lighting help create a calming bathroom environment?

Q6) What tips do you have for using aroma therapy to sooth stressed nerves?

Q7.) What other tips do you have to turn your bathroom into a relaxation zone?

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February 15 at #KBtribechat – Have your resort / hotel stays influenced your designs?

A design discussion

Our KBtribechat questions:

Q1.) In what ways has hospitality influenced kitchens? What products help facilitate this?

Q2.) What about bathrooms? What can we take from hospitality for the main bathroom?

Q3.) We want our guests to feel pampered. What can we take from hospitality for Guest Bathrooms?

Q4.) What have we taken from hospitality for our Guest Bedrooms?

Q5.) Have Coffee Bars evolved because of the influence of hospitality? 

Q6.) How has hospitality influenced what we want for Our Bedrooms?

Q7.) Do you think hospitality influences home design in other ways? How?

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February 8 at #KBtribechat – Insights from #KBIS2023

Get your pictures ready because we will be sharing our KBIS 2023 insights.  Those from our group who attended the show will tell about the new products they found and emerging trends they spotted, as well as show highlights.

Join us on Twitter from 2pm to 3pm eastern time by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

The KBtribechat questions:

We want to see a lot of pictures!

1. What were the most innovative products you saw at KBIS 2023?

2. Let’s talk trends. What did you see? What do you predict is here to stay? Share pics!

3. What did you see for the first time that you want to start including in your projects?

4. Did you learn anything at KBIS 2023 that will help you upsell your clients?

5. What were your favorite sightings of color? Any specific color trends?

6. What were your favorite finishes that you saw at the show?

7. What were your favorite moments during KBIS 2023?


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The February 1st #KBtribechat is in person at #KBIS2023!

Sponsored and Hosted by Beko USA

In booth W3401

11am until noon PST

Join in the fun and get connected in person during the Wednesday KBtribechat hour at the show. In person event participants will be entered to win a Beko HarvestFresh™ refrigerator and will go home with gifts!

Not attending KBIS? Join us online. We will be sharing our insights during the hour at #KBtribechat on Twitter.

We also have a new group Pinterest board for KBIS sharing. Let us know if you want to be added to the board.

Here are our discussion questions:

Q1: Here at Beko, we believe healthy living is only possible on a healthy planet, which inspires our 2023 Healthy Kitchen initiatives.

What are some Beko technologies you’re excited about?

Q2: Do you know how many plastic bottles wind up in landfills every year in the US? 

Q3: Did you know that produce loses 30% of its nutrients three days after it is harvested? And did you know there is a way to slow down the nutrient loss in produce inside the refrigerator? 

Q4: Net zero living is quickly becoming the new standard in the US. How is this trend impacting the decisions made by designers, builders, and homeowners?

Q5: Did you know that in order to have your dishwasher perform optimally you need to clean the filter every few months? How likely are your clients to sacrifice performance for convenience?

 Q6: What is your favorite space in the Beko booth? Share photos! 

Safe travels to Las Vegas! See you there!

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Progressive #KBtribechat at #KBIS2023 Details

Attending KBIS:

Join us for a fun in person KBtribechat event on the first day of the show!

Enjoy networking in person with other industry pros while we discover the latest industry innovations and share on social media. Each exhibitor host has an insiders program planned with treats and fun surprises.

Attend to get an “I ❤️ KBtribechat” tote and fill it with goodies from each sponsor (while supplies last).

Date:  Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Time: 1:30pm to 3pm PST

Event Timing and Hosts: 

1:30pm Wellborn Cabinet booth N1023 (@WellbornCabinet)

2pm Rev-A-Shelf booth N825 (@REVASHELF)

2:35pm  Signature Kitchen Suite booth W3045 (@SKSappliances)


We have a new KBtribechat group Pinterest Board for Progressive KBtribechat at KBIS 2023 sharing. 

If you would like to be added please let us know!


All of the photos in this post are by Lisa Stewart Photography. 

The following Progressive KBtribechat discussion questions will be asked during the event

Participants will answer on Twitter + share images and insights on Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest / Tic Tok using the hashtag #kbtribechat.

Can’t attend KBIS this year? Tune in on Twitter to join our fun from afar. We’ll be sharing inspirational product finds and information on all of our social channels! 


Q1 –  Wellborn Cabinet has launched a new box hood program this year. This allows you to two-tone with your wood apron. How does this product fit industry wants/needs currently?

Q2 – Wellborn Cabinet has 3 new paints and 3 new stains. Why is it so important to have multiple color options and what trends are you seeing in color?

Q3 – Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite @WellbornCabinet products and inspirations and share now!


Q1 – What products are your must-haves for an organized laundry space? 

Q2 – Which organization products are most overlooked when designing a functional closet?

Q3 – Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite @REVASHELF products and inspirations and share now! 

Signature Kitchen Suite Logo

Q1 – Stress free living is becoming more and more important to consumers. Connected appliances help reduce stress as appliances can be monitored and/or changed right from a mobile device. Ovens can be turned on or off. Refrigerated drawer temperatures can be adjusted based on the groceries purchased.

What appliance is the most important to have connected?     

Q2 – According to NKBA Design Trends Report, technology that supports precision cooking, along with steam cooking and air fry, are a couple of the prominent technology solutions in the kitchen over the next 3 years,

What cooking technologies and products are you seeing that support this trend of precision cooking?

Q3 – Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite @SKSappliances products and inspirations and share now! 


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January 25 at #KBtribechat – Let’s Talk Tile

Sponsored and Hosted by Coverings (@Coverings, #Coverings2023) 

With National Tile Day right around the corner (mark your calendars for February 23, 2023), and Coverings 2023 expected to be a banner-year event, which will take place April 18-21, 2023, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, #KBtribechat will feature a very special “Let’s Talk Tile” chat session January 25, 2023, at 2 p.m. EST. 

Join the tile community from around the globe for this special Twitter chat to connect with kitchen and bath industry specialists, tile and stone industry experts, designers, architects, builders, contractors, installers, distributors, retailers, media outlet editors, and tile aficionados everywhere. 

A lively Twitter discussion about the many benefits and countless uses of ceramic tile for specific applications, KBtribechat’s January 25 session will also showcase sneak peeks of some of the top tile trends as well as Coverings 2023 event plans and updates, so you can plan your trip to Orlando in advance. 

Chime in on January 25th and discuss ceramic tile as one of the most versatile surface materials and innovative design options, with many available shapes, sizes, patterns, colors, and finishes. It is also one of the healthiest and most hygienic material choices for residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, and other spaces, being naturally resistant to bacteria, dust and other harmful pollutants, among other key traits. Share your own experiences with tile during the chat, such as being slip- and fire-resistant, and the ways in which tile provides uncompromising safety without sacrificing style. 

As the tile community knows, tile is low-maintenance and easy to clean, with superior performance in kitchens, baths and just about any indoor and outdoor specified location. Tell the group what you think about ceramic tile’s sustainability benefits including being energy efficient and recyclable. 

Coverings 2023 is the preeminent international event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America. Only at Coverings can kitchen and bath professionals, architects, designers, installers, retailers, distributors, fabricators, contractors, and many others from across the world experience the full benefits of tile, trending products, beautiful vignettes, and robust educational programs at no cost.

Put this KBtribechat session for January 25 at 2 p.m. EST on your calendar, and Let’s Talk Tile! 

Coverings 2023: April 18-21, 2023, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Don’t miss the most important and inspiring show of 2023! Coverings is the preeminent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America. Join us April 18-21, 2023, to discover 800 global exhibitors from more than 30 countries, breathtaking product innovations, invaluable insights, and crucial industry connections you need to grow your business.

All learning opportunities will focus on Coverings 2023’s core tenets, which include “Sustainability,” “Health & Wellness,” “Outdoor Spaces,” and “Timeless Luxury.” 

Educational sessions will focus on the show’s three strategic learning tracks: “Installation & Fabrication,” “Materials & Trends” and “Workforce & Profits.”

Learn more and register for free to attend Coverings 2023 at coverings.com. For more tile information and inspiration, visit whytile.com.

Our KBtribechat questions:

Q. 1. #KBtribechat @Coverings: K&B & tile pros appreciate all the valuable traits of tile. What do you think is the #1 benefit of using tile over other materials? 

Q. 2. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Tell us about your (or your client’s) most creative use of tile from 2022. What made it so unique? 

Q. 3. #KBtribechat @Coverings: What are the most popular tile trends in shapes, sizes, colors, patterns, etc. today? Post pics, too! 

Q. 4. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Which of Coverings 2023’s thematic tenets interest you most, and why?

  1. Sustainability
  2. Health & Wellness
  3. Outdoor Spaces
  4. Timeless Luxury

Q. 5. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Time for everyone’s fave! Show off your tile project pics and tell us about them.  

Q. 6. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Outdoor living continues to abound. Share your pics of spectacular outdoor or indoor-outdoor tile installs, and tell us what is trending in outdoor spaces.  

Q. 7. #KBtribechat @Coverings: How will you celebrate National Tile Day, Feb. 23? 

Q. 8. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Which Coverings 2023 show feature will be most applicable for your business this year, and why?     

     A. Installation Innovation Stage 

     B. Trends & Solutions Stage

     C. New Fabricator Stage

     D. Coverings Lounge  

Q. 9. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Have you registered for #Coverings2023, set for April 18-21? And, what do you want to take away from attending this year? 

Q. 10. #KBtribechat @Coverings: Do you know how to win a complimentary (50-minute) Spa Treatment at The Spa at the Hyatt Regency Orlando to enjoy during the Coverings 2023, April 18-21?

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