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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March 9 at #KBtribechat – What makes a bathroom classic?

A design discussion!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) What makes certain bathrooms classic?

Share pictures of classic bathrooms you love!

2.) Does the description “classic” transcend bathroom style? Explain! 

3.) When it comes to bathrooms, what helps them earn the honor of being “classic”?

4.) Bathroom shower areas – what makes them classic?

5.) Are there certain cabinet doors / details, countertops, hardware and finishes that are classic? 

6.) What sinks / faucets, lighting and flooring can help achieve a classic look?

7.) We like to include color in our designs! How can color be added to bathrooms to achieve a classic look?

8.) How does technology fit into classic design?

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March 2 at #KBtribechat – What makes a kitchen classic?

A design discussion!

1.) What makes certain kitchens classic?

Share pictures of classic kitchens you love!

2.) Does the description “classic” transcend kitchen style? Explain!

3.) When it comes to kitchens, what helps them earn the honor of being “classic”?

4.) Are classic kitchens timeless?

5.) Are there certain cabinet doors / details, countertops, hardware and finishes that are classic? 

6.) What sinks / faucets, lighting, kitchen appliances and flooring can help achieve a classic look?

7.) We like to include color in our designs! How can color be added to kitchens to achieve a classic look?

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February 23 at #KBtribechat – Efficiently Designed for Work

A design discussion!

Our group Pinterest board for this KBtribechat. Let us know if you want to pin with us!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) What home features are desired by those now working from home?

2.) How can we set up a home office with no dedicated office space?

3.) Home offices are often a room of their own. Please share design ideas that work for dedicated home offices.

4.) What are the pros and cons of having a built-in desk in the kitchen area?

5.) Are built-in kid’s homework areas still being asked for? What works for kids? Please share pics!

6.) What features work well for home office areas?

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February 16 at #KBtribechat – A #KBIS2022 Recap

Our KBtribechat Questions:

  1. What new products at KBIS 2022 did you discover that were designed with health, wellness, or sustainability in mind?

  1. When specifying dishwashers to your clients, what are their most common requirements? Beko has launched CornerIntense® Dishwashers®, a game-changing premium technology that washes every corner while consuming 51% less water and 25% less energy.

  1. At KBIS, Beko announced the RecycledTub™ Washer, the industry’s first washer made from 60 recycled plastic bottles. As designers, did you discover new ways to use recycled materials and turn waste into a valuable material?

  1. Did you notice any design trends at KBIS focused on reducing food waste? What about the importance of food preservation? Reducing food waste is essential to the health of our planet, which is why we’re excited for Beko’s HarvestFresh™ Refrigerators, a system that preserves vitamins longer by mimicking the 24-hour sun cycle. 

  1. Of the 35 new products that Beko revealed at KBIS, what is your favorite new product or technology that will help create healthy kitchens and a healthy planet? 

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