January 20, 2017 · 4:05 am
A kitchen and bath industry business management discussion!
Hosted by Susie Feia.
Susie’s KBtribechat Questions:
1.) The K&B industry is evolving. What new practices & trends do you see that help you be successful?
2.) What are your biggest challenges that still need to be solved?
3.) How does smart technology play a role in your business?
4.) Share your favorite apps that help you run your business!
5.) Clients now have access to all things design on the web. How do you harness this in a beneficial way?
6.) Video is the next big thing in SoMe. Do you use it yet for business? What feedback do you get? #kbtribechat
Join this Twitter Chat discussion
on Wednesday, January 25
from 2 to 3pm eastern time
by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!
Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.
May 16, 2013 · 6:15 am
We are excited to announce that Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD is hosting our next kbtribechat on the latest technologies for the kitchen and bath industry. Join our Twitter discussion by adding #kbtribechat to your tweets on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from two to three pm eastern time.
Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD
Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD is the founder of SketchThis.net. Eric has utilized 3D technology throughout his career. He has taken pencil and paper operations and converted them to 3D, worked with Google on Sketchup’s development, created 3D content for companies large and small, and taught Sketchup to countless students all over the country.
SketchThis also launched a kitchen design plugin for Sketchup. This plugin is a cloud service that plugs directly into Sketchup and provides a rich catalog of cabinetry and interior components for designers to design even faster with Sketchup. What use to take hours takes minutes now with this plugin.
He is also an active columnist in Kitchen & Bath Design News, is often hired to teach Sketchup and speak on emerging technologies for the design field. He is currently touring the country on a three year teaching tour with Ellen Cheever and Kitchen & Bath Design News.
Eric also runs the social media efforts for Kesseböhmer (Branded Clever Storage) in the United States, promoting the brand on many different social media platforms.
Here is the transcript for this chat.
Filed under Guest Host Bios, Topic Descriptions
Tagged as apps, computer programs, design technology, design tools, Eric Schimelpfenig, Eric Schimelpfenig AKBD, google sketchup, kitchen design tools, programs, SketchThis.net, Sketchup, tech, technology
August 16, 2012 · 2:16 pm
On Wednesday, August 22, Thermador is hosting kbtribechat on Using Technology In Design. Please join us on Twitter from 2 to 3pm eastern time.
We are proud to have Thermador sponsor and host this kbtribechat.
Download their free iPad app >> Thermador Kitchen Design & Planning Guide
WIN AN iPAD!!!!!
On Thursday, August 23rd – the day after kbtribechat – A Thermador giveaway will take place for followers of @ThermadorHome. Look for @ThermadorHome to ask a question at 6am PST. Use the hashtag #ThermadorDesign in your response tweets. The contest closes at 11:59pm PST and the winner will be randomly selected on Friday, August 24th. Complete Details Here
Here are the discussion questions:
1. How do you use technology in your consulting process with clients?
2. What are some new tech tools or apps for design that you’d like to
3. How have you used technology to aid in your design?
4. How are your clients using technology?
5. Moving forward, where do you see improvements that can be made in
partnering the design process with technology?
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Here is the transcript for this #kbtribechat.
March 29, 2012 · 3:41 pm
We are excited to announce that on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Eric Schimelpfenig is hosting #kbtribechat on LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY. Join our discussion by adding our hashtag to your tweets between 2 and 3pm eastern time.
Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD has been an innovator in design and 3D technology for many years. He has worked with Kraftmaid, Google, Masco, and many other prominent companies in our industry teaching Google Sketchup, speaking on technology, and writing.
He is also currently a column writer for Kitchen & Bath Design News, public speaker, Sketchup Trainer, and he maintains a blog at www.SketchThis.Net
Eric hosted on July 4, 2011 on SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS for design. This transcript is a download and is available in the 2011 transcripts.
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Tagged as apps, Eric Schimelpfenig, Eric Schimelpfenig AKBD, google sketchup, google+, iCloud, iPads, iPhones, kitchen design, SketchThis.net, smartphones, software, tech, technology
October 31, 2011 · 8:29 pm
View this presentation by Mark Johnson FAIA and Eric Schimelpfenig AKBD for more detailed information about the iPad + Apps topic, and a complete list of the apps that will be discussed during #KBTribeChat:
August 4, 2011 · 3:11 pm
Mark Johnson – FAIA|AIBD|AIBD
Mark Johnson is a recognized leader in the building products and design industry for his career as a marketer/architect/educator/speaker. He is a FAIA architect, AIBD Professional Building Designer, and NKBA Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD). In 2002, Mark was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in recognition of his service to the profession and pioneering work in AIA continuing education. He holds both a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from UCLA.
Formerly, Mark worked for Masco Cabinetry, Whirlpool Corporation and CertainTeed Corporation, where he led efforts to partner with the design and building industry by creating educational, informational, and experiential resources for design professionals. He has collaborated with industry leaders like Google, Apple and McGraw-Hill to bring Web 3.0 tools and continuing education to the design profession. He writes and speaks internationally on subjects ranging from 3D technology, social/virtual media and sustainable design, to design trends that impact residential architecture. In 2010, Mark was named a “Top 100 Design Tweeter” for his work in social media and currently has over 4,600 Twitter followers, largely from the design community.
Mark practiced architecture on the West Coast for many years and worked for several award-winning firms, most notably AIA Gold Medallist, Charles Moore’s office, Moore Ruble Yudell, recipient of the 2006 AIA National Firm Award. He is the recipient of several design and industry awards over 25 years and is a three-time winner of the AIA Continuing Education System Award for Excellence. He describes his career as one of bridge-builder between architects, designers, and the building products industry.
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Tagged as #IBS2012, aging in place, apps, Bath, CKD, Epcot, iPad, kitchen, Mark Johnson FAIA, sm, social media, tablets, The Cool Energy House, The VISION House, Universal Design