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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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Learning From Automotive Design!

On Wed, Jan 16th, 2013, we’ll be learning from automotive design via the North American International Auto Show! Mark Johnson FAIA will be hosting kbtribchat as we discuss exciting news from the expo floor that impacts our industry. We’ll be looking at design innovation that balances form and function, sustainability through energy savings and green materials, new technology and even some cool new apps! And yes, well include a few stunning new concept cars. Did you know our cars and kitchen appliances may soon be collaborating to optimize and reduce energy consumption? Don’t miss this informative and fun chat with the kbtribe!

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Here is the transcript for this chat: Learning From Automotive Design!

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