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June 15 at #KBtribechat – Bathroom Design:: A Mid-Year Review

Sponsored and Hosted by Amba Products.

Our KBtribechat discussion questions:

  1. What are the most common bathroom design trends your clients asking for?
  2. What is your favorite bathroom design style?
  3. Where do you see bathroom design going in the future?
  4. What platforms are you utilizing to keep up with the latest bathroom design trends?
  5. What tips would you give clients working with a small budget?
  6. What is your favorite way to incorporate color in bathroom design?

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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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May 11 at #KBtribechat – Biophilic Design for Wellness

Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) What is biophilic design?

2.) Why introduce biophilic design elements to kitchens and bathrooms? What are the benefits?

3.) How can you add biophilic elements to kitchens?

4.) What are biophilic materials?

5.) How can you add biophilic elements to bathrooms?

6.) How can you add organic shapes to the bathroom?

7.) How can smart home technologies contribute to biophilic design?

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May 4 at #KBtribechat – How would you describe your dream bathroom?

A design discussion!

Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) What key elements and features help define a dream bathroom? Share pictures of dream bathrooms that you love!

2.) What tips do you have to create a dream bathroom in an existing bathroom?

3.) What materials, colors, or design aesthetics help create a dream bathroom?

4.) What storage solutions do you like to include for bathrooms?

5.) What features are you integrating into today’s bathroom designs? Technology? Appliances?

6.) Many lighting options are available for bathrooms. What are your favorites?

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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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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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Our 1/19 #KBtribechat is all about Beautiful Bathrooms.

A design discussion!

Our KBtribechat questions: 

1.) Please share images of bathrooms you LOVE and tell us why you find them exciting!

2.) Stunning surfaces are often the focal point of beautiful bathrooms. Share installations that prove this point from showers to countertops to flooring and walls.

3.) Share your design crush faucets, sinks, shower fittings and tubs!

4.) What bathroom lighting has wowed you lately?

5.) What bathroom organizers, storage solutions or tech has WOWed you lately?

6.) Built-in appliances in (or near) the master bathroom? Yes, please!  What appliances take luxury to the next level in the master suite?

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DECEMBER 8, 2021 #KBTRIBECHAT – LUXURY BATHROOMS (WITH WELLNESS DESIGN EMPHASIS)

Sponsored by Duravit and Hosted by Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC

The wellness-designed primary bathroom has well-organized storage, generous fixtures, ample natural light and nature views, along with designer-curated personalization. 

Primary bathrooms have become spaces to relax and refresh both body and soul for our busy lives. No longer intended to just facilitate hygiene, these essential rooms are now designed to inspire through form and finish, as well as with light and layout. Biophilia is a strong element via nature-influenced forms and hues. The effect is luxurious, nuanced and personalized, and the goal is for clients to “bloom” in the space where they start and end their hectic days.

Explore the latest fixtures and faucets, furnishings, and opportunities to enhance your bathroom projects with wellness design consultant and Wellness by Design book author Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC and global manufacturer and sponsor Duravit. This lively informative KBtribechat on Luxury Bathrooms (With a Wellness Design Emphasis) will take place on Wednesday, December 8th at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT.

Jamie’s latest book for Simon & Schuster includes three complete chapters on bathrooms. 

Our KBtribchat Questions:

1. How have your primary bathroom projects changed in recent years in terms of budget, size and scope (e.g., incorporating walk-in closets, enhanced wellness features, dressing rooms, fitness areas, etc.)?

2. How does the concept of wellness play into bathroom projects in terms of design and product choice?

3. Are there certain materials and finishes, shapes and or wellness enhancements that you find are very popular in bathroom design at the moment? 

4. From a wellness, hygiene and even technology standpoint, what are must-have features of today’s luxury bathroom (i.e., bidets, smart mirrors, etc.)?

5. The freestanding bathtub is often associated with luxury bathrooms, what are a few favorite designs for freestanding bathtubs and accompanying accessories (faucets, backrests, trays etc.)? 

6. What are your go-to styles, sizes, configurations and finishes for bathroom sinks and lav faucets?

7. What does wellness design mean to you in terms of bathroom specifications? Show off some of your favorite wellness-enhancing primary bathroom spaces!

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Our November 3 #KBtribechat is all about Mid-Century Modern Design!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) How would you define Mid-Century Modern and what are some of your favorite materials and accents used when designing in this style?

2.) What is the most important aspect of Mid-Century Modern design in kitchens?

3.) The essence of a Mid-Century Modern space lies within the details, finishes, and materials used. What details are you seeing become more popular among your clients who want Mid-Century flair?

4.) It’s not just kitchens, we are seeing a rise in popularity and demand for Mid-Century Modern bathrooms too. What elements best make up a Mid-Century Modern bathroom?.

5.) Lighting plays a key role in defining any space, but how does a Mid-Century Modern style influence that role?

6.) What styles and features are ideal for cabinets in a Mid-Century Modern space?

7.) White will always be a mainstay of modern design, but what colors do you see as on-trend right now for Mid-Century style?

8.) Share your favorite examples of Mid-Century Modern design.  Let’s see pictures!

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