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July 10 at #KBtribechat – BATHROOM DESIGN TRENDS

A mid-year review design discussion!


This week we’re pinning to our KBtribechat group board – Bathroom Design Ideas.  Let us know if you would like to be added to that Pinterest board.

Our KBtribechat Questions: 

1.  CABINETRY – What bathroom styles are popular now for vanities and built-ins? What colors are trending? Are you doing more painted cabinetry or stained? What decorative hardware finishes and styles are you loving?

We want to see pictures!

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

3. COUNTER AREA – What countertop, faucet and sink styles are you specifying for today’s bathroom?

4. METAL FINISHES – How do you tie in interesting metals into the overall bathroom design?

5. MIRRORS – What mirror solutions do you like? Are you still designing in medicine cabinets?

6. SHOWERS – What is trending for the shower area?  Are you doing more curbless designs? What other living-in-place features are you including? Are you specifying fancy drain covers and linear drains? Glass enclosures?

7.  FLOORS & WALLS –  What materials are you specifying for bathroom flooring and showers? Share beautiful images of inspirational bathrooms!

8. BATHTUBS – What is trending with bathtubs? What do your clients want in the way of a tub? How often do you design in tub/shower combo units?

9. LIGHTING – Many lighting options are available for the bathroom! What are your favorites?

10. FUN FEATURES – What features are you integrating into today’s bathroom designs? Technology? Appliances?

Join this Twitter chat conversation 

on Wednesday, July 10

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!


Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat discussion.

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Inspire Me at #KBtribechat

We want to see the things that have inspired you lately! You may have found these exciting designs in your reading or travels. Maybe you were drawn to do something creative by something you saw in nature.  If a sales rep has showed you something new and impelling we want to know!  You may have seen something at a tradeshow, at a home show or just around town.


What new products or installations have wowed you? It could be specifically  regarding cabinetry, hardware, countertops, appliances, plumbing fixtures, flooring, lighting, tile, tech ….or about a material, texture, color, element or overall room design that surprised and delighted you.

What places or pictures of places have you recently found inspirational? Show us pix!

Have you been inspired by experiences? Cooking? Viewing a garden/landscape or gardening? Nature? Spa visits?

Why is it important for {creative} people to have these moments of awe and excitement? 

Is finding the inspirational a learned habit, like slowing down and smelling the roses?

What topics would you like to discuss at KBtribechat? There is much to be inspired by in our weekly discussions! Please share your ideas for future chats.


We will be inspiring each other with our images and discussion at the May 7th KBtribechat.  Join us from 2 to 3pm eastern time on Twitter by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.


Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.


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