Tag Archives: cabinet storage solutions

May 30 at #KBtribechat – Kitchen Islands

A design discussion

IMG_0007

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) What materials, finishes and details are currently popular for kitchen island cabinetry and hardware?

2.) Do you like to match the kitchen island to the perimeter? Why or why not?

3.)  Are waterfall counters still popular?  What is trending for island countertop materials and edge details?

4.) Island countertops with an overhang for seating are popular. What design solutions do you like to add style to the eating bar side of an island?

5.) What are the pros and cons on designing in a sink and dishwasher or cooktop on the island?

6.) What features are nice to have or useful on a kitchen island? Share pictures!

Join this Twitter Chat discussion

on Wednesday, May 30

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here’s a link to read the transcript for this KBtribechat.

Leave a comment

Filed under kbtribechat questions, Topic Descriptions

May 25th at #KBtribechat – Creating that Wow Factor

A design discussion!

 

DSC04230

Our KBtribechat questions:

Q1.) What cabinetry elements play with our emotions and make us want them? Decorative hardware or pull-outs? A certain style or finish? A beautiful layout?

Share pictures!

Q2.) The backsplash wall area is often a place to add bling to the kitchen. What is trending with backsplashes that is exciting?

Q3.) What kitchen countertop materials and details add to creating a wow factor when entering the room?

Q4.) Major kitchen appliances can offer much to to impress. What are your favorite ways to show them off?

Q5.) What are your kitchen window and lighting tips for adding drama and beauty to the kitchen?

Q6.) Kitchens are very complicated. Do you have any other kitchen design ideas to wow us? Please share!

Join this Twitter Chat conversation

on Wednesday, May 25th

from 2 to 3pm eastern

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

Leave a comment

Filed under kbtribechat questions, Topic Descriptions

3/16 at #KBtribechat – Organize It!

Cabinet Storage Solutions

A design discussion.

dsc01322

Our discussion questions:

Q1 – What are your favorite storage solutions for kitchen base cabinetry?

Q2 – What are your go to storage solutions for base cabinet corners?

Q3 – What are good ways to help keep drawers organized?

Q4 – What kitchen upper cabinet storage solutions have you found helpful?

Q5 – Are you designing in kitchen trash collection solutions? What are your go to choices?

Q6- Do you incorporate pull-outs and organizers in bathroom cabinetry? Please share design solutions that have worked well.

Share pictures of kitchen and bath cabinet storage solutions you like for all questions!

DSC01324

Join this

Kitchen and Bath Industry Twitter Chat

on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

Leave a comment

Filed under kbtribechat questions, Topic Descriptions

May 20, 2015 at #KBtribechat – Considerations for Small Kitchen Appliances

A design discussion!

efa1fd12058afbe2e3a08948be33d6fd

Our discussion questions:

Q1.) Please share your go to storage solutions for small appliances that are used every day like coffee makers and toasters. Do you still design in appliance garages? Elaborate and share pics!

Stand mixers are handy to have on hand but present unique storage challenges because they are large and heavy.

Q2.) What are your solutions for dealing with stand mixers in the kitchen?

Q3.) Do you design a bake center around the mixer placement in the kitchen? Explain and show us examples!

Q4.) What are your storage solution ideas for crockpots, waffle makers and other less often used small kitchen appliances?

Q5.) How do you like to organize kitchen gadgets and implements?  Do you often design in drawer organizers? Share your favorites!

Q6.) What other storage solutions do you have for unwieldy kitchen items?

Please share pictures!

Join this Twitter Chat discussion

on Wednesday, May 20th

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

Leave a comment

Filed under kbtribechat questions, Topic Descriptions

Organize It!

This is the last official week of Summer and the start of home improvement season.  The kids are off to school and it’s the perfect time to get organized…which is why the kitchen and bath industry pros of KBtribechat will share their opinions on ways to configure many important cabinet storage areas. DSC01324   Our discussion questions:

  • Do you specify sliding shelves in base cabinets? Why or why not?
  • For a 36″ wide pantry, what is your preferred interior layout? Adjustable shelves? Pull-outs?
  • What are your favorite ways to organize drawers?
  • What cabinet storage solution do you prefer for spices?
  • What are your go to ways to organize large tray storage?
  • In the bathroom, what cabinet organizer ideas have you found to be client favorites?

dsc01322

Join this Kitchen and Bath Industry Twitter Chat

on Wednesday, September 17

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here is the transcript of this KBtribechat.

Leave a comment

Filed under kbtribechat questions, Topic Descriptions

What’s Trending with Kitchens?

On Wednesday, October 10, 1012 , we will be discussing the latest in Kitchen Design!

Join us for this  Twitter Chat by adding #kbtribechat to your tweets between 2 and 3pm eastern time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cabinetry: What styles are clients wanting? Colors? Mix and Match?

What interior storage solutions are you speccing?

Are interior storage solutions prevalent in today’s kitchens?

Will clients pay – as they can really increase the cost of the cabinetry?

Appliances – What’s the latest?

Have you tried the steam ovens? Are clients putting them in?

Do clients care about eco differences between gas – electric – induction?

Do your clients already have appliance preferences or do they look to you for help?

Countertops/Backsplashes – What materials are popular? Colors?

Are clients playing it safe with their (neutral) choices?

Sinks/Faucets – Any style trends? New colors?

Lighting – Anything new in kitchen lighting?  What is popular?

In General – Let’s put it all together….Please sum up what you are seeing as the current trends in kitchen design today.

Here’s the transcript for this 10/10/12 Kitchen Design Trends chat.

2 Comments

Filed under kbtribechat questions, Topic Descriptions

Cabinet Interior Accessories that Wow!

kbtribechat questions

for February 1, 2012

Blind corners are particularly difficult to get into with their deep shelf going into the corner space. Half-moon susans and corner optimizer basket units are available to give better access to this space.  Corner cabinets with lazy susans are another solution if turning the corner is an option.

1.) What are your favorite interior hardware solutions for corners?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magic Corner by Hafele

2.) Do you prefer  blind corners or  full corner cabinets if you have a choice?

Pantries also have many design solutions.  They can have the basics – only adjustable shelving or be outfitted with fancy slide-out units or sliding shelves. 

3.) What are your favorite PANTRY interior cabinet solutions?

Trash roll-outs have become standard as an item desired in kitchen cabinetry today.

4.) What is your favorite trash roll-out solution?

5.) Tell us about interior cabinet accessories that you think are particularly great.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Base organizer by Rev-a-Shelf

 

 

Leave a comment

Filed under Topic Descriptions