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October 23 at #KBtribechat – Kitchen Styles

A design discussion!


Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) How do you define Transitional Style? Is this still the most popular choice of your clients?

Share pictures of beautiful kitchens of every type!

2.) Is Cottage Style a spin-off of transitional? What details help define Cottage kitchens?

3.) What about Coastal Style? Is this a spin-off of transitional too? What colors and details help define this a Coastal look?

4.) What features define a Country Farmhouse kitchen?

5.) What details make a Mediterranean kitchen?

6.) What is a Country French kitchen?

7.) How do you define a Traditional kitchen? Can this also be timeless?

8.) What is a Contemporary kitchen?

9.) Is Industrial style an offshoot of contemporary? How do you define this kitchen look?

10.) What is a Modern kitchen? How does it differ from “Contemporary”?

11.) This is a long list so far, but what other design styles are there for kitchens? What are your favorites and why?

12.) Do you sometimes mix design styles in the same kitchen? Give examples?

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on Wednesday, October 23

from 2 to 3pm eastern

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Cottage Kitchens

A design discussion!


Cottage designs can give us a relaxing, being on vacation feel.  They are also often a good fit for older homes making it a popular kitchen style.

Our discussion questions:

1.) What features help define cottage style?

  • What flooring look do you recommend for a cottage look?
  • What countertops help define cottage style?
  • What lighting do you recommend?
  • What faucet/sink style and finishes work best?
  • Do all appliance choices fit this look?

2.)  Are there certain materials that lend a relaxed, cottage sense to a room?

3.)  What cabinet styles and finishes fit this look best?

4.)  Are there certain colors that help inspire the cottage feel? Do you use them as accents only? Share ideas you like for using color in cottage kitchens.

Be ready to share pictures of cottage kitchens you like!

Join our Twitter chat conversation

on Wednesday, October 21st

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.


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