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March 1 at #KBtribechat – Design Inspiration

Where do you find it?

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Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) Does traveling inspire design creativity? In what ways?

2.) Does following other’s adventures and experiences provide inspiration? What sites are best for this? What accounts do you find inspiring?

3.) Do you infuse your designs with travel inspired elements? Share ways this can be done!

4.) What publications do you read for kitchen and bath design information and inspiration?

5.) What online sites are best to share or search for inspirational ideas?

6.) Design blogs are a good place to find inspiration! What are your favorites?

7.) What experiences inspire you? Cooking? Showrooms? Design Showcases? Trade shows? Nature? Spa visits? Explain!

Join this Twitter conversation

on Wednesday, March 1

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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August 3 at #KBtribechat – Design Inspirations

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Our KBtribechat Questions:

1.) Do travels inspire your designs? In what ways?

2.) Does following your friend’s travels and experiences provide inspiration? What sites are best for this?

3.) Do you Snap Chat? For what reasons? Does it provide inspiration?

4.) What print and online magazines are inspirational for kitchen and bath design?

5.) What online sites do you use to share or search for inspirational ideas?

6.) Blogs can provide design inspiration! What are your favorites?

7.) What experiences inspire you? Cooking? Showrooms? Design Showcases? Trade shows? Nature? Spa visits? Why?

8.) 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.

Join this Twitter Chat discussion

on Wednesday, August 3rd

from 2 to 3 pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

 

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Let’s get Gourmet! Join the June 1 #KBTribeChat on Gourmet Kitchens

Cook up new inspiration when #KBTribeChat goes gourmet Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. EST. Whirlpool Corporation and KitchenAid brand are inviting you to a special KB Tribe Chat on gourmet kitchens.

Whirlpool Corporation (@WhirlpoolCorp) is the world’s leading manufacturer of major home appliances and offers a diverse portfolio of appliance brands. For people who love to cook, KitchenAid (@KitchenAidUSA) creates quality, high-performance appliances with versatile technology and timeless design.

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Demand for kitchens that allow consumers to create culinary masterpieces has increased, and what does that mean for designers and manufacturers? How do variables like layout, appliances, cooking styles and storage contribute to the definition of a gourmet kitchen?

On June 1, talk with professionals leading the culinary-driven kitchen category and discover new innovations that are trending in our industry.

Our KBTribeChat questions:

Q1: What features help define a gourmet kitchen?

Q2: How have kitchen styles and designs changed based on cooking trends?

Q3: What design solutions have you used for gourmet kitchens? (i.e. built-in appliances or smart storage)

Q4: What types of finishes and materials lend a “gourmet” feel to a kitchen?

Q5: Where do you get design inspiration for gourmet kitchens?

Q6: Gourmet kitchens are often large—how can you design a small kitchen space to make it a gourmet one?

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Inspirations from Dwell

A recap of Dwell on Design 2014 (June 20-22 in L.A.)

Dwell on Design is America’s largest design show! A jam-packed three-day opportunity to explore design trends, inspiration and tons of new products in all areas of the design world. During the June 25 #KBtribechat, let’s talk about what you saw and learned at #DOD14.

 

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Sponsor GE Monogram will also share more info about their new products and other innovations launched at the show.

Wednesday, June 25
#KBtribechat on Twitter
2 to 3 pm EST

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Sponsor – GE Monogram:
In the world of high-end appliances. GE Monogram stands out with its own brand of luxury.  Refined by not rarified, it’s the kind of luxury that makes a statement of quality and timeless elegance.  Monogram also makes sense for your life.  Award-winning technology makes it possible to cook faster, clean easier and enjoy more time relaxing with family and friends.  And there’s nothing more luxurious than that.

Discussion questions:
• What top new products did you find at Dwell on Design?
• Share your inspirational insights and exciting finds from the show
• What color trends did you see at the show?
• What finishes were popular at DOD?
• Did you discover any “green” products?

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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