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Fantasy Meets Function – The Future of Design & Surface Materials


Sponsored and hosted by The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo 2020


Co-hosted by TISE’s Design Visionary for 2020, Celebrity Designer Jennifer Farrell

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Get a sneak peek into the forecasted 2020 design trends from celebrity designer, Jennifer Farrell, during our #KBTribeChat. We’ll take you on a journey of the four prominent themes arising in 2020 (and beyond), tease some textures, colors, and surface materials, and get you excited for what’s coming LIVE to #TISE2020! This hour is sure to stir your imagination with design, trends, and styles!

Plus, we invite you to meet Jennifer in person by attending @TISEevents this January 28-30 in Las Vegas. Jennifer has been busy to turn her four design visions into four wildly imaginative spaces as a special show feature for TISE 2020. The Style Hub at The DISH will be artfully crafted alongside the design minds at Shaw, the brilliance of the newest light fixtures from Lamps Plus, media coverage by Floor Trends Magazine, and so much more!

Celebrity designer and television host Jennifer Farrell is a familiar face to audiences who have enjoyed her television shows and designs for over a decade. Jennifer became nationally known hosting the long-running A&E home improvement series “Find & Design,” has co-starred on Emmy-nominated “Home Made Simple” for OWN, and hosts the hit webisode series, “Cleaning & Organizing from Top to Bottom” and “The Two-Minute Home Makeover” on msn.com. She currently hosts “Find Me a Vacation Home” on AWEtv, owns her design company, Jennifer Farrell Designs, and is involved in a host of other amazing design programs.

Oh, and bonus for designers and retailers in 2020, Las Vegas Market has partnered with TISE with aligned dates and dual sourcing opportunities! Qualified designers and retailers may register complimentary to attend both events. Visit www.intlsurfaceevent.com/en/lasvegasmarketfor more information, or register at www.intlsurfaceevent.com, using promo code LVM2020

The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo is the largest North American event serving industry professionals who purchase, specify, or source flooring, stone, or tile products. To learn more on these topics from today and to see the products and services first hand, register today to attend #TISE2019 this January in Las Vegas.

QUESTIONS

1.) Trend #1 is Glam Bazaar. What textures, colors, or materials would you put into this space? How do you define glam? 

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2.) Trend #2 is The Patterned Manor. Are you working with patterns and textures in your spaces? 

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3.) Trend #3 is Overscaled Organics. Have you dared large organics in your designs? Share some thoughts and photos.

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4.) Trend #4 is Spaceship Youmo. Can you guess what this trend might be? What designs have you created that bring minimalism and joy together in the space?

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5.) Pantone released their 2020 Color of the Year last week: Classic Blue. Which of these four themes do you think that color will appear in? 

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6.) Which of these four design themes is your favorite? And why?

Join this Twitter conversation

Sponsored + Hosted by @TISEevents with @jfarrelldesigns 

on Wednesday, December 11

from 2 to 3pm eastern

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here’s where you’ll find the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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#KBtribechat at #KBIS2018

Sponsored and Hosted by Thermador home appliances.

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The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show is a time to see the newest products, ideas and trends. Join us at KBIS for our annual in-person #KBTribechat and networking event on January 10th at the Thermador booth W1749.

Thermador home appliances will usher in a new era and will embark on a journey to unveil more than 300 groundbreaking new products. The most significant launch in its 100-year history, Thermador will unveil completely re-designed products that feature innovation and industry-exclusives that establish a new connection with consumers.

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KBIS attendees– Refer to our chat questions as you walk the show on Wednesday, January 10. Take lots of photos (note the exhibitor information), and share your answers using the #KBtribechat hashtag. Make your way to the Thermador booth (W1749) for the chat at 2:00 p.m., a chance for an exclusive tour of the booth and to meet fellow #KBTribechat members. Don’t forget to use #Thermador!

Not at KBIS this year? Follow the #KBTribechat hashtag starting at 2:00 p.m. and experience the show through the eyes of attendees and exhibitors alike. Feel free to ask questions and share your thoughts!

Our KBtribechat questions: 
Q1: KBIS is showcasing the latest product innovations and trends from leading kitchen and bath brands. What are the top new products that you’ve seen so far at #KBIS2018?

Q2: Personalization reigns as the top kitchen design trend. What are some of your favorite personalizable products at #KBIS2018?

Q3: What colors are you seeing trend for the kitchens at #KBIS2018?

Q4: Technology is infiltrating the heart of the home. What tech trends are you seeing in the kitchen at #KBIS2018?

Q5: Is bigger always better? How are you seeing size make an impact on design trends at #KBIS2018?

Q6: What is your favorite luxury appliance you are seeing at #KBIS2018?

Q7: Are people looking for sleek or bold design in the kitchen? #KBIS2018

 

Join this Twitter conversation

on Wednesday, January 10

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

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

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Get together for #KBtribechat during #KBIS2016!

KBIS is a great place for discovering new inspiration and trends. Join us at KBIS for our annual in-person KBTribechat and networking event on January 20 at the Formica Corporation booth. We encourage all KBIS attendees and exhibitors to join us!

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KBIS attendees and exhibitors – Refer to our chat questions as you walk the show on Day 1. Take lots of photos (noting exhibitor information) and share your discoveries from 11 a.m. to noon PT on Wednesday, Jan. 20, using the #KBtribechat hashtag. Be sure to make your way to Formica Corporation’s booth (N1548) for the chat, a chance to make your own Formica® Laminate cell phone case and to meet fellow KBTribe members.

Can’t make KBIS this year? Be sure to join #KBTribechat at its regularly scheduled time and experience the show through the eyes of attendees and exhibitors alike. Feel free to ask questions and share your thoughts!

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The KBtribeChat questions:

Q1: KBIS is a great place to experience new products. What are the top new products that you have seen so far at @KBIS2016?

Q2: Technology is big this year. How are manufacturers using technology to improve and enhance their products?

Q3: Sustainability continues to be an important design consideration. What sustainable products have you spotted at #KBIS2016?

Q4: Rose Quartz and Serenity are Pantone’s Color of the Year. What colors are you seeing trend at #KBIS2016?

Q5: Trendspotting time! What are the most interesting and exciting trends that you’ve seen at #KBIS2016?

Q6: We’re already about halfway through #KBIS2016. What are your must-see booths?

Follow @KBIS2016, @kbtribechat and @FormicaGroup on Twitter during Design & Construction Week for all things KBIS.
Join this Twitter discussion on Wednesday, January 20 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets or on-location at the Formica Corporation KBIS booth!

Formica Corporation is sponsoring this KBtribechat.

Here is the transcript.

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Countertop Trends

On Wednesday, September 5, 2012,  from 2-3 pm eastern time Jon Olson is hosting kbtribechat  on Countertop Trends. Join us on Twitter to be part of this discussion on the latest design trends having to do with countertops!

Here are our discussion questions:

Q1.)  What do you know about cork countertops?
Q2.) What can you tell us about glass countertops?
Q3.) Can compact grade panels be used as a counter surface?
Q4.)   What types of metal can be used as countertops?
Q5.) What countertop choices do you see trending now?
Jon Olson is the online sales and marketing director for both Sterling Surfaces and Kitchen Associates located in Sterling, Massachussets.  He has been involved in the solid surface industry since 1986.  Jon is also a regular columnist for the Countertop & Architectural Surfaces magazine.  He was the 2007 winner of the ISFA Solid Surface Fabricator of the year and the ISFA Innovator of the Year for 2011 for his efforts involving social media.

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Jon also hosted on Solid Surfacing Trends February 15, 2012. Here is the transcript.

Jon hosted on Countertop Trends September 5, 2012. Here is the transcript.


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