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July 15, 2015 at #KBtribechat – Small Spaces

a design discussion!


Tiny homes are trending.  The spaces might be smaller but the desire for quality and luxury remain.

here are our discussion questions:

Q1 – What are ways you can save space in the bathroom without giving up style or functionality?

Q2 – What design tips and ideas do you have for making the most of a small master bathroom? Share pictures of inspirational small bathrooms!

Q3 – What about the kitchen? Please share tips and ideas for making the most of a small kitchen and doing it with style. Share pics!

Q4 – How can we make small spaces feel larger?

Join this Twitter Chat discussion

on Wednesday, July 15th

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Design Tips for Small Kitchens

Small can still be stylish.

Small can be efficient.

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How can we maximize efficiency in a compact kitchen? Share space saving tips.

Are there cabinet storage solutions that are helpful for small kitchens?

How can you make a small kitchen feel larger?

Share style tips for small kitchens! What design elements do you think work well?

Get your pics ready.


Join this Twitter chat discussion

on Wednesday, August 13

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Designing Small Kitchens

We are excited to announce that Carmen Christensen is hosting our July 24, 2013 kbtribechat.  She will be leading our kitchen design discussion focussing on the challenges and solutions of designing compact spaces.

This Kbtribechat will take place at #kbtribechat on Twitter from 2 to3pm eastern time.

Here are our discussion questions:  

1.  When designing a small kitchen space what are your top three priorities?

2.  What is more important in designing a small kitchen, Function or Style?

3.  Does Size matter?  Can a small kitchen accomplish the same functions as a large kitchen?

4.  Does small kitchen mean small budget?

5.  What techniques or design tricks do you use to make a small kitchen feel larger?

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Carmen Christensen

Carmen Christensen | ASID, NKBA, NCIDQ Time2Design, Inc.

Interior Designer | Kitchen & Bath Specialist | Writer | Blogger | Artist

Having a love for fashion, interior design and an artistic flair it is easy to understand why Carmen is drawn to and inspired by all things design. President/Founder/Principal Designer of Time2Design, Carmen’s primary focus is luxury residential interiors, specializing in the kitchen and bath industry. A graduate of Ringling College of Art + Design combined with over 20 years’ experience has given Carmen a foundation, expertise and knowledge to excel in her field.

Carmen has the unique ability to interpret and deliver the specific needs of each of her clients. With a thorough understanding of the building codes, keen eye for proportion, design and understanding the use of color give Carmen the skills necessary to approach each project with expertise. In addition to her strong cabinetry design skills, Carmen has mastered an understanding of all aspects of construction giving her the ability to knowledgeably communicate with architects, fellow designers and sub-contractors.

As a professional member of ASID, Carmen is actively involved in the Florida West Coast chapter and is currently serving on the board of directors. Carmen’s work has taken her to national and international destinations, been showcased in numerous showhouses and published in multiple magazines. Being a member of NKBA, National Kitchen and Bath Association, Carmen keeps up to date on current trends and events in the Kitchen and Bath Industry.

Carmen’s innate ability to combine her experience and design talent serves to create functionally decorative space to meet the needs of her clients.

Phone 941-378-9964 • Fax: 941-378-9964
E-mail ~ carmen@time2design.biz
Website / Blog ~ www.time2design.biz
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