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In The Spotlight at #KBtribechat – Decorative Plumbing Fixtures

A design discussion.


Beyond the practical, style can now be created with today’s choices in decorative plumbing fixtures. Sinks, faucets and related accessories have a large say in the look of a room, plus we have more to choose from as designers than ever before.

What styles and finishes of sinks and faucets help define the following looks:

– Industrial Chic?

– Contemporary/Modern?

– Classic/Traditional?

– Farmhouse?

– Cook’s Kitchen?

– Formal/Glamorous?

Get ready to show us pics of kitchens and bathrooms that define the looks above!

Join us for this Twitter Chat discussion

Wednesday, August 27th

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Good Trends vs Bad Trends!

A design discussion hosted by Rose Dostal.

Recently we asked for topic ideas and Rose came up with one that everyone was excited about.  She has put together a KBtribechat discussion to get us thinking about trends on a deeper level.


A kitchen by Rose Dostal.

Here are her KBtribechat questions:

Q1.)  We have seen many sensor activated faucets in recent years come into the residential market. What are the pros and cons of this trend?

Q2.)  Tiled countertops…thoughts? Perhaps the worst trend ever? Or is it? Do you think it will ever make a comeback?

Q3.)  Do you think that end users should apply the color trend of the year to their cabinetry?

Q4.)  Bidets are _______.  Fill in the blank!

Q5.)  Do many global trends start in the USA?

Join our Twitter chat discussion on Wednesday, June 4th, from 2 to 3pm eastern time by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

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Rose Dostal

Rose Dostal is a registered Architect with a primary focus on interiors and interior architecture for the commercial and residential market. She finds inspiration in her travels, from friends, movies and her camera lens (follow her on Instagram!) Learn more about her work at:


Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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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.


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