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August 22 at #KBtribechat – Kitchen Design Trends

A mid-year review

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances

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This is Cafe.

From mixed metals to new matte finishes we’re discussing the materials and styles that are on trend in kitchen design. Join us for a Twitter Chat hosted by GE Appliances on Wednesday, August 22 at 2 pm ET to discuss your favorite looks in the kitchen.

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Another beautiful Café kitchen.

Our KBtribechat questions: 

1. What finishes or materials are trending in kitchen design?

2. What is the biggest design request you hear from people who are remodeling their kitchen?

3. How has the rise of open floor plans affected kitchen design?

4. What do you believe drives appliance choices? Design or Tech?

5. Do you believe in mixing and matching finishes, why or why not?

6. What finish or design element do you wish existed out there for appliances?

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Black Café appliances, yes please!

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June 6 at #KBtribechat – The Evolution of Laundry

A design discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances

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As laundry moves from the basement to the first floor, we’re seeing new innovations in design and technology. Join GE Appliances for a chat on how laundry is evolving on June 6 at 2 pm.

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Our KBtribechat questions: 

  • Laundry is moving up from the basement. What trends in laundry room design do you see because of it?

  • How have the clothes you wash changed over the last ten years?

  • Who does laundry most often in your house?

  • What are your pain points around laundry? What features do you wish you had?

  • Laundry machines are operating with less water and shorter cycles. Has this impacted the way you do laundry?

  • The latest in laundry tech. What innovations have you seen in laundry?

  • Top load or front load? Debate.

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on Wednesday, June 6

from 2 to 3pm eastern

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

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February 7 at #KBtribechat – Smart Kitchens

A design discussion.

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances.

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Coming off KBIS and CES it is clear that kitchen tech is trending. Join GE Appliances on Wednesday, February 7 at 2 pm for a lively discussion on Smart Kitchens from appliances that help you become a better cook to pie in the sky ideas on the kitchen of the future.

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Our KBtribechat Questions:

 

Q1. Half of all households are predicted to have a voice assistant by 2022.  What tasks do you use your voice assistant for the most?

Q2. Assisted cooking continues to be a hot topic. How could your connected appliances help you better cook your next meal?

Q3. Beyond cooking, how can a smart kitchen better help you organize your life?

Q4. Coming off the big shows, what new kitchen gadget caught your eye?

Q5. If your appliances could talk to one another, what would you want them to do?

Q6. What do you think will be the tipping point for “nice to have” versus “need to have” when it comes to connected appliances?

Q7. Think big. What smart appliance would you design if there were no limits?

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A Focus on Refrigerators

A design discussion!
Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances.
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From new finishes to innovative features, today’s refrigerators have so much to offer. Join GE Appliances on November 29 at 2 pm to talk about the latest in refrigerator design as well as practical tips on food storage and the best way to organize your fridge.
Our KBtribechat questions:

 

Q1. French Door, Side-by-Side. What’s your favorite fridge configuration and why? 

Q2: Our refrigerator with K-Cup brewing system can brew coffee. What other creative features do you wish your fridge had? 

Q3. Stainless, Matte, Black Stainless. What fridge finish is on your holiday wishlist and why? 

Q4. Bring on the parties. What’s the best way to organize your fridge for heavy entertaining season? 

Q5. Our connected fridges are compatible with Amazon Echo and Google Home. What do you wish you could ask your fridge? 

Q6.  Some studies show that the avg family throws out 20 lbs of food a month.  Share your tips for storing food or leftovers. 

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on Wednesday, November 29
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July 26 at #KBtribechat – Color in the Kitchen

A design discussion!

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances.

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As the kitchen merges into the living space, we’re seeing new colors, finishes and design trends emerge. Join GE Appliances on Wednesday, July 26 at 2 pm for a discussion on color in the kitchen. We’ll look at the latest in appliance finishes and talk about creative ways people are bringing pops of color into the kitchen.

 

 

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Our KBtribechat discussion questions:
1. How have open floor plans influenced design?
2. Why do you think stainless has been so popular for so long?
3. Life after stainless. What’s next in finishes?
4. Stainless vs. matte. Which do you prefer and why?
5. When it comes to appliances what finish or color would you like to see?
6. What colors are you seeing dominate in the kitchen in general today?
7. Appliances, backsplashes, accessories. How do you play with color in the kitchen? Share Photos!

 

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April 26 at #KBtribechat – A Focus on the Dishwasher

A design discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances

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Everyone loves to cook, but clean-up is a different story.  Join GE Appliances on Wednesday, April 26 at 2 pm eastern time for a lively discussion on dishwashers where we’ll share tips for dealing with sticky silverware and the dreaded white film on glasses. We’ll also discuss the latest in dishwasher innovation from new finishes to product innovation, including a spray arm that cleans those hard to reach corner glasses.

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The KBtribechat questions:
1. What’s your biggest pet peeve when it comes to dishwashers? How could design be improved?
2. When you buy a dishwasher what are your must-have features?
3. There is an art form to properly loading dishes. Who typically loads/unloads the dishwasher in your house? Do they do it well?
4. Dishwashers have gone high-tech. How have you used technology with your dishwasher?
5.How do you ensure the best clean? Share your tips from products to techniques.
6. Do you coordinate the finish of your dishwasher with other appliances in the kitchen? Why/why not?
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February 8 at #KBtribechat: Connected Convenience: How technology is helping in the household

A design discussion!

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances.

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The KBtribechat questions:

1. If you could automate one kitchen task what would it be?

2. From leaving the oven on to leaky dishwashers, what do you worry about when it comes to kitchen safety? How could technology assist?

3. Moving from the cookbook to the iPad. How can technology help you better execute recipes?

4. What issues have you had with servicing your appliance and how could technology have made the process flow more smoothly?

5. Amazon Echo is said to be leading the way in voice assistance. How have you used voice commands in the kitchen? If you haven’t, what’s stopping you from getting an Echo or competitor?

6. How can technology help you bring more organization to the kitchen?

7. Amazon Dash automatically reorders supplies. What household supplies do you always run out of or what do you always buy too many of?

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on Wednesday, February 8

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