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August 17 at #KBtribechat – Beyond Closet Design 101

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf.

Our #KBtribechat questions: 

  1. What closet upgrades are clients asking for? 
  2. Share your most-loved organization products to add to a closet.
  3. What type of lighting do you like to include in closet designs? Do clients prefer traditional or motion- activated? 
  4. What is your favorite way to organize shoes? 
  5. How do you utilize the hard-to-reach areas of a closet? 
  6. What are the common problem areas for organization in most closets?

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May 18th at #KBtribechat – Designed with Organization in Mind

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf

Our KBtribechat Questions:

  1. What step of the design process do you specify organizational accessories?
  2. If a client is not ready (budget or otherwise) to add a specific organization accessory to a design, do you still spec the cabinet so they can add it later if desired?
  3. Do you think well thought out organization has an impact on your customers enjoyment of the spaces you design?
  4. Which platforms do you use to educate yourself on organizational trends? Magazines, social platforms, blogs, etc… be specific! (i.e. KBDN or/and Tiktok)
  5. What area of the home is your favorite to design and (ideally) organize?
  6. Is there one space you are seeing people designing with organization in mind more than another? Pantry, laundry room, etc… share photos!

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Progressive #KBtribechat at #KBIS2022 Details

Attending KBIS:

Join us for a fun in person KBtribechat event on the first day of the show!

Enjoy networking in person with other industry pros while we discover the latest industry innovations and share on social media. Each exhibitor host has an insiders program planned with treats and fun surprises.

Attend to get an “I ❤️ KBtribechat” tote and fill it with goodies from each sponsor (while supplies last).

Date:  Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Time: 1:30pm to 3pm EST

Event Timing and Hosts: 

1:30pm Rev-A-Shelf booth W951 (@REVASHELF)

2pm Wellborn Cabinet booth W1536 (@WellbornCabinet)

2:30pm  Signature Kitchen Suite booth W2029 (@SKSappliances)

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We have a new KBtribechat group Pinterest Board for Progressive KBtribechat at KBIS 2022 sharing. 

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All of the photos in this post are by Lisa Stewart Photography. ❤️

The following Progressive KBtribechat discussion questions will be asked during the event.

Participants will answer on Twitter + share images and insights on Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest / Tic Tok using the hashtag #kbtribechat.

Can’t attend KBIS this year? Tune in on Twitter to join our fun from afar. We’ll be sharing inspirational product finds and information on all of our social channels!

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Q1 – What cabinet accessories do you add to your designs to accommodate the need for more storage and organization?

Q2 – Kitchen lighting has gone from bulky to beautiful with a wide selection of LED lights! When you are designing, which style of lights do you prefer (tape, puck, linear)? Share some of your favorites from #KBIS2022.

Q3 – Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite @REVASHELF products and inspirations and share now!

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Q1 – @WellbornCabinet has launched 23 new colors across our stain paint and Decorative Laminate Veneer colors and 2 very new Slim Shaker Door Styles. Tell us how these colors and doors styles are On Trend for 2022.

Q2 – What’s behind the cabinet doors and drawers is more important than ever in today’s kitchens and baths. What’s new for @WellbornCabinet this year?

Q3 – Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite @WellbornCabinet products and inspirations and share now! 

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Q1 – When specifying refrigeration for your clients, what are the most common requirements?

Q2 – What advances in food preservation and storage do you expect to be most important in 2022 kitchens?

Q3 – Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite @SKSappliances products and inspirations and share now! 

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October 13 at #KBtribechat – Conquering Closet Clutter

A design discussion!

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf

Our KBtribechat questions:

  1. With stars like the Kardashian’s welcoming us into their homes, consumers are seeing more luxury walk-in closets but are they actually buying them? What types of closets are you designing (i.e. walk-in, reach-in, etc.)? .Share pictures! #KBtribechat
  2. Colors are available in a wide array of choices. Which ones are trending for both cabinets and accessories? #KBtribechat
  3. Is there a closet accessory that you wish was on the market? #KBtribechat
  4. Do you see more customized closets, or standard big box panels/wire shelving in today’s market? #KBtribechat 
  5. Review and select one product from each group you use more frequently:
    • Pull-down or static rod? 
    • Tie or belt organizer?
    • Drawer or panel mounted ironing board?
    • Single or double hamper?
  6. Lighting is essential in a closet, what trends are you seeing? #KBtribechat 

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February 10 at #KBtribechat – An Industry Spotlight

Sponsored and Hosted by Signature Kitchen Suite and Rev-A-Shelf.

Here’s are the links to view the Pinterest Boards compiled from this KBtribechat discussion:

Signature Kitchen Suite’s Industry Spotlight Board

Rev-A-Shelf’s Industry Spotlight Board

We would normally be getting together in person this time of the year, going from booth to booth to see the latest from top brands at KBIS. The inspiration must be found virtually this year. Next Wednesday at 2pm eastern, KBtribechat will bring you the latest innovations from Signature Kitchen Suite and Rev-A-Shelf.

The Signature Kitchen Suite Questions:

Q1. Home cooking and experimenting in the kitchen has increased significantly in the past year. Which versatile cooking method would you say you’re seeing used the most?

Q2. What are some key reasons for including undercounter refrigeration in home design?

Q3. Speaking of wine refrigeration, what are you expecting to trend in 2021 when it comes to wine storage?

Q4. Just for fun: what is the most important piece in a full kitchen suite? What appliance do you pick first when it comes to kitchen design?

The Rev-A-Shelf Questions:

Q1. Let’s address the elephant in the room. How has COVID changed K+B design?

Q2. Moving on to a better year and brighter homes. Do you spec undercabinet light last? Why or why not?

Q3. The multipurpose room is in demand. What specialized rooms are you designing? What storage needs are you specifying or in need of?

Q4. Many of us have tackled the process of cleaning up and editing our closets during this time at home. What are you seeing in closet design and smart storage ideas?

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January 27 at #KBtribechat – Designing With Living In Place in Mind

A kitchen and bath industry Twitter discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf

Our KBtribechat Questions:

Q1. How would you define Living In Place? Do you know that it differs from other principles like Universal Design and Aging in Place?

Q2. Do any of you work with Occupational Therapists?


Q3. Safe: Do you have any go-to products for clients who want to ease strain, limit reach and reduce dangerous clutter?

Q4. Healthy: Ample lighting has a huge impact on not only safety, but also health. Do you take into consideration the effects of certain lighting on health when creating your design?

Q5. Comfort for Everyone: How can you add comfort for all to a design without sacrificing aesthetic? (i.e. handrails, no threshold doors, door knobs)

Q6. Where do you get your inspiration for Living In Place Designs? 

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October 14 at #KBtribechat – Lighting

A design discussion!

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf

Our KBtribechat Questions:

Q1. If you aren’t specifying lighting, why? (I.e. Too technical, cost, design limitations)


Q2. What drives you to select the lighting of a room? Do you only consider your design, or are you now considering the importance of light as it relates to health (Circadian Rhythm, Biophilia) as we spend more time indoors due to quarantine?


Q3. Goodbye commercial fluorescents, hello home office lighting options. As we continue to work from home, how have you seen home offices and workstations shift from temporary to a more efficient, permanent setup? 

Q4. Living through Lighting – What considerations are you making for Living In Place and wellness lighting needs?


Q5. Enlighten us: Share any new lighting trends or/and design applications from recent/past projects or current inspiration.

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September 16 #KBTribechat – Organization and the Five Facets of Wellness Design

Sponsored by Rev-A-Shelf and Hosted by Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC

You’ve probably specified hundreds or even thousands of organizing accessories for your projects, but have you thought about them as wellness design features? How might doing so improve your clients’ lives and your profitability? Join wellness design consultant and author Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC with organizing manufacturer and sponsor Rev-A-Shelf for a Wednesday, September 16th discussion about the Five Facets of Wellness Design and how organization enhances functionality, the fourth facet.

Our KBtribechat Questions:


Q1. Are you discussing wellness design with your residential clients? If so, how do you define it and which rooms are they most interested in enhancing?


Q2. Are you discussing aging/living in place, accessibility and/or ergonomics with your clients? If so, how are you tying those conversations into the organizing accessories you recommend?


Q3. What are the most popular organizing accessories you’re specifying for your kitchen projects, and what wellness benefits are you discussing with clients about them?


Q4. What are the most popular organizing accessories you’re specifying for your adult and children’s bathroom projects, and what wellness benefits are you discussing with clients about them?


Q5. What are the most popular organizing accessories you’re specifying for your laundry/flex room projects, and what wellness benefits are you discussing with clients about them?


Q6. Which other rooms or spaces (e.g., butler’s pantries, garages, closets) are you specifying organizing accessories for and which types are the most popular?

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from 2 to 3pm eastern

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Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC is a Wellness Design Consultant, Certified Kitchen Designer, Certified Aging in Place Specialist and Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach. She is also the author of three books on design and remodeling, including her latest, Wellness by Design: A Room-by-Room Guide to Optimizing Your Home for Health, Fitness and Happiness, (Simon & Schuster/Tiller Press, September 2020).

Jamies professional focus is the link between healthy living and healthy home spaces. She consults for homeowners and the homebuilding industry on this topic, and is a popular speaker at trade shows around the country. This was one of the reasons for Jamie’s inclusion in a 2017 industry top 50 Innovators list and being named 2020 Wellness Influencer in another.

Jamie’s first book, New Kitchen Ideas That Work, published in 2012 by Taunton Press. Her second Taunton book, New Bathroom Idea Book, published in 2017. Both shared ideas about wellness and functionality, as well as style. An avid trend watcher, Jamie also writes the monthly Trend Spotting section for Kitchen & Bath Design News and is a regular contributor to Forbes.com on wellness design. Her articles have appeared in Fine Homebuilding, HuffPost, BobVila.com, Houzz and numerous other publications. Her design blog, Gold Notes: Nuggets from the World of Residential Design, has been posting online at her website since 2008.

In addition to writing and consulting on residential design projects, Jamie creates seminars and webinars for media, trade and consumer audiences, and consults on product development and trends for housing industry corporations and financial analysts.

Her speaking credits include the official National Kitchen & Bath Association Chapter Presenters roster and panels at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and Dwell on Design.

jamie@jamiegold.net | @JGWellnessDesign | jamiegold.net | (619) 796-2217

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3/25 at #KBtribechat – Storage Solutions for K+B

A design discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by Rev-a-shelf

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Our KBtribechat Questions:

Q1. What is something that your customer wants to organize but can’t find the right product to do so? (Laundry, make-up, kitchen utensils, etc.) 

Q2. Consumer habits change all the time, are there any new products they are using in the Kitchen and Bath that will require more efficient storage as time goes on.  (i.e. Specialty appliances or tools)

Q3. Sometimes you just need to take matters into your own hands. What creative contraption have you come up with to MacGyver your own unique storage solutions? Share pictures!

Q4. Color, Finishes, and Materials…Oh, my!  What trends are you seeing that will require matching accessories to create a cohesive space.

Q5. What feature is most important to a designer/homeowner when picking a storage accessory for the home: Material, Cost, Slide options (soft-close), Brand?

Q6. With so many avenues for inspiration when designing a space, where are your customers looking for inspiration? Where do you go to stay on trend?

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Progressive #KBtribechat at #KBIS2020 Details

Attending KBIS:

Join us for a fun in person KBtribechat event on the first day of the show!

Enjoy networking in person with other industry pros while we discover the latest industry innovations and share on social media. Each exhibitor host has an insiders program planned with treats and fun surprises.

Attend to get an “I ❤️ KBtribechat” tote and fill it with goodies from each sponsor.

Date:  Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Time: 1:30pm to 3pm PST

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Event Timing and Hosts:

1:30pm  Rev-A-Shelf  booth N2562 (@REVASHELF)

1:53 pm  Brizo  booth N2332 (Twitter: @Brizo | Instagram: @BrizoFaucet)

2:15pm  Wellborn Cabinet  booth N2905 (@WellbornCabinet)

2:40pm – 3pm  Signature Kitchen Suite  booth C8101 (@SKSappliances)

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We have a new KBtribechat group Pinterest Board for Progressive KBtribechat at KBIS 2020 sharing.

If you would like to be added please let us know!

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All three of the photos in this post are by Lisa Stewart Photography.

The following Progressive KBtribechat discussion questions will be asked during the event:

Participants will answer on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #kbtribechat.

 

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Q1.) What is the one kitchen item or cabinet that is always unorganized?
 
Q2.) What is the most difficult aspect of incorporating lighting in your designs?
 
Q3) Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite Rev-a-shelf products and share now!

 

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Q1) The new Kintsu Bath Collection showcases influences from both Japanese and Scandinavian design approaches. What are your favorite elements of Japanese and/or Scandinavian design aesthetics that influence your work?#KBIS2020

Q2) The Odin Kitchen Collection by Brizo provides a range of finishes, spout and handle options that offer customizable luxury through a clean, sophisticated aesthetic. How do you ensure that your designs are personalized and unique? Are there any specific methods that help you hone in on personalization when completing a design for a client?

Q3) Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite Brizo products and share now!

 

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Q1.) What type of technology do homeowners like to integrate into their kitchen and bath cabinetry?
Q2.) What design and color trends are you predicting for 2020? Share pictures of these trends that are within the Wellborn booth.
Q3.) Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite Wellborn Cabinet products and share now!

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Q1.) What are the top ventilation mistakes, and how do you avoid them?

Q2.) Your client loves to host dinners, complete with paired wines. What’s the best way to protect their prized wine collection?

Q3.) Live Tweeters: Snap your favorite Signature Kitchen Suite products and share now!

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