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June 10 at #KBtribechat – Designing for Small Spaces

Sponsored and Hosted by Whirlpool Corporation and PCBC

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Consumers have spoken: Bigger isn’t always better. A desire for smaller homes was a trend identified in a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The survey revealed that most buyers prefer smaller homes with high-quality products over a more spacious home with fewer amenities.

Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of home appliances, knows that homes don’t have to be spacious in order to be efficient, high-performing and beautiful. With the right amenities, small spaces can emulate the functionality of a larger home, which will be discussed during our Designing for Small Spaces KBTribeChat on Wednesday June 10, co-hosted by Whirlpool Corporation (@WhirlpoolCorp) and PCBC (Pacific Coast Builders Conference), the premier homebuilding trade show on the West Coast (@PCBC_TheShow).

The chat was originally scheduled to take place at PCBC, and despite show plans changing, PCBC still plans to join Whirlpool Corporation to connect with building industry professionals and discuss small spaces.

Certain appliances and design elements can make all the difference when it comes to small spaces. Whirlpool Corporation’s family of brands offer innovative products that have been thoughtfully designed to suit a variety of home types, giving builders the appliance options that match virtually any project.

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Join us at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 10 as we discuss what’s driving the desire for smaller homes and how beauty and performance can be maximized in small spaces.

To prepare for the discussion, here are our chat questions:

1.) What are some advantages of smaller homes?

2.) Which appliances and design elements can help increase performance and functionality in small spaces?

3.) How can you creatively maximize space in small kitchens or laundry rooms without sacrificing design?

4.) How can home chefs mimic the functionality of a large kitchen in a small space?

5.) How are different generational preferences influencing the design of small spaces?

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from 2 to 3pm eastern

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July 19 at #KBtribechat – Small Kitchens

A design discussion!

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Our KBtribechat questions:

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

2.) Are there cabinet storage solutions that are helpful for small kitchens? Please share!

3.) How can you make a small kitchen feel larger? Share pictures!

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

5.) What appliance choices work well for small kitchens?

 

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on Wednesday, July 19

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May 20, 2015 at #KBtribechat – Considerations for Small Kitchen Appliances

A design discussion!

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Our discussion questions:

Q1.) Please share your go to storage solutions for small appliances that are used every day like coffee makers and toasters. Do you still design in appliance garages? Elaborate and share pics!

Stand mixers are handy to have on hand but present unique storage challenges because they are large and heavy.

Q2.) What are your solutions for dealing with stand mixers in the kitchen?

Q3.) Do you design a bake center around the mixer placement in the kitchen? Explain and show us examples!

Q4.) What are your storage solution ideas for crockpots, waffle makers and other less often used small kitchen appliances?

Q5.) How do you like to organize kitchen gadgets and implements?  Do you often design in drawer organizers? Share your favorites!

Q6.) What other storage solutions do you have for unwieldy kitchen items?

Please share pictures!

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on Wednesday, May 20th

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

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Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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