Top 10 Design Trends at KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show)

I truly enjoyed my time as a design blogger chosen to share design trends on #BlogtourKBIS this year with a great group brought together by Design Resource, Modenus. I was flown to Las Vegas, NV for the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show along with 24 other amazing designers from around the globe for a 3-day adventure of style spotting. KBIS is the largest trade show in America and for anyone interested in design, this was like going to Disneyland for Kitchen and Bath designers. I loved seeing all the new introductions as well as some of the classics. At #KBIS2016, you can find everything from new finishes to copper appliances. This is an Instagram collection of great trends and products spotted at this year's Show.NUMBER 1: COLOR is YOUR FRIEND: This colorful range was a favorite at … [Read more...]

Giving back: WilsonartChallenges Student Chair Design Competition

(Sponsored) This post was sponsored on behalf of Wilsonart.  All opinions are my own.The winner is "Prelude" for the 12th Anual Wilsonart Challenges Competition. Actually each student who participted is a winner. Each year the Wilsonart conducts the WilsonartChallange in collaboration with a design school to create a unique chair using the Wilsonart Laminate Collection.  This year Wilsonart partnered with the College for Creative Studies located in Detroit, Michigan to have students create their own one-of-a-kind chairs.  The winning submittal this year for the 2016 WisonartChallanges was was Stephen Marchio with his "Prelude Chair". Stephen along with  5 other notable design students was flown to NYC to display at the International Contemporary Furniture … [Read more...]