Metrosexual Styling: Michael Berman Bath Design for ROHL at KBIS 2013

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Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2013 KBIS New Orleans (194)

In New Orleans, this past April, the Kitchen and Bath Industry show was the center of the universe for new products and interior trends. One design trend that caught my eye was the subtle yet strong embrace of “metro-sexual” design in bath and kitchen. It’s refreshing to see that companies are noting the interest amongst men to decorate their interiors … Read More

Hard Beauties: Cambria Surfaces at 2013 KBIS

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

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Though several of the Cambria vignettes at the 2013 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show were styled in a more traditional style than is my liking, and to be honest, I had a difficult time overcoming their less than stellar choice of wall coverings, I was able to overlook those style transgressions and focus on Cambria’s beautiful natural stone materials. Their … Read More

Häfele: Beauty in Universal Design at KBIS 2013

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Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2013 KBIS New Orleans (305)

Spotted at Häfele’s KBIS 2013 Booth Easy access to cooktop for wheel chair bound individuals & ergonomic hardware handles for easy access to cabinets and drawers. Since my first Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in 2009, I have eagerly evangelized for Universal Design and I enthusiastically embrace companies that “really get it” and don’t just give the concept lip-service for … Read More

Sophisticated Bath: Ann Sacks & Kallista at KBIS 2013

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Spotted at Ann Sacks & Kallista’s KBIS 2013 Booth Robert Kuo’s Chinois tiles for Ann Sacks Collection. Kallista Bacifiore undercounter basin (finish: ‘Polished Distressed”) by Mick De Giulio and Kallista Vir Stil hardware and plumbing fixtures (finish: “Nickel Silver”)  collection by Laura Kirar. Michael S. Smith’s 1930s inspired ‘For Town’ collection for Kallista. Mosaics – Scribe by Ann Sacks.

KOHLER: Femininity & Romance Reign at KBIS 2013

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Persia on Conical Bell vessel sink from Kohler | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Spotted at KOHLER’s KBIS 2013 Booth Caravan collection Persia on Conical Bell vessel sink in white finish with gold details. Purist tall single-hole bathroom sink faucet and decorative grid drain in Vibrant modern brushed gold. Caravan collection Nepal on Caxton bathroom vessel sink in translucent blue. Loure tall widespread bathroom sink faucet and decorative grid drain in polished chrome. KOHLER’s … Read More