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February 20, 2024 | ,

How NKBA Chapters Gave Back in 2023

NKBA chapters made a tremendous impact in their respective communities last year, extending the association’s mission of creating safe, beautiful and functional spaces beyond individual projects to the broader scope of communities in need. From donating appliances to renovating apartments…

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February 19, 2024 |

Best of Houzz 2024 Winners Announced

Houzz Inc., a leading platform for home remodeling and design, including the all-in-one software solution for industry professionals, has announced the online community’s choices for Best of Houzz 2024, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the most outstanding professionals across the globe,…

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February 19, 2024 | ,

BiKBBI 2024 Conference Report

February 6th 2024, saw the Annual Conference for the British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) held at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London’s Westminster. This conference is an important assembly of key institute stakeholders and…

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January 29, 2024 |

ICFF Unveils New Identity

International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America’s premier contemporary design fair to be held May 19-21, 2024 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, has unveiled a new campaign designed to highlight ICFF’s marketing evolution under the direction of Odile…

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January 25, 2024 | ,

How to Navigate KBIS 2024

On our most recent podcast, we spoke to Laura Eagan, owner of and senior designer with Estrella Cabinetry and Design Center, about how to navigate KBIS 2024 and make the most of your three days. The show will be here…

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January 23, 2024 |

Call for Entries: KCMA Design Awards

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) has announced a new KCMA® Design Awards program for 2024 and is inviting interior designers to submit their best kitchen design projects featuring KCMA Member cabinets. The program is intended to recognize outstanding kitchen…

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January 17, 2024 |

Best of KBIS 2024 Finalists Announced

This article was originally published on January 17, 2024; it was updated on January 21, 2024. Best of KBIS 2024 Finalists Announced The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) has announced 49 finalists for Best of KBIS 2024, its annual…

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December 30, 2023 |

ICFF 2024 Announces New Branding and Vision

In 2024, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will celebrate its 35th anniversary and unveil an even bolder approach to supporting design companies and their success throughout the year. The ICFF 2024 team is reshaping the core of its brand…

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December 25, 2023 |

Poggenpohl Wins Best of Year Award

Poggenpohl’s kitchen with contour fronts has been awarded Best of Year in the Kitchen + Bath Cabinetry category by Interior Design Magazine. The brand’s innovative Contour aluminum frame outlines cabinet front profiles with absolute precision, quality design and craftsmanship, making…

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December 21, 2023 |

TISE Announces ASID Inside SURFACES Tours

Registration is now open for the ASID Inside SURFACES Tours, a joint venture between the International Surface Event (TISE) and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). The two organizations have partnered to debut a series of free tours pairing…

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December 7, 2023 |

FEI Group Celebrates 25th-Annual Conference

FEI Group announced the successful conclusion of its 25th-annual conference, where the company celebrated a quarter century of excellence in the interior and exterior finishes industry. The event, which took place Oct. 18-20 at the JW Marriott Hill Country in…

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December 4, 2023 | ,

KBB 2023 Person of the Year

We are proud to announce the KBB 2023 Person of the Year and eight Praiseworthy Picks as part of our annual program. Nureed Saeed, Owner & Creative Director, Nu Interiors, California & New Jersey Nureed Saeed (above) stands out as…

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December 1, 2023 |

KBIS 2024 to Feature New, Expanded Spaces

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA|KBIS) and produced by partner Emerald Expositions, will introduce two new gathering and programming spaces in 2024 as well as continue to celebrate its growing number…

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November 19, 2023 | ,

World Toilet Day – Ferguson’s Initiatives

This World Toilet Day, November 19, 2023, Ferguson asks homeowners to reconsider their relationship with an essential yet often overlooked household fixture: the toilet. This year’s theme, “Accelerating Change,” is a reminder of everyone’s role in promoting sanitation and sustainability….

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November 15, 2023 |

BDNY 2023 Product Picks

This article was originally published on November 15, 2023; it was updated on November 17, 2023 and December 3, 2023. BDNY 2023 Product Picks BDNY 2023 was an immersion in the products, projects and personalities that define hospitality’s boutique and lifestyle…

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November 15, 2023 |

KBIS 2024 Announces NEXTStage Hosts

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will celebrate its 60th year with engaging programming, including the return of daily hosts for NEXTStage. “We have an exceptional lineup of NEXTStage hosts that will bring a wealth of knowledge to the…

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November 9, 2023 |

ISFA Honors 2023 Award Recipients

The International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 ISFA Awards. The program honors excellence in application design, fabrication and installation of projects using manufactured surfacing materials. Projects submitted must employ the designated surfacing…

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November 4, 2023 | ,

Crossville Wins Planet Positive Award

The Crossville® Native Metal collection, one of its new carbon-neutral porcelain tile series, has been recognized with a Planet Positive Award. The Crossville Native Metal collection was recognized as the winner in the Surfaces, Tiles, and Materials category. Recognizing the…

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October 30, 2023 |

Coverings 2024 Opens for Registration

Coverings, the premier international ceramic tile and natural stone exhibition and conference in North America, has launched the official openings for event registration, discounted hotel booking options and award program submissions for Coverings 2024, which will take place at the…

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October 25, 2023 |

KBIS 2024 Brand Opportunities Announced

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) announces the return of the Hard Hat Media Tour, a VIP early access experience for accredited journalists, as well as DesignBites, which is the ultimate product showdown with brands introducing launches live in…

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October 23, 2023 |

KBB 2023 Product Awards Submissions

This article was originally published on October 23, 2023; it was updated on November 8, 2023. KBB 2023 Product Awards Submissions We have already announced the KBB 2023 Product Awards winners, but we also wanted to give a shout out to…

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October 13, 2023 |

Häfele Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Häfele America Co. recently celebrated its 50th anniversary — that is half a century as a leading supplier of furniture fittings and architectural hardware — by hosting a series of exciting customer and employee events. This anniversary coincides with Häfele’s…

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October 10, 2023 |

A Preview of KBIS 2024

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, North America’s largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design, is taking place again in Las Vegas from Feb. 27-29, and registration is now open.* KBIS is co-located with the…

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October 10, 2023 |

Best of KBIS Awards 2024 Call for Entries

The Best of KBIS Awards return to the 2024 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show with new award categories. Celebrating function and design, the expanded categories also look for key trends in the field, ranging from new-to-market technology to products with…

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October 6, 2023 |

BlueStar 2023 Kitchen Design Contest Winners

This article was originally published on October 6, 2023; it was updated on October 16, 2023. BlueStar 2023 Kitchen Design Contest Winners BlueStar, the manufacturer of professional-performance kitchen appliances for the home, is excited to announce the 2023 Kitchen Design…

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October 3, 2023 |

California Faucets Named Best Value Luxury Faucet

California Faucets has been named Best Value Faucet—North American Luxury by StarCraft Reviews. As the largest and most frequently read independent reviewer of building products known for honest, unbiased product reviews, StarCraft praised California Faucets for its quality, careful manufacturing, cost…

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October 2, 2023 |

KBB Product Awards 2023 Winners

This article was originally published on October 2, 2023; it was updated on October 16, 2023. Health and wellness are two buzzwords making the rounds in the kitchen and bath industry, and the overall winners of the KBB Product Awards…

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October 1, 2023 | ,

High Point Design Influencers Named

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) and Esteem Media have collaborated once again to announce this season’s team and sponsors for the two-day Design Influencers Tour at Fall Market. After reviewing candidate applications, 10 design influencers from around the U.S….

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September 28, 2023 |

ThermaSol Announces Design Contest Winners

ThermaSol, the leader in smart shower, steam and sauna technology, announces three winners of its 65th Anniversary Design Contest. Contestants were required to submit a bathroom design featuring ThermaSol steam and shower products for a chance to win a trip…

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September 23, 2023 |

IFDA Announces 2023 Award Winners

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), the longest continuously-running organization supporting all aspects of the home and interior design industries, has announced the winners of its most coveted awards. The 2023 International Honorary Recognition Award winner is Ellen Gefen…

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September 22, 2023 |

Salone del Mobile Obtains ISO 20121 Certification

The Salone del Mobile.Milano has obtained ISO 20121 certification for sustainable events management. In the run-up to the Nest Climate Campus forum (Sept. 19-21) a think tank for sharing sustainability practices, solutions and effective policies for contrasting climate change, which…

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September 20, 2023 |

KBIS NEXTStage Call for 2024 Speakers

A cornerstone of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) experience, NEXTStage brings kitchen and bath professionals together to ignite conversation through panels, discussions, awards, and competitions. For the first time, NEXTStage is issuing an open call for submissions to…

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September 5, 2023 |

KBIS 2024 Registration Now Open

KBIS 2024 Registration Now Open This article was originally published on September 5, 2023; it was updated on September 18, 2023, November 3, 2023 and January 5, 2024. The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has opened registration for the…

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August 19, 2023 |

Kohler Innovates for World Water Week

Kohler Co. returns as an exhibitor and session participant at World Water Week 2023, Aug. 20-24 in Stockholm, Sweden. This year’s conference is focused on innovation at a time of unprecedented challenges and the theme, “Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions for a…

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August 13, 2023 |

FREDERIC Magazine Announces 2023 It List

FREDERIC Magazine Announces 2023 It List This article was originally published on August 13, 2023; it was updated on October 5, 2023. Dara Caponigro, editor in chief of FREDERIC magazine, announces the recipients of FREDERIC’s first annual It List Awards….

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July 31, 2023 |

NKBA Design + Tech Summit Recap

NKBA hosted its second Design + Tech Summit, in partnership with Samsung, at the brand’s experience store in New York earlier this week, with a main focus on how designers and technology integrators can be better partners. The four-hour conference…

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July 21, 2023 |

iF Design Opens First US Office in NYC

iF International Forum Design GmbH, the international design award authority headquartered in Hannover, Germany, is thrilled to announce the opening of its first iF Design Office in North America, based in New York City.  Since its establishment in 1953, iF…

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July 19, 2023 |

CEDIA Expo Announces Return of The Launchpad

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn and engage, announces the return of The Launchpad, a necessary platform for new companies to introduce their brand and technology to the residential technology industry. The…

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July 18, 2023 |

Poggenpohl Wins Luxe RED Award

Poggenpohl, a leading luxury kitchen brand since 1892, is pleased to announce that its +Segmento kitchen received a Luxe RED Award in the Kitchen Island category. This is the second Luxe RED Award — Residential Excellence in Design — that Poggenpohl…

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July 15, 2023 |

IFDA Student Scholarship Winners Announced

The Educational Foundation (EF) of IFDA, the International Furnishings and Design Association, is pleased to announce its design student scholarship winners for 2023. Since the early years of this 76-year-old global design industry alliance, EF has awarded scholarships to high-achieving…

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June 22, 2023 |

Coverings 2023 Announces On-Demand Content

Coverings, the event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, has announced the release and availability of on-demand content from select learning sessions recorded live at Coverings 2023, which took place at the Orange County Convention…

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May 25, 2023 |

CEDIA Expo 2023 Registration Now Open

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, designers and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage, announces CEDIA Expo 2023 registration is now open. The largest North American event for the channel, CEDIA Expo 2023, takes place Sept. 6–9, 2023,…

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May 23, 2023 |

BlueStar Kitchen Design Contest Call for Entries

BlueStar®, the manufacturer of professional-performance kitchen appliances with unlimited customization for the home, announces their 2023 Kitchen Design Contest. Each year, BlueStar proudly recognizes the talented design professionals who create dream kitchens throughout the US. The annual competition has become…

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May 19, 2023 |

Designer Lauren Rottet Presents Exhibition

Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA, internationally celebrated architect, designer and founding principal/president and owner of Rottet Studio, presents “The Beauty of Black and White,” a salon-style exhibition highlighting art and furniture, in her new 3,000 sq.-ft. showroom located at 29 West…

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May 12, 2023 |

Duravit Wins Red Dot and iF Design Awards

German bathroom manufacturer Duravit has received special recognition from both the 2023 iF Design Awards and the Red Dot Product Design Awards across multiple collections. The two programs are among the world’s most prestigious product and design excellence accolades.  Top…

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April 27, 2023 |

ADAC Presents SEDY Awards Winners

The 2023 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards (SEDY) were presented by ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center) and VERANDA to firms and individuals from across the Southeast who exemplify the highest level of talent in the categories of…

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April 21, 2023 |

Coverings Announces 2023 CID Awards Winners

Coverings, the event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, has announced the 2023 CID Awards winners. The annual Coverings Installation & Design Awards recognize 17 projects that showcase distinction in creativity, craftsmanship and outstanding use…

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April 21, 2023 |

Coverings 2023 Best Booth Winners

Coverings, the preeminent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, announced the winners of its 2023 Best Booth Awards. The program recognized exceptional exhibitor booths across Coverings 2023 primary sponsors’ pavilions: Ceramics of Italy, Tile…

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March 30, 2023 |

Coverings Announces 2023 Rock Stars

Coverings, the international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has announced the annual Rock Star Award winners in advance of Coverings 2023, which will take place April 18-21, 2023, at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando,…

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February 16, 2023 |

Houzz Announces Best of Houzz 2023 Winners

Houzz Inc. has just announced the Houzz community’s choices for Best of Houzz 2023, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the most outstanding professionals across the globe, including top kitchen and bath remodelers, architects, interior designers, landscape pros and other residential design…

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February 8, 2023 |

KBIS 2023 Highlights

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), just came off one of the most successful shows in its nearly 60-year history. KBIS 2023 was held last week in Las Vegas and…

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February 8, 2023 |

Introducing Home Tech Expo B2C Event

Clarity AV International, the company behind the Integrator Network and who created and grew the popular Technology & Business Summits, which CEDIA acquired in 2018, announces a new event designed for consumers, The Home Tech Expo, happening Friday, Oct. 20…

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February 2, 2023 |

Announcing the Best of KBIS 2023 Award Winners

The 2023 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, revealed the Best of KBIS 2023 winners. The awards, which recognize the most innovative new kitchen and bath products presented at KBIS, were announced from the KBIS NEXT Stage,…

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February 2, 2023 |

KBIS 2023 Names KickStarter Winners

The 2023 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, announced the KBIS KickStarter Zone Winners at the KBIS NEXT Stage on Thursday, February…

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January 25, 2023 |

KBIS Uncorked Returns to KBIS 2023

The 2023 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, announces the return of its signature influencer event, KBIS Uncorked. Leading luxury appliance brand…

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January 24, 2023 |

NKBA Global Connect Programming Announced

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), representing close to 50,000 kitchen and bath industry professionals and owners of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), announces the 2023 NKBA Global Connect Pavilion program lineup. The NKBA Global Connect Pavilion…

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January 19, 2023 |

KBIS Match App Returns to KBIS 2023

The 2023 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, which is owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), is pleased to introduce the updated KBIS Match, a powerful new matchmaking platform…

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January 17, 2023 |

Best of KBIS Finalists Announced

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), has announced the brands named as finalists for 2023 Best of KBIS Awards. Regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, Best of…

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January 17, 2023 |

Kickstarter Zone Returns to KBIS 2023

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, announces the return of the KBIS Kickstarter Zone. Located in the new West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the area will host new-to-market…

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January 5, 2023 |

DesignBites Brands Announced by KBIS

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) is pleased to announce the 2023 KBIS exhibitors selected to participate in the high-energy KBIS NEXT Stage program DesignBites. This not-to-be-missed event will take…

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December 27, 2022 |

Salone Embraces Change

The 61st edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano – at Rho Fiera Milano April 18-23, 2023 – promises to be brimming with new things and strongly geared to quality. The first thing to point out is the huge investment in…

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December 21, 2022 |

KBIS Reveals Hard Hat Media Tour Lineup

The 2023 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, has announced the brands chosen for the 2023 Hard Hat Media Tour.  Vetted by…

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December 20, 2022 |

21st-Annual Tile of Spain Awards Winners

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing more than 100 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), announces the winners of the 21st-annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. The panel of…

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December 19, 2022 |

NKBA Student Design Competition Winners

Renovations for a tired beach house overlooking the coastline of Cannon Beach, Ore., put aspiring designers to the test in NKBA Student Design Competition 2021-2022. First-place kitchen winner Beatriz Hernandez, Bow Valley College, Calgary, Alberta, and bath winner David Stensland,…

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December 10, 2022 | ,

Designhounds Named for 2023 KBIS

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), celebrates its continued partnership with Modenus Media’s Designhounds Influencer Network. The influencers are back at KBIS in 2023, this time with a huge team…

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December 5, 2022 |

KBIS 2023 Product Preview

With the show only a few weeks away, here’s a gallery of some of the KBIS product introductions that will take place in Las Vegas. To see these innovative designs in person, register here to attend the event.

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December 5, 2022 |

NKBA|KBIS NEXT Stage Reinvigorated for 2023

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), the all-industry association representing the North American kitchen and bath industry, announces the all-new 2023 NKBA| KBIS NEXT Stage program lineup. Held during KBIS and bigger and better than ever, the newly redesigned…

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December 1, 2022 | ,

KBB’s 2022 Person of the Year

This year’s choices run the gamut from working extensively with charities, award-winning blogs, giving back to their communities and educating their industry peers and supporting the next generation. As we have done in years past, KBB has named one overall…

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November 29, 2022 |

Best of KBIS Awards Judges are Announced

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) today announced the five industry design professionals who will judge the Best of KBIS Awards, one of the kitchen and bath industry’s most prestigious…

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November 27, 2022 |

Huntwood Cabinets Design Contest Winners

Huntwood Cabinets recently announced the winners of their 2022 Design Contest. Open to all Huntwood kitchen designers and direct reps, entrants were asked to submit a short project description, project photos, floor plan and overall cost breakdown. Entries were evaluated…

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November 26, 2022 |

VIP Designer Experience Returns to KBIS

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2023, owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) announces Interior Design Society’s (IDS) second edition of its VIP Designer Experience which is headed to Las Vegas for a multi-events program that…

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November 20, 2022 |

KBTribeChat Returns to KBIS 2023

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), owner of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), announces the return of the KBTribeChat Progressive Tour, January 31, 2023, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Hosted…

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November 15, 2022 |

Coverings Registration Opens

Coverings, North America’s premier ceramic tile and natural stone event, announced this week the official commencement for event registration, special-rate hotel reservations and award program submissions for Coverings 2023, scheduled to take place April 18-21, 2023, at the Orange County…

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November 10, 2022 |

Fulgor Milano Hosts North American Designers

Italian luxury appliance manufacturer Fulgor Milano recently hosted 10 North American designers on an inspiration-filled trip to Italy, the brand’s birthplace. Fulgor Milano is continuing the momentum and increasing brand awareness with the North American kitchen design community coming off…

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October 27, 2022 |

DesignBites 2.0 Comes to KBIS

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), announces a new, reinvented DesignBites program. This high-energy “speed dating for brands” initiative showcases the latest innovations and coolest designs for the kitchen and…

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October 22, 2022 |

KBIS Virtual Media Preview Returns

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), owners of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), announce the return of the KBIS 2023 Virtual Media Preview. This remote preview event, presented via video, will give members of the media –…

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October 1, 2022 |

“Behind the Windows” Returns to ADAC

As ADAC continues to celebrate the evolution of design at this fall’s upcoming DISCOVER ADAC, it is also revitalizing a favorite design experience, “ADAC: BEHIND THE WINDOWS.” Through this program, featured designers showcase their work through one-of-a-kind vignettes, located in…

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September 29, 2022 |

Decorating Den Showcases Dream Room Contest Winners

To celebrate the winners of its 38th International Dream Room Contest, Decorating Den Interiors, North America’s largest interior design and home furnishings franchise company, is showcasing award-winning room makeovers. The design showcase introduces visitors to the company’s Designer of the…

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September 24, 2022 |

Tile of Spain Awards Call for Entries

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) announces the call for entry for the 2022 edition of Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project. Celebrating 21 years of ceramic excellence, the highly coveted Tile of…

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September 14, 2022 |

Scarabeo Wins 2022 Grand Prix du Design

In the Grand Prix du Design, Scarabeo has won the Gold certification with its Plana bathroom furniture collection, a sustainable and avant-garde sink console design. Plana is in fact characterized by a folded sheet of metal, available in three sizes (60,…

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September 8, 2022 |

Fantini Call for Entries

Fantini USA is proud to announce the return of the People’s Choice Awards. In an effort to celebrate exceptional design, the company will host an image-based competition on Instagram to be voted upon by Fantini’s followers. North American architects and…

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September 3, 2022 |

High Point Keynote Speaker Announced

The High Point Market Authority announces Justina Blakeney, founder and creative director of home décor brand Jungalow, as the furnishings tradeshow’s keynote speaker on opening day of the Fall 2022 High Point Market, Saturday, October 22, from 3 to 4pm….

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August 25, 2022 |

GRAFF Presents Work by Stephen Burks in Chicago

Luxury kitchen and bath brand GRAFF and prestigious American industrial designer Stephen Burks present “Faucet Fantasy”, an artistic installation drawing attention to the importance of water conservation. Burks, known for bringing a feel of handcraft to design, will showcase nine…

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August 25, 2022 |

CEDIA Expo 2022 to Feature Destination Backyard

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn and engage, announces Destination Backyard, an outdoor oasis highlighting the hottest A/V technology from Coastal Source and Séura. Coastal Source, a manufacturer of outdoor audio and…

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August 16, 2022 |

NKBA Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

The NKBA, the residential kitchen and bath authority, is accepting nominations through September 30, 2022 for inductees to the 2023 Kitchen and Bath Hall of Fame. Honorees are recognized and celebrated for their significant and enduring contributions to the development…

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August 16, 2022 |

Houzz Accepting Scholarship Applications

Houzz Inc. announced the opening of applications for the annual Houzz Scholarship Program. Now in its seventh year, the Houzz Scholarship Program supports the next generation of renovation and design professionals studying at interior design, construction, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural…

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August 15, 2022 |

BlueStar Announces 2022 Kitchen Design Contest Winners

BlueStar, the manufacturer of professional-performance kitchen appliances for the home, is excited to announce the 2022 Kitchen Design Contest winners. Six kitchens have been chosen for their exceptional design using BlueStar appliances, showcasing the brand’s limitless customization options and restaurant-quality…

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July 26, 2022 |

CEDIA Innovation Hub Returns to Show

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, designers and construction professionals connect, learn and engage, announces the return of the Innovation Hub, a programming feature focused on emerging technologies and industry-trending presentations from show exhibitors. The Innovation Hub will…

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July 19, 2022 |

CEDIA Expo to Include 150+ Sessions

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn and engage, announces reinvigorated educational programming. CEDIA Expo will feature more than 150 sessions, including the CEDIA Expo Conference, manufacturer product trainings and show floor stage…

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July 13, 2022 |

ASID New Jersey Chapter Awards Announced

Entrants from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) New Jersey chapter into its annual Design Excellence Awards learned the results of the competition at an action-packed event on Tuesday evening, June 28 at the Clubhouse at Galloping Hills Golf Course in…

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July 13, 2022 |

Thor Kitchen Earns Green Good Design Award

Thor Kitchen has earned a prestigious 2022 Green Good Design Global Sustainability Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The winning 30- and 36-in. Professional Electric…

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June 30, 2022 | ,

NKBA Hosts its First Luxury Bath Summit

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) presented its first  Luxury Bath Summit June 22 -23, reaching more than 1,200 industry trade professionals. The two-day virtual event, in partnership with Cambria and sponsored by House of Rohl, was based on the findings of the NKBA’s…

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June 27, 2022 |

QM Drain Takes Top Honor at HD Awards

QM Drain, a leader in drain manufacturing and design whose products are recognized for innovation, reliability, quality and engineering excellence, has been selected as the 2022 HD Product Award winner in Bath category with its Supreme Tile-In+ drain. The HD…

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June 8, 2022 |

IFDA EF Opens Applications for Professional Grants

Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2022, for five professional grants from the Educational Foundation (EF) of IFDA, the International Furnishings and Design Association. Since 1968, this 75-year-old global design industry alliance has awarded grants to talented professionals as…

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June 6, 2022 |

Wellborn Cabinet Design Contest Winners 

Wellborn Cabinet Inc. has announced the winners of its 2020-2021 Design Contest in every category. Along with a panel of the top industry designers, Wellborn has chosen three winning designs and one honorable mention in the categories large kitchen, small…

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June 1, 2022 |

ICFF + WantedDesign Boast Robust Attendance

ICFF, North America’s leading platform for contemporary furnishing design, and WantedDesign Manhattan, a trade event for high-end North American studios and international emerging designers, held May 15-17, 2022, at New York’s Javits Center, finished with robust attendance and a rave…

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May 25, 2022 |

Oatey Co. Recognizes Sales Leaders

Oatey Co., a leading manufacturer in the plumbing industry since 1916, recently named J&K Sales the top-performing manufacturer representative for its Wholesale Business Unit in 2021, recognizing the agency’s exceptional partnership and accomplishments in support of Oatey Co. and its…

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May 23, 2022 |

ICFF Editors Awards 2022 Announced

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America’s leading platform for contemporary furnishing design, announced its annual ICFF Editors Awards, recognizing the best and most innovative approaches to design among a roster of global exhibitors on May 16, 2022. With…

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May 17, 2022 |

CEDIA Expo 2022 Registration Now Open

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, designers and construction professionals connect, learn and engage, announces registration for CEDIA Expo 2022 is now open. The largest North American event for the channel, CEDIA Expo 2022 takes place September 29-October…

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May 17, 2022 |

Appliance Brands Earn Energy Star Awards

Appliance brands LG Electronics and Beko have been recognized with Energy Star awards for environmental efficiency. LG Electronics has been named 2022 Energy Star Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  This prestigious honor, a distinction…

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April 15, 2022 |

2022 Red Dot Award: Product Design Jury

In 2022, designers, design offices and manufacturers from all over the world entered products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Following the motto “In search of good design and innovation,” the 48 international members of the Red Dot Jury assessed each product…

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April 12, 2022 |

CID Awards Winners Announced at Coverings

The annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards program provides an opportunity for designers, architects, builders, installers, and others in the tile and stone industry to demonstrate their creative design projects and superior installation craftsmanship. This year’s award winners were…

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April 11, 2022 |

SEDY Awards Judges and Finalists Named

The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) is thrilled to announce this year’s finalists for the 2022 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards (SEDY). The 39 finalists represent the most creative and innovative minds in the business across the fields of…

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April 8, 2022 |

Coverings Best Booth Awards Announced

Coverings, the preeminent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, announced the winners of its 2022 Best Booth Awards. The program recognizes exceptional exhibitor booths based on design, creativity, display of product, use of space,…

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April 7, 2022 |

Forza Earns Good Design Award for 48-in. Gas Range

Forza, the ultra-premium Italian cooking appliances brand, has earned the prestigious 2021 Good Design Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The winning 48-in. Professional Gas Range is the…

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March 29, 2022 |

Coverings Product Preview

Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has released a select preview of new tile and stone products, along with a sneak peek of installation materials, tools and technology products, that will be unveiled…

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March 14, 2022 |

High Point Market Programming Agenda

A full slate of educational programming and networking opportunities are on tap at The Point for the Spring 2022 High Point Market, including roundtables, mixers, lunch service, and more. A popular pop-up structure, the High Point Market Authority has been…

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March 9, 2022 |

Dunn-Edwards Opens Student Design Competition

Dunn-Edwards has opened its second-annual Emerging Professionals Design Competition for students. The competition is open to students nationwide. Eligible emerging professionals of architecture and design who are enrolled in school can apply online by August 7, 2022. There is no fee to…

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March 4, 2022 |

Quanex Gives Back to Local Communities

The Quanex Building Products team placed fifth in the large companies division for the Go365 National Step Challenge, securing 30,000 meals to be donated to a food bank in St. Cloud, Minnesota, home to one of Quanex’s manufacturing facilities. The…

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February 12, 2022 |

KBIS 2022 Best Booth Award Winners

The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, reveals the 2022 Best Booth Award winners. The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) saw an array of beautiful, creative…

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February 11, 2022 |

Best of KBIS 2022 Award Winners Announced 

The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) reveals the Best of KBIS 2022 winners. The awards, which recognize the most innovative new kitchen and bath products presented at KBIS, were announced from the KBISNeXT Stage, Feb. 9, 2022, at the Orange County Convention…

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February 9, 2022 |

NKBA 2022 Design + Industry Award Winners

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) opened KBIS 2022 with “An Evening of Elegance” — the highly anticipated NKBA Design + Industry Awards on Feb. 7, at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, Florida. The sold-out awards ceremony, held annually, recognizes the…

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February 1, 2022 |

KBIS 2022 KickStarter Zone Brands Announced

The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) announces the all-new KBIS KickStarter Zone and its inaugural participating brands. Exhibiting in the South Hall of the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, these brands will debut their products and services Feb. 8-10, 2022. The…

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January 31, 2022 |

Best of Houzz 2022 Honorees Named

Houzz Inc., the online platform for home remodeling and design, has announced the Houzz community’s choices for Best of Houzz 2022, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top kitchen and bath remodelers, architects, interior designers, landscape pros and other residential design and remodeling professionals on Houzz. This marks…

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January 31, 2022 |

Mockett Announces 36th Design Competition Winners

Going into its 37th year, Mockett’s Annual Design Competition seeks the best innovative ideas in furniture parts, components, accessories and hardware. The competition celebrates creativity while creating real-world applications that are useful to our industry and can go on to have…

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January 28, 2022 |

Waterstone Faucets Design Contest Winners

Waterstone Faucets has announced the winners of the inaugural Waterstone Design Contest. Designers, builders and architects were invited to submit their projects designed with Waterstone products. Three winners were chosen, one for each contest category: Traditional Kitchen, Contemporary Kitchen and…

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January 26, 2022 |

Bosch Named Connected Home Company of the Year

Bosch announced that it has been named Connected Home Company of the Year in the 6th-annual IoT Breakthrough Awards program conducted by IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market today.  To allow for a truly connected home, Bosch offers a…

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January 24, 2022 |

Best of KBIS Awards Finalists Announced

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) today announced the products named as finalists for the 2022 Best of KBIS Awards. Regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, Best of…

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January 20, 2022 |

IDS Announces KBIS VIP Designer Experience

Interior Design Society (IDS) announces the upcoming KBIS VIP Designer Experience taking place at the show Feb, 08-09, 2022, in Orlando. The planned two-day experience will feature a multi-event program in partnership with National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), including two guided tours to visit leading K&B manufacturers and…

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January 19, 2022 |

Kitchen & Bath Brands Win Design Awards

Several kitchen and bath brands have been honored with multiple prestigious industry awards. Falmec has added another trophy to its honors in recent years, thanks to a new and respected award in the field of international design. Just after the…

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