News: Trends & Inspirations

March 17, 2017 |

Home Appraisals to Include HERS Scores

As reported on NAHBNow.com, the National Association of Home Builders blog, a new partnership between the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and the Appraisal Institute plans to include Home Energy Rating System (HERS) scores in appraisals. This inclusion will allow consumers to better gauge a home’s…

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February 27, 2017 | ,

Designing Hope

When a child is seriously sick or injured, the treatment they need might not be close to home. Rather than be separated during a critical time, families can stay at a nearby Ronald McDonald House – where parents can better…

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December 29, 2016 |

KBIS Pre-Show Product Peek

KBIS 2017 and Design & Construction Week are right around the corner – are you prepared for your show? This installment of the leading kitchen and bath industry event will take place from Jan. 10-12 at the Orange County Convention Center…

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November 16, 2016 |

The Perfect Bath

KBB recently spoke with Barbara Sallick, co-founder and senior vice president of design of Waterworks about her new book, The Perfect Bath. “The Perfect Bath takes you inside the highly personalized domain that is both part of life’s daily rituals…

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October 24, 2016 | ,

More than a Background

In our October issue, KBB went in depth on countertops, looking at the different varieties, the benefits of each and the stunning innovations done with surface materials. But countertops are only part of the story, and now we have spoken…

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October 10, 2016 |

Bountiful Bologna

Cersaie 2016, the international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, recently welcomed a record-breaking 106,599 visitors during five design-filled days in Bologna, Italy. Within six exhibition sectors covering an exhibition floor of 156,000 square meters, Cersaie hosted 852 exhibitors…

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October 3, 2016 |

The Coming Housing Revolution

The Florim Showroom and the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) in New York City recently hosted an evening panel with experts identifying three distinct new interior design trends. The evening was facilitated to help design experts determine which fits…

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September 29, 2016 |

Get Your Trends On!

As the nation’s largest bath, kitchen, and lighting showroom chain, Ferguson has spot-on insight on what’s trendy and what’s not. Through exclusive product research and discussions with leading designers, manufacturers and industry insiders, the company compiled an extensive guide to…

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September 14, 2016 |

Houzz Launches Visual Match

Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, today launched Visual Match, a new visual recognition tool that makes it easy for people to discover and buy on Houzz the types of products and materials that inspire them in photos….

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June 9, 2016 |

Poggenpohl Creates Kitchen Design for New Residence Project

Poggenpohl has created a bespoke kitchen concept for the contemporary new residences, The River Oaks, located in Houston, Tex. The historically significant renovation project embodies a collective vision of some of today’s most respected architects and designers, including Poggenpohl. “Poggenpohl is so honored to be a part of such an iconic development project in Houston,” states…

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May 20, 2016 |

Innit Unveils Connected Food Platform

Innit today unveiled its Connected Food platform at the groundbreaking Pirch SoHo showroom, which opens this weekend in New York City. The Innit platform leverages information within food using advanced sensors, machine learning and nutritional science and seamlessly connects that…

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January 15, 2016 |

Geberit Highlights Bathroom Trends at KBIS 2016

Geberit North America will showcase the latest trends for bathroom spaces with three of the industry’s leading design and technology experts at the 2016 KBIS in Las Vegas, from January 19-21. Geberit representative Kelley DeBetta will give a series of Inspire presentations to attendees, while interior designer Liz Murray will discuss trends and design challenges with visitors…

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June 17, 2015 |

Top 2016 Paint Trends for the Home

Dunn-Edwards Paints has examined color inspiration in literature, art, film, history and fashion to forecast five color trends that will be popular next year. The trends report, titled “2016:Home,” outlines five paint palettes that can evoke different themes and moods…

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