Surveys, Collaborations and more: August on FRP

Our editors never rest, even in the summer time.  This month, all three magazines feature top professionals dishing out advice to help you build your most successful businesses.

  • The centerpiece of Kitchen & Bath Design News' August issue is an in-depth survey of the design desires and buying preferences of Gen X & Gen Y -- KBDN editor Janice Costa writes it bestGenerations X and Y, for example, seem to have a number of design preference commonalities, from a love of color and texture to a desire for clean, simple and modern designs. Some of these come from necessity, as this generation tends to have less...
  • Qualified Remodeler's Laurie Grant profiles a remodel that is totally in season, and brings the beach life to a Minnesota basement.  Bonus points for difficulty: the rooms in question had to go from drab basement to a master bedroom/bath suite.  The photos are fabulous: sloping lines and seaside colors to spare. Read her profile to see the photos and learn how it was done.

  • Residential Design+Build is all about the masterful coverage of its Design Excellence Awards this year. Editorial Director Rob Heselbarth provided with tons of online-only photos that couldn't make it into the magazine due to space constraints...Print's loss is FRP's gain! Check it out!

    So that's what we're up to during our summer "vacation" -- September's right around the corner and it's going to be a big one for all three magazines.  Stay tuned!

Andrea Girolamo