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 best: Generations 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 FRP.com 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!