Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: April 1999
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
Once you know the importance of knowledge as a basis for creating success in both business and your personal life, what do you do with that knowledge? The quick and easy answer is to put it to work!
As kitchen designers, we're called upon to personalize the spaces
we develop for clients, and to create spaces that support their
lifestyles and needs.
Sometimes this means a non-traditional placement or application of
products, such as...
NKBA 'Getting Back to Basics,' Leaders
New York - The National Kitchen & Bath
Association is in the midst of a detailed "strategic planning
process" that has resulted in a number of significant operational
changes and has re-energized an...
Do builders drive you nuts? Here are eight over-generalized characteristics that often describe these guys - along with some suggestions for dealing with them which have helped our shop for the past 20 years or so.
Wolfgang Häfele, Driving Force at Häfele, Dies
Archdale, NC - Wolfgang Häfele, president of
Häfele America, the largest foreign subsidiary operated by the
internationally active cabinet hardware manufacturer Häfele -
and a driving...
Winning Designs Spotlight Convenience,
by Janice Anne Costa
Personalized beauty and function mark the winners of the 35th
annual National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Competition,
which traditionally honors the best in kitchen...
innovative ideas for managing your
Speaker: Unfitted Design Allows for Personalization,
Baltimore, MD - Unfitted design allows adjacent
rooms to "blend into the kitchen, and brings a...
Now is the time to learn about balancing overhead,
long-term costs and your return on investment by bringing
computerization, new technology and total quality management into
everything you do.
Dramatic, Functional Kitchen Garners Top
by Barbara Capella Loehr
TOWN & COUNTRY, MO - Garnering top honors in this year's
St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles' Kitchen of the Year
contest, this kitchen showcases a "dramatic flow" that...
Panel to Assist in Seminars for K&BDN
Melville, NY - A special, 12-member panel of
kitchen and bath professionals, including some of the industry's
leading consultants and educators, will once again assist in
planning the educational...
At the recent Chicago conference of the North American Building
Material Distribution Association (NBMDA), I had the opportunity to
moderate two panel discussions conducted by the association's
Kitchen/Bath Distribution Alliance (KBDA). Our...
Kitchen Dealer Showcases New Southern
by Clay Patrick
BIRMINGHAM, AL - It might come as a surprise to some, but 134 years
after the end of the Civil War, there is something of a
reconstruction taking place in the Old South - at least as...