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MN Designers Cited for Work on Three
Minneapolis A pair of kitchen and bath specialists from a
Minneapolis-based design firm have received awards in a statewide
competition for a trio of kitchens they designed.
Tim Aden, CKD, CBD, and Connie...
Company Opens GA Showroom
Atlanta, GA Westchester Marble & Granite, a leading supplier
of handcrafted stone and lapidary, has opened a new showroom and
regional office in Atlanta.
According to the Walker Zanger subsidiary, the new stone and
To Show or Not to Show
The Kitchen/Bath Industry Show should it take place every
year or every other year?
Nearly everyone in the industry has an opinion, and it's frequently
a strongly held, insistent one. Advocates of the current annual
Over the years, the scope and cost of benefits that most kitchen
and bath firms provide to their employees have risen dramatically.
I believe it's always important to have a future sales goal firmly in your mind, and to have a definitive plan on how you and your com-pany are going to achieve that goal.
Entries Sought For Ceramic Tile, Stone
Jupiter, FL Worldwide entries are being sought for the 2001
edition of a pair of competitions aimed at honoring excellence for
designs in ceramic tile and natural stone, including...
Dealer Cited for Business Skills
Skokie, IL Rick Glickman, a Skokie, IL-based kitchen and bath
specialist who was cited as one of K&BDN's 1999 Industry
Leadership Awards winners, has been selected as a State Winner of
the Blue Chip Enterprise Award...
Multi-Purpose Kitchen Blends Tradition,
By John Filippelli
SEATTLE, WACreating a unique kitchen which captures the
personalities of its owners can be a challenge for any designer,
especially when the clients want a multi-purpose room...
IFF Set For January In Cologne
Cologne The International Furniture Fair 2001 will take place
from January 15-20 here, show sponsors announced.
The trade show is expected to display the products and services
of more than 1,500 international...
Polycon 2001 Set for February
Atlanta Polycon 2001, the annual trade show and educational
conference sponsored by the Inter-national Cast Polymer
Association, will take place Jan. 31-Feb. 3 here, the ICPA
The event, to be conducted at...
Sterling Assists Housing Charity
Rolling Meadows, IL Sterling Plumbing donated products worth
more than $25,000 in September to the 2000 Jimmy Carter Work
Project, the company announced.
The plumbing products manufacturer, a division of Kohler...
QR, NARI Ink Plan to Offer Courses Online
Fort Atkinson, WI Kitchen & Bath Design News' sister trade
magazine, Qualified Remodeler, has been selected by the National
Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) as the exclusive and
Student Designers Showcase 'Faucets of the
NEW YORK CITY Sleek, sophisticated and high tech describe the
"faucets of the future," as seen in the creations of three student
designers who won top honors in Price Pfister's Faucet of the
Merit Kitchens Acquired by SieMatic Group
Bensalem, PA Merit Kitchens Ltd., the Canada-based manufac-turer
of semi-custom kitchen and bath cabinetry, has been acquired by The
SieMatic Group, the companies announced.
Terms of the transaction were...
Designer Uses Holistic Approach to 'Build
by Daina Darzin
WASHINGTON, D.C. Mary Douglas Drysdale was born to design. "My hero
at age nine was Frank Lloyd Wright," she declares. "I started
building forts and treehouses with roofs that...
Scheduling is one of the hardest
things we have to do, and it's something we have to deal with on a
constant basis daily and sometimes hourly.
I have had the privilege of speaking at the Kitchen/Bath
Industry Show a number of times. Years ago, in New Orleans, when I
was getting ready for my first speaking "gig" at K/BIS, I was told
that if I did a good job, maybe I'd be booked again the...
Al Gore and George W. Bush, two guys with viewpoints,
personalities and constituencies about as wide apart as they come,
spent the past few months engaged in a dialogue that proved, at
times, spirited, contentious, unsettling, even humorous.
Omega Honored For Assistance to Injured
Waterloo, IA Omega Cabinets, Ltd., the Waterloo, IA-based
manufacturer of custom and semi-custom cabinetry, has been honored
by a local medical establishment for the company's efforts at
I've been involved with countertop fabrication and installation
for nearly 17 years now, and I've dealt with thousands of
homeowners in that time. The vast majority of these customers have
been reasonable people, and a pleasure to deal with. The...
"Vendor Of The Year" Winner Announced
Brea, CA Louis and Co., a distributor of woodworking products based
here, recently honored its 1999 'Vendor of the Year' Winners. After
surveying sales personnel in each region, the company determined