Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: January 2002
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
LBS Moves to Larger Headquarters
Glendale Heights, IL Luxury Bath Systems, Inc. (LBS), the
bathroom remodeling franchising company headquartered here,
has opened a new, expanded headquarters facility, the company
announced last month.
2001 Concludes On Favorable Note
The past year, fraught with difficulties and uncertainties, came to
a close on an optimistic note, as key kitchen/bath industry
barometers remained generally favorable and forecasts remained
positive even in the...
Culinary Event Sponsored by Viking Range
Napa, CA In response to "growing interest in one-of-a-kind
culinary adventures and vacations," Viking Range Corp. sponsored a
special event at which culinary enthusiasts had a chance to meet
Am. Woodmark Posts Record Second Quarter
Winchester, VA American Woodmark Corp., demonstrating growth in
all of its channels of distribution, posted record net income and
net sales in the company's second fiscal quarter ended Oct. 31,
Luxury Collection Gets Rave Reviews
Boca Raton, FL The Luxury Kitchen & Bath Collection 2001, a
two-day networking, education and product event held in late
November, has received an "extraordinary" response from both
attendees and sponsoring...
NKBA Joins as Group's Sponsor
Hackettstown, NJ The National Kitchen and Bath Association
(NKBA) has become a sponsor of the Manufacturer Representatives
Educational Research Foundation (MRERF), a Geneva, IL-based
consortium of industry-specific...
Trio of Industry Pioneers Die as 2001
Three notable kitchen and bath industry figures passed
away during the past several months, leaving behind a rich
legacy of accomplishments.
Moe Kessler, John "Jack" Moore and Arthur Shapiro...
Lack of focus actually creates an environment where other problems are born, making them somewhat self-perpetuating.
New Board of Directors Named By NKBA
Hackettstown, NJ New members of the board of directors have been
elected for 2002 by the National Kitchen and Bath Association,
organization officials have announced.
Elected by members of the NKBA, based here...
Polycon 2002 Set for Orlando
McLean, VA Polycon 2002, the industry-related trade show and
educational conference sponsored by the International Cast Polymer
Association (ICPA), will take place next month in Orlando, FL, the
Many kitchen countertops are made in standardized sizes and
shapes. Typically, they are about 25" deep, and are either
rectangular in shape, or joined together to form simple "L" shapes
or "U" shapes. In such simple kitchen layouts, it's usually...
Cookie cutter kitchens went out with the home plans of the post
World War II era, and fortunately for us, most projects today
include some difficult parameters, unusual site conditions, budget
limitations and incredible expectations from clients...
NKBA Seeking Meeting on Practice Codes
Hackettstown, NJ Officials from the National Kitchen & Bath
Association are "hoping to meet" within the next two months with
representatives from the American Society of Interior Designers
(ASID) to better...
European Kitchen Features Function With
By John Filippelli
TRONDHEIM, NORWAYRepeat business usually takes a designer only as
far as the next room over. However, for Troy L. Adams, CKD, and
president of Honolulu, HI and Los Angeles...
I wasn't born when the stock market crashed in 1929. I'm not old
enough to remember the day Pearl Harbor was hit. But I remember
when the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima, when FDR died and the day
Kennedy was shot. The world changed each time. And...