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Uncertainties Fail To Dampen Market
Against a backdrop of the war on terrorism and shaky consumer
confidence, the housing market and related kitchen/bath sector
continue to post impressive results, with 2002 witnessing new
annual highs on a number of...
Luxury Show a Sell-Out; Two More Planned in
San Francisco, CA Bringing together hundreds of high-end kitchen
and bath design professionals and manufacturers of some of the top
luxury products on the market today, The Luxury Kitchen and...
Viking Gives Gift to Wine Facility
Greenwood, MS Viking Range Corp., the originator of
commercial-type cooking products for the home, has presented the
Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Greystone in St. Helena, CA
with a major financial gift to...
Cheever Cited for Design Portfolio
Wilmington, DE Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID, the well-known designer,
author and kitchen/bath industry educator, has been recognized for
her achievements in 2002 by the nation's leading trade association
As a responsible business owner, what areas of your business will earn the greatest return from an investment?
Three Kitchen Design Firms Cited By ASID
Wilmington, DE Three Mid-Atlantic kitchen design
organizations and designers received top honors in the American
of Interior Designers (ASID) Pennsylvania East Chapter's Design
Demand for whirlpools, spas, saunas and steambaths remains strong as consumers continue to invest in products that offer an escape from the stresses of a hectic world.
French Country Kitchen Design Showcases Function and
By Barbara Capella Loehr
WYOMISSING, PACrafting a dream kitchen certainly may be chock full
of challenges, but when a designer comes across a client who knows
exactly what she...
Winner Named In Kitchen Remodel Competition
Schaefferstown, PA Co-sponsor Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry
has announced the winner of the This Old House "Dream Kitchen
Contest" Mike & Heidi Smith of Chicago and the commencement of
the couple's custom...
Wilsonart Opens NY Metro Center
Temple, TX Wilsonart Inter-national, the Temple, TX-based
manufacturer of laminate and other surfacing products, has opened
its newest metro center and in-house company distributorship in a
suburb of New York City...
Super-Affluent Consumers Seen Offering Opportunities for
LOS ANGELES, CA While consumers at the mid-range of the market
may be feeling the pinch of an uncertain economy, the
ultra-affluent consumer continues to represent a strong and...
There used to be a bumper sticker: "I spend money I don't have
to buy things I don't need to impress people I don't like."
For a number of years, this attitude summed up the buying
philosophy of a lot of consumers. In fact, for many...
Just because the kitchen and bath firm down the street is stale,
routine and full of stress doesn't mean yours has to be. Take it
from a guy who knows work can be fun, exciting and challenging for
you and your employees. And, when you learn how to...
It's important to take a look at the tools of our trade and review them periodically to make sure that they're honed properly.
Design Firm Turns Branding Into an Art
By John Filippelli
WINTER PARK, FL Just as a good painter must expertly mix colors and
textures, Joan DesCombes believes that blending the creative and
practical sides of a business is the best way to...
A 2002 filled with surprises, unexpected fluctuations and a
robust kitchen/bath market leads to a cautiously optimistic
forecast for 2003 unless, of course, there's a surprise.
By Daina Darzin Manning
It was a year that brought...