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Use of Stylized Architecture Gives Big Space a Cozy
Designers Race to Finish Line with Ferrari-Inspired
Vent-A-Hood Speeds Shipping
Richardson, TX Vent-A-Hood, the manufacturer of residential
range hoods, based here, has expanded its "Quick Ship" program,
guaranteeing delivery of selected products within all hood
categories to arrive within four weeks...
'StonExpo 2004' Set for October
Los Angeles Thousands of stone and design professionals from
around the world will gather in Los Angeles in October at "StonExpo
2004" to explore the latest in natural stone technology, products
and services, and to...
Textural Design, Contemporary Style Punctuate Unique
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Market Off Record Highs, But Still Solid
The housing market may be cooling down a bit from its torrid,
and unsustainable, 2003 pace, but the market for the construction
of new homes and the sales of both new and existing homes is
Media Playing 'Huge Role' in Remodel
Atlanta, GA Interest in residential remodeling, designing and
decorating "is easily at an all-time high" with the media playing
as much of a role in driving "this national obsession" as interest
Distributor Marks 10th
Henderson, NV Cabinet West Distributors Inc., a full-service
supplier of cabinetry and countertops headquartered here, has
celebrated its 10th anniversary serving the southern Nevada market,
the company announced...
Texture and dimension, neutralized colors and Indonesian influences as well as consumers' desire for realism and sophisticated design are driving interior design trends and new product introductions in 2004.
Record Income Posted by Masco
Taylor, MI Masco Corp. has reported that net sales from
continuing operations, aided by acquisitions, rose 20% in 2003, to
a record $10.9 billion.
Masco, the Taylor, MI-based parent company of Merillat
04 School Schedule Announced by
Chapel Hill, NC The SEN Buying Group will continue to offer its
two exclusive Sales Schools for kitchen and bath dealers and
designers in 2004, SEN announced.
SEN, headquartered here, has scheduled four schools...
Villeroy & Boch Announces New
Monroe Township, NJ Villeroy & Boch, the bath furnishings
and tile manufacturer based here, has begun a new strategic
initiative, the company has announced.
As part of the plan, the company has...
Scholarships Awarded to Trio
Chicago Three kitchen and bath design students attending
colleges endorsed by the National Kitchen & Bath Association
have been awarded scholarships as part of the 2004 "Student
Designer Scholarship" program, sponsored by...
"I live in Sheboygan," offered a kitchen dealer
from Wisconsin. Replied another: "I can use e-mail!" ("with help,"
his wife whispered as an aside). "I use a digital camera," was
thrown out by a Denver dealer.
These are all real responses I...
Dramatic Bath Infused with Rich Color, Sharp Contrasts
Design Firm Brings Modern Twist to American
By John Filippelli
BONITA SPRINGS, FL For Carina Stephenson-Stach, v.p. of Rotpunkt
Kitchen, Inc., 70 years of success in Buende, Germany meant just
one thing: It was time to pursue new...
Kitchen Exhibition Set for NJ
Wayne, NJ Poggenpohl, U.S., the luxury kitchen cabinet
manufacturer, and Carl Schaedel & Co., a leading wholesale
appliance distributor serving metropolitan New York, will present a
jointly sponsored exposition at a...
It's April, the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the
men in my life are making me nuts.
My sister thinks it's a full moon thing. My galpal swears it's a
Venus-Mars thing. I'm hoping it's just an "I haven't slept in three
weeks so I'm...
PMI Meeting Set for California
Schaumburg, IL The 2004 Spring Meeting of the Plumbing
Manufacturers Institute (PMI) will take place late this month in
the Sonoma California wine country, the trade association
The annual four-day meeting...
Old World Bath Conveys a Modern Timelessness
Distributor Opens SC Showroom
Charleston, SC Cregger Co., a plumbing wholesale distributor
with locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Illinois, has
opened a high-end decorative bath and kitchen gallery in
Charleston, the company announced...
AWFS Installs 2004 Directors
Commerce, CA The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings
Suppliers (AWFS) has installed its 2004 board of directors, the
trade association announced.
The AWFS represents companies that supply the home...
Networking Event Set for August
Bend, OR A networking event aimed at residential remodelers,
including kitchen and bath professionals, has been scheduled for
August at a resort here, organizers announced.
The "Gathering of Eagles 2004," a three-day...
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