Category: Trade Shows and Trends

8 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018 - KBIS Recap
Trade Shows and Trends | February 2, 2018
8 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018 – KBIS Recap

KBIS Recap Earlier this month I attended KBIS, The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, (The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) to preview and report on the 2018 kitchen and bath trends.  KBIS is a design highlight of every year, as manufacturers in the kitchen and bath industry put on their best game and pull out all the stops. This year,…

High Point Market Fall 2017 Trends
Trade Shows and Trends | November 12, 2017
High Point Market Fall 2017 Trends

A Look at the High Point Market Fall 2017 Trends My recap on High Point Market Fall 2017 trends is finally here!  High Point Market is the highlight of every year, twice a year and the Fall 2017 Market did not disappoint.  This market was a busier market than most, as this market I worked with the High Point Market Authority…

The Best Alternatives to Calacatta Marble
Design, Tips and Tricks, Trade Shows and Trends | July 26, 2017
The Best Alternatives to Calacatta Marble

Of all the varieties of marble, Calacatta is one of the most sought after.  It is known for its subtle grey veining contrasted by an almost pure white background.  In recent years, Calacatta marble has been gaining popularity as a hard surface for the home and has been the number one requested countertop material, (at least in Southern California, where…

The 3D Wall is Trending at Dwell on Design
Trade Shows and Trends | July 9, 2017
The 3D Wall is Trending at Dwell on Design

The 3D Wall Trend at Dwell on Design 3D wall design was a predominant trend seen at Dwell on Design, an annual  3-day celebration of modern design that was held recently in Los Angeles.  The show floor was smaller than in past years, but there were a handful of notable vendors that made a presence with their unique products. One…

13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 - Coverings 2017 Trend Report
Trade Shows and Trends | April 19, 2017
13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 – Coverings 2017 Trend Report

13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 I recently returned from Orlando FL, where I was invited to attend the VIP Press Tour of Coverings 2017, the most prominent tile and natural stone show in North America.  My purpose at Coverings was two-fold – to speak on a panel on social media and brand partnerships and to attend the…

New Products for the Customized Home - KBIS 2017
Design, New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | February 3, 2017
New Products for the Customized Home – KBIS 2017

The Customized Home – KBIS 2017 The customized home is one of the biggest trends in the home and one trend that was seen in full force and in every room in the house at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show last month. The design-savvy consumer has their own unique taste and preferences, and now they are seeking ways of…

Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2017
Trade Shows and Trends | January 30, 2017
Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2017

The Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2017 Seen at KBIS I just returned from Orlando where I saw the top kitchen and bath trends for 2017 at KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.  This year was chock full of emerging trends, inspiration, and technology.  KBIS is a show that I look forward to attending every year, and this year…

High Point Market Highlights - Fall 2016
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | December 22, 2016
High Point Market Highlights – Fall 2016

High Point Market Highlights – Fall 2016 In case you were not able to attend High Point Market this past October, I have compiled a post including all the High Point Market highlights.  There were countless products that caught my eye during my 6 days at market, but somehow I managed to pare it down to the best of the best….

Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market, Fall 2016 -Part 2
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | December 5, 2016
Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market, Fall 2016 -Part 2

I’m back again for Part 2 of the Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market at the recent  Fall 2016 Market.  As you may know, this past market I attended as a blogger with the Design Bloggers Tour, where we were taken to several key showrooms as part of the tour.  Many of my observations are from those showrooms…

High Point Market Trend Recap - Fall 2016
Trade Shows and Trends | November 2, 2016
High Point Market Trend Recap – Fall 2016

  High Point Market Trend Recap Fall 2016 Market I’m back from High Point Market and here with my much anticipated High Point Market Trend Recap, chock full of information on the latest interior design trends and observations seen while at the Fall 2016 market. This time around I attended as a part of the Design Bloggers Tour, which was…

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