Kitchen & Bath Design News

SEP 2018

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DEPARTMENTS 7 Editorial 8 Market Pulse 10 Barometers 12 Consumer Buying Trends 14 Industry Update 32 What's App 34 Project Case Study 38 Trend Spotting 42 Designer Profile 92 New Products 95 Product Index/Ad Index 96 Classifieds 97 Showcase 98 Transformations 48 DESIGN SPLURGES Spectacular Splurges A willingness to expand the budget and include more expensive products and materials opens up new options for creating spectacular kitchens. 56 PRODUCT TREND REPORT Personal Refuge No longer contained within a shower/tub combination design, showers have evolved into customized, multi-featured havens for wellness and relaxation. 62 PRODUCT REVIEW Statement Surfaces Classic subway tile is trending, but more dramatic tile looks are also hot, with shapes ranging from hexagons to triangles and materials like cement, glass and metals gaining steam. 66 CABINET STYLE & DESIGN GUIDE Mix and Match Cabinet combinations are stealing the spotlight in current kitchen designs, with cabinet pairings ranging from dark to light and gloss to weathered. 48 56 62 9 / 18 COLUMNS 24 DPH Perspectives by Kate Brady 26 NextGen Matters by Ken Peterson, CKD and Leah Peterson 28 Inside Today's Showroom by Sarah Reep, ASID, IIDA, CMKBD, CMG, CAPS 34 Spa-Style Shower Indulgences Spectacular Splurges PRODUCT TREND REPORT • 56 DESIGN FLOURISHES • 48 9/18 The leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen & bath trade 2018 CABINET STYLE & DESIGN GUIDE 66 ON THE COVER Linear-patterned cypress cabinets harmonize with the existing travertine floors and reflect the hues of the outdoors in this kitchen, designed by Nar Bustamante of Nar Fine Carpentry. The cabinets extend to the peak of the sloped ceiling, providing ample storage, as well as a visually striking focal wall, while an island topped with white Dekton quartz provides work and dining space. For more information on this Transformations project, go to page 98. Photo: Fred Donham - PhotographerLink September 2018 • 5 CONTENTS VOLUME 36 • NUMBER 9 • SEPTEMBER 2018

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