Kitchen & Bath Design News

DEC 2018

Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.

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DEPARTMENTS 7 Editorial 8 Market Pulse 10 Barometers 12 Consumer Buying Trends 14 Industry Update 26 What's App 28 Openings 30 Designer Profile 32 Project Case Study 34 Trend Spotting 63 New Products 64 Classifieds 65 Advertiser / Product Index 65 Product Showcase 66 Transformations 38 COLOR TREND REPORT Warming Trends Softer whites and grays are teaming with light woods to provide the ideal backdrop for 2019's rich shades, including bright yellows, terracottas and deep greens. 42 DESIGNER'S NOTEBOOK A Life in Design A career retrospective from renowned designer Ellen Cheever illustrates how design trends from the '70s through today offer cues for what to expect in the years ahead. 50 MOST-ASKED-ABOUT PRODUCTS All About the Bath A variety of bath products topped KBDN's 2018 list of most- asked-about products of the year, along with cool hardware, organizational products and countertops that 'float' and 'glow.' 56 PRODUCT TREND REPORT Hardware's Double Duty Both decorative and functional hardware are trending toward blending, with coordinated designs on the rise; also trending are clean looks, darker finishes and enhanced storage optimization. 38 50 56 12 / 18 COLUMN 22 Digital Media Strategies by Denise Grothouse 24 DPH Perspectives by Martin Siwy 42 Most-Asked-About Products of 2018 A Design Retrospective And What's Ahead SPECIAL REPORT • 50 DESIGNER'S NOTEBOOK • 42 12/18 The leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen & bath trade COLOR TREND REPORT • 38 WARM NEUTRALS, BOLD ACCENTS ON THE COVER Color is trending again, with warmer tones garnering increased interest, as seen in this kitchen designed by Laura Medicus of Denver, CO-based Laura Medicus Interiors. See more about the hottest hues for 2019 in KBDN's Color Trend Report on page 38. Photo: Sara Yoder, Photo: Peter Leach; design by Pietro A. Giorgi, Sr., CMKBD, Giorgi Kitchens & Designs and Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID, Ellen Cheever & Associates Photo: Sara Yoder December 2018 • 5 CONTENTS VOLUME 36 • NUMBER 12 • DECEMBER 2018

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