Kitchen & Bath Design News

MAY 2018

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ADVERTISEMENT Auth Lux® Summits Speak to Importance of Craft and Material ROHL Authentic Luxury is when original design and a commitment to craft come together, connecting touch of hand, truth in materials and place of origin. GREG ROHL, VP MARKETING, ROHL T he topic of Authentic Luxury will continue to be explored during a series of four new Auth Lux Summits in 2018. Atlanta, Palm Beach, Boston and San Francisco will host presentations and panel discussions exploring "What Makes Authentic Luxury." A number of home furnishings, fi nishes and building product brands will come together to examine "Designing the Authentic Luxury Bath," including Jonathan Zanger of Walker Zanger Tile, Leslie Delli-Venneri of Victoria + Albert® Baths and Greg Rohl of ROHL Luxury Faucets and Fixtures. Pam Danziger, Principal, Unity Marketing, will share insights and new data on the importance of understanding authenticity, luxury and the third dimension— Authentic Luxury. The importance of original design will be discussed, introducing the organization beOriginal and its role in educating and protecting designers and manufacturers who are committed to preserving the integrity and attribution of original design. The 2018 Auth Lux Designer Guild The Auth Lux Summits will be hosted by the new class of ROHL Auth Lux Guild members. Each will share their perspectives on Authentic Luxury, including how they vet and select products, how they inform and educate their clients and how they incorporate Authentic Luxury into their work. Mally Skok, of Mally Skok Design, Boston, will share her experiences in interior design but also her work in proprietary wallcovering and fabric design. Lisa Mende, of Lisa Mende Design, will host in Atlanta, discussing her work incorporating bespoke products and vintage antiques into her designs. Amy Vermillion, of Amy Vermillion Interiors, will speak in Miami about layering spaces with items collected from travels around the world. Jonathan Rachman, of Jonathan Rachman Design, San Francisco, will share his background in hotel management and how that experience introduced him to boutique hospitality design and the importance of incorporating Authentic Luxury into these very special resort and boutique properties. PAM DANZIGER The ROHL® Auth Lux® Designer Guild was formed to inspire and educate designers, architects and other industry infl uencers about authentic luxury. In the spirit of European Master Guilds, the ROHL® Auth Lux® Guild represents the masters of design and craft. Meet the 2018 Auth Lux Guild SAN FRANCISCO Jonathan Rachman Principal, Jonathan Rachman Design BOSTON Mally Skok Principal, Mally Skok Design PALM BEACH Amy Vermillion Principal, Amy Vermillion Interiors ATLANTA Lisa Mende Principal, Lisa Mende Design For more on what makes Authentic Luxury and the upcoming summits, visit . Top right, clockwise: a. Greg Rohl, VP of Marketing, ROHL introducing Auth Lux Summit. b. ROHL Auth Lux Summit guests enjoying lunch with an amazing view. c. Table settings featuring ROHL luxury faucets and fi xtures dressed in seasonal fl ora—Michael Berman Graceline faucet in Satin Gold. Circle No. 21 on Product Card

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