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SPECIAL
CONNECTING THE DOTS:
TECHNOLOGY MEETS DESIGN

P O W E R E D

B Y

The popular #DMMTalks Lounge
-- sponsored by Signature Kitchen
Suite and located in Salon by
KBIS -- hosts panel discussions
and follow-up conversations on
design business, hot topics and
industry initiatives, plus a variety of
networking events.
TUESDAY, FEB. 19
DISASTER PROOF! RESILIENT
DESIGN/BUILD

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Experts will talk about how to design
and build resilient homes in anticipation
of natural disasters.
RESIMERCIAL & RESITALITY:
THE IMPACT OF COMMERCIAL
& HOSPITALITY DESIGN ON
RESIDENTIAL SPACES

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Stikwood, this panel
will discuss how to space plan and
source materials as a nod toward an
overlap of residential, commercial and
hospitality designs.

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Connect4, this conversation will discuss how to select and
integrate home electronics into welldesigned interiors and will include tips
on how to connect design professionals
and technology integrators.
SUSTAINING SUSTAINABILITY:
SMART DESIGN CHOICES FOR
BETTER HEALTH &
A BETTER WORLD

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Sustainable Furnishings Council executive director Susan Inglis and materials
expert, historian and NKBA Insider,
Grace Jeffers, talk about the sustainability of woods, toxins in building materials
and in the home and how to make the
best choices for client projects.
MODERNISM TALK & MIXER
SPONSORED BY KOHLER: COME
FOR THE TALK AND STAY FOR THE
COCKTAILS

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
This panel of modernists will talk about
the transition from traditional to modern
and from minimalism to modern maximalism. You'll learn how to layer design elements to get that coveted modernist look.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20

NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT:
NKBA'S INTERNATIONAL
LIAISONS & SELECT BRANDS IN
CONVERSATION

4 COACHES - 2 HOURS: DESIGN
BIZ MANAGEMENT - THE DMM
TALKS THINK-TANK

10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn about business planning, business
systems, marketing and branding and
project and client management. This
presentation will feature coaches Luann
Nigara, Claire Jefford and Veronica
Solomon, and it will be moderated by
Modenus Media CEO Veronika Miller.
GIRL POWER: CELEBRATING
WOMEN IN DESIGN &
CONSTRUCTION

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
This will be a conversation about the
impact of women in the design and
construction industries. Meet our panel
of successful female business owners,
executives and craftswomen, and learn
how they have succeeded in a challenging world.
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN DESIGN:
DESIGN MILK TALKS TRENDS &
FORECASTS

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Join Design Milk's Jaime Derringer and
guests to learn about 2018 design
trends from major trade shows and how
to best integrate them into your current
projects, as well as her trend predictions
for 2019 and beyond.

AN INTERVIEW WITH
THE DESIGNBITES HOST

SECTION

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The NKBA Global Connect program has
been connecting the world of kitchens
and baths through social events, educational meetups and many individual conversations and presentations among
and by international brands and design
professionals. If you are a brand or designer from overseas or if you are media,
a buyer or a distributor looking to connect with exciting international brands
and artisans, join the conversation!. This
panel is sponsored by House of ROHL.
NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT MIXER

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Grab a glass of wine from Signature
Kitchen Suites' wine bar inside the
#DMMTalks Lounge and mingle with designers and manufacturers from around
the world. International brands can join
the mixer for an opportunity to meet with
distributors and showroom owners.

THURSDAY, FEB. 21
NO BULL SOCIAL: HOW TO THINK
ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA, LEVERAGE
IT & MAKE IT STICK

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Listen to the pros to learn what to consider when building a powerful strategy
and how to really work with influencers.
This talk is reserved for KBIS exhibitors.

BEST OF KBIS
AWARDS JUDGES

Designer Kelli Ellis is known for her roles in TLC'S "Clean Sweep" and HGTV's "Takeover My
Makeover," "Move or Improve," "Celebrity Holiday Homes" and "House Hunters Renovation."
She now stars in her own show on The Design Network called "Design Therapy." Ellis will
host the one-hour, action-packed DesignBites, which will feature 10 kitchen and bath brands
displaying one of their most innovative products in a three-minute presentation to the attendee
and media audience, followed by a two-minute Q&A. This event will take place on Feb. 20 at
noon on the KBISNeXT Stage. KBB spoke with Ellis exclusively about her plans for the event.

Meet the five design professionals who will choose the most innovative new products making
their debut at KBIS 2019. The
Best of KBIS Awards winners
will be announced Wednesday,
Feb.20 at 4:00 p.m. on the KBISNeXT Stage.

KBB: How do you hope to use your experience as a celebrity designer and on air in several TV
shows to bring the DesignBites event to life?
ELLIS: I hope to infuse this event with energy! I love kitchen and bath design - the heart and pulse
of the home - and I hope to use some social influence to add some extra sugar to this year's event! 

The 2019 Best of KBIS Awards judges are: 

KBB: How do you plan to engage the audience?
ELLIS: I hope to infuse my love of all things kitchen and bath and pump up the audience with a little
"Kelli Ellis" enthusiasm. I always have fun at any event I attend or host...small, large or keynote,
it doesn't matter. I hope to see happy designers and contractors taking names and info - and
showrooms ready to wow us all!
KBB: What do you hope these brands bring to the table?
ELLIS: I hope to see innovation, form and function together, as well as well as the avant-garde - I
love to see new, new, new!!! 

"
Laurie Haefele, associate AIA & founder of

Haefele Design
"
Aimee Inouye, AKBD, founder of AID+D and

an NKBA Thirty under 30 alum
"
Kelly Morisseau, CMKBD, CID, designer with

MSK Design Build
"
Nathan Reynolds, CAPS, CLIPP, interior de-

signer with Insperiors, LLC
"
Aston Smith, kitchen designer for Bilotta Kitchens

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019

Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Trends
Tech Savvy
Universal Design
Products with Staying Power
Industry Outlook
KBIS 2019
Favorites
Solutions
Balanced Budget
What’s Hot
What’s Cool
Designer creates memorable spaces in an inherited family home
Hospitality style calls to a home’s kitchen and baths
Last Word
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Contents
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Show Director’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Trends
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Tech Savvy
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Universal Design
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Products with Staying Power
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Industry Outlook
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Favorites
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Solutions
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Balanced Budget
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - What’s Hot
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - What’s Cool
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Kitchen & Bath Business - January 2019 - Designer creates memorable spaces in an inherited family home
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