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WE WANTED TO TAKE AN OPPORTUNITY

to recognize some of the kitchen and bath
industry's movers and shakers - those who
are passionate, innovative and influencing.
The KBB editors chose the Person
of the Year and the six Praiseworthy Picks
based on how they are leading the way and
making a difference in our industry.

By CHELSIE BUTLER

WINNER

MATTHEW
QUINN

I HAD THE CHANCE TO MEET THE DESIGNER

several years ago at a Sub-Zero/Wolf event at the
company's Atlanta showroom, and the timing
was just right for two reasons. First, a friend of
mine in Florida had been asking if I knew this
designer because he was thinking about hiring
him to renovate the kitchen in his family's home.
Second, I was somewhat new to our magazine,
and hearing Quinn speak about and share photos
of his kitchen and bath projects really gave me
some important insight into the industry.
As principal of Atlanta-based Design Galleria
Kitchen and Bath Studio, celebrating 40 years in
business,his schedule is most assuredly off the charts,
but still he finds time to do so much more. Quinn is
also a partner in Nashville's first design center - the
Nashville Design Collective,which will open in the
fall. Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio will
also open its second location in the center.
In 2016, he published his book, Quintessential Kitchens by Matthew Quinn:
Volume One, highlighting 15 residential kitchens - each one a reflection of his
philosophy that precise and personal function leads ahead of aesthetics. In
September, he plans to release Quintessential Kitchens and Spaces by Matthew
Quinn: Volume Two, which will be a continued celebration of his diverse style
and will include kitchens, bathrooms, outdoor kitchens and dressing rooms.
He also designs for eight national and international brands, including
AKDO, La Cornue, Art for Everyday, Francois & Co., Julien: Home Refinements,MTI Baths,Rubinet Faucet Co.and Sun Valley Bronze: Reveal Designs.

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Quinn has won a plethora of national and international industry
awards throughout his career, and his work has been published in countless magazines. He taught kitchen design at AIU in the late 1990s and
continues to host students and educators in his nearly 8,000-sq.-ft.
Atlanta showroom. He and his business are members and supporters of
the American Society of Interior Designers and the National Kitchen
& Bath Association.
I was able to sit down with our choice for Person of the Year and get an upclose-and-personal look into how he is making a difference in our industry.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019

Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019
Contents
Editor’s Note
NKBA Note
Happenings
Hot Topic Enlightening a new generation
Trends Today’s luxury master baths
ICFF 2019 What not to miss!
Tech Savvy A smart home with all the bells & whistles
NKBA List Connecting with smart home tech
Learning Corner 4 ways to design for accessibility
Sustainable Design Steps toward a greener way of thinking
Better Business Gain project add-ons to raise profit
Before & After Closed-in kitchen makes room for a family
Balanced Budget Cutting costs in a California kitchen
Small Spaces Using color & patterns to enlarge rooms
KBB’s Person of the Year Celebrating one overall winner and six notables
What’s Hot Sinks & faucets
What’s Cool Everywhere else
Designer adds a touch of the Southwest by mixing plenty of textures
Ohio home is infused with rustic, Texas style
Solutions Solving challenges in a small bath
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Contents
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - NKBA Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Hot Topic Enlightening a new generation
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 13
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 15
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Trends Today’s luxury master baths
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 21
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - ICFF 2019 What not to miss!
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Tech Savvy A smart home with all the bells & whistles
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 29
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 30
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 31
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - NKBA List Connecting with smart home tech
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 33
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Learning Corner 4 ways to design for accessibility
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 35
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Sustainable Design Steps toward a greener way of thinking
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 37
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 38
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 39
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Better Business Gain project add-ons to raise profit
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 41
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Before & After Closed-in kitchen makes room for a family
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 43
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Balanced Budget Cutting costs in a California kitchen
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 45
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 46
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 47
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Small Spaces Using color & patterns to enlarge rooms
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 49
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - KBB’s Person of the Year Celebrating one overall winner and six notables
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 52
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 53
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - What’s Hot Sinks & faucets
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 59
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - What’s Cool Everywhere else
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 61
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Designer adds a touch of the Southwest by mixing plenty of textures
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 63
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 64
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - 65
Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Ohio home is infused with rustic, Texas style
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2019 - Solutions Solving challenges in a small bath
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