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NKBA INSIDERS' PICKS

Wild Cards

N K B A's e l i t e e x p e r t s r e p o r t o n s o m e
of their most surprising findings and
inspirations of the year - so far

The NKBA Insiders, a cadre of influencers in various specialties across the spectrum of kitchen and bath design, have been out scouring the globe for
interesting or unusual products, inspirations and ideas for the kitchen and bath sphere. Here are some of their unexpected picks.
REBEKAH ZAVELOFF, CKD, PRINCIPAL DESIGNER, KITCHENLAB INTERIORS

Travel is hugely important to me and my partner and husband, Nick - nothing rejuvenates my creative spirit more than getting outside my comfort zone
and experiencing new places, people and cultures. We got married in Scotland, we've spent lots of time in France, taken side trips to Spain and England,
cheated on France last year by going to Italy and recently explored Mexico.
But this year, we had an incredible reason to visit Marrakech! It's been a
place I've dreamed of going for most of my life. I'm a self-proclaimed tile nut
and have always been drawn to the patterns and designs I've seen coming
out of Morocco. I've had an affinity for Kaftans since high school - which
my sister calls my "Mrs. Roper look." (For those of you too young to know
what I'm talking about, it's a character out of an old sitcom called "Three's
Company," and she walked around in nothing but printed muumuus.) So,
when our friend was having her 50th birthday party in Marrakech and invited
40 of her nearest and dearest to come celebrate with her, there was no way
we were going to pass that up! It was an incredible experience and by far the

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ABOVE Pattern and tilework

from Moroccan riads are
inspirational for Rebekah
Zaveloff, CKD.

By DIANNE M. POGODA

most exotic place I've ever visited.The people were
beyond warm and hospitable.The architecture and
gardens were incredible.
The homes in Morocco are called riads, and
they're built around a central, outdoor courtyard.
We had the pleasure of staying in two different
riads in two different parts of the Medina (old
city). After wandering the souks (markets) all day,
the quiet and intimate riads are a welcome escape
of solitude from the hubbub of the streets. I find
the style featured in these Moroccan homes -
pattern, tilework, etc. - as well as the courtyard
architecture, very inspirational.
I thought this was a once-in-a-lifetime trip,
but I was looking at Airbnb rentals the minute we
were on the plane home. I cannot wait to go back!

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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019

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

Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note
Happenings
Trends Perfect surfaces: walls, floors & countertops
NKBA Insiders Sharing today’s
Better Business The benefits of professional creds
Hot Topic Wellness: the new buzzword
Research Roundup A market report on outdoor kitchens
Stories from the Field Solutions to common project challenges
KBIS 2020 A guide to what to see and do at the show
Small Spaces Tight guest bath goes glam retreat
Balanced Budget Builder basic to farmhouse inspired
Before & After Dark & dated to big & bright
What’s Hot Showers & dishwashers
Last Word Designer takes chances
Check out the winners of the 2019 Designs of the Year competition!
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Intro
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Cover2
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 1
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Contents
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 3
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Show Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - NKBA Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 13
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Trends Perfect surfaces: walls, floors & countertops
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 15
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 16
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 17
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - NKBA Insiders Sharing today’s
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 19
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 20
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Better Business The benefits of professional creds
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Hot Topic Wellness: the new buzzword
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Research Roundup A market report on outdoor kitchens
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Stories from the Field Solutions to common project challenges
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 26
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - KBIS 2020 A guide to what to see and do at the show
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Small Spaces Tight guest bath goes glam retreat
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 37
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Balanced Budget Builder basic to farmhouse inspired
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 39
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Before & After Dark & dated to big & bright
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 41
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - What’s Hot Showers & dishwashers
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 46
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Check out the winners of the 2019 Designs of the Year competition!
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