Thousands flock to KBIS, IBS shows

The halls were often jam-packed at the co-located Kitchen & Bath Industry Show/International Builders' Show, as more than 100,000 cabinetry- and construction-related professionals streamed through to see the more than 2,000 displays by exhibitors.

What's trending in kitchen & bath design

The kitchen and bath market is projected to reach $178 billion in 2018, according to a recent study of products and materials by NKBA. So, what are homeowners buying? According to NKBA’s 2018 Design Trends Survey, here’s what’s hot, and what’s not.

What's hot in kitchen & bath design trends

Kitchens and baths represent a $134 billion industry. According to research released by the National Kitchen & Bath Assn. (NKBA), more than 10 percent of American homeowners did a kitchen or bath remodeling project last year at a market price of $85 billion. The kitchen and bath market for new construction is $48.6 billion.