HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. - What are the hot trends for kitchen and bath cabinetry and countertops in 2016? According to a recent survey of design professionals, the overwhelming cabinet preference is for transitional style, with gray and neutrals the preferred color pallet, while granite continues to rule in the countertop market. These trends and more were revealed in the 2016 Design Trends Survey from the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
LAS VEGAS –The popularity of Lumber Liquidators’ laminate and hardwood flooring continues to rebound, based on the large number of crowds gathered at the booth during the recent International Builders Show in Las Vegas. Driftwood and similar whitewashed colors garnered a lot of interest from attendees, as did distressed and rustic looks in both hardwood and laminate flooring, commented Jay Quickel, vice president of merchandising for the Toano, Virginia-based producer.
At KBIS 2016, Rev-A-Shelf announced its three-year national partnership with Homes for Our Troops, which builds specially adapted, mortgage-free homes for severely injured, post 9/11 veterans. The hardware and components manufacturer will provide the non-profit organization with kitchen cabinet and closet storage and organization accessories for veterans' homes.
LAS VEGAS - At KBIS 2016, Wellborn Cabinet Inc. announced it will offer its first frameless line, with production set to begin the first quarter of 2017. Named Aspire Cabinetry, the full access frameless line will be manufactured at the company's 1.5 million-square-foot facility in Ashland, Alabama.
The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show opened in a strong fashion yesterday at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With 531 exhibiting companies and over 110,000 projected attendees interacting in over 300,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, this year’s KBIS has already shattered records.
Richelieu Hardware and Panasonic Canada announced partnership to launch a new line of storage and organizing systems at KBIS 2016.
LAS VEGAS - The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) announced a sleek new visual brand today at KBIS which unifies all of the association’s key brands with an emphasis on “K” and “B.”It is the first change in NKBA visual branding in eight years and a big change in the association’s 53-year history.
Rev-a-Shelf is showing its wider combination drawers and an above-appliance-cabinet pull-out at KBIS 2016 in Las Vegas. The drawers, for which patents are applied, are designed for 30-inch and 36-inch cabinets, and feature a movable upper cutlery tray that conceals a built-in knife organizer. Adjacent compartments provide ample storage space for large utensils, plastic bags, wraps and foils.
Vinotemp unveiled its oak and aluminum proprietary Zero-G Suspended Wine System at the 2016 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, opening today in Las Vegas. More than 100,000 attendees are expected at KBIS and the IBS Builders' Show, both opening today.