Earlier this month we wrote about the best products at KBIS 2017, which was by no means an exhaustive list of the great ideas presented at this year’s show. It’s still early in the year, but several new trends and consumer preferences are emerging in 2017.
When it comes to appliances two trends continue to gain traction—energy efficiency (of course) and high-tech upgrades. Whether we’re talking about an oven or a built-in coffee and espresso machine, homeowners are investing in smart appliances that use less energy, all while performing more functions than ever before. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest trends in home appliances for 2016. Continue reading
You know that old joke: “I just flew in, and boy are my arms tired!” Well, we just returned from the 2016 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas and boy, are we tired! It was a jam-packed, non-stop adventure and we can’t wait to share details of our trip with you over the next few weeks. We’re going to be bringing you the latest innovations from Wood-Mode, a round-up of C&D President Maria Frank’s top picks from the show, and more. Today we are going to touch on some of the larger, overarching themes and trends that were featured that we think will take hold in 2016. Continue reading