The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show was held recently in Las Vegas. In its own words, it “is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years”. Let’s take a look at some kitchen and bath trends for 2014, as reported from this event.
What is crystal clear is that a seismic shift in style is underway. According to housetrends.com , “just a few years ago, traditional styling dominated three-quarters of the bathrooms designed by National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) members. In 2013, 68% of bathroom projects completed by NKBA designers were contemporary in style”. This was echoed by style journalist Rachel Wright who said, “clean lines are in”.
Materials Marketing is uniquely positioned to stay in step with these style shifts. As a manufacturer, a great deal of product design control is solely in the hands of the company. As such, trends may come and go but our showrooms stay current. Take a quick look at the open modern style of the kitchen space above. Both the backsplash and the flooring uniquely speak to a contemporary style.
Then, below is a crisp modern bath area that is all about square corners and straight edges. This is a space that establishes a degree of opulence in its very simplicity.
In the fifty years of its existence, Materials Marketing has seen many a trend come and go. Take advantage of this wealth of experience and stop into one of the ten showrooms nationwide. As always, thanks very much for reading!