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Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: KBISNeXT Stage
Wondering how designers and technology experts work together to integrate smart technology into beautiful spaces?  After making its debut at CEDIA Expo last year, the Design Connection conversation continues with a panel of design professionals and technology integration experts sharing how they partner on successful projects. ...
Speaker(s)
David VanWert
Principal
VanWert Technology Design

VanWert Technology Design Inc. is a Southern California based firm specializing in low voltage systems design, consulting, engineering and management. VanWert Design’s team primary focus is audio/visual, information technologies, automation systems, private theaters, structured cabling, and CCTV integration for properties throughout North America. Founded in 2010, VanWert Technology Design Inc....

Jill Waage
Editor in Chief
Traditional Home

Appointed Editor in Chief of Traditional Home magazine a year and a half ago, Jill spent the first 25 years of her career working for the Better Homes & Gardens brand editing and managing home design magazines across décor, kitchen and bath, remodeling and DIY. Prior to leading Traditional Home,...

Joe Whitaker
President
The Thoughtful Home

Joe Whitaker, has 20 years of experience in Custom Systems Integration and Design Industry. As one of the most proactive members of the CEDIA Comunity and Control4 tech community Joe continues to design and implement amazing solutions while contributing to the consumer knowledgebase. Writing for CePro, Electronic House, and TecHome....

Molly Switzer
Principal and Owner
Molly N. Switzer Designs, LLC

Molly graduated from the NKBA Endorsed Oregon State University with degrees in Interior Design and Housing Studies. Early involvement as a student with the National Kitchen and Bath Association led to an easy transition into volunteering for the Columbia River Chapter of the NKBA of Oregon and South West...

Toni Sabatino
Owner
Tony Sabatino Style

Toni Sabatino is an award winning interior designer, cabinetry specialist, furniture designer and spatial planner serving the renovation and new construction market throughout the New York Metropolitan Area, Palm Beach, Las Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Vermont and other resort locations. Toni currently serves as the NKBA Manhattan Chapter President, is...


Wednesday, February 20, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: KBISNeXT Stage
One day. Ten Brands. Show favorite DesignBites returns to the KBISNeXT Stage for an exclusive one-day event featuring 10 of the most innovative kitchen and bath brands. DesignBites’ high-energy, “speed dating” format gives each participant three minutes to impress an audience of industry media and design VIPs with their new... ...read more...

Wednesday, February 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: KBISNeXT Stage
The kitchen and bath industry’s most prestigious awards, the Best of KBIS, recognizes the most innovative new products of the year. Sponsored by Meredith Corporation magazine brands Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, Traditional Home and Dream Kitchens & Baths, the rigorous process of selecting each year’s winners is executed by a... ...read more...

Wednesday, February 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
What is the New Luxury in kitchen and bath design?  What role does authenticity play in the definition of Modern Luxury?  What is the relationship of price to value?  What functional elements at play?  Does rarity matter?   This panel will explore how the topic of luxury has evolved, discussing all elements... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Alison Pickart
Interior Designer

With two decades of experience, and projects completed throughout the United States and Europe, Alison Pickart brings a unique perspective to the art and process of Interior Design. Her ideology that 'great interior design cannot exist without architecture, and great architecture cannot exist without interior design' allows for a holistic approach...

Beth Dotolo
Principal
Pulp Design and NKBA Insider

Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry co-founded Pulp Design Studios in 2007, growing the company into a major brand beyond interior design and with offices in Dallas and Seattle. With a forward-thinking approach to commerce and design, the duo has established a unique viewpoint that combines luxury design and a flair...

Carolina Gentry
Principal
Pulp Design and NKBA Insider

Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry co-founded Pulp Design Studios in 2007, growing the company into a major brand beyond interior design and with offices in Dallas and Seattle. With a forward-thinking approach to commerce and design, the duo has established a unique viewpoint that combines luxury design and a flair...

Parker Bowie Larsen
Market Director
Architectural Digest

Parker Bowie Larson is the Market Director at Architectural Digest, leading home market and design for the magazine. She is responsible for identifying and introducing new talent in the industry, covering debut collections, and highlighting new products and trends. In this position, she is in charge of heading up...

Richard Anuszkeiwicz
Executive Director Kitchen and Bath
Alt Breeding Schwartz

Highlighted as a top industry innovator by Kitchen & Bath Design News for creative talents and business acumen, Richard T. Anuszkiewicz (ANNA-SKEV-ICH) is the Creative Director of Richar Living Lifestyle Brand. A 2018 Coverings Emerging Leader, 2017 Modenus Top 10 Design Influencer and Washingtonian Style Setter, Richard graduated from Virginia...


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