ArchDigest Show 2018

A snowstorm on the first day of Spring did not stop the annual Architectural Digest Home Show at Pier 95 last week. Experiential exhibits marked a notable difference for the 2018 show, which saw a number of manufacturers taking a hipper, edgier approach with their visual marketing and branding. NKBA Manhattan Chapter sponsors Benjamin Moore, JennAir, Monogram, Sub-Zero and Wolf and Thermador showcased their latest innovations for the premium home.

March Chapter Meeting: Living in Place

Our March Chapter meeting, hosted by Cosentino City at the A&D Building, was a well-attended panel discussion that really served as a "how-to" information session for kitchen and bath designers. Julie Schuster, Maria Stapperfenne, Dawn DeLuca, John O'Meara and Louie Delaware led a detailed presentation that answered all of the questions surrounding designing for accessibility, including its history and evolution in the United States, facts and figures to show its marketplace necessity and viability, the value it brings to the home, smart products that can be seamlessly integrated into home design, and how to make it all happen for your client within your current network of resources. If you

Industry Job Postings

The Home Depot is seeking talented and experienced kitchen designers for both Manhattan locations. To apply, visit Townhouse Kitchens - Kitchen Designer Luxury custom kitchen design company seeks outgoing, energetic designer-in-training. Candidate will learn the foundations of kitchen design through the opportunity to work side-by-side with the business owner from initial client meeting through to project punch list completion. The applicant must be comfortable working at construction sites for field measurements, job site condition updates, cabinet installation coordination, and after installation follow up. For more information and to apply, email info@townhousekitc

Lineadecor Flatiron Opens

Lineadecor, kitchen furniture brand designed in Italy and manufactured in Turkey, opened its doors to the public today, March 1, at 900 Broadway in the Flatiron District, Manhattan's burgeoning kitchen & bath design neighborhood. With a cutting-edge manufacturing capacity of 30,000 kitchens annually, Lineadecor has earned its reputation in supplying premium kitchen furniture to prestigious development projects in the U.S. since 2010. The new showroom features a number of trade partners and select display kitchens representing various lifestyles with the goal of providing an active arena full of inspiration for architects, interior and kitchen designers, contractors and developers. More infor

From the President

I hope you were at our 2018 kickoff event hosted by Sub-Zero Wolf! If you missed it, you missed a good one. Veronika Eagleson, Modenus CEO and thought leader, presented the group with a dynamic recap of KBIS, including important takeaways from the discussions at the KBIS NeXT Stage, the Design Milk X Modenus Lounge, and the launching of Good X Home. What does it all mean? That our industry has great growth going on, and there are many opportunities for designers, manufacturers and suppliers alike. If you phone the NKBA main office, the hold tape refers to the NKBA as "KBIS 365 days a year." Please think of the Manhattan Chapter as your way to keep your finger on the industry pulse. Our Counc

New Member Spotlight | Kitty Dadi

Kitty Dadi, principal of Kitty Dadi Photography, is an architectural-interiors photographer based out of Long Island, serving New York and the tri-state area. She is a visual story-teller and uses her discerning eye to create imagery that her clients use to highlight their businesses and get their projects noticed. She recently worked with Bill Simone, Healthy Basement Systems, to photograph a high-end basement that won him an award with NARI. Her client base includes architects, designers and commercial companies. As a new member of the NKBA, she is looking forward to meeting everyone and getting involved in NKBA Manhattan Chapter.​​​

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