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#IntDesignerChat June 10 Topic: What’s Trends Are We Seeing In Office Spaces In 2014?

8 Jun
Coca Cola London headquarters  designed by UK studio MoreySmith that includes a wall of 5,000 recycled drink bottles

Coca Cola London headquarters designed by UK studio MoreySmith that includes a wall of 5,000 recycled drink bottles

 

 

The lobby of Zipcar in Boston.  Photo Credit: Warren Patterson Photography

The lobby of Zipcar in Boston. Photo Credit: Warren Patterson Photography

 

Ziegler Cooper – Houston, TX

Ziegler Cooper – Houston, TX

 

It is a big year for Office Interiors, and many are coming to Chicago for NeoCon with an impressive collection of new products and  new ideas about how the workplace is changing.  Join the Interior Designer Chat community on Tuesday, June 10 for our Topic:  What’s Trends Are We Seeing In Office Spaces In 2014.   

When the word “trend” is used at NeoCon, it refers to deep, cultural, technological and economic shifts that change the way commercial products and environments are built.

Join #IntDesignerChat on Twitter, Tuesday at 6p ET as we discuss and chat on Twitter:

  • What office spaces, products and layouts let people do their best work?
  • Are we designing open offices or are we fixing open offices in 2014?
  • How do we help our clients define their ideal next work environment, one that drives their missions forward?

Set your ical to 6p ET, 5p CT, 3p PT and 11p GMT for @IntDesignerChat Topic: What Trends Are We Seeing In Office Spaces In 2014.  Share how with proper planning and approaches to workplace planning;  we can give each space a distinct look, feel, and functionality

 

 

 

 

 

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#IntDesignerChat April 29 Topic: Bathroom Trends In 2014

27 Apr

Open Shower by CTA Group

Join Interior Designer Chat on Twitter, Tuesday April 29, 2014 where we will be  sharing the hottest trends in the industry for Bathrooms in 2014.

Day spas and spa hotels are  a trend of recharging and escaping in 2014  in the home improvement market.  Designers and architects are adding places of escape within the home, installing saunas,  steam shower rooms, whirlpool baths, and hot tubs into design projects in response to this escaping it all trend.  

Luxury bathroom have been gaining momentum in the past few years, and they certainly are not losing any steam in 2014.  This Tuesday, April 29,  join Interior Designer Chat and share the best of baths in 2014.

 

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Black Is A Hue That Is Hot In Bathroom Design In 2014

A bold contrast of black in bathroom decor, is a 2014 trend in bathroom faucets, tubs, lighting and tile.  The deep, dramatic hue is updating the 2014 bathrooms from looking too sterile and common. 

Bill Sofield Vanity With Marble For Kallista

Bill Sofield Vanity With Marble For

Romantic designs in 2014 bathroom trends emphasize how the bathroom has become an expressive space where one can escape and luxuriate.  In 2014 glamorous hotel style bathrooms are becoming more common place in new build designs.

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Curbless Showers Are Trending In 2014 Bathrooms

The curbless shower is a bath trends in 2014,  with flooring that runs right into the shower, rather than having to stopping  at the shower curb. New sleek and chic floor drains that run along under the glass, rather than in the center of the shower are trending in bathroom designs in 2014.

Join the international #IntDesignerChat  Tuesday  April 29,  2014 for an international conversation on the  Topic:  2014 Bathroom Trends.   6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3p PST, and 11p GMT.

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#IntDesignerChat April 8 Topic: Seize Opportunities To Build Your Brand

6 Apr

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How do you build, grow and nurture an online community?  How are you using the power of social media for communications and connections,  that are emerging into relationships?   Tuesday,  April 8, 2014 @IntDesignerChat will take to twitter to discuss;  How to use the influence of social media to create meaningful relationships with others and maintain a consistent focus on building your brand.  Surprisingly there are still designers, individuals, and companies that are resisting social media.  These individuals and firms are missing out on a free opportunity to build a following.

Spotting opportunities to build your brand,  requires being generous.  If all you do is take, people will stop responding to you.  To grow in social media you need to establish partnerships with other top influencers in your niche.  And provide your audience with quality content that aligns with their interests and passions.  Are you seizing opportunities to build your brand? 

Social Media is powerful in that it helps to make connections, build relationships, and even build a business! Any one can hop on the social media train and reach out, get engaged and get connected. Reach out and say hello!  Take the opportunity to establish new contacts and relationships.  Whether you’re a professional designer, artist,  architect,  manufacturer, vendor, or a blogger… establishing social media influence, requires investing  your time and attention to creating your brand.

Over the past several years, Interior Designer Chat has worked hard to build and grow a vibrant and interactive community on social channels including  Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Google+.  Building a following takes effort and time, and there are no shortcuts.

Join#IntDesignerChat April 8 for  Topic: Seize Opportunities To Build Your Brand at 6pm ET, 5pm CT, 3pm PT, and 11p GMT.


#IntDesignerChat March 25 Topic: Top Trends In Outdoor Living And Entertaining In 2014

23 Mar
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As the days lengthen and sunshine beckons we extend our living and dining outside.  Join Interior Designer Chat, Tuesday March  25, on Twitter for a  global discussion on, top trends  in outdoor living and entertaining for 2014.  From outdoor kitchens, terraces,  porches, verandas, and decks  we’ll be sharing what we’re selecting for great outside living.  Homeowners are expressing a high demand for designed landscapes and livable open spaces, that are both stylish and earth friendly.

Alex Haskey Valley Garden Landscapes Vaucluse Garden

Alex Haskey Valley Garden Landscapes Vaucluse Garden

Join other designers from all over the globe @IntDesignerChat Tuesday March 25 and share design advice and views on outdoor living features and design elements that are  the most in-demand for 2014.   We’ll focus on outdoor casual living areas for entertaining and designs for outdoor living room for people who love to live a life of luxury.
  • Umbrellas for Shade
  • Outdoor Fabrics
  • Barbeque Grills
  • Wine Refrigerators and Refrigerator
  • Storage for Organization
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Rugs
  • Solar Powered Lighting
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Outdoor fireplaces
  • Fire Pits
  • Landscaping
  • Planters
  • Lanterns
  • Energy Efficient Outdoor Heaters
  • Fire Tables And Columns
  • Fountains
  • Tile
  • Stone
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Join #IntDesignerChat  Tuesday March 25 for Topic: Top Trends In Outdoor Living And Entertaining For 2014 at 6pm ET, 5pm CT,  3pm PT, and 10p GMT.  

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#IntDesignerChat March 4 Topic: What Dining Room Trends Are Hot In 2014

2 Mar

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Traditional Home® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Tom Stringer

Traditional Home® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Tom Stringer

 

Tuesday March 4 , Interior Designer Chat’s world-class designers and design bloggers will chat, “What’s Trending In Dining Room in 2014.”   From traditional to chic modern boho,  to French bistro, there’s a style for everyone. Dining in style is the new gathering space in 2014. Often as designers we’re asked to combine the old and new to shape a fresh take on functionality.  Dining rooms are a space to do something strong and edgy that complements what you have done in the rest of the home.  Dining room decisions, involves discussions with the client, builder, architect and floor installer who “all have their opinions and input.  In 2014 there  has been a return to entertaining and socializing in a more formal and sophisticated manner.

  • Are you seeing the comeback of a formal dining room in 2014?
  • What are key design details you budget and plan for when designing dining rooms?
  • What paint colors are trending for dining rooms in 2014?
  • What furniture showrooms  are your resources for dining rooms?
  • Share some of you favorite new Wallpaper designs for dining rooms? 
  • What chic statement are you making with  illuminating and lighting in the dining room in 2014?
  • What dining room trends are hot in 2014?

Join #IntDesignerChat Tuesday March 4  for our topic: What’s Dining Room Trends Are Hot In 2014 at 6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3pm PST and 11p GMT.

Photo Credits: traditionalhome.com

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#IntDesignerChat Feb. 25 Topic: What Is New For Kitchen And Bath Trends In 2014

23 Feb
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NKBA People’s Pick 2014 Credit: Joshua Lawrence Studios INC Joshua Lawrence Studios Inc. 2012

Seaside Kitchen

Serene Seaside kitchen ~ National Kitchen and Bath Association 2014 competition

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Finalists in the National Kitchen and Bath Association 2014 competition. Dave Adams © Dave Adams

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Join the Interior Design Community  for our Tuesday Twitter Chat,  February 25, for our Topic:  Kitchen And Bath Trends Of 2014.   Share the latest in sinks, faucets, counter tops, cabinetry, tiles, lighting, and appliances in kitchens. #IntDesignerChat We will have a global conversation on the  The Top Kitchen And Bath Trends of 2014.  We are giving out the questions for Feb. 25 #IntDesignerChat on Tuesday,  so you can do a little homework and share photo’s,  instagrams, Pinterest boards, product shares,  and blog posts during our global influential twitter chat at 6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3pm CST, and 11p GMT.

Q 1: What are the top trends you’re seeing in #Kitchen and #Bath cabinetry in 2014?

Q 2:  What materials are favored  for backslash  and counter tops in 2014?

Q 3:  To stay on trend,  what color schemes are you using in your #Kitchen and #Bath designs in 2014?

Q 4:  What trends are you seeing in fixtures for the kitchen and bathroom? Go ahead talk finishes as well 2014? #IntDesignerChat

Q 5:  What is the trend in 2014 Kitchen and Bath #Lighting? #IntDesignerChat

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designfile.architecturaldigest.com

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#IntDesignerChat Nov. 12 Topic: How To Bring Style And Ingenuity To The Dining Room

10 Nov
AnnGetty Holiday

A dining room and holiday table setting inspired by Ann Getty’s love of Chinoiserie. ~ Copyright Ann Getty Interior Style by Diane Dorrans Saeks, Rizzoli, 2012

Carole Rhome

Designer Carolyne Roehm focuses on natures inspiration

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Join #IntDesignerChat Twitter Chat on November 12, 2013  where Interior Designer Chat’s world-class designers, Topic is, How To Bring Style And Ingenuity To The Dining Room.   The holiday’s is when we need to be at the top of our game, bring style and ingenuity to the dining room.   From the best lighting, furniture, colors, accents, and colors the holiday’s is all about gathering with friends and family in the dinning room.

This week we encourage our #IntDesignerChat community to gather photo’s, blog about the holiday dining room topic and share a link on Tuesday.  Mention us in your blog and we will be sure to share it.  And pin on our holiday dining room pinterest. Interior Designer Chat is about helping our community share, grow, and attract clients. This weeks Interior Designer Chat will be an opportunity to share your services and talents.

What services do you provide for dinning rooms?

The Holiday’s are all about  lighting.  What elements do you focus on now and what are the best up-grades for the dinning room?

What entertaining tips do you suggest for dinning during the holiday’s?  

Pin with us for world exposure on our #IntDesignerChat Pinterest Board: Holiday Dining Rooms

What styles and ingenuity are you bringing to your clients for the dining room during the holidays?

What products are key for bringing style to the Dinning Room?  

What is your favorite designer book for dining room and holiday inspiration? 

Tis the season to bring glamour and holiday to the dining room.  Set you iCals for November 12 for @IntDesignerChat on Twitter.

Join us Tuesday at 6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3pm PST, and 11pm GMT using the hashtag #IntDesignerChat.  This is the opportunity to brag bout your services, share inspiration, and learn from leading designer from around the world.  We’re offering a pinterest board to also share links of idea or upload a photo or too, share your portfolio picture.  The holiday’s are for sharing, and giving.

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Peak Of Chic

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