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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.


Black Bathroom

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.


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 Jan. 29 Topic: 2013 Bath Trends

27 Jan
Michael Smith for Kalllista

His-and-her bathroom Michael S Smith for Kallista

Bath 3

Abundant white cabinets and a stunning marble tub designed by Bob Williams of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

Bath 4

bath 5

Kohler’s DTV II shower experience. All at the touch of a button                      .

Luxury bathroom remodels have been gaining momentum in the past few years, and they certainly are not losing any steam in 2013.  This Tuesday, January 29,  join Interior Designer Chat and share the best of baths in 2013.

2013 bathroom trends are major remodels, coordinating all bathroom accessories with  sinks, faucets, bathtub fillers, and shower hardware for quick bathroom face lifts.  Bathroom designers are starting to include whole sets of accessories in their major bathroom lines

2013 is the year to green clients homes, especially their bathrooms.

2012′s tile craze is continuing on as one of the most important 2013 bathroom trends.

2013 bathroom trends has a big emphasis on storage smart vanities.

2013 bathroom trends emphasize lots of light.

The spa-inspired 2013 bathroom trend for larger projects doesn’t end with bathroom fixtures. Heated floors are a must-have, and  building a shower enclosures with added built-in waterproof speakers and an MP3 or iPod dock so clients can easily listen to  music while they bathe.

We could all use a long, hot soak in a  bath after a hectic week.   2013 is starting to look like a good year for R&R in the bathroom.  Join #IntDesignerChat  Tuesday  January 29,  2013 for a international conversation on the  Topic:  2013 Bathroom Trends.   6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3p PST, and 11p GMT.

Photo Credits: Traditional Home

#IntDesignerChat Dec. 4 Guest Host Jackie Jordon Director Of Color Marketing At Sherwin-Williams

27 Nov

Guest Host Jackie Jordan @STIRmagazine

Jackie Jordan is the director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams and has more than 23 years of experience in design, specification consulting and color marketing. Jackie Jordan is one of those fortunate people who turned a childhood interest into a lifelong profession. Her passion for color and interior design evolved into a successful career that has spanned more than two decades applying her experience and expertise in the color and design arena. 

Jordan joined Sherwin-Williams in 1985 as a sales associate. Since that time, she has held positions as color and design consultant with the Color & Design Studio in Cleveland; homebuilder account executive for the west area; and architectural and national account executive for various districts and areas in the company’s southwestern division. Most recently, Jordan was designer marketing manager for the southwestern division. 

Her considerable color knowledge and rich interior design background lend credibility and value to her current role as director of color marketing. Foremost in this role, Jordan is responsible for developing and presenting the latest color trends and resources for do-it-yourself consumers and trade professionals. Additionally, Jordan oversees the development of the company’s color collateral, tools and systems to ensure that Sherwin-Williams meets the color service needs of all customers. 

Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design from Kent State University and is an active member and chairholder of the Color Marketing Group (CMG); she has been a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for 13 years; and a member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) for more than a decade. She has given numerous presentations on color and design trends to trade groups including homebuilders, architects and designers. Jordan and her husband reside in the Dallas, Texas area.

Join Sherwin-William color expert Jackie Jordan on Dec. 4, 2012 at 6pm ET  for an international conversation at #IntDesignerChat on 2013 color forecast.


This #IntDesignerChat has been graciously Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams  




Interior Designer Chat Questions For Sept 21, 2010

20 Sep

TOPIC: Let’s Talk Paint

Guest Host:  Jean Molesworth Kee

a certified architectural color consultant and founder of The Painted Room. She has consulted on numerous projects throughout the greater metropolitan Washington, D.C. area over the past 10 years. She graduated of The International School of Colour and Design in Sydney.

Q1:  Do you agree that paint color is the most easily controlled element of a well-designed room?

Q2:  We’re seeing more edited  collections of color offered by paint companies.  Do you find these useful?

Q3:  What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of working with “full-spectrum color”?

Q4:  Most paint lines now offer low and zero-VOC products.  Are your clients asking for them?

Q5:  Can you give an example of how you’ve used paint color to change the architecture or perception of space in a room?

Sept. 21 #IntDesignerChat Transcript for TOPIC: Let’s Talk Paint RECAP

Interior Designer Chat Questions For August 17, 2010

16 Aug


Q1: Gloss paint finishes are enjoying a resurgence in the design press. Do you like this trend? What sheens to you usually specify for interior paints?

Q2: Pantone’s 15-559 Turquoise was named 2010’s Color of the Year by Pantone. Has turquoise figured into your work this year? Why do you think they picked turquoise?

Q3: When there’s a hot color out there, turquoise for example, are you more prone to accessorize with it or would you use on things that can’t be changed easily (or cheaply) like a sofa? What role do color trends play in your work and why?

Q4:    Sherwin-Williams recently issued four palette forecasts for 2011. I wrote about them on my blog here. http://www.kitchenandresidentialdesign.com/2010/07/sherwin-williams-2011-color-forecast_30.html The palettes look like this:

Do you see these color combinations taking shape in your work? Is Sherwin-Williams onto something or have they missed the boat? What color combinations do you find yourself coming back to time and again? How do trends influence that?

Q5:  What message do you wish you could send to the people who decide which colors are used or ignored (in any product category) in a given year?

Transcript : Recap of #IntDesignerChat