Pace of Market Growth Seen Cooling After Strong 2021 Gains

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — Ongoing supply-chain disruptions coupled with labor shortages, higher material costs and emerging uncertainties wrought by COVID-19 are cooling the pace of kitchen and bath market growth in

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Millennials’ Impact Seen Increasing for 2022 Kitchen, Bath Designs

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ Millennial clients – particularly those with children – are increasing in influence while the impact of Baby Boomer clients is gradually declining and Gen X is remaining constant,

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Challenges Persist as 2021 Winds to Close

The U.S. housing and residential remodeling markets continued to post gains as 2021 wound to a close, although COVID-related supply chain disruptions, coupled with labor and materials shortages, continued to

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Builder Confidence Reported Up Despite Market Challenges

WASHINGTON, DC — Despite inflation concerns and ongoing production bottlenecks, builder confidence edged higher in December for the fourth consecutive month on strong consumer demand and limited existing inventory, the

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Anticipation Builds for In-Person KBIS 2022

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ – As the year comes to a close, many in the kitchen and bath industry are looking ahead to the return of the Kitchen & Bath Industry, the

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Examining the Origins of Creativity

Have you ever been asked, “Where did you get that idea?” Have you ever wondered what creativity is, and where ideas come from? I have – all my adult life.

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Construction Job Openings Surge to Record High

WASHINGTON, DC — The labor market continues to tighten for the housing industry, according to newly released government figures and analysis by the National Association of Home Builders. The Washington,

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Natural Warmth

The kitchen is the command center of many homes, with countertops called upon to handle more and more tasks. Food preparation is just the start; surfaces in the kitchen are

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Scenes from supersalone

Though this fall’s gathering at Salone in Italy was an abbreviated version of the annual event, visitors were wowed by what they saw and got a taste of what is

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The Art of Japandi

Sometimes two great styles are better than one. That’s what happens when the raw functionality of Scandinavian design fuses with Japanese nature-suffused simplicity, and it’s a look that fits American

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