Bathroom Bling!

A touch of bathroom bling need not be out of reach. Oh, sure. It can be. Take Beyonce’s baby shower, for instance. The mother-to-be received a Swarovski bathtub that goes for $7K. Really?? Swarovski lends its all-star-studded branding to other bathroom products. Although a bejeweled tissue box seems a little much for holding something that […]

Fire in the Freezer!

Careless cooking is still a leading cause of fires in the kitchen, but look out for kitchen fires unrelated to cooking equipment. According to the National Fire Protection Association, refrigerators, freezers and ice makers started nearly 1,700 kitchen fires and resulted in five deaths and $47 million in direct property damage between 2005 and 2009. […]

Smooth Sailing for Vessel Sinks

Vessel sinks are still “in”–but count on more than just basic round glass these days. KB-Resource reports from the 2012 KBIS show.

And our KBIS Award-Winners Are…’s unofficially official “Best of” KBIS Show Award-Winners

Guest Interview on Custom-made Decorative Hardware: Only in America

Mark Scott, president of Longleaf Collection, a North Carolina door hardware manufacturer, discusses what separates his U.S.-made goods from foreign-made competitive products.