What I Learned Going to Charleston, SC

By Jim Nowakowski (special to KB-Resource) I had to travel to Charleston to give two presentations to the ASID Carolinas annual meeting. asked me to document the trip, and also to give some of the content from those presentations for your review. We (my wife and I) stopped halfway to Charleston in Jacksonville, FL […]

9 Tips for Safe Generator Use

Blog contributed by Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Increasingly, consumers are turning to generators for power in emergency situations, because the world is unpredictable. Year-round weather challenges are now the norm with snow, ice, wind, tornadoes, hurricanes and record-breaking rain and flooding occurring throughout the year and no longer just confined to […]

Data and Analytics: The Achilles’ Heel of Luxury Brands

This blog was contributed by The Luxury Institute. Over the past 12 months, Luxury Institute CEO Milton Pedraza heard one recurring theme: most are dissatisfied with the state of their group’s or brand’s data and analytics resources and capabilities. When Pedraza mentioned to a top luxury retail CEO that his brand could now access the […]

5 Simple Ways to Transform Your Kitchen into a Haven of Serenity

This blog was contributed by Wren Kitchens. From organization to textile tips, your kitchen will ooze a sense of calm. The kitchen is arguably the busiest room in the house. A room which facilitates mealtimes for the entire family, as well as its ability to host and entertain, it can quickly become a noisy and […]

6 Millwork and Cabinetry Trends to Watch in 2022

This blog was contributed by REHAU. Leesburg, VA – REHAU, the premium worldwide brand for millwork and cabinetry, notes six key trends to consider for interior design, especially for kitchens and living spaces. These include refined metals, functional art, connections to nature, bold matte finishes, sleek industrial looks and built-ins for pets. Authentically Refined Metal […]

The Dawn of Designed Luxury Homes

This blog was contributed by PASTELLA | BURNS. The early late 90’s and early 2000’s marked the age of the McMansion in American real estate. The McMansion term was coined to generally denote oversized cookie cutter homes on small lots with no clear architectural style. McMansions were criticized for using stock building materials and designs […]

Digital Luxury Marketing Moves From Cookie-Centric to Emotionally Intelligent

This blog was contributed by The Luxury Institute. Luxury really is different. Luxury and premium brands cater to the most affluent, educated, and sophisticated consumers. The luxury goods and services that wealthy and uber-wealthy consumers buy are highly considered, high-value, and high-emotion purchases. Most luxury brands have allowed third-party cookies to take over their unique, […]