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What’s driving the shift to metal kitchen cabinet drawers?

Blog contributed by Grass America. Look inside the U.S. kitchen cabinet industry and you will see that a fundamental change has taken hold. A long-term trend over the past decades has been accelerated in response to the dramatic events of the past year: double-wall metal drawers have begun to overtake traditional wood drawer construction as […]

How Will Societal Shifts Impact Architecture? Global Designer Luis Vidal Explains

Madrid-based president & founding partner of luis vidal + architects relays 5 major changes in store for the 2020s and their reflection in modern architecture Blog contributed by luis vidal + architects. This decade – perhaps another roaring ’20s – will no doubt be one of the most exciting and fast-paced decades in recent memory. […]

Aging-in-Place: Universal Design is in Demand (2008 – updated 2021)

by James V. Vitale, AIA, LEED AP Born in 1947, I am one among 77 million boomers born between 1946 and 1964. A 2008 article in Buildings magazine indicated that we boomers represent almost a trillion dollars in disposable income. As such we represent one of the fastest growing markets for well designed and useable […]

Carrie Smith Lays Out Retail Strategy – the Howard’s Way

Carrie Smith, who recently rejoined Howard’s in an expanded role as Senior Vice President (SVP)/Chief Merchandising Officer, is helping to transform retailing after the devastating effects of COVID-19 on that sector. Indeed, as noted in many research reports, the pandemic has altered not only retailers’ financial outlooks, but their long-term directions. While some file for […]

Howard Tiersky’s Four Little Fixes to Kick-Start Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation can take months, even years. But for “legacy” brands just starting out on the journey, the little things you do up front will make an impact today. The digital transformation of our world is roaring full steam ahead. Are you on the train? While disruptor companies are born ready to serve the needs […]

How to Help Your Team Bring You Better Ideas

Karin Hurt and David Dye release their inspiring new book titled, “Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Microinnovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates” When this announcement came to us here at KB-Resource, we thought: who among our designer and showroom community doesn’t need courage? We read: “As the COVID-19 pandemic transforms the world, new […]

How to Restore Your Marketing Paralyzed By the Pandemic

The Luxury Institute Tells Us The Three Skills Of the “Luxury Customer Experience” That Can Work for Everyone Most brands in the luxury goods and services industry were late to the last decade’s digital transformation party. Others are resting easy because they have a website, have adopted e-commerce, have finally caught up to conducting virtual […]