The world of kitchens and baths just got better connected through NKBA Global Connect and its Kitchen + Bath Showcase which offers a window into all things kitchen, bath and interior design trends, products and news from Europe and beyond. With so many of the major international trade shows having had to cancel this past year, North American designers and buyers were unable to get a real sense of new products, trends and innovations from Europe and around the world. Enter the NKBA Global Connect Kitchen + Bath Showcase which will feature talks, brand and product presentations on February 10 and 11 and on-demand until March 31, 2021. Take a look at the lineup below:
All times are Eastern Standard Time
February 10 at 1:30PM and on-demand until March 31, 2021
Registration Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t6X2nYw2RDWautKiqKZPaQ
The meaning of self-care expanded in 2020 inside and outside our homes. Three in four people (75%) expect brands to contribute to their wellbeing and quality of life.
Gudy Herder (Eclectic Trends) will address this trend lecture on Consumer Behavior 2021/22, addressing the new Care Economy and sharing a broad spectrum of creative industries.
By the end, you will
- learn why self-care is not merely constrained to taking bubble baths and celebrating rituals
- get insight on how to see care from a different perspective to connect with your consumer on a deeper level
- understand why a corresponding color palette of care goes beyond neutral and pink hues
Wednesday February 10 at 2:30PM https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_67A6RQXmTWyzM5jowfVfCA
Thursday February 11 at 2:15 PM https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3PXtrAZIQhmSROx9bJC-rA
On-demand until March 31, 2021
Explore presentations by the three international brands below and learn about the companies, their product offerings and their goals for the North American market.
Wednesday February 10 at 3:15 PM and on-demand until March 31, 2021
Registration link : https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FDCyhFaaSVS5LQacaqYxXg
NKBA CEO Bill Darcy will lead this 15-minute Q&A-style conversation with Eduardo Cosentino, CEO Cosentino North America. The discussion will focus on brand vision, company history, reason for being — essentially Cosentino’s brand story and the company’s successful strategies in expanding into the North American market including the importance of their commitment to the NKBA.
Wednesday February 10 at 3:45 PM and on-demand until March 31, 2021
Registration Link https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RsKkv_XtTcWCQe_IBny96Q
Moderated by Ingrid Abramovitch, Executive Editor, Elle Decor, a panel of international design trend trackers will discuss global residential influences. Participants include trendwatcher and interior designer Iris Havekes, founder C-More Interior Design, Justine Fox, co-founder Calzada Fox color consultancy, and Phil Pond, Founder of Scarlet Opus, lifestyle trend agency, will reveal the most exciting European trends for 2021 – elaborating on finishes, textures, colors as well as styles and market influences.
Thursday February 11 at 1:45PM and on-demand until March 31, 2021
Registration Link https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VO_csGLiQMaj2cqrp6dlMw
NKBA CEO Bill Darcy will lead this 15-minute Q&A-style conversation Mikael Akerberg, Chairman and CEO nobilia North America. The discussions will focus on the company’s vision, its history, points of difference, and the mission to develop the concept and understanding of European Kitchen Furniture within the North American Market.
Thursday February 11 at 3:00 PM and on-demand until March 31, 2021
Registration Link https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ErIfext9RhqHz75gP1Vm5A
Modenus Media CEO Veronika Miller in conversation with three leading design influencers from the UK, Italy and Germany who share their reveal of “favorite finds” sourced from major European events in 2020. Learn about the newest innovative products and fresh design trends from the perspective of global trade professionals and design writers Elisabetta Rizzatto, Italian Bark; Stacey Sheppard, The Design Sheppard; and Yvonne Zahn, Kuechen-Glueck.