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Press Release: Joe Steenbeke elected to NKBA Advisory Council

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 9:51:00 AM

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Joseph Steenbeke Elected to NKBA Advisory Council of Multi-Branch Retailers

Longwood, Florida, November 4, 2014 – S&W Kitchens is proud to announce that Vice President Joseph Steenbeke has been elected to the NKBA Advisory Council of Multi-Branch Retailers.

Joe will begin his two year term on January 1, 2015.  He will be traveling to Las Vegas in January 2015 for the KBIS   show and to meet with the advisory council.  According to Joe, "the company is excited to be represented on this important advisory council to provide valuable feedback to the NKBA board on issues affecting dealers such as S & W Kitchens"  S & W Kitchens, Inc. has long been a strong supporter of the NKBA and has had at least two company employees serving as officers in the local NKBA chapter for the last 8 years.   The NKBA was established to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide.  

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Topics: kitchen, NKBA

Renovating a Kitchen with Elise Connor, CKD - Planning

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 1:03:00 PM

Sometimes a customer just wants a bit of an update.  Marlene and Steve wanted to reface their cabinets and replace the countertops.  They had built the home in the 1980s.  What designer Elise Connor, CKD saw were some major problems with an over-sized island that blocked the use of many of the cabinets and a pass-through over the sink that did nothing to open the space to family and guests.  In addition, there was almost no prep space - a real drawback for entertaining the quilting club the customer loves!

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Topics: kitchen, renovation, kitchen island, plans, blueprints

The Tale of Two Kitchens… and Two Baths and a Laundry Room

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 1:14:00 PM

Designer Chris Druschel

Two kitchens – a social and a prep kitchen, were the main event in this home renovation but smaller side projects help bring the whole house into harmony. 

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Topics: kitchen, renovation, Designer

The Tale of Two Kitchens… The Big Reveal

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 4:25:00 PM

Designer Chris Druschel

The first two blogs on this project started with the original kitchen layout and some of the major choices that were made regarding cabinets and counter tops.   So here they are:  The Social Kitchen

 

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Topics: kitchen, renovation, Designer, beautiful kitchen

The Tale of Two Kitchens… the Hunt

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 12:51:00 PM

Designer Chris Druschel

We continue the The Tale of Two Kitchens with the chapter on finding just the right finishes - a daunting task!  

With the wonderful floor plan agreed upon it seemed like the renovation could move forward quickly.  However, the clients had very specific ideas about the finishes they wanted.  They liked white, but not stark white, for the cabinets and they wanted soapstone counters, but they had to be black. 

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Topics: kitchen, renovation, Designer

You're Invited! European Kitchen Fundamentals Seminar

Posted on Sep 5, 2014 11:01:24 AM

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Topics: kitchen, Poggenpohl, seminar

KBIS 2014 - from Brooke Eversoll

Posted on Feb 18, 2014 2:11:00 PM

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Topics: kitchen, Sub-Zero, KBIS, baths, Poggenpohl, granite color

Imagine a Kitchen Cabinet Like This

Posted on Sep 11, 2013 12:35:00 PM


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Topics: kitchen, bath, cabinets, antique, gadgets

How Deep is Your Kitchen Sink?

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 11:01:00 AM

Architecture, interior design, and more ∨

Home improvement can start with something as minor as installing track lighting or a ceiling fan.
Highlight your home"s architecture with the expert advice of interior design specialists and top home decorators.
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Topics: kitchen, Kitchen and Bath Expert, kitchens, design, houzz, style, sink

Outside Kitchens in the Tampa Tribune!

Posted on May 31, 2013 9:57:00 AM

Our own Brooke Eversoll was consulted for an article in the The Tampa Tribune last Sunday. The full article was in the May 19th Your Home section.  No link was found to the article, but we have the full transcription here:

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Topics: kitchen, trend, Brooke Eversoll, outdoor kitchen