Angela Garvin – Kitchen & Bath Design News

Designer creates modern showroom that works for professional networking and provides design solutions

Growing up with a father who loved Modernism, Angela Garvin, founder and principal interior designer at Interior Alchemy in Portland, OR, fiercely rejected kitchen designs that offered form without function. After noticing that interesting kitchen ideas being explored in Europe were not as prevalent in the US, Garvin set out to build a modern kitchen and bath showroom that would reward its guests for seeking new solutions to make life better.

As someone who values ​​her design community, a driving concept behind Garvin’s showroom was to

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Bold, Strong and Distinctive – Kitchen & Bath Design News

The sheer amount of surface space in the kitchen creates demand for solutions that are visually appealing, durable and distinctive. Islands can be used to create visual interest and offer more space for the work of the kitchen, leading to increased size and bolder choices on the island surface.

“There is a growing preference among homeowners for more extensive islands and countertops, which our jumbo-size slabs can accommodate,” says Lori Shapiro, public relations manager for Caesarstone, based in Charlotte, NC. “When there’s an abundance of surface area, speckled and veined patterns have the opportunity to make a bold statement.

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Textural layers for Bespoke Bathroom Design from Kohler

The rise in popularity for texture in bathroom design is supported by the wide range of colors, materials and finishes available from Kohler Co.

As a leader in brassware design and development, Kohler prides itself on creating pieces which will enrich and enable an architect or interior designer’s vision through a huge spectrum of color, finish, pattern and function.

“The uniformity which was once so popular in bathroom design is making way for a more varied approach, where a mixture of finishes and colors creates a rich highlight to a complementary design,” explains Lun Cheak Tan, Kohler VP of Industrial

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7 Bathroom Design Trends Going Away In 2023

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the home. Not only is it a sanctuary, but it’s also a space where the right design choice can add value. 2022 was a unique year for bathroom trends because it didn’t appear that there was anything majorly new, innovative, or must-have. Rather, homeowners were simply thrilled to be able to finish projects that were delayed due to Covid and supply chain issues. However, many who are currently starting renovation projects are tired of what’s been popular in recent years and

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Update Bathroom Lighting to Refresh Design

Following the pandemic, homeowners are looking to refresh their spaces. Changing outdated light fixtures can update a home in subtle, yet meaningful ways. As Randall Whitehead, IALD puts it, “why hold onto those fixtures from the 1980s or ’90s? We change our phones every year. Why live with light fixtures that are 30 and 40 years old?” Below are some of the top trends consumers can expect to see.

Cross Illumination

Rather than the “birds on a wire” over mirrors look, consumers are beginning to see the value of cross illumination — placing a light fixture on each side of

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Woodio’s latest project is a sustainable wall-mounted toilet made of wood composite that is durable, practical, and stylish

Helsinki, Finland

Launching a new era in bathroom design, Woodio and Pentagon Design present Block, a wall-mounted toilet made of wooden chips, incorporating locally sourced aspen and offcuts from the Finnish forest industry.

Block by Woodio

It is considered the company’s most intricate and complicated product to date, developed over the course of three years.

As Petro Lahtinen, founder of Woodio, claims “there is nothing wrong with ceramic itself, it is the manufacturing process of the ceramics that causes the environmental impact.”

“Typically, industrial ceramics are fired at 1,500 degrees Celsius for at least 12 hours and this heat is produced typically by

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20 Top Bathroom Trends for 2023, According to Design Experts


Lighter Tones, But Not White

cream tone bathroom
Chad Mellon

“The all-white look is beginning to fade out more and more. People will still take the essence of lighter tones but lean toward taupe, cream, light pinks and warmer woods to balance spaces.” — Lindye Galloway, interior designer

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Decorative Lighting

marble vanity with round mirror and decorative lights
Steven Dewall

“From pendants to sconces and ornate ceiling lights, bathroom spaces have become prime spaces for showcasing decorative lighting. Beautiful bathroom lighting can contribute to a soothing atmosphere and offer a sculptural element while still supporting the room’s functionality.” — Sarah Barnard, interior designer


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Bathroom Wallpaper Designs to Transform your Space in 2023

The best approach to remodeling a bathroom is using wallpaper because it doesn’t take up any usable space and adds a quick personality. A quick, effective way to update your bathroom is by adding wallpaper.

Bathroom wallpaper is the ideal finishing touch to instantly change a monotonous and practical space, whether you choose a graphic wallpaper accent, a subtle pattern to add texture, or cover every wall with a strong and colorful design. Wallpapers can never get out of fashion. They’re equally stylish and practical to transform your space in no time quickly.

To get ideas for remodeling your bathroom,

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