Atlanta, GA, April 24, 2012 – Schuon Kitchens & Baths and Traditions in Tile and Stone are co-presenting an educational session on kitchen and bath design trends at The Cutting Edge: 2012 – Remodeling Education Expo. The Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is hosting the Expo at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA on May 8, 2012. The day-long event runs from 7 am to 6 pm and features a full day of CEU course offerings, a keynote address by Sal Alfano (Editorial Director of Remodeling Magazine), an exhibit hall, networking lunch and a happy hour mixer. Registration is $75 for NARI members and $110 for non members.
The Expo features 18 innovative educational sessions to include 6 credit hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU) that meet Georgia Residential Contractor Licensing Requirements and NARI Certification requirements. The Expo will also bring together members of related industry associations including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Trends in Kitchen & Bath Design:
Schuon Kitchens & Baths and Traditions in Tile and Stone have teamed together to create an educational session titled Trends in Kitchen & Bath Design. In addition to pulling from years of professional design experience, the presenters are also conducting research to gain information from national manufacturers and designers across the country. The presentation will feature example images to illustrate where design trends are heading. This is a great session for remodelers, designers and architects wanting to stay current on trends so they may share the information with homeowners and their clients.
Attendees will learn about current kitchen design trends including information on: cabinetry, backsplashes, countertops, sinks, lighting, appliances, hoods and kitchen flooring. The presentation will also cover current bathroom design trends including information on: showers, tubs, toilets, sinks, cabinetry, fixtures, lighting, flooring and other popular upgrades such as steam showers, floor heating, towel warmers and more. Representatives from Schuon Kitchens & Baths and Traditions in Tile and Stone will also be available at their booths to answer questions.
About NARI Atlanta:
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the homeowner’s resource for finding quality contractors, design-build firms, suppliers and other related professionals in the Greater Atlanta area. NARI Atlanta is a not-for-profit trade association committed exclusively to the service of the professional remodeling industry. Representing professional remodeling contractors, product manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, trade and consumer publications, utilities and lending institutions, NARI stands as the spokesgroup of the industry and an ally to the nation’s homeowners.
About Schuon Kitchens & Baths:
Schuon Kitchens & Baths offers six of the finest cabinet lines at price points for almost every budget, as well as custom-built cabinetry and furniture. Schuon offers professional design services by certified designers. With over 30 years of experience, Schuon has built a solid reputation for designing and creating Atlanta’s finest kitchens and baths. Schuon has showrooms in Atlanta and Roswell that are open by appointment for their clients’ convenience.
About Traditions in Tile and Stone:
Traditions in Tile and Stone has been serving Atlanta’s residential design and build community for over 75 years. As a family owned and operated business, Traditions in Tile and Stone is the Southeast’s leading distributor of fine porcelain and ceramic tile, natural stone, glass, metals and mosaics and offers unparalleled service, quality and value. The company’s award-winning showrooms are staffed with friendly, professionally educated designers who are eager to help with product selections for any budget.