From January 18th to the 24th of 2016 at imm Cologne and LivingInteriors, a total of 1,185 companies from 50 countries presented the trends in furniture and furnishings for the coming year. Buyers from the trade with decision-making authority made for a dynamic trade fair during the rst ve days. With approximately 80,000 trade visitors from 128 countries, the event recorded a slight increase (4.8 percent) in trade fair visitor numbers compared to 2014. The proportion of visitors from abroad was 46 percent (based on the trade visitor days). The development in the number of visitors from overseas was positive, while the trade fair duo recorded an especially signi cant increase in the number of visitors from Europe. “This outcome shows that imm cologne is unmatched as a business event for the global furniture and furnishings industry,” said Gerald Böse, president and chief executive of cer of Koelnmesse, summing up the event.
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The 2016 NKBA Design Competition, an eclectic mix of kitchen and bath concepts, styles, and materials ventured to capture our imaginations. Several winning kitchen designs stand testimony to the outstanding talent and competence of NKBA.
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By Mick De Giulio
From famed American designer Mick De Giulio comes Kitchen, an extensive portfolio of his latest work. Following up on Kitchen Centric— De Giulio’s successful 2010 book—Kitchen illustrates De Giulio’s
belief that the kitchen has become the foremost design priority of the home. Including nine projects—each richly detailed with large color photos and captions—Kitchen opens with a 19th century palazzo in Southern Italy where De Giulio designed the kitchen, terrace and hammam. In this chapter, he also shares sketches and before shots that illustrate the dramatic transformation of an antiquated, dark and disconnected kitchen to a light and airy living space
that has become the hub for the family who lives there.
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About The Author
Mick De Giulio has been creating kitchens for distinctive residences throughout the United States and abroad for over 40 years. In 2005, De Giulio was recognized by Kitchen and Bath Business magazine as one of the 50 most in uential people in the kitchen and bath industry over the last 50 years. His body of work also includes commercial projects and product design for companies such as SieMatic Gmbh, Kallista (a Kohler company), and Sub-Zero/Wolf. De Giulio’s work has been extensively featured internationally in leading design publications including Architectural Digest, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Architecktur & Wohnen, and Ottagano.
Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press