Kitchen Design Trends and Technology
Join us for our 2014 kitchen webinar series and explore design trends, and emerging technologies impacting kitchen planner's profession. Watch your email throughout the year for your invitation to register, or visit this webpage for the April, June, September and November sessions.

Design Details:
Integrating Appliances into a Kitchen Plan

2 p.m. Eastern

The recorded version of the webinar will be available 24/7 on ForResidentialPros.com. Registrants will receive a link via email. Following the webinar, registrants may download the valuable webinar workbook.

Whether Contemporary or Traditionally styled, today's sophisticated kitchens require careful appliance location detailing. While many kitchen designers do not provide the appliances, product knowledge and planning expertise around these important pieces of equipment is highly valued by today's consumer. Therefore, kitchen experts need to be well versed in the details of appliance operation, and be creative when locating them in the plan.

During this webinar, Ellen Cheever and her guests, appliance expert Andy Amyot and internationally known kitchen designer Christopher Peacock, will share valuable information and insights around how to organize the appliance component of the design. Location ideas for small special purpose and multi-tasking pieces, as well as the details of specifying complex flush-in-the-cabinetry appliance installations will be highlighted. Thought provoking creative placement ideas from designers across the country will also be featured. 

COST: Complimentary, thanks to our sponsor

Since the introduction of the first self-ventilated cooktop in 1961 and downdraft ventilated range in 1965, Jenn-Air brand has consistently grown its reputation as a technology and design innovator. To learn more about the Jenn-Air® appliance collection, or speak with a member of the concierge team, please visit jennair.com, twitter.com/jennairusa or facebook.com/jennair.


Ellen Cheever Ellen Cheever, ASID, CMKBD, CAPS
Ellen Cheever and Associates
Wilmington, DE

With clients stretching from California to the East Coast, Cheever manages both a private residential design practice and a consulting firm that develops innovative products, designs memorable showrooms, and creates highly effective training programs for all segments of the industry.  Her private design work has been honored by the American Society of Interior Designers, the KWC Design Competition, and the National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Competition. A prolific author, Cheever first gained prominence in the industry when she wrote two textbooks considered the basis of design education: Beyond the Basics: Advanced Kitchen Design and The Basics of Bathroom Design and Beyond. Today, she continues spearheading industry educational efforts as the author of four of NKBA's Professional Resource Library volumes and as a columnist for Kitchen & Bath Design News

Any amyot Andy Amyot, Training Producer
World of Whirlpool

Andy joined the World of Whirlpool team in 2013. He began his career with Whirlpool after going through the Real Whirled training program. His first assignment lasted for three years as a Field Trainer for the Great Lakes region. He trained accounts across the Midwest and spent two years as a Sales Rep in the Detroit, Michigan market, where he first discovered his passion for training. Andy earned a Bachelors degree in History and Sociology from Miami University in Ohio, where he also represented his school as a Division I swimmer.

Christopher Peacock Christopher Peacock
Christopher Peacock Home, LLC

Christopher is a leader in the design and manufacturing of premium lifestyle products for the home. Commissioned by a discerning clientele, he is renowned for the finest quality, elegant design, and attention to detail. These attributes have secured his prominence in the world of luxury interior design.

Specializing in fitted furniture, interior paint products and spectacular hardware, Peacock's work has included many of the world's most luxurious private estates across the globe.

Headquartered in Connecticut with showrooms in Greenwich, Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco, and representation through a select group of design associates, his products have been manufactured exclusively in the United States for 20 years. 

Janice Costa MODERATOR
Janice Costa
Editor, Kitchen & Bath Design News

For nearly two decades, Janice Costa has been indulging her passion for design in the role of editor of Kitchen & Bath Design News. She has edited numerous books for the National Kitchen & Bath Association and served on the NKBA Hall of Fame committee, as well as on product and design trend panels, both here and abroad. She has authored two books in the kitchen and bath field, "Everything and the Kitchen Sink: Remodel Your Kitchen Without Losing Your Mind," with former KBDN writer Daina Manning, and "Grand Master Baths."

She has shared industry and trend insights with major consumer media, including USA Today, The New York Times, HGTV.com, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, CNN and various morning shows across the country. She has hosted more than half a dozen Satellite Media Tours, speaking about kitchen and bath design and product trends to millions of TV viewers from coast to coast.
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