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IBS and KBIS 2019


We were fortunate to send some of our team members to IBS (International Builders’ Show) and KBIS (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) in Las Vegas last week. These trade shows co-locate together which results in the world’s largest gathering for industry professionals each year. Over 1,700 exhibitors’ setup to show off their fresh ideas, products, and technologies to design, build and remodel homes with.

During the week, our team attended numerous cutting-edge education sessions that focused on topics like: product trends and innovations, millennial buyers, 55+ buyers, floor plan solutions, design decisions, customer service, and scheduling. After long days of education sessions, our team attended networking events where they were able to build new connections and also connect face-to-face with current suppliers.

Now that our team members are back, we’re excited to implement some fresh ideas into our spec and custom homes, our upcoming developments and in our office and field. Check out some of the trends we spotted and learned about while there!

Design Trends:

  • Grey isn’t going anywhere for awhile
  • Say “yes” to more color
  • Continual rise in contemporary design
  • Front porches on homes are trending
  • Tiled walls as a design feature
  • Pocket offices off kitchens
  • Areas designated for pets

Blush Yorktowne Cabinets
Blush painted cabinets by Yorktowne


Large format porcelain


Ombre faucet by Kohler

Two Toned Cabinets
Two-toned cabinets

Matt White Fridge by GE
Matte white fridge by GE

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We love our home and so glad we made the decision to build with Kimberley Development!

Building our dream home with Kimberley Development was such a great experience! The Kimberley team was so great to work with from the beginning planning stage, to selections, walk throughs, and final move-in. They made the process smooth and stress-free. We love our home and so glad we made the decision to build with Kimberley Development!

Erin Huisman | Johnston

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