Jeffrey Dross

Jeff Dross
Jeff Dross, Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends, for Kichler

Meet the Furniture, Lighting & Decor Editorial Advisors: Jeff Dross, Kichler

Jeff Dross has worked for Kichler for more than 45 years, beginning with a part-time drafting job while he was in school. Since then, his roles have included production engineer, quality assurance,…
Small Space Living
Millennials, Baby Boomers Driving Small Space Living Trends

Home Furnishings Manufacturers Embrace Small Space Living Trends

Maximizing Tight Quarters Furnishings makers capitalize on small space living trends.  Small space living may not be all tiny homes, but make no mistake, consumers are gravitating toward smaller…
Kichler's Jeffrey Dross noticed trends - like this oil-rubbed bronze - seem to be moving faster in the lighting industry. Here's what that means for us.
Kichler's Jeffrey Dross noticed trends - like this oil-rubbed bronze - seem to be moving faster in the lighting industry. Here's what that means for us.

The Speed of Trends

I remember attending the KBIS tradeshow in 2010 and overhearing a joke. “Tuscany called, they want their kitchens back!” For 10 years, the Tuscan, Olde World look was radically popular and then,…