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Randall Whitehead EYE Museum of Film Amsterdam bathroom
This restroom is at the EYE Museum of Film in Amsterdam. All of the private stalls are off to the right (you can see the beautiful wood doors reflected in the mirror) and then people come out to wash their hands. There’s continuous lighting above and below the mirrors to create flattering face light. The pristine cubbies below the sinks are also went with linear LED lighting. Photo by Randall Whitehead.

To Pee or Not to Pee?: Holland's Exquisite Bathroom Lighting

I have just come back from a trip to Holland and I must say that the bathrooms and the public restrooms were not only spotless, they were also quite beautiful.  Every public bathroom, whether in the…
Kichler Karmarie bathroom lighting
Kichler’s Karmarie collection offers a vanity light wall sconce and mini-pendant in a variety of finishes.

7 Bathroom Lighting Tips from the Lighting Doctor

The bathroom is a space with many functions, from grooming to relaxing, but bathroom lighting design is often treated as an afterthought. Here, Randall Whitehead, IALD, offers seven must-know tips to…
Kitchen and Bath
Kitchen and Bath Design Styles Impact on Home Furnishings

The Kitchen, Bath Influence on Design Trends Throughout the Home

Kitchens & Baths First KBIS Show Village, sponsored by Professional Builder, showcased a Mid-Century modular home and “Not Your Granny’s Flat,” a smaller modular home designed for aging in…
Robin Baron Interiors Muubs
Robin Baron Designs supplied the lighting, seating and tableware on this Muubs table display.

5 Trend Takeaways from ICFF 2019

This week at ICFF, held at the Javitz Center in New York, global and bespoke manufacturers showed off the latest trends in contemporary and luxury home furnishings. In addition to the newest products…
Tolivere blue velvet Bar Chair with black legs from Zuo Modern
Zuo Modern Tolivere Bar Chair

Tolivere Bar Chair

A flared back and channeled tufting gives the Tolivere bar chair from Zuo Modern an art deco vibe. Slim steel legs give it simple style and stability. Support slats provide a comfortable footrest…
kbis ibs crowd
Attendance at KBIS/IBS was up significantly over last year.

KBIS, IBS Recap: Turnout, Trends and What's Next

It snowed in Las Vegas this week, and the Furniture, Lighting & Decor staff was there to witness it. Now we’ve seen everything! That unusual event in Las Vegas, however, was overshadowed by KBIS…
Mosaic-tiled bathtub from West Coast Mosaic
Imagine bathing in this tub from West Coast Mosaics.

Mosaic Moments at KBIS

This year, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) launched the Salon by KBIS space, a new section of the show dedicated to artisan, small-batch and international companies with something…
Two-light chrome bath vanity like with seeded glass from Hinkley Lighting
Hinkley Lighting (fixture shown here) is just one new catch at KBIS this year, debuting in the Lightovation Lounge.

3 Ways to Tour KBIS

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) kicks off tomorrow at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas and runs through Thursday. In just three days, residential interior designers will have…
Karmarie three-light Bath Light in Nickel with seeded glass around three lights from Kichler Lighting
Kichler Karmarie Bath Light

Karmarie Bath Light

For its Karmarie Collection, Kichler reimagined a classic glasswork technique from the 1940s. The unique “hobnail” pattern on each shade mimics a raised bubble pattern found often in retro drinking…
Hinkley Lighting Somerset pendant
Visitors can see Hinkley's Somerset pendant at KBIS.

Hinkley Lighting Exhibits at KBIS for First Time

Hinkley Lighting will exhibit at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) for the first time. As a leading designer and distributor of decorative lighting, the company is thrilled to participate…