KBIS Digital Pressroom

Digital Press Room

Apr
19

Meet the Designers of KBIS Design Studios

Eight well regarded design professionals have been selected to interpret various spaces for a range of generational lifestyles featured in the KBIS Design Studio. Each will bring their personal design style, love of particular products and brands, and functional considerations to life using an advanced technology that allows them to interact with their clients in more engaging ways.

Presentations will take place Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 in  booth #3352. Please see below for specific presentation times for each designer.

 

Cheryl Cheryl Kees Clendenon – Gen X Bath 
Owner and lead designer of In Detail Interiors and creator of be, a new business venture, Cheryl Kees Clendenon has been creating a buzz in the Gulf Coast for over 14 years.  She is an award winning designer, including a 2013 NKBA Design Award winner and has been recognized nationally for many of her designs. Her projects can be seen in more than 70 consumer and trade publications.Friday – 12:00 PMSaturday – 2:00 PM

 

Andie Andie Day – Boomer Bath
Andie Day is an award-winning designer and lifestyle expert who’s Design for Life™ philosophy blends fashion with function to create spaces that are simultaneously alluring and practical.  Her inventive solutions have been featured in numerous publications. The design community recently chose her lifestyle blog as one of the top ten interior design sources on line. Andie is an accredited member of NKBA.Friday – 12:30 PM
Saturday – 10:30 AM 
Meredith Meredith Heron – GenX Loft/KitchenMeredith Heron is an interior designer and television host whose work is an eclectic conversation with color, pattern and texture. She spent a season on HGTV’s Love By Design in Canada and Date With Design in the US; hosted HGTV and Fine Living’s Design Match and was a series regular on Restaurant Makeover for the Food Network.Friday – 3:00 PM
Saturday – 10:00 AM
Corey Corey Klassen – Millennial Loft/Kitchen
For the last seven years Corey has built a boutique practice that is focused on the direct needs of the client. His broad depth of creative experience and specialty in kitchens and bathrooms finds him addressing user function at every stage. By listening to his clients Corey creates a positive design experience with his down to earth attitude and broad depth of technical design expertise. With a design aesthetic that is sophisticated, sustainable and life-cycle driven, he understands that we must be able to go from farm to table in the most creative of ways. Corey is an NKBA-Certified Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD), Instructor, Kitchen & Bath Design Diploma (Dipl. KBD), Vancouver Community College, an NKBA Accredited Program, VP Professional Development, NKBA BC Chapter, and has been published in numerous design and shelter media outlets.Friday – 3:30 PM
Saturday – 2:30 PM 
Tyler Tyler Wisler – Millenial Outdoor Living Space
Shortly after graduating from Marymount University with his degree in Interior Design, Tyler joined the New York firm of Michael Braverman Design, Inc, where he worked with a wide range of clients, satisfying their individual budgets, styles, and requirements. Recently, Tyler was given the amazing opportunity to be a part of the phenomenal competition series, “DESIGN STAR,” on HGTV, where Tyler showcased his talents both as a designer and as a television personality. He has since been featured on the NBC makeover show, “George to the Rescue,” and filmed several news segments as a Design Expert. Recognizing his keen eye, the mega online retailer, OpenSky, asked Tyler to come aboard as a permanent Taste Maker.Friday – 1:00 PM
Saturday – 11:00 AM 
Carmen Carmen Christensen – Gen X Outdoor Living
President/Founder/Principal Designer of Time2Design, Carmen’s primary focus is luxury residential interiors, specializing in the kitchen and bath industry. She is a professional member of ASID and is actively involved in the Florida West Coast chapter, currently serving on the board of directors. Carmen’s work has taken her to national and international destinations, been showcased in numerous showhouses and published in multiple magazines.Friday – 1:30 PM
Saturday – 11:30 AM
Susan Susan Serra – Boomer Kitchen
President, Susan Serra Associates, Inc., Susan is a CKD and Certified Aging in Place Specialist.  She is a regular speaker and “go to” resource for HGTV, Better Homes & Gardens, Oprah and many other media outlets. She is a kitchen industry brand consultant and active blogger contributing to digital platforms like Houzz and Cultivate.  Her award winning designs have been published in a variety of media outlets. Susan is also the founder of Bornholm Kitchen and Scandinavian Made.Friday – 2:00 PM
Saturday – 3:00 PM
Lori Lori Gilder – GenX KitchenLori Gilder Allied ASID, is the CEO and Founder of Interior Makeovers Inc., a full service interior design firm based in Beverly Hills CA.  An award-winning interior designer to Hollywood’s elite, her work has appeared in various shelter magazines, blogs and HGTV design shows.  More recently Lori was named as an on-air Interior Design Expert for eHow, where she shares her tips and expertise through a series of home design videos.Friday – 2:30 PM
Saturday – 3:30 PM