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CCIDC eNews July 2017

    Registration opens August 1st.

Pamela Baird Buzz Hegerle

Topic: That was then, this is now! (0.1 CEU)
Speakers: Pamela Baird, CKD, Allied ASID, KB Associates and
Buzz Hegerle, CPMR, Hegerle Marketing Services, Inc.

Location: Riggs DistributingMap
1755 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010
Online Registration

Understand how to design today’s appliances into cabinetry. Topics:

  • Deciphering appliance specs.
  • What has changed with the built-in oven and how it is intended to look.
  • Panel-ready dishwashers and refrigerators.
  • Knowing how to produce the look you want.

This is the third of a series of identical presentations being held around the Bay Area to make it convenient to attend one near you.  

Pamela has been in the Kitchen & Bath industry for over thirty years. For many years she served as the factory representative for Wood-Mode Custom Cabinetry. Currently her firm is a design, consulting and sales company. Pamela enjoys travel, exercise of all sorts and the arts. She also serves on the Planning Commission for the city of Mountain View.

Besides currently serving as VP of Professional Development for NKBA No. CA, Buzz has been a Regional Sales Manager for Crystal Cabinet Works for the last 24 years, and in the Kitchen and Bath industry for 30 years. Buzz is a Bay Area native. His interests include travel, outrigger canoe paddling, & paddle surfing.

Topic: Show and Tell: Three Designers and an Editor
Talk About Publication (0.1 CEU)

Speakers: Mary Jo Bowling, Laura Martin Bovard,
Kari McIntosh, Cynthia Spence

Location: Cosentino CenterMap
33458 Central Ave, Union City, CA 94080
Online Registration

Check-in 5:30 pm.   Meeting: 6:00-7:30 pm.   Social Hour: 7:30 -8:30 pm.

Please note the change in meeting time for this event. We will be starting the meeting an hour earlier at 6:00 pm, and will enjoy the networking / social hour after the panel discussion. This will allow you to meet with Speakers for a little more one on one interaction.

Why do we design? While the quest to create the perfect, harmonious space that is aesthetically pleasing and functional is most likely at the forefront of each project… for some, there is also the desire for the accolades and acknowledgments of our talents and skills. Fame, fortune… going viral. How does one go about getting their work noticed, and published. Come sit for an intimate panel discussion with the Editor of CA Home + Design Magazine, and three local designers who have each achieved several levels of success and publications.

Mary Jo Bowling, Editor, California Home+Design
Mary Jo has been writing about interior design and architecture for many years, with stints at Sunset, Better Homes & Gardens, San Francisco, Houzz and Curbed. This is her second turn at California Home+Design. As a frequent remodeler, she finds that life and work often intermingle, and can be found discussing the merits of finishes and fixtures at cocktail parties and other gatherings.

Laura Martin Bovard, LMB Interiors
Laura Martin Bovard started her interior design company as a sole proprietor in 2002. Over the years, Laura and her team of dynamic, talented designers at LMB Interiors has designed over 300 homes, offices and restaurants creating welcoming havens of beauty, comfort and grace that call people to perform the rituals of home and community. LMB Interiors actively seek clients who share the quest for what is real, true and genuine.

Kari McIntosh, Kari McIntosh Design
Kari has over a decade of experience in successful, high-end residential design. She developed her own unique blend of “California cool” that deftly blends high and low, new and old. Her interiors focus on attention to detail, craftsmanship, proportion, glamour, comfort, and unique touches for every room. Kari is LEED AP certified and is an ASID Allied Member. Kari McIntosh Design is honored with 2017 and 2016 ASID Design Excellence Awards in Kitchen Design, Bathroom Design, Residence (under 3,000 square feet), Singular Space – Showhouse (for the Traditional Home Napa Valley Showcase) and Singular Space – Nursery.

Cynthia Spence, Cynthia Spence Design
Prior to starting her design business, Cynthia held marketing and management positions in prominent entertainment and tech companies. Although an unlikely path, the experience gained in relationship marketing, creative services, project management and out-of-the-box thinking has helped shaped her business acumen and hone her creative skills.

Get ready to enter the 2017 Design Competition. The entry deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017.

First, create a draft entry package following the rules and guidelines outlined on our Design Competition page.

Then register and bring your draft entry to one of our complimentary Bay Area competition clinics where you can receive the one-on-one advice from past competition judges. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain insight into how best to present your beautifully designed kitchen and bath projects.

The clinics have been created to help you understand the judging process and what in particular the judges are looking for when they evaluate your project entry package, including:

  • Clear and informative design statement
  • Presentation of dimensioned floor plans and elevations per NKBA Standards
  • Presentation of project photographs

Register now by sending an email to the review judge in your preferred location. You will receive a confirmation email with time and place.