Meeting: April 18, 2019

Topic: Lifestyle Influences on Design
through the Decades
(0.1 CEU)
The Bath & BeyondMap
77 Connecticut Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

About the Topic:
Reviewing the effect of lifestyle choices on kitchen design starting with the 1940s housing boom after WW2, gives insight into successful translation of today’s lifestyles on kitchen design. Savvy designers decipher what past and current information will be relevant in future kitchen design.

About the Speaker:
Driven by a philosophy that thoughtful, practical and architecturally driven design improves lives, MaryJo is an award-winning designer who has built a career on providing expertise for clients to live and work well. For over 30 years, she has practiced her skill in a variety of positions including Principal of Great Kitchens in Menlo Park, CA., Vice President of Marketing and Lead Designer for Standards of Excellence’s (now Monark) State of the Industry appliance showrooms and Adjunct Professor at Canada College. MaryJo is currently Partner in DesignCamp, RLLP, a Kitchen and Bath Design Experience in Denver, NC, consulting with residential and industry clients. Her kitchens are featured in the Bosch Kitchen Design Guide App and she is the author of Kitchens with Confidence, a training program designed for Lowe’s. MaryJo is the subject matter expert for the SubZero Wolf Designer Training at the Bakke Center. She is an active member of NKBA and NAHB and the designer of record for kitchens and baths at all price levels in locations across the country.