Feeling a little flat about your career?

Although you may love your line of work, few people can get through a long-term career without bouts of boredom creeping in at one stage or another. Whether you’re a devoted designer, a busy-as builder or a motivated manufacturer, we’ve put together five ways you can...

Fuelling your inspiration

A message from our Training Partner, Redman Training & DevelopmentFuel provides the ability to propel a car forward like inspiration can propel a person to achieve success.Filling my car with fuel recently, my mind began wandering about various topics. I thought...

The Right White

‘I want to keep it simple.  I just want white.’ As designers, we’ve all heard this before – many, many times.  White is a popular colour (or reflection of light, to be technical) –it’s a safe option for the cautious and wary, a perfect partner...

Curvaceous Creations

An expression that’s often bumped around is ‘straight lines for duty; curved lines for beauty’. In kitchens and bathrooms, curving cabinets and details are certainly challenging from a construction point of view, but can add a special flow and energy to well-planned...

Shades of grey with a touch of timber

Warm tones of timber alongside various shades of grey were popular combinations in the KBDi Designer Awards program of 2019. In this feature, we’re sharing just a few of our favourite grey and timber combos. Timber, white and charcoal were combined to great...

Elizabeth soars to new heights in inspiring design career

Earlier this month, founding KBDi Member, recently retired KBDi Board Member and long-time industry advocate, Elizabeth Luke, was recognised for her outstanding industry contribution with a KBDi Life Membership.Elizabeth has enjoyed – and continues to enjoy – a...