5:00 PM - Registration Opens, Cocktails & Networking
6:00 PM - Dinner Served
7:00 PM - Chapter Business
7:30 PM - Chapter Program8:45 PM - Final Thank You's, Door Prizes, Etc.
Course: The Luxury Bathroom
Sponsored by: DXV by American Standard and Kitchen & Bath Classics
Presented by: Corey Klassen, CKD, CBD, B.C. Chapter Representative
NKBA Hours/CEU: 0 NKBA Hours / 0.1 CEU for Chapter Meetings
During a one-hour presentation, Corey S. Klassen, CKD, CBD will identify the key points to consider in designing bathrooms for the luxury market. The course will provide and understanding of the spa and luxury experiences of today's bathrooms. Designing with technology in the bathroom, whether it is lighting, sound, or home automation, has its design challenges and we will look at solutions to better integrate new multi-media in the bathroom. We will take a brief look at how space planning considerations and building code consideration need not be a challenge in beautiful spaces, while reviewing user engagement of "bathers" in the bathroom. Lastly, we will conclude with a gallery of some award-wining luxury bathrooms.
During this course, we will:
About the Speaker - Corey S. Klassen, CKD, CBD
- Present case study examples of home spas in plan view so that designers can apply their creativity in an organized way when challenged by a luxury bathroom
- Discuss what planning consideration must be evaluated when integrating steam showers, large soaking tubs, and technology into the bathroom
- Explain how engagement with user interfaces of sight and sound experiences can create the overall relaxation atmosphere in the luxury space
- Demonstrate with actual luxury bathroom photographs how materials, technology,
and spa equipment can impact the overall design aestheic with pleasing results
Corey is a Certified Kitchen Designer and a Certified Bathroom Designer. With specialty in kitchen and bathroom design, Corey finds himself address form and function with his honest attitude and broad depth of technical design expertise. In addition to his firm, he teaches the next generation of interior designers as an instructor in a NKBA Accredited interior design diploma program. Corey gives back to the design industry by volunteering his time on the NKBA's British Columbia Chapter as Chapter Representative, industry brand design panels, and various editorial boards.