The Kitchen Water Hub: Beyond the Sink & Faucet (CEU)

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Explore materials, considerations, methods, and techniques for designing healthy kitchens.

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The increasing demands on providing healthy, safe, and quality designed environments for kitchens is on the rise. Factors to consider are material characteristics and properties, accessibility to planning centers, and appropriate installation methods. This course introduces materials, methods, and techniques when planning an important activity center in a kitchen design – the Kitchen Water Hub. 

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the Kitchen Water Hub and activities centers of drink, prep, and clean.
  • Evaluate kitchen fixture and fitting material characteristics and properties when sourcing, selecting, and specifying fixtures.
  • Learn about appropriate installation methods and materials that are sustainable to the construction and economic factors of kitchen design projects
  • Construct accessible planning appropriate for areas of the Kitchen Water Hub in the home

Approved for 1 IDCEC CEU

Corey Klassen, BFA, CMKBD, Assoc. IIDA

Design Manager

The Articulated Design Studio

Corey began his passion for design and living environments quite young, but it solidified at 17 years old while interning at an Architectural firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They have worked in production design, retail sales, furnishings, kitchen and bath sales, and both residential and commercial interior design sectors. Corey’s award-winning and published design work focuses on interiors that are inclusive, sustainable, and accessible while authentically mixing materials, patterns, and color pallets.

As a professional instructor and Subject Matter Expert with the NKBA, Corey has also developed curriculum and instructed with several applied arts institutions and brands such as LIXIL America. He is an inaugural Design Panelist with DXV by American Standard and has lent his expertise to brands such as Perlick Residential, Technogas, and BLANCO North America.

Corey is a frequent industry contributor presenting over 20 different course topics for the design professional and consumer. In collaboration with Judith Neary, CMKBD, they have frequently lectured at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and other trade shows on the business of design. In addition, the pair are frequent guests of LuAnn Nigara’s podcast “A Well-Designed Business.” 

Corey is the Design Manager and Co-Founder at Articulated Design Studio based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Interior Design Faculty at the Visual College of Art and Design

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