Category Archives: Designer Talk


Our Favorite New Kitchen & Bath Products

Every year, Mosby Building Arts designers attend the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) to see brand new kitchen and bath products. Jake Spurgeon and Julie Giljum each share their 5 favorite items from the recent KBIS 2017. Jake Spurgeon, Mosby Building Arts Designer Robern InLine Series Lighting Lighting that can be connected and paired […]



Designer Talk: One Bathroom, Two Budgets

Jillian Brinkman, Mosby Building Arts Designer When considering a bathroom remodel, selecting fixtures and finishes within your budget is the key to a successful project. For this exercise, I chose a look for a bathroom and selected key items to create that look at two different price points. Can you guess which selection board has […]


Designer Talk: Should I Move or Remodel?

 Jake Spurgeon, Mosby Building Arts Designer As a designer, I am often asked by clients if moving is a better decision than remodeling their existing home.  The answer is tricky and different for each individual situation. Moving and remodeling are both emotional and financial decisions.  But I’ve found that homeowners’ answers to these 3 questions […]



Designer Talk: Mid-Century Modern Pendant LIghts

Mosby Building Arts Designer Jillian Brinkman Every great kitchen remodel pays close attention to selecting light fixtures, because they add the perfect finishing touch by taking the design and style up a notch. As we prepare for our upcoming Mid-Century Modern Panel, I’ve discovered some fabulous lights whose design is inspired by the architectural style […]


Designer Talk: Making Shower Wall Decisions

 Mosby Building Arts Designer Jake Spurgeon When performing a bathroom remodeling project one of the biggest design items is the choice of shower wall materials.  There are several different products available and each one has specific considerations for homeowner. But which one will be best for you? Let’s take a look at your choices, and their […]



Designer Talk: Unrealistic Expectations From Home Remodeling Shows

Have you ever wondered what professional designers think of the projects on home remodeling shows? Mosby Building Arts designer Karen Bruns is deeply experienced and enthusiastic about improving homes, and she shares these thoughts after a recent Saturday afternoon spent watching HGTV. LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Suspense hangs in the air as a young couple waits […]