One day the overhead light in my kitchen made a loud cracking noise. Immediately thereafter, chunks of black plastic and a shower of black dust rained down on the kitchen table. Until then, I had not thought much about the kitchen lighting, except to note that it was sufficient for my needs. Was it still?
They call the International Builders' Show "the Big Show" for a reason: It features more than 1.5 million square feet of building products and draws more than 100,000 industry professionals from around the world. With thousands of new product introductions, demonstration homes galore, and seminars on everything from design trends to housing's economic outlook, this trade show generates excitement like none other.