Kitchen Design

Why are Wood Floors So Popular in Kitchen Design?

When you think of flooring for a kitchen design, what image comes to mind? You may immediately picture tile floor, or perhaps even laminate and vinyl flooring – something that is moisture proof. While these are all excellent choices for flooring for a kitchen remodel, they are not the only options available. In fact, hardwood floors have become an increasingly popular choice for kitchens.

By |January 21st, 2018|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Why are Wood Floors So Popular in Kitchen Design?

A Fresh Start with 2018 Design Trends

The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to plan and set goals for the year ahead. You may be thinking about health and fitness targets, about learning a new skill, or perhaps you are considering remodeling a space in your home. If a bathroom renovation or kitchen remodel is one of your goals for 2018, now is the perfect time to start planning!

By |January 8th, 2018|Bathroom Design, Bathrooms, Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on A Fresh Start with 2018 Design Trends

Tips for Keeping the Kitchen Clear

The holidays are a busy time, and the kitchen is the epicenter of this activity. Holiday baking, writing cards, cooking for family and friends, and entertaining take center stage this time of year. This extra activity in your kitchen creates a hectic environment that could easily lead to extra clutter. Baking supplies, wrapping paper, and special holiday linens are in constant use, and must be easily accessible. Couple this with holiday entertaining and unexpected guests stopping in, and you could find yourself scrambling to clear up when the doorbell rings. Maximize the value of your kitchen design features to keep the clutter at bay and make sure your countertops and floors stay clear during the holidays.

By |December 23rd, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Tips for Keeping the Kitchen Clear

Bring Entertainment into Your Kitchen Design

It’s the holiday season, and this means family gatherings and parties. If you like to host events in your home, you know that the kitchen tends to be the gathering point for guests. Gone are the days of mingling in a formal parlor while food is prepared and ferried out from a separate kitchen. Read more here to find out how to design your kitchen for entertaining.

By |December 4th, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Bring Entertainment into Your Kitchen Design

Kitchen Layout Ideas: Where to Put the Kitchen Sink

Many factors influence your final kitchen design, but you and your family are at the heart of this room. You are likely to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, in particular standing at the sink. The sink takes center stage for washing hands, preparing food, and clean up. Most meals begin and end at the sink, so think very carefully about where you want to spend this time.

By |October 24th, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Kitchen Layout Ideas: Where to Put the Kitchen Sink

Island Seating Styles for Every Kitchen Design

Islands are a must have feature for most kitchen designs. Where space allows, a kitchen island (or sometimes two) take center stage in the room. They offer extra work space, plus additional kitchen cabinet storage and seating. Depending on the size of the island, the style of your kitchen, and how you use the space, island seating could be used for casual dining, entertaining, or doing homework. They offer a place for people to sit and talk or eat while the host is busy cooking or cleaning up. Some homes even use their island seating more often than a kitchen or dining table. Does island seating sound like a perfect fit for your kitchen design?

By |September 20th, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Island Seating Styles for Every Kitchen Design

Pick the Perfect Faucet for your Kitchen Design

The kitchen faucet plays a key role in the basic functioning of a kitchen. Imagine your kitchen without neatly dispensed hot and cold running water. Impossible, right? Fully functioning plumbing and ready availability of water is such a basic requirement in a kitchen design, and the faucet is its handy delivery system. Beyond the functional aspect of the faucet, it also plays a lead role in your kitchen design style. If you think all faucets look the same, think again. Here is a simple guide to get you started in picking the right faucet for your next kitchen renovation.

By |July 13th, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Pick the Perfect Faucet for your Kitchen Design

Complete Your Kitchen Design with the Perfect Hardware

Just like jewelry completes an outfit, hardware is the finishing touch for a kitchen design. Jewelry may be one of the last things you select, but the outfit would not be complete without it. The jewelry you pick elevates your style and brings out your personality, and the same outfit can be dressed up or down for different events by changing accessories. In the same way, hardware choices make a kitchen renovation feel casual or formal, traditional or contemporary, rustic or modern. Hardware must coordinate with other product selections, such as cabinet finish, countertops, backsplash, and more. Your kitchen design professional can help you navigate these product choices and find the ideal hardware selection, but here is a 5-step guide to get you started.

By |May 30th, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Complete Your Kitchen Design with the Perfect Hardware

From Coffee Bars to Wine Storage

Kitchen designs have become larger, multi-purpose spaces that take on a central role in the home and family life. As more activity takes place in the kitchen, the design, layout, and workflow of this space is more important than ever. This is why so many kitchen are now organized according to work zones, with perhaps a food preparation, cooking, baking, dining, study, and even pet zones. Each area has a specific purpose around which it is organized, and all zones fit together in the overall kitchen layout to work in harmony. What about a beverage zone?

By |May 1st, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on From Coffee Bars to Wine Storage

Reclaim Hidden Storage in Kitchen Cabinets

Does your kitchen have hidden recesses that swallow up utensils, dishes, and spice jars – just when you need to find them? These “black holes” in kitchen cabinets tend to occur in hard to access areas like corners or deep pantry shelves. Kitchen storage accessories form an important part of cabinet storage. A well-planned and executed kitchen design uses these accessories to turn underutilized spaces into valuable hidden treasures for kitchen storage. There are many ways to maximize your storage space and make sure every inch of your kitchen is put to good use. A kitchen remodeling specialist will work closely with you to understand your space, the functioning of your household, and your individual requirements for storage.

By |January 30th, 2017|Kitchen Design, Kitchens|Comments Off on Reclaim Hidden Storage in Kitchen Cabinets