It seems that the standard for open shelving is moving away from the bookcase cabinet or a cabinet without doors to the stand alone open shelf. These open shelves, whether floating or supported with some type of brackets, are appearing in more and more kitchens as another option for storage and display.
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Every year The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) surveys their members of kitchen and bath designers across the United States and Canada. Their responses provide insight into design trends that will take hold in the kitchen and bath market in 2015. While broad trends won't be evident in every local market, the following are the Top 3 overall trends for kitchens and baths.
Nestled along the waterfront, this home near Puget Sound in Washington had a disjointed interior that did not take advantage of the beautiful and expansive views of the water. When the homeowners were ready to remodel, they contacted Vawn Greany of Collaborative Interiors (Mercer Island,WA).