The key to creating an authentic Craftsman kitchen is embracing those details that embody hand-craftsmanship and hand-joinery.
The kitchen layout is the shape made by the arrangement of the countertop, major appliances and storage areas. The layout and floor plan create the kitchen’s primary work triangle, which is the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator to the sink, to the range when preparing a meal.
The decision to remodel your kitchen is an exciting one, but getting started can feel overwhelming. You’ll need to decide if you’re doing a complete overhaul, or just tackling specific projects that will make a big impact.
The kitchen layout is the shape that is made by the arrangement of the countertop, major appliances and storage areas. The layout and floor plan create the kitchen's primary work triangle, which is the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator to the sink, to the range when preparing a meal.
Color is the driving force in most design projects.
Color can drive mood, affect energy levels and have cultural connections. This kitchen below definitely has an upbeat, energetic vibe.
Cottage styling is focused on carefree living, where every element conspires to create a casual environment for comfort and relaxation. It reminds us of relaxing beach-side destinations; a peaceful waterfront home with windows thrown open to catch the air and the tranquil sound of waves nearby. It's the natural, simplistic, calming design elements that make this style so appealing.
The house hunting process is an exciting one, but it can mean focusing on the big picture and making compromises along the way. The remodel process, on the other hand, is your opportunity to shine and make every detail - big and small - into a beautiful reality in your dream home.
Soaring mountain peaks, rugged terrain, and old pine forests appeal to a large audience of outdoor adventurers. Regardless of whether your mountain experience includes skiing, fly-fishing, hiking or lounging by the fireplace, the majestic grandeur and awe of the mountains have inspired a unique, architectural style.
What’s your end game? And no, I’m not talking about superheroes, I’m actually talking about cabinetry!
Why is it called Crown Molding?
Crown Molding is a generic term for the top molding that caps off an element, whether it be cabinetry, a piece of furniture or hiding the seam between the wall and the ceiling.
When planning your dream kitchen it's important to go beyond the door style, wood, and finish. Don't forget to consider what goes inside the cabinetry!
When designing a new space for a customer, a designer shouldn’t be merely imitating the latest trends, but instead should be creating something that perfectly fits that homeowner’s unique personality and lifestyle.
Bold, Blue and Beautiful. The most fitting name for this show-stopping kitchen located in Hauppauge, NY.
When it comes to cabinetry many people assume that "custom" means they are crafted at a local shop.
It's a challenge sometimes to introduce color into kitchens because cabinetry is a long term investment and color trends vary over the years. Homeowners will often ask, "What if the color I like today looks dated and old after a few years?"
One of the earliest decisions in the design process is deciding what kind of style the homeowner is trying to accomplish. Styles can range from Mid-Century Modern to Mediterranean to Minimalist to name just a few. Understanding what vibe you are wanting to achieve will drive the decision on what door style to choose.
A 1870s townhouse located within the historic district of Washington, DC, belonged to a set of homeowners who loved the charm of DC, had a passion for cooking and enjoyed entertaining for their friends and family.
This Nebraskan family of four enjoys much of their time together cooking, baking and entertaining. Although their 1920s Classic Colonial home is located in a prestigious country club neighborhood that’s both historic and charming, their kitchen was neither. They had grown frustrated not only with the look but with the day to day function of their kitchen.
Are you one of “those people” who admires the happy and abundant flourishes of color in the shelter magazines but when it comes to your own home, you have a hard time getting beyond beige? If that describes you, you are definitely not alone. In fact, color consultation is a major reason why many homeowners consult with an interior designer.
Let’s talk about a moving, mechanical, integral part of the majority of all cabinetry you will have in a design. Something that affects functionality on a daily basis.
The modern family today is busier than ever, between school actives, appointments, grocery shopping, running errands, paying bills, signing permission slips and homework, it’s no wonder it feels like a full-time job keeping everyone organized.
After closing on their first home in Jacksonville, Florida this couple was excited to make their new home their own. They were in love with the property and the majority of the house, but the kitchen was in desperate need of a remodel.
It's the place in the kitchen where family and friends congregate, the homework gets completed, the party is started and the conversation is shared. A large kitchen island is on many “must have” lists when it comes time to remodel the kitchen. Where did these island dreams come from? The kitchen island was certainly not a common fixture in homes built before the 1970s. Kitchens were origina