In a previous blog, I covered the basic 411 differences between framed cabinetry and frameless cabinetry and briefly mentioned the different overlay door style options that each construction style had to offer.
When it comes to cabinetry many people assume that "custom" means they are crafted at a local shop.
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.
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.
Your project is almost done. The seemingly unending parade of decisions is nearing an end.
Kitchen work zones have become the progression of the ever classic and functional work triangle.
Transitional style has dominated the kitchen and bath industry in the last few years, becoming today’s number one requested interior design style for new and remodeled homes.
As an architectural element, the range hood over the cooking center represents one of the key opportunities in the kitchen to make a unique and impressive design statement or a simple subtle look to support the overall style of your kitchen design.
If your bathroom is anything like mine, you probably do not have enough storage or organization in your space and therefore EVERYTHING is left to sit on top of the countertops.
With summer time comes more entertaining and that means refreshments. In order to keep all drinks and drinkware organized and easily accessible, you will want to incorporate some functional and beautiful storage solutions into your home. For some people this could mean a dedicated wet bar, for others it may be a nook off to the side of the kitchen.
Framed vs. Frameless Cabinets
Today, we are seeing more and more households where members of the family are choosing to ditch their dull, gray office cubicles and work remotely from home.
Are there rules when it comes to mixing kitchen cabinet door styles? What about the cabinetry in the entire house, does everything need to match? I don’t know that there are actual rules that can be use to guide this decision, but there are several factors that need to be taken into consideration.
One of the most important decisions that you'll make in your remodeling project is selecting the cabinet finish that will best complement your design. When shopping for cabinetry there are many different cabinet finish options to choose from – everything from stained and painted cabinet finishes to artisan finish collections like Dura Supreme Cabinetry's
In any kitchen project there are numerous choices that must be made. The layout of the space is critical, the door style and finish are highly visible, the functionality is key. These are all very large and important decisions. When it comes to the details such as moldings and trim pieces, these are the smaller items in the big picture, but the choices or lack thereof that are made can make
The kitchen sink is a workhorse and undoubtedly, the most used fixture in the room. How many times a day do you use the kitchen sink? If you have ever been without a kitchen sink, whether it be for plumbing issues or a remodel project, it becomes obvious that it is an important part of a functioning kitchen.
What about the other 360+ days of the year?
This is the question asked by many a homeowner when contemplating what to do with all of their platters, trays and seasonal items they rarely use. Here are some clever solutions that will save your everyday space from being taken over by these items, yet still make them accessible when needed.
A Toe Space Drawer
Cabinetry is not ALL about doors, face frames and boxes. Cabinetry can encompass all of the other parts and pieces that go into a design such as corbels, shelves and moldings that all help to pull a design together. I am going to zero in on shelves and show some creative, functional and beautiful applications of open shelving to hopefully provide some ideas and inspire your next project!
I think most people can agree that efficient uses of space are a high priority in how their home is designed and how it functions. Who wouldn’t like an extra foot or two of traffic lane in their kitchen? Who wouldn’t like a staging area for all things coming and going from their home? I mention these two areas because they are high needs priorities for a majority of homeowners.
With so many paint color choices available in Dura Supreme’s Personal Paint Match Program, selecting that perfect paint color can be overwhelming. To help make that decision easier Dura Supreme is offering a collection of Curated Paint Colors in shades that are trending colors for 2017-2018.
One of the most basic features of cabinetry is what type of "overlay" is has. When designing cabinetry, it will be one of the first things chosen: Full Overlay or Standard Overlay. Many homeowners are unaware of the difference between the two.
When the calendar officially says Spring, it’s time to think about spring-cleaning, decluttering and getting organized. If your house is like most, there is probably a drawer or two in your kitchen that could use some organizational help.
When designing a new kitchen, bath, media or mud room one of the first choices a homeowner makes is what species of wood, what style of cabinet and what finish. I’d like to talk about a cabinet style that is often overlooked: cabinets with aluminum and stainless steel doors. These are great accent doors to integrate into a larger design also using wood or another material.
As the beautiful autumn of 2016 is draws to a close that means winter is next! The winter season in the upper Midwest requires a lot of outerwear, including various jackets, mittens, scarves, boots and hats. And those are just the basics. Factor in a winter sports fanatic or two with snowmobile suits or skiing apparel and you have a closetful.