September 17, 2012 · Lofts in cities like New York and Chicago bring comforts to industrial spaces. Cavernous spaces, huge windows, and great surfaces like old wood floors, brick walls, and exposed-beam ceilings create an environment perfect for fun, funky colors and interesting layouts. Here?s a concept for a wild kitchen tucked into a small space. Read "Kitchen Inspiration Pinboard: Funky City Loft"
Step four of the design process focuses on selecting a professional kitchen designer. Hiring a kitchen designer in most cases will be money well spent. Beyond just assisting you through the myriad of decisions related to your remodel, a designer can introduce fashion-forward colors and finishes that will keep your kitchen looking fresh and up-to-date for years to come.
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September 11, 2012 · Do you have tough-to-reach shelves and cabinets in your kitchen? Are you sick of climbing on dining chairs or digging your step stool out of a closet every time you need to grab a pot or pan? Read "Functionality: Get Quick Access for Hard-to-Reach Cabinets"
September 11, 2012 · In a world filled with beige and taupe, sand and putty, I'm always excited to see a homeowner embrace bold color and take their kitchen in a different direction. This kitchen is undeniably bold, and it's fun to see a monochromatic ? though not unsophisticated ? color palette taken to an extreme. Is this right for every home? No way. Do I think the home owners love having a one-of-a-kind kitchen? You bet. Read "Deconstructing a Kitchen: Bold Color"
August 11, 2012 · This kitchen has been designed to take advantage of a huge volume of space, feature distinctive details, and deliver a sense of old world luxury. Read "Deconstructing a Kitchen: Large Kitchen Challenges"
August 10, 2012 · Step three of the design process focuses on identifying a kitchen style. Whether you're working with an interior designer or taking on the project yourself, you will need to spend some time researching your options in order to choose the look that works best for your home. Read "Design Process, Step Three: Identifying a Style"
August 10, 2012 · Blind corner cabinets ? tucked in the corner of two converging walls ? contain a tremendous amount of storage space. Unfortunately, getting access to that space is a challenge. Read "Functionality: Reclaim wasted space with a Blind Corner Lazy Susan"
August 10, 2012 · Modern spaces are sleek, sexy, and dramatic. But they can also be sterile and devoid of personality. In this inspiration pinboard, I introduce playful colors and lots of bright surfaces to keep the kitchen feeling friendly and happy. Read "Kitchen Inspiration Pinboard: Happy Modern"
July 19, 2012 · After carefully considering how the layout, style, and purpose of your kitchen fits with the rest of the house, it's time to define your kitchen renovation project by assisting your unique priorities, identifying the spaces that will be impacted by the renovation, seeking opportunities to optimize your budget, and applying the information you gleaned from Step One. Read "Design Process, Step Two: Defining the Project"
July 19, 2012 · Pull-out trash bins help maximize the functionality of your kitchen by addressing a number of common kitchen challenges. Read "Functionality: Free up floor space with a pull-out trash bin"