What happens when a contractor/owner, award winning interior designer and an experienced showroom owner of European cabinetry walk into a bar-less kitchen? Investigation ensues! We are looking for supporting walls to see how much can be removed! In the kitchen pictur
It’s no longer the quick in and out that new appliances with delivery and a plug in used to be! If the appliances involve wood panels then the cabinet maker typically has to make new ones. If the sizes vary then additional detailing ensues with molding added, countertop ma
Whenever contemporary design surges to the forefront, another style with more warmth and texture is always soon to follow. The growing popularity of urban farmhouse with a “Fixer Upper” feel gives the cushioned, sink-in-the-sofa feeling many want when they finish the day and rel
These are examples of light countertop materials that are available in quartz (man made composite) to quartzite (natural and perhaps the most expensive). Granite is still the most widely used surface but quartz (composites) gives you the option of a surface that is as hard as gr
Rev-A-Shelf has a soft close for heavy loads. These drawers keep the trash out of site and the base works with 35 qt. and 50 qt. containers. A recycle, waste drawer has been a staple in the kitchens I have designed for over 15 years, so let’s make it one that isn’t seen!
When selecting new countertops you not only do you need to consider the look they will give your kitchen but also the upkeep and how they will function with your family. Right now light countertops are trending for example the white marbles are very popular, but they can stain very ea
A few medallions added to a flat ceiling can create interest in a very subtle way! One of the artists I work with cut this stencil for our home from a wallpaper pattern that was similar but smaller. We added it to the ceiling for interest. There are also replications of the his
Bosch, the well known appliance manufacturer, is known for a great and quiet dishwasher. They have a new contemporary line called Benchmark! All of the components are integrated. The oven has an optional side handle for your convenience. If you are remodeling for yourself or for resal
DXV, an upscale division of the reliable American Standard, has combined great function with new china. It’s a winner! Whether remodeling for yourself or for resale, it is an option worth considering. Available at Ferguson Kitchen, Bath and Lighting Galleries.