Sinks September 15, 2017. Linda Applewhite, an interior designer in Sausalito, Calif., favors a single sink to provide both the pro look and practicality for the serious chef. "The trend on the West Coast is towards the big, big, sink — 30 inches by 20 inches and eight inches deep," she says. "If you really cook a lot, one big sink is much more flexible than the traditional double sink with a disposal on one side. You can use the single sink to wash a turkey roaster or just the 10-inch skillet you use every day."
Cabinets & Drawer October 07, 2017. These approaches all have advantages and disadvantages. Custom cabinets offer the most freedom in terms of design options, but they tend to be expensive. In-stock cabinets are economical, but you'll need to choose from a somewhat limited range of designs and colors.
Cabinets & Drawer July 30, 2017. If you want to change the layout of your kitchen, or if the quality of your existing cabinets isn't good enough to keep in your remodel, you can always buy new cabinets. There are a variety of options for purchasing new kitchen cabinets including custom cabinets, semi-custom cabinets and stock cabinets.
Kitchen Style July 29, 2017. Galley kitchen design features a few traditional components; first and foremost amongst them is the layout—galley kitchens generally feature a narrow passage between two parallel walls. Usually, one wall features cooking components like the stove and microwave as well as storage elements. The other wall generally houses the sink and any other cleaning implements, plus more storage. Larger galley kitchens may feature an island in between the two sides, offering more storage and a convenient area for food preparation.
Kitchen Style September 16, 2017. Finally, ancillary design touches like artwork or antique farm equipment may be used to add visual interest to a farmhouse kitchen design, artfully hung from walls or integrated into the design next to more contemporary cooking implements.
Kitchen Style September 15, 2017. In the current era, modern kitchen design is part of a larger trend which has embraced midcentury modern design and furniture, which introduced bold angles and curves to the design landscape. Midcentury modern design—generally recognized as originating in the Nordic countries in the mid 20th century—has now been incorporated into many modern kitchen designs.
Kitchen Floor July 27, 2017. The Lowdown: Bamboo is a rapidly growing, hardy grass that is harvested to produce flooring. Bamboo floors are long lasting and durable, but they can scratch and dent. Keep pets' nails clipped, and be careful when holding heavy items.
Kitchen Style September 15, 2017. In terms of wall design, vertical, cottage-style boards can be used to hint at an "always on vacation" theme. Backsplashes might feature tiled murals with beach themes, tiles in the shape of seashells or sea life; they can even be made entirely from real seashells.
Cabinets & Drawer October 07, 2017. If you want to change the layout of your kitchen, or if the quality of your existing cabinets isn't good enough to keep in your remodel, you can always buy new cabinets. There are a variety of options for purchasing new kitchen cabinets including custom cabinets, semi-custom cabinets and stock cabinets.