Cabinets & Drawer September 17, 2017. Semi-stock cabinets offer a balance of design and color flexibility alongside the efficiency of being able to mix and match styles and have a fully designed cabinet scheme ready made—however, they can take longer to deliver than custom or in-stock cabinets.
Countertops September 17, 2017. Laminate countertops are another popular countertop material. Made from layers of plastic that are bonded to particleboard, these countertops are available in a wide variety of colors, textures and patterns, ranging from options that look like marble to ones that mirror the appearance of stainless steel.
Sinks September 17, 2017. And while you might want to scale down the size of a faucet for a pro-style kitchen, don't scale back that particular part of your budget, urges Adams. "People are amazed that 'just a faucet' might cost in the hundreds of dollars, but the faucet is the item you use and touch most often in the kitchen and you really need one you like that's durable," she says. "Don't be afraid to spend big dollars on a quality faucet. It will pay off."
Countertops September 18, 2017. There are also different types of quartz countertops, including Silestone and Avanza. Silestone is made by a Spanish-based company and is a popular choice in green building projects because of its line of recycled countertops. The company also has a wide variety of color options for quartz countertops. On the other hand, Avaniza is a United-States based company that is known for its Italian-inspired designs.
Kitchen Style September 18, 2017. Modern design started around World War I and generally featured flat surfaces, geometric forms, and little or no ornamentation or adornments. Modern kitchen cabinets, for example, are often defined by a sleek, angular and simple design, featuring little or no hardware, flush doors and flat surfaces.
Countertops September 17, 2017. Plenty of countertop options are durable, user-friendly, cost-efficient and environmentally friendly, and they come in a range of colors and prices. Following are nine popular materials, with descriptions of their environmental impacts and performance features. The materials are grouped into three categories: natural materials, manufactured materials and recycled-content materials.
Cabinets & Drawer September 18, 2017. Antique hardware is a popular option—it can add a feeling of history to cabinets that might otherwise seem a bit staid. And "antique" doesn't mean it has to come from the manor of a wealthy dowager—there are many faux-aged options offered by home improvement and design stores.
Kitchen Style October 07, 2017. Mixers, blenders, coffee makers and other accessories are available in bold colors and unique designs that seem positively science fictional. Cookware, utensils and flatware are all available with a modern twist, both in terms of design aesthetic and bold, up-to-date colors. Flooring and tile work in modern kitchens tend to follow the overall aesthetic, adhering to the clean lines and relative simplicity recognizable in the broader design.