Design May 16, 2017. Kitchen table, while largely replaced by a kitchen island or peninsula, still has its place in the room. Considering the fact that many kitchens combine cooking and dining, a table must be the second most important furnishing in the cook room.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 15, 2017. Adding marble to the kitchen can be an expensive affair and requires plenty of care. Not every kitchen is ready for a marble upgrade, and if your home sees plenty of traffic with kids and pets constantly around, then you might want to reconsider choosing marble for the kitchen island. Marble both stains and etches easily, and anything acidic can quickly leave behind permanent damage. All it takes is one spill that is not instantly cleaned and your marble countertop can start losing both its sheen and visual appeal.
Design May 15, 2017. The beauty of adding wooden surfaces to the modern kitchen goes beyond mere textural contrast. It allows you to blend two different styles and add a hint of rustic, farmhouse, traditional or even industrial panache to the stylish, contemporary kitchen. While wood does a great job of lending that natural, rustic appeal, marble acts as a balancing element by elevating the ‘sophistication’ of the kitchen with its polished finish.
Design May 16, 2017. A monochromatic color scheme is very modern for any space, and the kitchen is no exception. If monochromatic is what you’re after, be sure to vary the tones and tints of the color itself, as well as the sheen and texture. Notice the variation between all the grey aspects of this kitchen among the floor, cabinetry (uppers and lowers), countertops, and lighting fixture. When combined, the effect is interesting with great visual depth.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 16, 2017. Engineering and technology have made a wide variety of design choices and finishes possible. While most of the following kitchen countertop ideas are durable, it’s a good idea to always work with cutting boards and silicone trivets for hot pots. Keep countertop surfaces clean with a non-abrasive, soft towel and follow manufacturer or installation guidelines on what products to use to clean and maintain the beauty of your countertops for years.
Kitchen Backsplash May 08, 2017. A kitchen can look finished without a backsplash, and sometimes a clean coat of (washable) paint is what best executes a design. But at the same time, there’s also an opportunity to use the space to anchor the overall design of the room.
Kitchen Bar May 15, 2017. For quick seating and brisk eating, bar stools are the most comfortable seating arrangement in the kitchen. These high-rise, individualistic stools not only give the dining area a cleaner appearance, but they are also extremely versatile. Move them to the living room for your guests when you have a small gathering, place them on the back porch for any barbecue occasion, or use them as a prop for the bags of groceries you just bought.
Kitchen Bar May 16, 2017. Though bar stool are more normally depicted in movies and magazines as selections undeserving of a design renewal, some designers have made it their passion to discover and reinvent these classic elements, keeping in mind all themes of interior design. Now there are bar stools selections that fit in just about every kind of home atmosphere, ranging from sublime contemporary to countryside coziness. Don’t believe me? Check out the beautiful arrangements in today’s post!