Kitchen Island & Carts April 20, 2017. Kitchen islands with open shelves provide a perfect canvas to showcase your cookbooks beautifully while combing them with some decorative pieces. This is a trend that is catching on in most contemporary kitchens, with sleek open shelves at the front being filled up with colorful books that add a hint of uniqueness to the space. The size of the kitchen island, its shape and the design of the kitchen can determine where these open shelves filled with books sit so that you achieve the best aesthetics. For the large kitchen islands, a combination of open shelves and closed cabinets means you get the best of both worlds and do not waste all that space with empty shelves.
Appliances April 19, 2017. Zephyr range hoods displayed a full line of new options for shapes designs and finishes. From full-size traditionally shaped hoods to integrated ventilation systems, there were may choices. These sleek hoods are a modern version of the traditional hood and sport a new black stainless steel finish that resists fingerprints.
Kitchen Backsplash April 21, 2017. First, however, let’s understand what marble is so we can better judge and appreciate it. Geologists refer to marble as a metamorphosed limestone while stonemasons have a broader way of looking at it. Marble is used as a building material and also in sculptures. It’s of many different types, each having its own particularities that help us distinguish between them.
Sinks Faucets May 13, 2017. If you found an unexplained attraction to decorative plumbing, you must know that the Elan Vital Collection’s single hole lavatory faucet and vessel faucets come in four standard heights and you can choose the perfect one for your needs. The industrial looking faucet collection was beautifully carved with Hot/Cold tags on the lever handles, making this rough detail an enticing one. Also, the industrial kitchen faucet has a telescoping arm that helps both with function and aesthetic appeal.
Design April 21, 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 April 21, 2017. But if you are fine with the ‘high maintenance’ that marble brings along with it, consider using the stone for both the kitchen backsplash and the island countertop to give the space a more curated and refined look. If the backsplash seems like a risky place, then repeat it elsewhere with an accent feature or even add it to the dining room next to the kitchen to create a sense of continuity.
Kitchen Island & Carts April 20, 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.
Kitchen Bar April 20, 2017. Blue is such a stunningly calm color, and one of the best parts about it is that you can play around with the shades to make it more turquoise or green. These bright sky blue bar stools featured on The Kitchn look absolutely incredible in this white kitchen along with the comparably bright yellow accents.