Kitchen Island & Carts May 13, 2017. Whether it is homework time or they pitch in to help make dinner, a kitchen island is a great place for kids to feel part of the action and be in close eye view. Another option for kitchen islands is to place kid’s height amenities like a microwave and refrigerated drawer in reach. For after school snacks and Saturday morning early breakfasts, amenities that the kids can feel independent using are a good idea for some households.
Appliances May 12, 2017. Gas stoves allow you to cook food faster. They heat both the bottom and the sides of the pan so it gets hotter faster and the heat is distributed in a way that lets food cook faster than when you use an electric stove.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 12, 2017. The secret is in the contrast. If you want your countertop to stand out, select a countertop color that pops or stands out from the cabinetry.
Kitchen Backsplash May 08, 2017. Natural stone backsplashes have a distinctly different texture than tiles, and offer a contrast to smooth counters and cabinets. Stone is porous, however, which makes it harder to clean and more prone to chipping. An alternative to using smaller, stacked stones is to continue the same granite or marble used for the countertops all the way up the wall.
Appliances May 12, 2017. One detail that characterizes induction cooktops and that professional cooks appreciate in general is the fact that you can adjust the heat instantly and with great precision. This way the temperature you want to use for cooking will be more exact.
Cabinets & Storages May 12, 2017. The kitchen island often features a sizable slab of countertop so this can be used strategically to brighten up the space, or add detail that complements pure white features elsewhere in the room. Add contrast by choosing a different material than you used for the countertops. It’s pretty likely that the island will be where a lot of food prep and entertaining takes place, so depending on how you plan to use the kitchen island itself think about the material and how high maintenance it is.
Kitchen Backsplash May 12, 2017. If you are the proud owner of a small apartment with a very small kitchen space, fear not because there are incredible simple solutions which will make the area look good while keeping it functional. The biggest issue with small kitchen spaces can be a claustrophobic feeling, but there are a few tricks you can use to make it look bigger and brighter. As the image shows, adding a mirror backsplash over this stove caused the light to double by reflecting the window from across the room.
Design May 12, 2017. Kitchen islands have also been an integral part of contemporary kitchens for a while. They’re beautiful, they’re convenient. And there aren’t many furnishings that can include so many functions at once. Versatility is their main virtue, however. We’re especially enamoured with D90 design by TM Italia.