Kitchen Island & Carts May 19, 2017. Open shelving in the kitchen is a tricky proposition, and some of us tend to strictly stay away from it because we are simply not organized enough. Closed cabinets offer a far safer storage option that lets you tuck away the mess and makes maintenance a lot easier. But adding open shelves to the kitchen island is a completely different proposition that unravels an entirely new world of possibilities. While the traditional approach to kitchen island design has always relied on closed cabinets, drawers and a few appliances being tucked away underneath, open shelving brings a refreshing new look to the classic island.
Cabinets & Storages April 21, 2017. Choose a material: The most common material is wood for kitchen cabinets. Wood is durable, versatile, and can be stained or painted and can have a million different looks. Other materials include metal/stainless steel, plastic laminate, and lower quality MDF or particle board. Depending on your lifestyle and budget will help you decide on a material that suits your style and wallet. Metal cabinets and wood are more expensive than plastic laminate and particle board.
Cabinets & Storages May 19, 2017. When painting your kitchen cabinets, the design choices are limitless. You can brighten up the space with a coat of white, or blast the room with a vibrant color like cobalt. You can also combine colors for a trendy, dual-tone look in your kitchen.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 19, 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.
Appliances May 19, 2017. More standard style kitchen hoods also have innovations, such as the LED lighted model on the right. It provides the power to handle the gas stove model underneath and still has a modern look. The LED light comes in different colors that can be sustained or alternating, depending on personal preference.
Design May 20, 2017. Most often, it is white marble along with lighter tones of wood that seem to find space in the modern rustic or farmhouse kitchens. But those looking for something far more masculine and dashing can try out black marble countertops or dark grained hardwood.
Sinks Faucets May 19, 2017. Faucet design is not only trendy, it’s something shaping quality, timeless pieces. Even if we’re only talking about faucets, plumbing has never looked so catchy! These modern faucets shape a mesmerizing collection from Brooklyn-based manufacturer Watermark Design. They’re deliciously designed to fit any space, be it old or new.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 20, 2017. Sleek and stylish pendant lights can complement your kitchen’s Shaker Cabinets which disappear into the walls. There are others that match the metallic tinges of aluminum surfaces and shiny kitchen countertops to offer a sense of continuity. An essential thing to remember is that there is no ‘one solution that fits all’.