If you follow interior design, you know that trends seem to come and go with the seasons, and this new year is no different. As has been the case over the past few years, there is a huge focus on keeping an eye towards the future. Kitchen designs for this year and the years to come will reflect an interaction between technological innovation and artistic expression. Timeless design styles are being updated and personalized via eye-catching designer pieces, more color and material combinations and other unique adornments. At the same time, cooking is becoming faster and […]
Bamboo Flooring Pros & Cons
As more homeowners become interested in sustainable, environmentally-friendly products, bamboo has risen in popularity. Bamboo is a natural product sourced directly from the earth, just like hardwood, granite, marble, and other popular materials used in the home. However, bamboo is unique in that it is a type of grass. After harvesting, it is cut into long, rectangular strips that are then combined using adhesives and high pressure. This process creates a final product that is durable and aesthetically similar to hardwood, depending on which edges of the bamboo are laminated […]
How To Create An Old World Kitchen With Stock Cabinets
Today’s most popular kitchen interiors are characterized by the sleek simplicity of modern and contemporary design. These mostly unadorned kitchens feature flat-paneled or shaker-style cabinetry, usually painted white, cool metals such as chrome and stainless steel, and simple hardware. Homeowners today seem to be enamored with open layouts, and clean, straight lines. Adding personality to the space usually means incorporating strategic pops of bright, bold color and unique patterning. While these design elements fit nicely in today’s streamlined technological world, there’s something beautifully nostalgic about spaces that embrace the more formal designs of centuries ago. […]
Infographic: What Is MDF & Why Is It Used For Painted Cabinets?
Give Your Kitchen An 80’s-Inspired Ugrade!
What if I told you that the edgy, wild, and high-spirited aesthetics of the 80’s were making a comeback? If you’re like most, you’d probably cringe and turn away with a “no thank you!”, and rightfully so. I’m sure you’re filled with memories of garish neons and pastels, plastic couch covers and patterns galore. Kitchens were adorned with cheap laminates, flower pots, wire baskets and copper pans hanging from the ceilings. After so many decades of tech and design advancements, the colorful and crazy styles of the 80’s seem downright […]
Shelf Liners: Kitchen Accessories that Escape Your Attention
When evaluating a kitchen for its aesthetics and utility-based components, you expect the best in slicing equipment, kitchenware, cutlery, and modern kitchen appliances. However, this is what defines a regular kitchen setup—the ideal kitchen will have a lot more available, particularly smartly chosen accessories. Today, we are discussing shelf liners for cabinets, drawers, and kitchen shelves. Shelf lining with a simple decorative edge! Protect with Shelf Liners: How do shelf liners add to your kitchen’s lifespan? From kitchen drawers to open shelves, shelf lining can prove to be a small […]