Kitchen of the Year 2016 | House Beautiful

“Efficiency with elegance” perfectly describe House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2016 designed by kitchen guru Matthew Quinn who captured the homeowner’s passion for the color teal and glamour, successfully transforming her kitchen into the best place to hang out in her home. This kitchen of the year is packed with stand-out features and trends […]

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Color of the Year 2016~Pantone

Living in a high paced and hectic world is having its effect on color trends as evidenced by Pantone’s recent Color of the Year 2016 announcement showcasing a move towards less bold and more subtle color hues. They indicate an approach to our living environments that offer respite from our demanding lifestyles and stresses. Introducing […]

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Kitchen Lighting Trends

  Kitchen lighting trends have come a long way from strictly utilitarian fixtures to modern day accessories chosen to reflect quality, style and design. Like saving the best for last, pendant lighting is the one design element that gives permission to invite drama, glam, and interest. Chandeliers and track lighting run a close second. Many […]

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Kitchen Appliance Color Trends 2016

Although kitchen color trends are dominated by whites and off-whites according to the latest NKBA Kitchen & Bath Style Report, increasing popularity in grays, blacks and slate kitchen appliances that bring a classic and modern look to the most popular room in the home are gaining momentum for many reasons. If a splash of bold […]

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Small Kitchen Trends: Beauty & Function

The square footage devoted to residential kitchens can be compared to prime real estate in the marketplace; location, location, location! Small kitchen trends refuse to take a back seat in combining beauty and function. With thoughtful planning you can have all the bells and whistles that a large kitchen enjoys in half the space. Small […]

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Inspired Kitchens with Amazing Pendant Lighting

Inspired kitchen design continues to amaze by drawing us in to take a closer look at how these kitchens are accessorized with lighting. Today we’ll take a look at how pendant lighting can add that finishing touch to a gorgeous space that makes family gatherings a real pleasure. According to the NKBA 2015 Kitchen & […]

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Top Kitchen Appliance Color Trends 2015-2016

When Pantone announced its Color of the Year 2015 it opened up a wave of color offerings from fashion to kitchen appliances. Marsala, Pantone (18-1438) became a designers best friend while being described as a “naturally robust and earthy red wine” that “enriches our minds, bodies and soul.” Although kitchen appliance color options have existed […]

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