Best Kitchen Product 2016

The 2016 International Builder’s Show winner of the best kitchen product ended in a tie between an innovative refrigeration system from Thermador and  a cool technology  from Lowe’s that helps you ‘build’ your kitchen from scratch. Thermador’s Freedom Collection won for the flexibility it offers to customize and integrate your preservation needs into your kitchen […]

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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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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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Bold Interiors

Bold Furnishings There is a place for elegant and bold interiors. Decorated spaces filled with a ton of personality that leave you with a lingering fragrance of pleasure and that subtle yet unforgettable ‘wow’ affect. Bold Color Accents Boldness can enter the room through almost any design element; color, lighting, textiles, furniture, flooring or art. […]

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Kitchen Lighting Trends: Pendant Lighting

Home renovation, according to a recent Houzz Barometer report, continues to grow in 2015 as “baby boomers and growing families continue to invest in their homes.” The kitchen tops the list of most desired space to renovate and usually commands the highest percentage of renovation dollars in the home. The hub of the home, the […]

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Kitchen Lighting Trends: LEDs

LEDs lead in kitchen lighting trends with task lighting and under cabinet lighting rounding out the top three kitchen lighting trends for 2015-2016 according to NKBA. The light emitting diode (LED) is one of today’s most energy-efficient and rapidly developing technologies according to the American Lighting Association (ALA). They differ from incandescent and compact fluorescent […]

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