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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A Working Kitchen is a Mother’s Best Friend

Mother’s work very hard for their families and the kitchen is an integral part of success in serving a family well. A working kitchen implies that it contains all the necessary tools and appliances that makes serving your family a little easier. It can be a mother’s best friend. According to a Houzz survey a […]

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Top 10 Kitchen Trends for 2016

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) sought out over 400 designers that participated in a study to determine the top kitchen trends for 2015 that I believe will carryover into 2016. Overall, designers predict that contemporary designs will continue to gain in popularity with transitional styles ranked as the most popular with the respondents. […]

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Kitchen Trends: Work Zones vs Triangle

Kitchen work triangles has been the standard bearer for kitchen layouts for many years with the refrigerator, range and sink being placed 4 to 9 feet apart, forming a roughly equilateral triangle. Back when kitchens were generally smaller and closed off, before it became the meeting hub of the home, the triangle was an efficient […]

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Luxury Kitchen Design Trends

“Kitchens are becoming almost as luxurious as living rooms,” according to a recent article on kitchen design trends. They are convincingly the heart of the home, where families gather to connect, prepare and share meals and entertain themselves. The coming together of many components, a well designed luxury kitchen creates a uniquely personal space that […]

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