Organizing Kitchen Clutter

When we develop a new kitchen design with our clients, we are often confronted with the age-old problem of unsightly clutter and how to organize it.  By taking advantage of unused spaces such as the side of a refrigerator, we can recess ready-made bulletin boards into the side for a flush and contained look for family photos, […]

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Personalize Your Space With Art

As designers, we are always trying to find new ways to show each client’s personality in the living space that we are creating. One way to personalize the space is to frame and light the client’s photographs, kids’ art or sentimental pieces. Grouping the pictures together showcases them as a very polished gallery instead of hanging them individually.  

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Use of Dark Cabinetry in the Kitchen

We find that clients often steer away from choosing very dark wood or black cabinetry for their kitchens. Actually, when used as a carefully selected accent, dark cabinets can be elegant and quite dramatic. For example, a key focal point could be one area of dark cabinets along a wall or on the island.  The contrast of the dark […]

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Dress Up Your Kitchen

In a space with so many sleek, hard surfaces, it is important to add elements to dress up the kitchen and add interest.  Window treatments and fabric behind doors and colorful dish towels can add softness and pattern without overwhelming the space.  Also, place your favorite collectibles on a hood mantle, behind the range or on the wall to […]

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Marmoleum Flooring

Marmoleum, a natural linoleum product made from linseed oil, rosin, cork and jute, is an alternative to using hardwoods or tile in a kitchen.  It works well with most styles, and with so many colors and patterns available, there are virtually endless design possibilities. We usually pair the light flooring colors with dark cabinetry and the darker flooring with light […]

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