Kitchens

Kitchen Love Stories: A Family Redesigns their Life by Redesigning Their Kitchen

Married couple, Eric and Marissa Shipe purchased their Virginia home with the initial intent to immediately remodel the kitchen. They loved the home, but there was no way they could live with the kitchen layout. It had to be the first thing to go. Marissa spends hours in the kitchen.

Nov 05, 2019
Dura Supreme Kitchen painted Linen White

It isn’t often we get a full house project to write about, so when this project came across my desk I just had to share it with you all!  This home’s interior design was put together by Tricia Tidemann of Mingle Design Studio and Showroom.  The home is new construction in Orono, MN on Lake Minnetonka. The homeowners were looking for an east coast shingle

Oct 30, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Kitchen Design 101: The G-Shaped Kitchen Layout

The kitchen layout is the shape made by the arrangement of the countertop, major appliances (i.e. kitchen sink, range and refrigerator) and storage areas. The layout and floor plan create the kitchen’s primary work triangle, which is the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator to the sink, to the range when preparing a meal.

Oct 22, 2019
How to Create an Urban Loft Style Kitchen Design. Showing a warm colored modern lofty kitchen in an urban appartment.

No longer the exclusive refuge of artists and college students, the loft has become a popular, edgy abode in metros across the globe.

Oct 15, 2019
Three Tips for Converting to an Open Concept Kitchen Design floor plan. A bright white and spacious open floor plan kitchen with a cooktop in the kitchen island.

The open-concept floor plan is a sought-after design in today’s homes; it’s beautiful, practical and makes a home look spacious!

Oct 08, 2019
Author: Brad McCarthy

This modern farmhouse kitchen features a beautiful combination of dark blue painted and gray-undertone stained Hickory cabinets that’s sure to be an eye-catcher.

Oct 03, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Kitchen Design 101: The U-Shaped Kitchen Layout

The kitchen layout is the shape made by the arrangement of the countertop, major appliances (i.e. kitchen sink, range and refrigerator) and storage areas. The layout and floor plan create the kitchen’s primary work triangle, which is the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator to the sink, to the range when preparing a meal.

Sep 22, 2019
Design 101: How to Create a Craftsman Style Kitchen. A arts & crafts inspired kitchen remodel with a hand-crafted wood hood, quarter-sawn red oak cabinets, a small square tile mosaic backsplash and intricate crafted details like corbels, motifs, arched valances, and more. Cabinets crafted by Dura Supreme Cabinetry.

The key to creating an authentic Craftsman kitchen is embracing those details that embody hand-craftsmanship and hand-joinery. 

Craftsman Interior Design Style, get the look! Dura Supreme Cabinetry

Sep 10, 2019

The kitchen layout is the shape made by the arrangement of the countertop, major appliances and storage areas. The layout and floor plan create the kitchen’s primary work triangle, which is the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator to the sink, to the range when preparing a meal.

Aug 27, 2019
A 1940s home with a kitchen remodeled with white painted cabinets, white counters, modern stainless steel kitchen appliances, and a dramatic white backsplash with a fun pop of pattern.

The homeowners of this much-loved 1940s Minnesota home knew that their growing family would soon outgrow their existing floor plan. With the help of designer Tricia Davis of Mingle and Chris Easterday of C.R.E.

Aug 20, 2019
Close up of a kithen sink and industrial styled kitchen. Replacing old plumbing is important when remodeling the kitchen.

The decision to remodel your kitchen is an exciting one, but getting started can feel overwhelming. You’ll need to decide if you’re doing a complete overhaul, or just tackling specific projects that will make a big impact.

Aug 13, 2019
Author: Brad McCarthy
Kitchen Design 101: The Galley Kitchen Layout

The kitchen layout is the shape that is made by the arrangement of the countertop, major appliances and storage areas. The layout and floor plan create the kitchen's primary work triangle, which is the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator to the sink, to the range when preparing a meal.

Jul 29, 2019
Light blue painted cabinetry with a personalized custom paint match finish.

Color is the driving force in most design projects.  

Color can drive mood, affect energy levels and have cultural connections. This kitchen below definitely has an upbeat, energetic vibe.

Jul 10, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
A Cottage Styled Mood Board Combining Cabinet styles with paint colors and countertop, flooring, and hardware samples

Cottage styling is focused on carefree living, where every element conspires to create a casual environment for comfort and relaxation. It reminds us of relaxing beach-side destinations; a peaceful waterfront home with windows thrown open to catch the air and the tranquil sound of waves nearby. It's the natural, simplistic, calming design elements that make this style so appealing.

Jun 25, 2019
A dream kitchen with white painted cabinetry and a breakfast nook with gray cushioned seating.

The house hunting process is an exciting one, but it can mean focusing on the big picture and making compromises along the way. The remodel process, on the other hand, is your opportunity to shine and make every detail - big and small - into a beautiful reality in your dream home.

Jun 18, 2019
Author: Brad McCarthy
A beautiful example of a rustic, Mountain Resort styled kitchen design with Dura Supreme Cabinetry

Soaring mountain peaks, rugged terrain, and old pine forests appeal to a large audience of outdoor adventurers.  Regardless of whether your mountain experience includes skiing, fly-fishing, hiking or lounging by the fireplace, the majestic grandeur and awe of the mountains have inspired a unique, architectural style.

May 21, 2019
What's Your End Game with Dura Supreme Cabinetry?

What’s your end game? And no, I’m not talking about superheroes, I’m actually talking about cabinetry! 

What's Your End Game?

May 15, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Crown - Crown Molding For Cabinetry Q&A - Close Up of Crown Molding on a White Painted Cabinet.

Why is it called Crown Molding? 

Crown Molding is a generic term for the top molding that caps off an element, whether it be cabinetry, a piece of furniture or hiding the seam between the wall and the ceiling.  

Apr 29, 2019
Top 5 Storage Solutions Every Kitchen Must-Have - Kitchen Cabinetry Storage Must-Haves

When planning your dream kitchen it's important to go beyond the door style, wood, and finish.  Don't forget to consider what goes inside the cabinetry!

Apr 23, 2019
Cozy Corner Banquette Seating

When designing a new space for a customer, a designer shouldn’t be merely imitating the latest trends, but instead should be creating something that perfectly fits that homeowner’s unique personality and lifestyle.

Apr 18, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Remodel Stories: A Bright, Blue Show-Stopper

Striking.

Daring.

Bold, Blue and Beautiful. The most fitting name for this show-stopping kitchen located in Hauppauge, NY.

Apr 09, 2019
Custom Cabinet Maker creating one-of-a-kind cabinets.

When it comes to cabinetry many people assume that "custom" means they are crafted at a local shop.

Apr 02, 2019
Colorful white and aqua blue kitchen design with neutral cabinet colors.

It's a challenge sometimes to introduce color into kitchens because cabinetry is a long term investment and color trends vary over the years.  Homeowners will often ask, "What if the color I like today looks dated and old after a few years?"

Mar 26, 2019
Author: Karen Wistrom
Multiple Dura Supreme Door Styles

One of the earliest decisions in the design process is deciding what kind of style the homeowner is trying to accomplish. Styles can range from Mid-Century Modern to Mediterranean to Minimalist to name just a few. Understanding what vibe you are wanting to achieve will drive the decision on what door style to choose.

Mar 19, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Remodel Stories: Historic Townhouse Transforms into a Culinary Hotspot

A 1870s townhouse located within the historic district of Washington, DC, belonged to a set of homeowners who loved the charm of DC, had a passion for cooking and enjoyed entertaining for their friends and family.

Mar 12, 2019

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