Dura Supreme Cabinetry Blog

Learn about inset cabinet construction from Dura Supreme Cabinetry.

In a previous blog, I covered the basic 411 differences between framed cabinetry and frameless cabinetry and briefly mentioned the different overlay door style options that each construction style had to offer.  

May 07, 2019
Categories: Products
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
Categories: Kitchens
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
Categories: Kitchens, Storage
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
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
Categories: Kitchens, Baths, Products
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
Categories: Kitchens, Trends
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
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
Stunning Blue and White Traditional Kitchen in a 1920s Colonial Home

This Nebraskan family of four enjoys much of their time together cooking, baking and entertaining. Although their 1920s Classic Colonial home is located in a prestigious country club neighborhood that’s both historic and charming, their kitchen was neither. They had grown frustrated not only with the look but with the day to day function of their kitchen.

Mar 05, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Remodeling
How to Break Out of the Beige Box - Bright Lime Green Kitchen Design

Are you one of “those people” who admires the happy and abundant flourishes of color in the shelter magazines but when it comes to your own home, you have a hard time getting beyond beige?  If that describes you, you are definitely not alone. In fact, color consultation is a major reason why many homeowners consult with an interior designer.

Feb 25, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Remodeling
Inset Bella Style Door with Polished Chrome Barrel Hinge

Let’s talk about a moving, mechanical, integral part of the majority of all cabinetry you will have in a design. Something that affects functionality on a daily basis. 

The Hinge.

Feb 19, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Baths, Products
The Kitchen Command Center

The modern family today is busier than ever, between school actives, appointments, grocery shopping, running errands, paying bills, signing permission slips and homework, it’s no wonder it feels like a full-time job keeping everyone organized.

Feb 12, 2019
Remodel Story of a modern farmhouse kitchen design with white painted cabinetry, a white wood hood, kitchen island with black stools, white subway tile, and white countertops.

After closing on their first home in Jacksonville, Florida this couple was excited to make their new home their own. They were in love with the property and the majority of the house, but the kitchen was in desperate need of a remodel.

Feb 05, 2019
The Versatility of the Kitchen Island. A navy blue kitchen island in a white painted kitchen with golden brass hardware and fixtures.

It's the place in the kitchen where family and friends congregate, the homework gets completed, the party is started and the conversation is shared.  A large kitchen island is on many “must have” lists when it comes time to remodel the kitchen.  Where did these island dreams come from?  The kitchen island was certainly not a common fixture in homes built before the 1970s.  Kitchens were origina

Jan 29, 2019
Categories: Kitchens
Decoupage Drawer Knobs

Your project is almost done. The seemingly unending parade of decisions is nearing an end.

Jan 23, 2019
Categories: Kitchens, Baths, Products
A Cramped Kitchen Transforms into Charming and Timeless

Picture a 1890s architectural home located in Buffalo, New York and within its walls is a cramped little kitchen in dire need of updating. 

Image of a New York neighborhood.

Jan 15, 2019

As we look into the New Year, is a new kitchen in your future?  Is this the year you resolve to stop settling for mediocre and stop getting by with the inconveniences of your current kitchen?  Now that the holiday planning and family get-togethers are behind you, perhaps now is the perfect time to contact a Dura Supreme kitchen designer and begin making plans for your new kitchen.  The new kitc

Dec 20, 2018
Creating Your Kitchen Clean-Up Zone

Let’s face the facts that while entertaining family and friends can be rewarding and filled with multitudes of laughter and memory making, it can also leave a mess behind. Which means after all your friends and family have departed after a day or evening of festivities, you’re left with the aftermath and mess to clean up, especially in the kitchen.

Dec 18, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage
Inspired By Nature: Redesign Your Kitchen with a Winter's Color Palette

Did you know your surroundings can affect your mood? That's why selecting a color scheme that reminds you of a positive experience can not only personalize your space but make it more comfortable. I’ve found as each season unfolds, the celebrations and the natural elements that surround that season are full of colors that strongly resonate with our emotions.

Dec 11, 2018
A close up photo od dark navy blue cabinetry with a distressed paint finish on a kitchen island.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may be aware that blue is wildly trending in interiors. I have been seeing it in every element of design, and it seemed like a good time to share with you all the myriad of ways to incorporate blue into your home.

Nov 28, 2018
Creating Your Kitchen Cook Zone

Kitchen work zones have become the progression of the ever classic and functional work triangle.

Nov 20, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage, Products
Genius Ways to Store Your Spices showing a stainless steel drawer with a stunning drawer spice rack.

If you’re like me and are frequently adding pizazz to your recipes with a dash of this and a pinch of that, it’s easy to lose track of your spice collection if you don’t have a well-thought-out system to store them. Don’t let your simple 30-minute meal turn into a 45-minute meal preparation time because you had to dig for 15 minutes just to find the paprika!

Nov 13, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Storage

Pantries, in one form or another have been used for kitchen storage as long as there have been kitchens.  Whether it’s a single tall cabinet integrated into the overall cabinet design, a separate walk-in room, a butler’s pantry or a customized larder unit; a well-designed pantry is invaluable.

Nov 06, 2018
Categories: Storage
Kitchen Island Table Close Up

The saying, “he is an island” generally refers to someone who is all alone, far away from the main stream of life.

Oct 30, 2018
Categories: Kitchens, Trends

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