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.
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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.
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!
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.
Bold, Blue and Beautiful. The most fitting name for this show-stopping kitchen located in Hauppauge, NY.
When it comes to cabinetry many people assume that "custom" means they are crafted at a local shop.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
Your project is almost done. The seemingly unending parade of decisions is nearing an end.
Picture a 1890s architectural home located in Buffalo, New York and within its walls is a cramped little kitchen in dire need of updating.
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
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.
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.
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.
Kitchen work zones have become the progression of the ever classic and functional work triangle.
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!
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.