Style is easier to recognize with your eyes than with words: You know it when you see it, and the photo that inspires you most can often surprise you. Think you know your kitchen style? Check out these guides to a dozen favorite... more »
It can be tough to distinguish between modern and contemporary, and for good reason. Many spaces are both modern and contemporary, and people often use the terms interchangeably, but there are differences in look and terminology. "Contemporary" typically... more »
Cottage isn't just a decorating style — it's an attitude. Cozy, happy and unpretentious, it harks back to simpler times and evokes a sense of easy, carefree living. And since the kitchen is usually among the busiest spots in the house, it makes sense... more »
Traditional kitchens are defined by their details, and creating eye-catching detail is not just as simple as putting legs on an island. But whether they're Old World or Mediterranean flavor, traditional kitchens all share the same basic elements. Here... more »
Farmhouse-style kitchens recall a time when rural communities and customs were still at the forefront of American living. Spacious, warm and homey, they anchored life amid the land, and today they evoke a bygone period that whispers of a simpler time.... more »
I've yet to meet someone who spent any time at all in Paris and didn't come away smitten with the dining culture of that great city. Bistros, cafés and brasseries anchor countless neighborhood corners, spilling over with regulars and guests who come... more »
Whether you are planning a new Spanish-style kitchen or remodeling an old one, these 12 design features will help you capture the rustic charm and warmth of this unique architectural style.
Most of these ideas — arches, wood and stone ceilings,... more »
I love an all-white kitchen: tiles, counters, cabinets. It's clean and bright and open. But it can also be a bit sterile. My mom calls these kitchens morgues. In other words, they can feel cold.
Which is sort of the opposite of how the heart... more »
If your family is anything like ours, much of your time at home seems to revolve around the kitchen. We are a modern, busy family and love to entertain in our open-plan kitchen, but just because we need all the modern conveniences doesn't mean we can't... more »
If you purchased an older home, you probably did so because of its charm, history and perhaps its location in a neighborhood lined with huge old trees. As the owner of a 1940s Tudor, I love my home for all those reasons ... and just put up with the fact... more »
Craftsman style, which arose in the early 20th century, was a reaction to the mass-produced fussiness of the Victorian era, and its wholesome simplicity still resonates today. And nowhere is its signature warmth more evident than in the kitchen,... more »