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A Kitchen Laundry Cabinet Full of Surprises
Not having a washer and dryer in his 500-square-foot Montreal loft was a big problem for designer Sébastien Millette. So when he set out to redesign the place, he was determined...
Kitchen of the Week: Taking Over a Hallway to Add Needed Space
“Hallways are dead space,” says interior designer Harmony Weihs. When designing this renovated kitchen, she knew that between the permit process and extensive construction, expanding...
12 Farmhouse Touches That Bring Homeyness to a Kitchen
The overdone ruffles and plethora of hens in 1980s-style “kountry kitchens” may be out, but farmhouse details in the kitchen will always be in style. Even in the most contemporary kitchens, tiny details derived from the farmhouse ideal add charm and...
Kitchen of the Week: Bold Green and User Friendly in Connecticut
Soon after David Behrends and Alejandra Holway bought their contemporary Stamford, Connecticut, home in 2010, Hurricane Irene battered through the area, sending water into their walls. A major renovation was in order, and the couple decided to update...
Pet-Friendly Design: Making Room for the Dog Dish
When I say there is nothing quite so unpleasant as stepping in a dog’s water dish, I speak from experience (no thanks, Augie). Like a good pet owner, I keep my pup’s water bowl filled with fresh water. It’s located in the kitchen, where I inevitably...
9 Ways to Spice Up Your Kitchen Cabinetry
Freestanding cupboards, mix-and-match colors, contrasting textures, individual drawer pulls — kitchens can be as creative as their owners. If sleek, clean-cut units don’t get you excited, take inspiration from these nine ways to get a more varied...
Room of the Day: Eclectic and Casual in a Michigan Great Room
“Casual” and “family” were the two keywords that drove the design of this great room in a new west Michigan home. The open floor plan allows the couple and their two young boys to be together even while doing different things, while...
Kitchen of the Week: A Fresh Take on Classic Shaker Style
Having renovated and added on to their semidetached Victorian house in London, Johnny and Gillian Martin teamed up with Jamie Blake of Blakes London and set about designing their kitchen. The couple had two key considerations. The first was that they...
10 Upgrades for a Touch of Kitchen Elegance
“Elegant,” “sophisticated,” “simply beautiful” — are these words you would use to describe your dream kitchen? Even just adding a coat of paint, new lighting and carefully chosen decorative details can bring your current kitchen a bit closer...
12 Rustic Touches That Add Warmth to a Kitchen
It’s getting darker earlier and earlier this time of year, making us crave a warm and cozy nest on cold evenings. The best place to start is the heart of the home, the kitchen. Gathering with family and friends for comfort food like butternut squash...
Kitchen of the Week: Bringing Back Glamour to a Hollywood Hills Home
Sitting high on a hill overlooking Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, this once-glorious house had been chopped up into rooms that had been rented to actors. Strange exterior doors from bedrooms and neglected spaces abounded. Seeking to bring the...
8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
If you like the layout of your existing kitchen and your cabinets are in good shape, painting them can be a smart way to go. Another budget-friendly route is to purchase and install new cabinet boxes (or “carcasses,” as I’ve heard them called fondly)...
Kitchen of the Week: Barn Wood and a Better Layout in an 1800s Georgian
Though the kitchen in this historic mid-1800s Georgian-style home had already been updated with many modern conveniences, the homeowners had a few bones to pick about the layout. For one, the corner sink didn’t feel efficient in the space, and a small...
13 Popular Kitchen Storage Ideas and What They Cost
For kitchen remodels a lot of focus goes into what’s seen on the surface, and rightly so. Cabinets, appliances, countertops, paint colors — these are the big players that make your kitchen look the way it does. But oftentimes it’s the more subtle...
A Busy London Kitchen Gets a New England–Style Makeover
A passion for theater and books had left Fiona Gunn’s kitchen drowning in clutter and in need of a thoughtful renovation. Gunn and her three kids love theater and books, and “everything they’d accumulated over the years had ended up in the...
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