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12 Stylish Kitchen Counters That Seem to Float in Space
Want your kitchen countertop to be the hero of your new cooking zone rather than relegated to the background? One way to do that is to look beyond the basic block-like counter and incorporate a cantilevered,...
Not a Big Cook? These Fun Kitchen Ideas Are for You
Kitchen design tends to be centered around the presumption that you will be spending loads of time in your kitchen cooking. Not so earth shattering, right? But the fact is, not everyone loves to cook. Not everyone could really use a supersize fridge,...
Kitchen of the Week: High Function and a Little Secret in Missouri
This kitchen has a clever secret, but we’ll get to that in a minute. The family who lives here hired designer Nathan Taylor to turn their kitchen into a more flexible, functional space that all of them could enjoy. They didn’t want to...
Mix and Match Kitchen Materials for a Knockout Design
The kitchen is all about mixing and matching. Experienced chefs often love to break away from that ho-hum recipe mold and create something new with a dash of unexpected flavor. Achieving this in your kitchen design is possible in many ways. Here are some...
Room of the Day: A Great Room in a Former Church
In the early 1930s, the story goes, residents of Tamalpais Valley, in the city of Mill Valley, California, got together to hand build a new one-room nondenominational church. The Methodist Church bought the building and expanded it to include...
Boost Your Kitchen Storage With Pegboard on a Wall
Pegboard is already a familiar sight on garage and craft room walls for organizing hand tools and supplies. So why hasn’t this easily adaptable material made its way to the kitchen more often? Julia Child championed the use of pegboard in her...
Kitchen of the Week: Broken China Makes a Splash in This Kitchen
“The first time I met this client, she showed me a pillow that was bright turquoise, red, orange, green and white and said, ‘This makes me happy,’” says interior designer Tracey...
10 Reasons to Love Banquettes (Not Just in the Kitchen)
Banquettes just may be the secret weapon of the decorating world. They are comfortable, space saving and useful in just about every room. Whether your space is large or small, an apartment or a house, classic or modern, there is sure to be a banquette...
The Kitchen Storage Space That Hides at Floor Level
The humble toe kick is an often-overlooked design detail, and maybe for good reason: It stands practically underfoot, serving in fact only to give our feet a place to rest while we’re working at the counters and cupboards above. However, whether in...
Cooking With Character: 13 Personality-Packed Kitchens
With all of the utilitarian appliances and functional cabinetry to consider, it can be easy to overlook the kitchen as a place to be playful, colorful, quirky and bold. But the kitchen should showcase your personality and work with the rest of the house....
Inside Houzz: A Walnut Wall of Storage Opens Up a Kitchen
Traditional kitchens reign supreme in this particular suburb of Philadelphia. And that’s exactly what this family of four didn’t want. So finding a local designer to do something different proved challenging. “They didn’t get what we were...
Kitchen of the Week: Brick, Wood and Clean White Lines
This 1949 Los Angeles ranch had its charms, but in the kitchen the lack of storage, funky old booths and cabinets past their prime were not functional for the young family who were living there. The homeowners had admired interior designer Thea Segal’s...
Create Your Own Checklist for a Well-Stocked Kitchen
If you are setting up a first home, looking for a housewarming gift, or just find yourself often missing a key cooking tool, this list of essentials and nice extras is here to help. From pots and pans to measuring cups, see which pieces best suit your...
Ready to Try Something New? Houzz Guides to Color for Your Kitchen
Vibrant reds, bold oranges and electric greens all have their place in the kitchen today — it’s just a matter of finding the right tone and using it correctly. Are you ready to get cooking with color? Take a look at some of Houzz’s best kitchen...
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