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Kitchen of the Week: Creativity Shines in Seattle
"neighborhood of Seattle, Washington Size: 200 square feet... the use of color in this space...orange is one of my favorites, so versatile. And... lovely use of reclaimed materials from the basement, and great use of color, but it's... name and brand of this great wallpaper? The drawers next to the dishwasher is probably... it is painted glass, so all you have to do is colour match it and then paint the... hassle of painting the furniture and also provides protection. I didn't think that..."
Kitchen of the Week: Chestnut and an Open Fire in Connecticut
Antique chestnut boards give a kitchen with a wood-burning oven vintage flair, balancing its modern amenities
"a one-of-a-kind kitchen. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A family of 5 Location:... once one of the most popular woods used in home construction in the United States, but... beginning of the 20th century has all but eliminated the species. However, some resourceful... room full of modern conveniences. “The homeowner owns a travel business and travels... old-world look of kitchens over there, and loved every imperfection in the boards, like knot..."
Kitchen of the Week: Past Lives Peek Through a New Kentucky Kitchen
Converted during Prohibition, this Louisville home has a history — and its share of secrets. See how the renovated kitchen makes use of them
"share of secrets. See how the renovated kitchen makes use of them... neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky Size: 220 square feet... that much of a disconnect to the earthiness of the home to the austerity of the cabinetry... example of updating old architecture with a simple coat of white paint that I've seen... bottles of booze in the basement - did they try any of it? I love the built-in pantry... looks brand new.I also like the sleek style of the lower cabinets but the uppers..."
Kitchen of the Week: Casual Farmhouse Looks, Pro-Style Amenities
Appliances worthy of a trained chef meet laid-back country charm in a Connecticut kitchen and pantry
"worthy of a trained chef meet laid-back country charm in a Connecticut kitchen and... succession of changes, including a remodel of the kitchen. “The bones of the kitchen were... mishmash of funky additions. The couple consulted their friend, architect Rafe Churchill... because of the open floor plan and the wonderful 1-by-8 tongue and groove boards,”... layout of the appliances, the cabinetry and the island. This not only maximized efficiency..."
Kitchen of the Week: Budget-Friendly Boosts in Toronto
Blandness gets the boot as a Canadian kitchen receives a bold dose of color and custom cost-conscious storage
"bold dose of color and custom cost-conscious storage... Lazanik of Affecting Spaces helped them get a new look without spending a ton of money... making use of Ikea cabinetry and using dramatic colors resulted in a bold transformation... advantage of their stylish new kitchen.... friends of all ages can have fun with it. I like the look of a chalkboard wall, but... laundry list of complaints. I love all of the kitchens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..."
Roots of Style: Midcentury Styles Respond to Modern Life
See how postwar lifestyles spawned a range of styles, including minimalist traditional, ranch, split level and modern shed. What's next?
"range of styles, including minimalist traditional, ranch, split level and modern... styles of residential design before World War II, it was not until the mid-20th century... importance of modern architecture, mid-20th-century home building still included a variety... variety of fashions, though their form and nature evolved according to changing lifestyles... elements of one style are often adapted to another entirely different style. Some styles..."
Kitchen of the Week: Cooking for Two in Ontario
"designer of the space, Nathan Kyle of Astro Design Centre, says the area was originally... a feat of engineering as well as design. Photography Doublespace Photography... hang a painting or paint the back wall a darker value like Mudskipper (C2 paint) it... picture of the pantry? With a kitchen that size, it must be amazing. Of course, it's... 400 sqft of well designed space In spite of all the money spent, the space seems cold..."
Kitchen of the Week: Storage, Style and Efficiency in San Francisco
A growing family gets a kitchen they can work, eat and relax better in — and that’s easier on the eyes
"a lack of built-in storage and organization. “The kitchen before was oversized and... Dennis Budd of Gast Architects. “There was a circulation problem, and it was hard to work... place of this inviting city home.... the side of the kitchen at the amusement zone of bright plastic. I think of some of... footage of just the family room? Can you share the brand/details of the pendant lights... me the brand/model of the refrigerator? It's exactly what I'm looking for. Challenging..."
Kitchen of the Week: Exposed Brick Arches in Illinois
A careful restoration of a surprising discovery lends an unexpected accent to this contemporary kitchen
"restoration of a surprising discovery lends an unexpected accent to this contemporary kitchen... main hub of activity in modern homes, most families gravitate toward centrally located... the rest of the home. The problem is, creating this setup isn't always easy. This... the rest of the home. The homeowners wanted to connect it to the adjoining family room... color/brand blue paint is on the walls? how did you clean the brick? It came out..."
Kitchen of the Week: Navy and Orange Offer Eclectic Chic in California
Daring color choices mixed with a newly opened layout and an artful backsplash make for personalized luxury in a San Francisco kitchen
"family of 4 Location: Diamond Heights neighborhood of San Francisco Size: 400 square... family of four was moving from New York and wanted to bring their eclectic city style... pictures of what it would look like with the upper or all of the cabinets painted white... need abit of action in the backsplash I think this is one of the most design forward... aware of the current market value of goods and services, I think they did a tremendous..."
Kitchen of the Week: Drab and Dysfunctional to Radiant in Minnesota
Clunky storage and lackluster floors get nixed in favor of open shelves, plaid vinyl and an effective kitchen work triangle
"favor of open shelves, plaid vinyl and an effective kitchen work triangle... the lack of a work triangle, the poor lighting and a missing dishwasher needed to be... instead of using wall cabinets. Great use of space. Those floors are awesome! Thanks... breakdown of the cost? I am guessing that most of it went into the cabinets. I noticed... choice of white dove rather than bright white cabinetry and trim paint. It's all very..."
Kitchen of the Week: Preserving Period Charm in Atlanta
Additions and updates to this kitchen respect the past while meeting the owner's needs in the present
"succession of owners that dated back to the 1880s. At that time kitchens were routinely... array of hand-crafted fir cabinetry. In updating the kitchen, English remained mindful... mindful of its past, preserving the cabinetry, dentil molding and hardwood floors.... neighborhood of Atlanta Size: 200 square feet Photography by Doug Sturgess... a bit of tweaking. First, it needs a lot of de-cluttering. Next, while the paint..."
Kitchen of the Week: Elegant Updates for a Serious Cook
High-end appliances and finishes, and a more open layout, give a home chef in California everything she needs
"small town of Ross in Marin County, California, were excited to update the kitchen in... and top-of-the-line appliances and finishes. But they also wanted to create a beautiful... heart of the home. Kitchen at a Glance Location: Ross, California Size: About 500... just out of reach! But I have now replaced most of the shelves with drawers of various... the back of the cab. Is there glass at the back of the cab before the actual window..."
Design Workshop: The Intriguing Effects of Exposed Framing
Reveal the structure of your home for interesting design opportunities and eye-catching visual effects
"structure of your home for interesting design opportunities and eye-catching visual effects... structure of a home as the bones. This structural frame, so fundamental to architecture... layers of drywall, wood, tile and cabinetry. Exposing it to view and incorporating... number of interesting opportunities and unique visual effects. It’s not, however,... aesthetic of exposed studs on the interior — in a summer cabin or a fishing shack, for..."
Discover the Pull of Microwave Drawers
More accessible, less noticeable and highly space efficient, microwave drawers are a welcome newcomer in kitchen appliances
"capacity of approximately 1 cubic foot, the average undercounter microwave drawer fits... the rest of your cabinets while opening up prime real estate above your stovetop or... stuff out of the way. When cleaning the outside of the cabinets of my island I was at... anyone know of a microwave drawer that is also a CONVECTION oven? Any brand, any price... Sharp brand. Sharp makes the Dacor and one other high end brand. The Dacor was..."