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Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash
Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center
"Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass... style and light into any kitchen. Whether you opt for a single window or a long row of... make your kitchen feel more open and brighter. A window framing the great outdoors could... you need in your space. Need some convincing? Take a look at some of my favorite... Yes, a window in a kitchen is a must. It gives it such a feeling of openness even..."
Add Some Glamour to Your Life With a Chandelier in The Kitchen
"ally, a chandelier is any light fixture that's suspended from the ceiling. For most... though, a chandelier involves multiple bulbs and a whole lot of crystal. They're commonly... formal lighting and for that reason they usually end up in living rooms, dining rooms... about kitchens? These 10 beautiful kitchens are made even more beautiful with the... addition of a chandelier (or more than one). Let me know what you think:..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Cheery Combined Space in Brooklyn
"living and kitchen space light and bright... accents and a modern décor were key, and the clients also wanted their kitchen to embrace... unusual for a residential renovation in New York," says Zames. "We're usually very unaware... lives in this happy home loved their new neighborhood but had some problems organizing... room and kitchen are combined, it was important to keep things from becoming crowded... inviting kitchen and living area for them and their 2-year-old daughter. Sturdy materials..."
Expert Talk: 10 Reasons to Hang a Chandelier in the Kitchen
Unexpected? Sure. Incongruent? Not at all. Professional designers explain why a chandelier can work in kitchens from traditional to modern
"explain why a chandelier can work in kitchens from traditional to modern... upon a time, the kitchen was the most utilitarian room in the house. Function, of... at the kitchen door, and chandeliers aren't just for dining rooms.... appropriate in a kitchen even if it is a million dollar kitchen. There is a place for crystal... chandeliers in the kitchen is a mini-trend that will date the kitchen in about 5-10 years..."
Kitchen of the Week: Going Elegant and Bright in a 1900s Home
Dark and closed off no more, this Atlanta kitchen now has a classic look, increased natural light and a more open plan
"Atlanta kitchen now has a classic look, increased natural light and a more open plan... wanted. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their 2 grown children Location:... design a new kitchen and attached lounge that better suit the house and their lives... Atlanta kitchen wasn't working very well with the rest of the historic home. It had... remained in this part of the house. "The addition just felt very unfamiliar to the home's..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Midcentury Marvel in Santa Barbara
Globe lights, pegboard and walnut evoke 1950s flair — and you'll love the indoor-outdoor breakfast bar
"Globe lights, pegboard and walnut evoke 1950s flair — and you'll love the indoor-outdoor... built in a breakfast bar with a bifold window and updated the materials with a few... to stay in line with the rest of the home. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A... loved the kitchen's quirky character but wanted to open up the 1950s layout. Designer... original lighting fixtures, pegboard accents and walnut cabinetry — complement Robinson's..."
Try a Copper Sink for a Warm Glow in the Kitchen
"to your kitchen with a sink done in endlessly interesting copper... treatments a few times a year. Whether your kitchen is rustic, traditional or eclectic... For a fast, easy and dramatic makeover, consider replacing your kitchen sink for... for a copper one. Hand formed, a copper sink will add character with its color, shape... eclectic, a copper sink will work beautifully and will certainly act as a conversation piece..."
Kitchen of the Week: Keeping It Casual in a Modern Farmhouse
Raised ceilings and knocked-down walls create a light, bright and more open barn-like kitchen in California
"create a light, bright and more open barn-like kitchen in California... approach to a San Francisco family’s second home in Santa Rosa, California. The home is... started with a crisp white base, opened up the ceilings for a lofty barn feeling and mixed... is in horse country and surrounded by vineyards, and Jack was inspired by the bucolic... mixed in primitive elements, creating an inviting space that suits the family’s relaxed..."
9 Ways to Conjure a Parisian Bistro in Your Kitchen
"Stir in some French flair with lighting, flooring and decor that may have guests... bistro — a small, casual restaurant with a simple and hearty menu — is the one that... at all in Paris and didn't come away smitten with the dining culture of that great... bring a little of its essence home. Here are nine signature elements that add up... up to a bistro-inspired look and feel.... arrange them in the open dining space with a topper or raise them to bar height for a cocktail..."
Wallpaper in the Kitchen: Is It a No or a Go?
"A favorite wallpaper brings unexpected color and fun into the kitchen... prefer a clean, calming aesthetic in the kitchen, but that shouldn’t mean wallpaper... papered in the wildest of wallpaper patterns, but kitchens with wallpaper are hard... stand a chance. In an effort to gather insight into this imposing question, I’ve... wallpaper in the kitchen, or step outside the expectations and run to the local wallpaper..."
In the Details: A Storage ‘Jewel Box’ Lights a Manhattan Loft
Mirrored shelves bounce sunlight into an apartment’s formerly dark core, while a fireplace provides nighttime glow
"while a fireplace provides nighttime glow... natural light: two things city dwellers can’t get enough of. For a client in Manhattan’s... plan of a typical New York City loft has naturally lit areas in the front and rear... spaces in the middle,” says Rotem. To bring light to this core, the designers pulled... hope for a better overall design led her to Phu Hoang and Rachely Rotem and their i... tricks in the books to make the loft’s middle the active hub of the household...."
Lift a Room's Look With a DIY Pendant Light
"your kitchen hang with the best of 'em with a pendant light kit and a salvaged glass... A variety of lighting options in a room can take it from dull to lively — lighting... makes a great finishing touch in a room redo. We have numerous lighting fixtures... flush-mounted lights the Achilles heel in room design. We have at least one in every room... fixtures in our home — numerous so-called "boob lights," that is. I consider these builder's..."
How to Light a Kitchen for Older Eyes and Better Beauty
Include the right kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and visually pleasing for all
"kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and... look at a few lighting solutions, starting with the kitchen.... on of light, so that more light is often needed to see. This changes how we perceive... amount of light, location of the light source and color temperature will improve your... and our lighting requirements change. The ability to focus on near objects decreases... through a yellow filter to see what I mean — you'll benefit from lighter colors surrounding..."
Kitchen of the Week: Broken China Makes a Splash in This Kitchen
When life handed this homeowner a smashed plate, her designer delivered a one-of-a-kind wall covering to fit the cheerful new room
"homeowner a smashed plate, her designer delivered a one-of-a-kind wall covering to fit... bring a cheerful and happy feeling into the kitchen, where a broken plate discovered... showed me a pillow that was bright turquoise, red, orange, green and white and said,... house was a little depressing — it hadn’t been loved, and frankly, it was kind of boring... colour in the kitchen - ALL the colours in the kitchen. It's a fun and whimsical..."
Room of the Day: A Great Room in a Former Church
"trusses and a bell make the most of this converted church’s good bones... converted to a private residence in 2000 and purchased by Jodi Riviera. In 2013, Riviera... happen in the main chambers, where a newly remodeled kitchen and exposed scissor-truss... In the early 1930s, the story goes, residents of Tamalpais Valley, in the city of... include a meeting hall and Sunday-school classrooms in the 1970s. It was converted..."