KitchenTraditional Kitchen, Minneapolis
What Houzz contributors are saying:
End panels. When a run of cabinetry ends without butting into a wall, a decorative end panel can make sure it stays aesthetically pleasing. Try adding a panel in the same style as your cabinet doors for a cohesive look. Should you need to scale your kitchen's design back because of budget restraints, this is one decorative detail that could be simplified.
Larger open kitchens and spaces seem to function best when obstacles are completely eliminated.
Bulbs for Kitchen LightingThree types of bulbs, or lamps, as they're known in the lighting industry, are most common in current kitchen design:Incandescent: Thank you, Thomas Edison, for allowing us to relegate candles to birthday cakes and romantic evenings, instead of having to use them for our primary lighting. Although incandescents were the lighting standard for decades, the lighting industry is quickly moving away from inefficient incandescent bulbs — even making some bulbs illegal. And for good reason: a 100-watt bulb is 2.1 percent efficient, producing about 2 watts of light and 98 watts of heat.Compact fluorescent: CFLs have been everyone's go-to efficient bulb but, much like eight-tracks or compact discs, their time with us may be short. While these bulbs use about a third or less of the energy that an incandescent uses, CFLs are difficult to dim, contain mercury (though some mercury-free options are available) and are being outperformed by LEDs.LED: Light-emitting diode lamps and fixtures should be your new go-to for efficient artificial light, with increased efficiency over CFLs and a life span that's six times longer. Prices have been plummeting as demand has risen.
4. Multipurpose rooms that are open, flexible, and functional were all the rage this year. Having an open kitchen and dining room is a great way to combine two spaces that serve similar functions, and makes for a perfect entertaining space, too.
This island is similar to the previous one, but it has three legs on the side elevation — two flanking the recessed door panel and a third supporting the overhang (also connected by a apron). Work with a local carpenter to design a custom kitchen island
What Houzzers are commenting on:
This kitchen uses a trestle table, which stands out from the rest of the style in the room. I like this kitchen and how ti looks pristine, organized, and clean. The kitchen uses very modern styles, with white cabinets and stainless-steel utilities. The island structure of the kitchen takes up space in the room, yet the room still looks spacious. I personally like trestle tables as they are able to fit more people around due to the way its crafted with lags located on the end.