Monthly Archives: February 2012

Kitchen Sink Ideas For Ultimate Convenience & Style

Posted on February 29, 2012 by jlamberski

A high-end kitchen without a sink that offers optimum form and function is like a recipe with no measurements. While homeowners often absorb themselves with countertop and cabinetry decisions, designers know that the kitchen sink has a significant impact in the overall aesthetic and convenience level of the kitchen.

The options go beyond simply choosing materials, …read more

Kitchen Distributors Makes Debut Pinterest Appearance

Posted on February 27, 2012 by jlamberski

It’s official. Pinterest is taking the design world by Internet storm, one pin at a time. Working as a virtual pinboard, Pinterest allows users to document and share all the beautiful photos they find and love online. With a clean look and intuitive functionality, the site is becoming the newest source for …read more

Bamboo Pervades Contemporary, Modern & Sustainable Kitchen Designs

Posted on February 25, 2012 by jlamberski

From flooring and cabinetry to butcher blocks and kitchen utensils, bamboo is making its way as a prominent material in modern and sustainable kitchen design. The reasons why this particular timber – well, technically grass – has become so popular with homeowners and designers go beyond aesthetics. Here are a few of the noteworthy benefits …read more

Calculating the Height of the Kitchen Backsplash

Posted on February 22, 2012 by jlamberski

There is no universal formula for determining the proper height of the space between the countertop and the bottom of the wall cabinets, but different designers have different theories about how to determine the best height for the backsplash. As a fellow professional kitchen designer and CKD, Susan, wrote in her blog …read more

The Latest in Kitchen Cabinetry

Posted on February 20, 2012 by jlamberski

Choosing cabinetry is a momentous decision in building or remodeling your kitchen. Not only is it the largest portion of your budget but cabinetry also has the largest impact on the form and function of your kitchen. Here are some of the latest kitchen cabinetry trends that are gaining momentum in the design world.

Integrated handles …read more

Concrete Surface Trends in Kitchen & Bath Design

Posted on February 13, 2012 by jlamberski

The interior design world is giving a whole new meaning to concrete. No longer limited to exterior applications, concrete has become an increasingly popular material for kitchen and bath design. Concrete can optimize interior spaces for practicality and function while offering up a sleek, urban appeal. With concrete interior design on the rise, we are …read more

Home Remodeling Secrets That Stand the Test of Time

Posted on February 8, 2012 by jlamberski

It may be the size of the space, the layout, the plumbing or the cost. There will always be certain challenges or issues that could possibly get in the way of a smooth renovation and your dream kitchen. In a recent article from the February 2012 issue of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, a …read more

Popular Places to Add Pops of Color in the Kitchen

Posted on February 6, 2012 by jlamberski

A bright color can have a powerful effect in kitchen design. As we all know colors have a profound impact on our moods and state of mind. This is why color authorities like Pantone not only choose the color of the year using industry, arts and culture contexts but color psychology as well. With the …read more