Monthly Archives: June 2012

Remodeling Inspiration from the 2012 NKBA Competition Winners

Posted on June 30, 2012 by jlamberski

The National Kitchen and Bath Association has remained an authority in the industry for over 40 years. The NKBA annual design competition, therefore, is one of the most momentous industry events of the year. Not to mention the award-winning designs offer wonderful inspiration for dream kitchens. Let’s take a look at the …read more

The Restoration Hardware Look

Posted on June 28, 2012 by jlamberski

It’s an interior design trend that is beginning to evolve into a style. Restoration Hardware, one of today’s most sought-after brands, offers high-end furnishings with a distinct antiqued and unfinished look. And as most design professionals and enthusiasts know, entire designs are now being inspired by this look.

These Restoration Hardware designs can be defined by …read more

Kitchen Color Trends this Summer

Posted on June 27, 2012 by jlamberski

Updating colors whether by painting walls, switching out countertops and cabinetry or simply by accessorizing can be a wonderful way to change the look and feel of your kitchen. Here are the colors currently trending right now in the kitchen design industry.

 

A bold orange can add incredible energy in an eclectic, modern kitchen. 

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The Art of Incorporating Artwork in Kitchens & Baths

Posted on June 22, 2012 by jlamberski

A compelling piece of art can be the finishing touch that turns an entire kitchen or bath design into a work of art itself. Art can also add a personal touch that is all your own; it customizes interiors to speak about your personality, interests and hobbies. And while hanging artwork in your kitchen or …read more

The Breakfast Nook Reinvented

Posted on June 18, 2012 by jlamberski

Kitchens are no longer just for chefs. This living space is ultimately becoming the central gathering place of the home, which means it needs to be multi-functional. One area of the kitchen that is taking on new roles is the breakfast nook.

While this term may remind us of charming French country kitchens wrapped in toile, …read more

New Special Edition Kohler Sink Colors that Pop

Posted on June 15, 2012 by jlamberski

After the introduction of their special edition sink colors just in time for summer, Kohler consulted design expert Jonathan Adler of Bravo’s Top Design to get his advice on bold colors in the kitchen. Adler assured the experts at Kohler that sinks are actually a brilliant way to add a punch of …read more

5 Fabulous Celebrity Kitchens to Inspire

Posted on June 12, 2012 by jlamberski

If you could have dinner with any celebrity, who would it be? This is a popular question to pose. But when we dream of sitting down with our favorite celebrity, we’re often fantasizing about their fabulous kitchen!

With access to the world’s most awe-inspiring architects and designers, celebrities have no limits to achieving their dream kitchens. So what …read more

The Secrets to Throwing a Remarkable Dinner Party

Posted on June 7, 2012 by jlamberski

Perfection is overrated. The key to hosting a wonderful evening of wining and dining is simply invoking a comfortable and beautiful environment. From a recent Veranda article, here are the top tips from Atlanta-based event planner and designer Danielle Rollins on how to create a memorable dining experience for guests.

Rather than trying …read more