Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:44:33 AM by Daniel Smart. Kitchen Island. "Use the island as an opportunity to add bold, contrasting, unexpected, or unusual materials," cabinetry designer Kevin Ritter says. Your island base is a good place to start. A dark wood finish or color really stands out against a room full of otherwise light, neutral cabinetry. If your perimeter cabinets are plain in design, try an island with embellishments, such as curvy corbels, crown molding, or turned legs, for a subtly grander statement. Even something as simple as switching up the islands hardware can make for a distinct change in character.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Island. If your dream kitchen incorporates an island, and you’re worried you just don’t have room, think of other options, like a mobile island on castor wheels that can be moved about the space, or an island that’s only 18" deep and a bit shorter than most.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:49:09 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Lighting. Done not forget about the importance of layers of light when creating a room design, particularly in kitchens. The concept is key when you can combine ambient, task, and accent lighting to devise a dynamic space. In this kitchen, Lambert Pendants work with sconces and recessed lighting to complete the picture and create a cohesive whole.
Published at Saturday, September 14th 2019, 15:26:30 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. Plumbing and wiring can also interfere with the installation of recessed lights, particularly if your kitchen is below an upstairs bathroom. And, because recessed lights are above the face of the ceiling, they do not illuminate broad areas. It will take several of them to provide full general illumination for the average kitchen.
Published at Saturday, September 14th 2019, 15:22:49 PM. Kitchen Cabinet By Isaac Curtis. After you decide on the placement, it’s time to think about color. If you decide to go this route, remember the purpose of a focal point is to be eye-catching. It can stand up to a big and bold shade. The hue you choose is entirely up to you, but those who want to be extra on-trend may want to consider using Ultra Violet, Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year or a jewel tone.
Published at Saturday, September 14th 2019, 15:18:39 PM. Kitchen Cabinet By Freddie Woodward. If a hidden kitchen appeals to you, then this unique look may be yours. You would have to consult a metal fabricator and cabinet door maker to have these custom cabinets made to your specifications. One thing to remember: hot-rolled galvanized steel will result in a different look each time — no two will ever be the same.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:29:57 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Emily Hart. After admiring all of these unique cabinet styles, you are surely having trouble deciding what appeals to you most. Why not try a mixture of all of them? Even in a minimalist interior you can mix up the palette a bit. Why not try lower wood cabinets in combination with upper white lacquered ones? Or veneered walnut cabinet side panels with shiny lacquered faces? Or stainless steel floating upper shelves with painted lower wood cabinets.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:19:05 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Daniel Smart. Energize your kitchen by painting your cabinets a bright color, such as emerald, cobalt or golden yellow. Be conscious of how it will coordinate with the wall color and fixtures in your kitchen, as well as the rest of your home. With vibrant cabinets, you’ll want to stick to light and neutral wall colors to keep your space from becoming too dark or busy. Pastel-colored kitchens are trending as a way to create a pop of color and interest without making a room’s aesthetic too heavy or dark.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:14:02 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Daniel Baker. However, as you progress to lighter cabinet stains, the selection of wood is crucial. A strongly patterned wood like hickory is much different from the creamier maple in these lighter finishes. So, this is where wood selection comes into play. It is fair to note that even in the dark finishes, the characteristic streaks and burls of hickory will show through to some extent. Armstrong Cabinets has an excellent comparison of the different types of woods available for new kitchen cabinets.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:09:07 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. Under cabinet lighting is a great way to brighten up any dark spaces along the kitchen counter without creating shadows. It’s important to have sufficient task lighting in the kitchen, and under cabinet lighting creates a space that’s well-equipped for food preparation.