Published at Saturday, September 14th 2019, 15:35:09 PM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Cabinet. Gracefully lilting S-curve moldings and cabriole legs are hallmarks of French design, rooted in Louis XIV furniture. Here the relaxed S curve shapes the mullioned doors of upper cabinets. Carved cabriole legs support the farmhouse sink as if it were a piece of furniture and help blend it in with the base cabinets. The island boasts characteristic French accents as well: Reeded molding bands the top edge, and the sinuous corner corbels are carved with traditional shells and bell flowers. The islands soft blue paint was sanded, crackled, and glazed with raw umber for an antique patina.
Published at Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:34:57 AM by Isaac Curtis. Kitchen Cabinet. For a stylish industrial-chic look on a budget, shop for particle board or medium-density fiberboard (MDF) cabinets covered with Thermofoil or melamine. Thermofoil gives the look of paint, including high-gloss lacquer effects like the cabinets shown here, without the drips or brush marks. Its made by fusing thin vinyl onto the substrate with heat. Melamine is a plastic made from resin, pressed wood, and paper and is designed to be relatively maintenance free. To present a sleek wall of color, the cabinet drawers and doors in this kitchen were installed without hardware. The units rest on baseboards made from aluminum bought from a metal supply shop.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:14:02 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Cabinet. The cabinet stain can carry the ball. For instance, even ordinary oak cabinets can be stained to a dark, rich mahogany wood-like appearance. As noted earlier, colors behave differently with different kind of woods--but you can leave that in the hands of your cabinet manufacturer. An espresso finish on maple looks much like an espresso finish on birch.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:25:37 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. 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 Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:20:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Alicia Vaughan. Recessed lights disappear into the ceiling and help preserve a sense of openness and space. Many people also prefer them because they seem to need less cleaning. They might be a good choice for those reasons, particularly if your kitchen is a finished room. Recessed lights, however, require enough open space above the ceiling for the housing to be fitted in. This means that the ceiling joists limit the locations where you can install a recessed light.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:52:34 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Riley Chapman. Decide where you want your guests to look by choosing a focal point and illuminating it. Don‘t direct the eye toward a sink area, for instance, where visitors might get a view of your dirty dishes. Here, the Heirloom Pendant is used to light a charming prep area to the side of the kitchen.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:38:28 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Logan Morgan. Interior designers will be the first to tell you that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, lighting works best when it’s used in layers. There are three main types of indoor lighting to consider and, ideally, each room will include all of them. They are: Ambient: Also known as general lighting, ambient light fills the majority of the room and allows you to move around safely. It usually comes from recessed lighting, track lighting or wall-mounted fixtures.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:34:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. Properly placed task kitchen lighting will provide just the right illumination for tasks such as reading recipes and prepping vegetables. The best place for task lighting is between the work surface and a person’s head, so lighting placed under cabinets is ideal. And strip lights are a popular choice for this space.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:24:45 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. Flush mount lights are a popular choice in kitchens, as they attach to the ceiling with little to no gap between the fixture and the ceiling. This type of kitchen lighting is beneficial for many households, as it requires little cleaning and will never be in the way — an important consideration if you have low ceilings or a small kitchen.
Published at Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 08:19:03 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. As pendant light fixtures have regained popularity in recent years, initially for their efficiency, they have also become more attractive. The open metal shades with a single bare bulb are still available, but fixtures with clusters of pendants are too. And there are styles ranging from Tiffany to post-modern. Many people are choosing to incorporate at least a few of these versatile fixtures into their overall design.