Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. 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 Monday, September 23rd 2019, 11:06:58 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Island. The kitchen is certainly one of the most difficult spaces to design in a home. Selecting the best kitchen design ideas and figuring out how one should design a kitchen island can be quite confusing for homeowners. Although there is no set formula for determining how to size a kitchen island, some guidelines on measurement can help. Below are six basic questions you should ask yourself when designing your kitchen island.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:09:07 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. One of the most important parts of the kitchen design process is deciding how to light the room. Due to the multifunctional nature of the kitchen, the lighting used plays a huge part and can make or break the space, so it needs to be just right. Ideally, kitchen lighting should allow you to prepare food with ease, but also have the ability to create an inviting atmosphere for entertaining guests. In other words, the lighting should be just as versatile as the room itself.
Published at Friday, September 13th 2019, 05:03:10 AM. Kitchen Appliances By Alicia Vaughan. For those interested in buying a stove or cooktop, there are several options: induction, gas or electric all have their pros and cons. Most beginning cooks appreciate electric for its slow heat up, while experienced cooks prefer induction and ultimately gas stoves for its fast heat up and ability to cook under precise conditions.
Published at Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:49:07 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Riley Chapman. Simple Shaker-style cabinetry lets color do the talking in this kitchen. Colored stains rubbed into the wood allow the grain to show through; the surfaces have more texture and depth than painted cabinetry would. The addition of an overall glaze tones down the color to further compliment the simplicity of Shaker style. The islands creamy finish matches the old-world styled cast-iron range (not shown), while the soft blue-green cabinets mix in colorful interest, resulting in a crisp, clean feeling with the warmth of wood without being too cabin-y
Published at Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:43:52 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Logan Morgan. Inset doors and drawers with raised panels and beaded frames emphasize the architectural character of traditional style with a treatment that resembles library paneling. Warm cherry in a medium to dark finish is the wood of choice for traditional kitchen cabinetry. Deep crown molding calls attention to the height of the room and provides a graceful transition from the cabinetry to the ceiling. For the island, the pairing of dark woodwork and light countertops is reversed, but the same molded panels and furniture-style feet tie it visually to the perimeter cabinets.
Published at Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:39:10 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Lewis Fowler. If you’re planning on mixing and matching in this way, remember that design inspiration is the key to success. Use your intended design style as a starting point and then use sites like Freshome to determine which materials are most commonly used together in that aesthetic. That way, you can be sure that your final product will exceed expectations.
Published at Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:34:57 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Isaac Curtis. 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 Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:28:35 AM. Kitchen Cabinet By Freddie Woodward. Shaker-style cabinetry features flat drawer fronts and cabinet doors with flat-face frames surrounding a flat recessed panel. An incised line of beading may surround the drawers and doors, as in this kitchen, as a subtle outline for emphasis. Here leaded-glass doors original to the 1882 house are installed in the upper cabinets to lighten the effect of so much cabinetry. Wide beaded-board backsplashes and simple white knobs respect the vintage character of the house, and classic Victorian green paint preserves the original aesthetic.