Archive for July, 2012

Tackling a kitchen renovation can feel overwhelming with the dizzying array of choices available. We’ve helped narrow down the options to some of our favorite kitchen innovations today—some of which…

When you’re designing something as expensive and long-lasting as a kitchen, it’s important to think long-term and not fall prey to the kitchen fad of the moment. But ask anyone…

It’s All in the Details

Posted by admin on Jul 23, 2012

You’ve made the big, agonizing decisions for your kitchen. You’ve chosen the cabinets and countertops, the appliances, and island, but your kitchen’s design just isn’t quite there yet. Before you…

Green Lingo

Posted by admin on Jul 19, 2012

GREENGUARD, LEED, NSF…What do they all mean when it comes to countertops and why does it matter? With more than 400 green certification systems (yes, 400!) vying for the attention…

Find Your Kitchen Personality

Posted by admin on Jul 17, 2012

The kitchen today is both playground and communal living space. It is here that you explore new cooking techniques, enjoy a board game with the family, and revel in the…

How to Green Your Cook Space

Posted by admin on Jul 12, 2012

Sustainability goes hand in hand with health and safety, and these principles truly converge in the kitchen. The number of new green products for kitchens seems to multiply daily, but…

In the history of kitchen design, the early 2010’s will forever be known as the era of innovation in appliance style. Today’s homeowners have taken a 180-degree turn away from…

The Argument for Open Shelving

Posted by admin on Jul 6, 2012

Lovely to look at and handy to use, open shelving in the kitchen is a perfect marriage of form and function. Whether it’s that bottle of olive oil you reach…

A very common question when selecting glass for a kitchen backsplash is whether it needs to be mesh backing or paper faced? This can be an easy answer or it can be…