Category - Tips and Tricks

26
Sep

4 Kitchen Island Trends to Watch This Year

Remodeling your kitchen can be a massive undertaking. While you want your space to look its best and reflect the latest, greatest trends—it also needs to be functional and avoid passing fads that will make your kitchen feel outdated quickly. Luckily, these four kitchen island trends make smart, subtle tweaks to timeless design practices, ensuring ...
13
Jun

Texture to the Rescue!

Why Texture Matters A monochromatic room can be stunning, but it takes a well-placed splash of color to make a design really pop. The same is true for texture: without variety, your design can fall flat. Texture plays an important, yet often overlooked role in design—it adds contrast and dimension. It creates cohesion. And it ...
5
May

Designing Your Kitchen to Entertain

The open concept kitchen wasn’t always the gold standard. In the past, small galley kitchens kept hosts separated from their guests by walls and long hallways that kept the kitchen tucked neatly out of sight. But today, a large, open kitchen tops the list of features house hunters want most their home—a trend that continues ...
29
Mar

5 Ways to Wow with Marble

Marble is one of the most prized and sought-after materials for the home. It’s synonymous with luxury and its timeless appeal has allowed it to keep up with trends and complement any design aesthetic—from the most traditional to the ultramodern. But clever designers can always find novel uses for marble. Here are our favorite ways ...
28
Mar

7 Tile Trends We Can’t Get Enough Of

Another year has come and gone and everyone is on the lookout for the year’s biggest design trends. But don’t reach for the crystal ball just yet—we’ve compiled a list of our favorite up-and-coming tile trends that are already starting to make their way into the home. (Supplier: Atlas Concorde) Large Format Floor Tiles This ...
29
Nov

Concrete In the Home

What comes to mind when you think of concrete? Driveways and patios? What about polished flooring, luxurious countertops or textured wall treatments? This durable, beautiful material isn’t always meant to be covered—it’s perfect for custom projects and high-end applications that compliment any style, from the ultra-modern to the most traditional tastes. People fall in love ...
28
Oct

An Illustrated Guide to Choosing the Right Cabinets – Part III: Accents and Add-Ons

In the final installment of our cabinet series, we’ll go over some of the finishing touches that will give your kitchen a distinct personality. Accent cabinets, drawers and other thoughtfully placed details can add a touch of character to your design. They break up the monotony of a uniform kitchen by adding detail and texture, ...
7
Sep

An Illustrated Guide to Choosing the Right Cabinets – Part II: Finishes

For the first installment of our cabinet series, we talked about the structural basics—but the finish on your cabinets is as equally important as the construction. After all, when we think of quality, the first thing we notice is the appearance, and nothing is more striking than color. Paint Trends In Florida and in the ...
22
Aug

An Illustrated Guide to Choosing the Right Cabinets – Part I: Structure

A kitchen remodel is one of the best ways to add value to your home. It can transform the look of your space, but there’s a lot to consider: from appliances to countertops, and paint to furnishings, all the myriad decisions you make will contribute to the overall feel of the room. But the one decision …

27
May

Designing With Minerals

Love the reclaimed look? Thanks in part to this growing craze, natural and organic materials are everywhere. New homes, restaurants, offices, and storefronts have been quick to jump on the trend, ditching sleek modern lines for raw edges and natural finishes. It’s no surprise that this trend has opened the doors for the reemergence of …

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