Emerging Kitchen & Bath Trends

Emerging Kitchen & Bath Trends

Emerging Kitchen & Bath Trends

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Green Living: How to Decrease Your Energy Bill

It seems like everywhere you look, people are taking steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle. From reusable grocery bags to hybrid SUVs, we are constantly being introduced to new ways to conserve energy, reduce our footprint, and better our standard … Continue reading

It seems like everywhere you look, people are taking steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle. From reusable grocery bags to hybrid SUVs, we are constantly being introduced to new ways to conserve energy, reduce our footprint, and better our standard of living. One of the most appealing effects of these lifestyle changes is the fact that it does save us money! Continue reading

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Contemporary vs. Modern

We have recently noticed an increase in the request for clean line, simple design. Many customers interchange the terms modern and contemporary and despite what many think… there is in fact a difference between these terms. Our goal is to … Continue reading

Contemporary Interior Design

Contemporary

Modern Interior Design

Modern

We have recently noticed an increase in the request for clean line, simple design. Many customers interchange the terms modern and contemporary and despite what many think… there is in fact a difference between these terms. Our goal is to educate and inform our client base, so we wanted to explain some of the differences that may be in fact, surprising to some. We wanted to share with you how to distinguish, how to decide, and why the confusion exists.

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Outdoor Living is Not Out of Reach!

With this frigid winter still in full swing, many of us are eagerly counting down the days until sunny spring weather is here! Along with warm weather will come new design trends and ideas for your home. Outdoor living is becoming a popular trend, especially during these times when … Continue reading

Outdoor design and livingWith this frigid winter still in full swing, many of us are eagerly counting down the days until sunny spring weather is here!

Along with warm weather will come new design trends and ideas for your home. Outdoor living is becoming a popular trend, especially during these times when disposable income is scarce. The idea of a ‘staycation’ is the ideal break from the busy lifestyle, both economical and relaxing. With the ‘staycation’ comes the inspiration to revamp the outdoor space, whatever it may be! Continue reading

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Adding Value to Your Kitchen

Consumers are looking to interior fittings in cabinets to add value while maximizing storage and accessibility within the kitchen. Electronic controls enable access to every inch of space no matter how high or low contents may be. Flexible shelving allows … Continue reading

Kitchen Design-DrawersConsumers are looking to interior fittings in cabinets to add value while maximizing storage and accessibility within the kitchen. Electronic controls enable access to every inch of space no matter how high or low contents may be. Flexible shelving allows for adjustments to continuously be made based on the home owner’s preference and needs in that space for a particular time. Soft-close features are both appealing to the ear and the eye, reducing stress and wear on cabinet finishes. All of these features are becoming more expected and more requested out of consumers who are looking for simple storage solutions that offer minimal fuss and maximum efficiency.  Continue reading
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Renovating Right

Are you thinking about renovating? A quality remodel is certainly not inexpensive, and before jumping into such a project there are many things to consider… It is important to make a list of ideas, but also sort your wish list … Continue reading

Renovation-planAre you thinking about renovating? A quality remodel is certainly not inexpensive, and before jumping into such a project there are many things to consider…

It is important to make a list of ideas, but also sort your wish list into necessities and luxuries. By prioritizing your wish list, you are able to create a more specific budget. Plan to set aside 10-15% of your total budget into a contingency fund for cushion. One of the biggest surprises for clients is how much a remodel actually costs, and it is essential to plan ahead in order to avoid those unwanted surprises in the end. Continue reading

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Can a home REALLY be “Too Big”?

This concept in design was introduced many years ago by Sarah Susanka, certified architect and author of the ‘Not So Big House’ book series. Her overarching concept was one that struck a chord with me as a designer and I … Continue reading

This concept in design was introduced many years ago by Sarah Susanka, certified architect and author of the ‘Not So Big House’ book series. Her overarching concept was one that struck a chord with me as a designer and I introduce it when possible with clients. I never ask our clients if you need more space, but rather does the space we have designed suit your needs? This question can always be answered without question. Continue reading

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Solar Design for Changing Seasons

Optimizing the use of the sun’s energy in the winter and shading in the summer can make your home more efficient and more beautiful at the same time. As winter draws closer and closer, it is important to realize that … Continue reading

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Optimizing the use of the sun’s energy in the winter and shading in the summer can make your home more efficient and more beautiful at the same time. As winter draws closer and closer, it is important to realize that renovating your home can give you some extreme benefits with the incorporation of passive solar design.

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Bathroom Trends

Bathrooms are beginning to be about a lot more than just fashion and function. This year, more people are looking to transform their bathrooms into places of luxury where they can get away, relax, and prepare for their days. The … Continue reading

bathroom-trends Bathrooms are beginning to be about a lot more than just fashion and function. This year, more people are looking to transform their bathrooms into places of luxury where they can get away, relax, and prepare for their days. The growing emotional interest in bath design leads consumers to products that will make their bathrooms more aesthetic and organized. Continue reading

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The Future of Kitchens

The design world is ever changing and we find ourselves asking “With the endless possibilities, what features will make up the typical American home five years from now?”

The design world is ever changing and we find ourselves asking “With the endless possibilities, what features will make up the typical American home five years from now?” Continue reading

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