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Contemporary Longboat Penthouse

Project Title: Contemporary Longboat Penthouse Description:This kitchen cabinetry is a stunning combination of cool, white paint and warm, beautiful Cumaru veneers. Great attention was given to keep all components aligned with each other giving a clean contemporary feel. The SubZero refrigerator features Cumaru paneling that is completely flush with the cabinetry as is the paneling on the Bosch dishwasher. The Wolf ovens are “recessed” into the face of the oven cabinet, keeping the ovens flush with the cabinet faces. All of the base cabinetry is finished in the Cumaru veneers, including the back side of the island which gives the…

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Wavy Walnut Delight

Project Title: Wavy Walnut Delight Description:This classic contemporary Artcraft kitchen features flush doors and drawers in Benjamin Moore “Classic Gray” paint in a satin finish with “Newport” Cambria counter tops. What sets this Longboat Key kitchen apart is the application of the “Wavy Walnut” doors and cabinet side panels, all in matching grain. The Built-In refrigerator and freezer are by Thermador as is the gas cook top and dishwasher. The ventilator, built into the cabinetry, is by Faber. The Walnut Banquette is custom made by Eurotech Cabinetry and stained to match the “wavy walnut” doors and panels. Style: Contemporary Cost:…

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Urban Sarasota Condo Kitchen

Project Title: Urban Sarasota Condo Kitchen Designed By: Eric Asher Photographer: Tom Harper Photography Description: This contemporary kitchen features the “Como” door style by Artcraft Kitchens. The doors and drawers are finished in “Figured Pearl Gloss” laminate with an aluminum profiled edge. The counter tops are “Mocha” by Caesarstone with a glass tile back splash. The refrigerator is a 42” built-in by KitchenAid as are the ovens, dishwasher and induction cook top. The hood is by Faber. Aluminum framed glass door cabinets are the focal point as you enter the kitchen and the full height, aluminum door appliance garage hides…

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Longboat Key Villa

Project Title: Longboat Key Villa Designed By: Eric Asher Photographer: Tom Harper Photography Description: This contemporary kitchen features “Marina”, a textured melamine door style by Artcraft Kitchens. The glass table attached to the island turned this small kitchen/breakfast nook space into a great working kitchen eat-in kitchen with extra pantry and display storage. The refrigerator is a 42” built-in by Sub Zero and the ovens, dishwasher and induction cook top are by Jenn-Air. The island hood is by Zephyr. Style: Contemporary Cost: $90,000 Layout: Island Products:Artcraft Kitchens, Sub-Zero, Jenn-Air, Zephyr

North Longboat Spectacular

Project Title: North Longboat Spectacular Designed By: Eric Asher and David Asher Photographer: Tom Harper Photography Description: A fantastic blend of transitional and contemporary design, this Artcraft kitchen features recessed panel doors and drawers in “Canvas Tan” satin paint and flush doors and drawers in “Pebblewood” stain on Rift White Oak. Appliances are by Sub-Zero and Wolf and all the appliances feature a recessed installation so they are flush with the cabinet faces. The counter tops are Cambria “Windemere”. Style: Transitional/Contemporary Cost: $270,000 Layout: Island Kitchen Products:Sub-Zero, Wolf, Cambria, Artcraft, Rift White Oak Bar by Eurotech Cabinetry

Lido Key Penthouse Kitchen

Project Title: Lido Key Penthouse Kitchen Designed By: Eric Asher Photographer: Tom Harper Photography Description: This contemporary/transitional kitchen features Eurotech’s “American Estate” cabinetry with custom designed recessed panel doors and drawers. The cabinetry is painted white to go with the honed “Crema Venato” counter tops and the “Paris Ceramics” tile backsplash. The kitchen features Sub-Zero and Wolfe appliances on a Limestone tile floor. Also included in this Gourmet Kitchen is a hidden Walk-In Pantry, a garbage and re-cycling center, a wine cooler, ice maker and lots of great working counter space. Style: Contemporary/Transitional Cost: $ 175,000 Layout: Island Kitchen Products:…

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Cut Back On Your Cutlery reveals that the most comprehensive knife set on offer is a 37-piece monstrosity available for the exclusive, special-offer price of just $3,499.95. Is this a serious product? Does anyone really buy these? The manufacturer actually has the audacity to call this a “classic” knife set…and why wouldn’t they? After all, who could forget grandma’s old-world mastery of the 6.5-inch full tang panini knife? Just as $100 designer yoga pants won’t help you master the Warrior II pose, an extravagant cutlery set won’t make you a better chef. Virtually any home chef would be better off sticking with the three…

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Non-traditional countertop materials trending in Europe

For years, granite has been the go-to material for high-end countertops. Despite its expense, weight, and ubiquity, it still remains the countertop of choice. There was a variety of granite alternatives on display at the EuroCucina 2014 trade show this year in Milan, Italy, ranging from stainless steel to tempered glass, from ceramic to wood.  If you’re trying to steer clear of traditional countertop selections like granite, marble, quartz, or synthetic solid surfaces, the number of stylish alternatives continues to grow. Tempered Glass Glass countertops made an appearance at EuroCucina 2014. The thick, translucent material is tough and has a…

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Adding Style and Value to the Home with Custom Cabinets

New custom cabinets in the kitchen or bathroom are the ideal way to ramp up style in a home, create an updated look and add some positive payback value for when it’s time to put your home on the market. According to realtors, stylish kitchens and baths are what potential buyers are looking for. Even if you don’t plan to sell your home in the near future, you’ll have years to enjoy the new look with custom cabinets. Creating Picture-Perfect Kitchen Custom Cabinets Even if you’re not a professional chef, you can have custom cabinets designed with a chef-inspired style…

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What Type Of Wood Is Right For Your Kitchen?

When you’re choosing new cabinetry for your kitchen, selecting the right kind of wood is crucial. Questions you must ask yourself include: what color wood will look best in the space, with your countertops and flooring? Do you plan to paint your cabinets? What type of grain and texture do you prefer? Before you can make these decisions, you need to know what options are available to you. Maple Our most popular wood, maple features delicate and attractive grains, with swirls that become more pronounced with darker stains. Naturally a light wood, maple accepts stains of nearly any hue, and…

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