All posts tagged kitchen design tips

Cut Back On Your Cutlery

Williams-Sonoma.com 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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Ten Tips You Must Know for Kitchen Design

Following is advice for DIY enthusiasts from design and remodeling experts. Plan beforehand: Always prioritize function when remodeling a kitchen. There are no ideal shapes for kitchens. No matter what the layout or shape of your kitchen, ‘the work triangle’ (sink, stove and fridge) should be as close to equilateral as possible. This will make movement easier for any purpose while in the kitchen. Keep storage in mind: Many people do not account for storage while planning a new kitchen. You should utilize every inch of your kitchen for storage, rather than leaving walls vacant which will eventually just gather…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Kitchen Design

This article has lessons from kitchen designers who have seen all kinds of design disasters. From excessive use of steel to faulty cabinetry, these designers can tell a monstrosity when they see one. Do: Include at least one creative or fun element in the entire design. Don’t: Make the design boring just because it’s the kitchen. Designer Mick De Giulio is reputed to treat each project as a creative adventure. He transformed an old Illinois barn into a kitchen. He converted the existing three horse stalls into storage, washing and cooking areas. A stovepipe on the hood of the cooking…

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Avoid Common Design Mistakes in the Kitchen

No mistake about it, when you want to improve the appearance, functionality, comfort, and overall aesthetics of one of the most important rooms in your house, you don’t have time to do the job twice. Our kitchen design team wants to help you avoid common mistakes and be sure that the job gets done right the first time. We sincerely believe that the cooking, dining, socializing, and living that occur in kitchens are vitally important. When it comes to updating the heart of the home, there are a few common traps that unsuspecting homeowners often fall into. Overusing the space:…

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