The kitchen industry is seeing a shift away from the almighty all white kitchen trend which has swept the industry over the past couple of years and is now seeing a move towards natural materials, brass accessories, monochrome minimalism and patterned splash backs. 1. Warmer Metal Fixings This year there will be a shift toward […]
Color Trends Radiant orchid is the Pantone color of the year, but color trends for 2014 are also feeling blue. Blues across the color wheel are predicted to be hot hues for 2014. Navy, in particular, has captured the fancy of design experts. “Navy blue will be a big trend for 2014. I’m seeing a […]
If you have a small kitchen, every square inch of counter space counts. Chances are you have a collection of items on your kitchen counters that you don’t use regularly, only have a single use, or both of those . Maybe space is so tight that you been thinking that you need to get a […]
Learn how a kitchen’s shape affects its functionality, the pros and cons of each and which layout is right for you.
The etymology of the phrase “everything but the kitchen sink” probably has to do with the fact that the sink is difficult to move. For instance, if a person absconded with “everything but the kitchen sink,” it means he or she made off with every conceivable portable item. But here is a new way of […]
1. Granite is on top, but quartz is catching up Some 70% of respondents see quartz countertops increasing in 2014. At the end of 2013, granite and quartz were almost tied for the top spot in countertop materials, at 91% and 90% respectively. Photo credit: Arnal Photography – Larry Arnal 2. Stainless is timeless Stainless steel […]