Archive for Kitchens

Is a dedicated trash pull-out cabinet a good idea for your kitchen?

Is a dedicated trash pull-out cabinet a good idea for your kitchen?

Over the past 10-15 years in kitchen design, dedicated trash pull-out cabinets have become super common. Along with fridge surrounds and kitchen islands, the trash pull-out is almost a given. But should it be? People with smaller kitchens or limited cabinet space should think twice…

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Cabinets: Toe-Kick versus Furniture Base

Cabinets: Toe-Kick versus Furniture Base

[Originally published as Design Tip #18 in our weekly newsletter] Here’s a design tip that’s handy for cabinet shopping. One of the details you’ll select with cabinets is the base profile. Most kitchen cabinets are designed with a toe-kick. This is a 4” space at…

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Will an Island Fit in Your Kitchen?

Will an Island Fit in Your Kitchen?

Kitchen islands are one of the most coveted assets our clients request. If an island is top of your kitchen wish-list, read on to find out which size and shape makes sense in your space. Pros: More dedicated prep space. Islands tend not to get…

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