KITCHEN DESIGN GUIDE

This handy resource will help you get you started designing your dream kitchen and keep all the details organized to make the process as painless as possible.

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IKON BY BMT BAGNI

A modern bathroom collection made up of simple geometric shapes and featuring integrated washbasins to create a lasting impression.

SIPARIO BY ARAN CUCINE

An innovative and minimalist kitchen created in collaboration with renowned Japanese designer Makio Hasuike.

MODERN INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DOORS

SYNUA BY OIKOS

An oversized security door on a unique vertical pivoting system for wider opening. Closed, the door sits flush with the wall.

CUSTOM CLOSETS

WALK-IN CLOSETS

Pianca offers custom-designed, walk-in closet solutions that combine functionality and beauty available in a variety of colors, textures, and materials.

CUSTOM STAIRCASES

HELIKA LUX BY CAST

Curved staircases custom-designed with wood, glass, stainless steel, or powder-coated iron steps and railings.

FLOORING

OXIMORO BY SKEMA

Natural, beautiful, sustainable engineered European oak flooring available in a variety of finishes, and thicknesses.

TREVI BY ARAN CUCINE

A classic Mediterranean kitchen drawing inspiration and elegance from the warm fragrances of the region.

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Modern Home Design Maximizes Space and Natural Light

Or, how to make your house bigger—without adding any square footage.

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California Bungalow Gets Modern Makeover

This home went from cramped to spacious—without changing the exterior footprint.

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Stress-Free Home Remodeling Begins with Trust

The scope of this project expanded from the kitchen and bathrooms to include flooring, doors, and fireplaces. And the client couldn’t be happier with the process and the result.

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Whole Home Design, from Floorplan to Hardscape

Susan Bowen and Revital Kaufman-Meron focus their Cupertino design practice on integrating architecture, interior details, and outdoor living space.

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A Kitchen & Bath Contractor on Designing His Own Kitchen

Peter Pomianek says when you’re working for yourself, the possibilities are limitless.

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Love Minimalist Design? This Is the Kitchen Designer for You

Renowned industrial designer Makio Hasuike is behind Sipario, a new modern kitchen collection from Aran Cucine.

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Fenix NTM: A Space-Age Material for Healthy, Sustainable Living

This granite alternative uses nanotechnology to make better, more sustainable kitchen countertops and cabinets.

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Tour Salone del Mobile with European Cabinets

We made our bi-annual trip to Salon del Mobile last month to see what’s new in interior design.

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Interior Designer Toni DeWaal on Combining Ultra-Modern & Earthy Accents

The clients wanted to remodel their modest galley kitchen with ultra-modern Italian cabinets and work in some of their Asian accents.

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An Interior Designer On Remodeling Her Own Kitchen

Lucile Glessner says remodeling her own Eichler kitchen has given her a better understanding of the emotional aspect of home design.

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CAST Curved Staircase Stars in NYC Condo Designed by Cortina & Käll

Swedish design firm Cortina & Käll chose a CAST curved staircase to be the centerpiece of this NYC condominium remodeling project.

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Restored Midcentury Modern Home Wins Design Excellence Award

Two kitchens featuring cabinets from European Cabinets & Design Studios were recognized in the ASID CA Peninsula Chapter’s Design Excellence Award competition.

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Modern Italian Designers You Need to Know

Salone del Mobile, the annual Milan furniture festival, is a great place to peruse the world’s top designers. We took a look at a few Italian designers that have had marked success this year and others who continue to contribute year after year.

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Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets Compliment Home Design

The contemporary open kitchen in this new $11 million home in Palo Alto was designed to complement the living space, not be the focal point of it.

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Modern Design Brings Sex Appeal to East Bay Real Estate

This Beverly Hills-style home in the hills of Lafayette, CA, designed by award-winning architect Steven Kubitschek features panoramic views of Mt. Diablo and an expansive Italian kitchen.

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A Modern Kitchen in a Rustic Colorado Mountain Town

One regular customer calls her new Telluride condo “Palo Alto 2.0.”

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Designer Lucile Glessner on the Return of Midcentury Modern

The Eichler—the Bay Area’s iconic Midcentury Modern home—offers a modern, natural aesthetic that appeals to many homebuyers.

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Architect Tali Hardonag Says, Let There Be Light

Palo Alto-based architect Tali Hardonag needed an open, modern kitchen for a down-to-the-foundation remodeling project that takes advantage of the natural California sunlight.

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An Efficient, Modern Masterpiece with Traditional Comforts of Home

This couple wanted a modern, energy-efficient home that was still cozy and inviting.

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Designer Karim Rashid: A Kitchen Should Be an Elegant Experience

Industrial designer Karim Rashid has designed two kitchens for Rastelli Cucine, the latest venture from Aran Cucine owner Renzo Rastelli.

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Custom Curved Staircase Offers Grand Solution for Modern Home

European Cabinets & Design Studios designed this custom staircase with a unique curve for a new home in Saratoga.

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Modern Kitchen Cabinets Offer a Streamlined Look and Maximum Storage

Industrial designer Karim Rashid has designed two kitchens for Rastelli Cucine, the latest venture from Aran Cucine owner Renzo Rastelli.

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Great Contemporary Cabinetry a Top Priority for Designer Kathy Monarch

When interior designer Kathy Monarch was working on a five-bedroom home for her long-time clients, finding great cabinets was a top priority.

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ECDS Kitchen Cabinets Earn Remodeling Gold Award

European Cabinets & Design Studios supplied cabinets for a kitchen remodeling project in a single-story mid-century modern home by architect Tali Hardonag.

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