Category Archives: Kitchens

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. The design duo behind Bekom Design, Susan Bowen and Revital Kaufman-Meron...

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Better Kitchen Lighting Design: The Ultimate Guide

The most common mistake when lighting a kitchen is assuming that one central fixture will be enough. Modern design trends demand plenty of natural light—oversize picture windows, sliding glass walls,...

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7 Kitchens Designed with the Mia Collection

You'll love the design—and the price—of these one-of-a-kind kitchens. The Mia collection by Aran Cucine is billed as a practically indestructible kitchen at an affordable price, ideal for young households....

San Francisco Bay Area Contractor Peter Pomianek Kitchen Design

A Kitchen & Bath Contractor on Designing His Own Kitchen

Peter Pomianek says when you’re working for yourself, the possibilities are limitless. San Francisco Bay Area kitchen and bath contractor Peter Pomianek said his clients’ tastes typically lean toward transitional...

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What Consumers Need to Know about CARB 2 Compliance

Deciphering the rules for formaldehyde regulation and labeling, and how to know if the product you want to purchase is compliant. If you’re building a home, in the middle of...

Makio Hasuike Minimalist Kitchen Design

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. At the intersection of Japanese simplicity and Italian modernist design is Sipario, a new...

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It Takes Courage to Design a Magnificent Kitchen

Technically a renovation, the structure of this Monte Sereno home was taken down to the footprint, with significant modifications including a large, open kitchen, new bathrooms, and an in-law unit....

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The Best Professional-Grade Wall Ovens for the Home Cook

Cook heart-healthy meals in a flash for your family with these sleek, top-of-the-line wall ovens. Family life is so busy these days with two working parents, kids heading in all...

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5 Types of Kitchen Sinks – And How to Choose

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but the sink is the heart of the kitchen. There are a ton of different decisions that need to be made...

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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. Interior designer Toni DeWaal works with a whole range...