Category Archives: Kitchens

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5 Exquisite Kitchens Designed with the Volare Collection

You’ll love these five very different modern kitchens (and one bathroom) designed with cabinets from the Aran Cucine Volare collection. Volare is one of Aran Cucine’s most popular kitchen collections...

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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. After guiding numerous clients through the complicated process of...

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Everything You Need to Know About Under Cabinet Lighting

5 reasons you want to have under cabinet lighting, plus how to navigate the myriad of options available. Good lighting can make the difference between a kitchen that is pleasant...

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Planning Your Kitchen: Designing a Better Kitchen Island

A kitchen island is a wonderful addition to any kitchen. Here’s how to determine the ideal island size and shape for your kitchen. These days, kitchens are rarely designed without...

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Planning Your Kitchen: Making Design Choices in the Right Order

A step-by-step guide to the kitchen design process that will save you time, money, and a huge headache. Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen or designing from scratch, it can be...

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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. Interior designer Jennifer Hale of Interiors for Modern...

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10 Best Kitchen Appliances to Get Now

Whether you’re planning a new kitchen or just looking for a few details to update your current kitchen, these appliances will make your kitchen as smart as you are. When...

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7 Tips for Keeping Your Kitchen Germ-Free

The kitchen is a breeding ground for bacteria and germs. Follow these simple steps to keep your kitchen cleaner. Your kitchen might look neat and clean, but any food prep...

This recently remodeled home in Lafayette, CA, features a living room accent wall with a Montigo gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling Spanish tile.

8 Gorgeous Living Room Feature Wall Ideas

Top designers and savvy homeowners are taking the feature wall in a whole new direction. Whether you want to make a statement in a room or simply have small space...

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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. The floor plan...