Published at Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 19:36:27 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Serene gray. This kitchen is part of an urban loft. "We attempted to create a sophisticated room that is well organized and complementary within a much larger space", says Ayhan Ozan of Chelsea Atelier Architect. "The color gray has a subtle authority to it, without entirely surrendering the serenity of the open loft to the kitchen".
Published at Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 16:34:32 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. For the modernists out there, you would think picking finishes and fixtures would be easier, with less adornment and fewer decisions to make. For some this might be true, but I find that for others this style can be just as challenging. It's all about restraint and editing, and that's hard.
Published at Saturday, April 29th 2017, 22:49:02 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Perhaps you want your newly renovated kitchen to blend with your older home, or maybe that antiqued feel is your favorite. Either way, distressing your cabinets is a perfect way to achieve a worn‐in look effectively and efficiently.
Published at Friday, April 28th 2017, 19:18:44 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Our washer and dryer are concealed behind bifold doors, and while we will replace the cabinetry when we renovate our kitchen, the layout is the bee's knees. It allows for us to store our cleaning supplies with our laundry supplies in a central location. Whether you're able to add a laundry unit to your kitchen or outfit your butler's pantry, I highly recommend the kitchen laundry room.
Published at Thursday, April 27th 2017, 17:36:09 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Dutch blue. Occasionally, one element drives the color scheme. "The owner chose the color to match the delft tiles", says James Crisp of Crisp Architects. "It's actually a faux finish with an overcoat of a black texture".
Published at Monday, April 24th 2017, 22:19:16 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Pick your paint colors next to the other materials, including pulling back a section of the protective floor covering to get a good sense of how the colors work with the new stain color.
Published at Friday, April 21st 2017, 07:49:44 AM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Details like shaped cabinet doors, niches for spices and oils, and decorative lighting should all be considered while working on the design development and finish/fixture selection.
Published at Thursday, April 20th 2017, 03:48:42 AM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. The warmth of orange. It's a pretty bold choice for a kitchen, but when you hear architect Mark English talk about this room's color palette, it makes perfect sense: "The home is sited on a hill with a 270‐degree, long‐distance view toward the east and northeast. The color of the light coming into the house tends toward gray and bluish tones, so the orange was used to counteract the coolness of those tones. The island and upper cabinets are 'pieces' that can be seen from adjacent rooms, and I wanted to highlight them. The regular base cabinets and full‐height cabinets are meant to be background elements".