Published at Sunday, October 08th 2017, 19:20:50 PM by Natzu Shimizu. Interior. Warm up a cool palette. Raw natural materials can add a sense of calm and warmth to a pared‐down space. This wood paneling and farmhouse table introduce subtle texture and interest to the white, gray and blue color scheme.
Published at Thursday, April 13th 2017, 02:15:14 AM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Purple passion. This project was for a cooking school in Denver, but there's no reason you can't import purple into your home kitchen. "Katy Hume, the chef and owner of Stir Cooking School, has a contagious personality, and we wanted her vivacity to be portrayed within the design", says Momoko Morton of Naka Designs. "The interior therefore needed to be vibrant and rich in color".
Published at Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 08:14:26 AM 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 Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 02:36:10 AM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Floor‐to‐ceiling subway tile with gray grout is a fitting backdrop for this bathroom's large and dramatic glass shower stall. Smith & Vansant Architects have tiled this shower‐tub enclosure with off‐white subway tiles on both the walls and the ceiling – a smart move for durability.
Published at Monday, April 10th 2017, 23:29:47 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. The midtone cherry cabinets match the furnishings in the two rooms. The tile backsplash is custom‐cut slate in two different colors that match the original brick in the dining room fireplace. The end result is a kitchen that feels contemporary when someone is looking into the family room and traditional when looking into the dining area.
Published at Friday, April 07th 2017, 22:07:18 PM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Mellow yellow. If you're looking for a take on a French Normandy country home, yellow might be your color. "This room was designed to emulate what a kitchen might look like in the countryside of France", says Jo Ann Alston, principal at J. Stephens Interiors. "The mustard yellow is very indicative of a French color palette, and the hand‐done plaster technique on the walls, with the overglaze of a faux‐finish technique, makes the walls look aged".
Published at Thursday, April 06th 2017, 22:03:35 PM 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 Wednesday, April 05th 2017, 00:18:37 AM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Not your basic black. For some people, black might seem to be as bold a choice as orange. But in a home with a limited color palette – black, white, blue, and gray – it fits right in.