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Amp Up a Kitchen with Gleaming Metals from Café

Amp Up a Kitchen with Gleaming Metals from Café

A thoughtfully crafted kitchen leaves nothing to chance. Like a symphony, all elements harmoniously combine to convey your designer vision and realize your client’s dream. Even seemingly small details, such as metal accents, perform their parts in the melodious...

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Pantry Goals: Why a Secondary Kitchen Space Makes Sense

Pantry Goals: Why a Secondary Kitchen Space Makes Sense

Kitchens work hard these days, serving as entertaining hubs in addition to their traditional meal-time functions. A secondary kitchen or walk-in pantry can help keep the main space party-ready and less chaotic. Consider incorporating one into your designs. BENEFITS OF...

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Fashioning a Range Hood Focal Point

Fashioning a Range Hood Focal Point

The range hood serves an important function: it improves a kitchen’s air quality by removing grease, smoke, and odors. While maximizing the hood’s performance is imperative, upping its style quotient can powerfully impact a space. Solve the panache part of the...

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Cater to the Serious Home Chef with Monogram Appliances

Cater to the Serious Home Chef with Monogram Appliances

If your client loves to cook and wants a chef-worthy kitchen, a professional-style range is likely a given. Beyond that, Monogram offers an array of cooking appliances to consider when kitting out a gourmet kitchen. INDUCTION COOKTOP Satisfy cooks who are short on...

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How to Bring Color into the Kitchen

How to Bring Color into the Kitchen

All-white kitchens have dominated the scene for many years. A movement is underway, however, to embrace color again. When specified in a delightful hue, these elements will enliven your kitchen designs. Cabinetry Painting the perimeter cabinets and/or the island can...

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The Shape of Kitchens to Come

The Shape of Kitchens to Come

Interior design trends do not develop in a vacuum. Culture and current events play their parts. Without a doubt, seminal lifestyle changes over the last year have launched an ongoing conversation on the form and function of homes. And that dialogue extends to...

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Are Backorders Impacting Your Timelines?

Are Backorders Impacting Your Timelines?

The pandemic continues to impact the home improvement industry in dramatic ways. Homeowners who have been spending more time in their homes are planning upgrades. And shifts in how we look at the functionality of our homes have led many to seek updates to...

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Safe Sanctuaries: Designing For a Post-COVID World

Safe Sanctuaries: Designing For a Post-COVID World

After isolating at home for much of the last year, people are rethinking how their home works for their family and their new daily routines. COVID-19 has impacted all aspects of our lives. We are looking through a new lens as we consider how we interact in and with...

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Building and Designing for Small Spaces

Building and Designing for Small Spaces

There are lots of reasons a client might approach you about designing a compact kitchen. Maybe they have purchased a vacation home or a pied-à-terre. Adding a secondary kitchen to their existing home would help create a welcoming space to accommodate parents or other...

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Colors of the Year Offer Variety and Inspiration

Colors of the Year Offer Variety and Inspiration

Every year, companies that specialize in color offer their choice for “Color of the Year.” We all know the practice is part prediction, part marketing ploy. But we still follow along to see how these offerings influence the design world, and it is hard not to feel...

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