Shiplap, those horizontal planks that seem to be popping up in interiors everywhere, are simply boards with two opposing rabbet joints that overlap each other.
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If you’re like me, with the turning of the calendar to August, the mind looks to the beginning of the end of summer, the beginning of a new school year, the inevitable transition to Fall. A subtle shift away from the carefree come-and-go of summer to the more regimented schedule of school and work.
If your bathroom is anything like mine, you probably do not have enough storage or organization in your space and therefore EVERYTHING is left to sit on top of the countertops.
A young executive couple, Dave and Marie were looking for a major lifestyle change. They dreamt of being closer to their careers, their friends & family, and all the perks of downtown living but most of all having more quality time with one another. "Dave & Marie are fans of Industrial Chic design.
Modern Farmhouse is a style that combines a mix of modern and industrial elements to create a streamlined, sophisticated, yet comfortable look. This style has become extremely popular, incorporating the new and the old in a more refined and minimalistic way.
With summer time comes more entertaining and that means refreshments. In order to keep all drinks and drinkware organized and easily accessible, you will want to incorporate some functional and beautiful storage solutions into your home. For some people this could mean a dedicated wet bar, for others it may be a nook off to the side of the kitchen.
Framed vs. Frameless Cabinets
When looking to improve the flow of your kitchen space, one important thing to consider is where you plan to store your knives and cutlery. Your cutlery set is one of the most-used tools in your kitchen and best stored within easy reach of the prep-zone where they’re most frequently used.
There are so many valid reasons for remodeling your kitchen. Maybe you aren’t happy with the way it looks. Maybe the cabinets are old and have seen better days or the space just doesn’t work for your lifestyle.
Today we will be looking at a kitchen transformation dreamt up by a designer for her own home. As a designer myself, I find this type of renovation particularly interesting, because as designers, we are always focused on creating spaces based on others’ needs and turning that focus inward can be challenging. The options are so numerous because as a designer that is all you look at, day in and
Today, we are seeing more and more households where members of the family are choosing to ditch their dull, gray office cubicles and work remotely from home.
The kitchen is the heart of every home and it's important to design your kitchen so that it functions beautifully and efficiently. Your kitchen is not only a reflection of your home, your family and how you use it, but it can also be a reflection of you and your personality. Here are 10 ways to add your own unique design elements that will make your kitchen more personal and more inviting.
Are there rules when it comes to mixing kitchen cabinet door styles? What about the cabinetry in the entire house, does everything need to match? I don’t know that there are actual rules that can be use to guide this decision, but there are several factors that need to be taken into consideration.
In my discussions with homeowners and other designers around the country, there has been a growing interest and I will go so far as to say demand for designing intentional spaces for pets in the home.
This remarkable kitchen remodel located in Deer Park, IL (Northwest suburbs of Chicagoland) caught my eye instantly as I was browsing through Houzz one day. It’s no wonder that this spectacular kitchen has been gaining an ample amount of attention within the industry, because it is a kitchen that dreams are made of and was 15 years in the making.
When you begin to contemplate a remodeling project, whether it be kitchen, bath or whole house, who should you have on your team to design and implement your vision? Those that could potentially be involved in a remodeling project include: architects, contractors, interior designers and/or kitchen designers. How do you know who you need to be working with?
A growing trend in the interior design industry is embracing more rustic, character-rich wood species. When you think of rustic wood species, what do you imagine?
An old farmhouse?
A cabin in the woods?
Something like this?
Incorporating multiple door styles in a design is the perfect way to add visual interest and personalization to any space. Dura Supreme offers several doors styles that fall into what we define as “door families”, each door style is different and unique, but like any family they do share similar characteristics that can visually tie the spaces or rooms together.
One of the most important decisions that you'll make in your remodeling project is selecting the cabinet finish that will best complement your design. When shopping for cabinetry there are many different cabinet finish options to choose from – everything from stained and painted cabinet finishes to artisan finish collections like Dura Supreme Cabinetry's
In any kitchen project there are numerous choices that must be made. The layout of the space is critical, the door style and finish are highly visible, the functionality is key. These are all very large and important decisions. When it comes to the details such as moldings and trim pieces, these are the smaller items in the big picture, but the choices or lack thereof that are made can make
I always love a great transformation, and I have a lovely one to share with you this month. Not only is it a visual transformation, but also a functional transformation. Before we delve into the before and after pictures, I will set the stage… a busy family of five in Chicago, all of whom use the kitchen space but for different reasons. The problem arose when those competing tasks overlapped
Hooray! Spring is right around the corner!
If you haven’t already heard, Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2018 as Ultra Violet. This inventive, vibrant blue-based purple tone stirs the imagination into thinking outside the box.
One thing that we all have in common is that we are all getting older. And as we get older, are abilities change. For younger people that often means are abilities advance, the baby goes from crawling to walking. For older individuals our abilities may begin to decline, your eyesight might not be 20/20 anymore.