Kitchen Design & Remodeling Blog

How Kitchen Designs Are Changing To Support Healthy Living Trends

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Much of the conventional kitchen design as we have known it came about as a result of WWII, when a record number of women entered the workforce to take on jobs typically reserved for men. With less time in the kitchen, speed became the goal of meal preparations—namely TV dinners, microwaved meals, and processed foods. However, today, more and more homeowners are turning to healthier and more mindful cooking and eating lifestyles, and they want kitchen design elements that support that trend.

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Tags: kitchen layouts, Kitchen & Bath Trends, modern kitchen design

4 Things To Consider So You Can Stay Sane During A Remodel

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Tue, May 15, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom comes with much anticipation and excitement, but it also presents challenges for how your family can comfortably live while the work is being done. If you’re remodeling your kitchen, what adjustments might you need to make in order to prepare meals? And if you’re remodeling your bathroom, how will your family members coordinate sharing another bathroom in the home? Does there need to be a porta-potty for the construction crew? Here are some practical matters to consider before your remodeling project begins:

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Tags: kitchen project, kitchen renovation

How Smart Technology Will Transform Your Kitchen

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

2018 is just the start of big changes for kitchen technology. New developments in technology will make tasks like preheating your oven from your smartphone seem ho hum. New options in lighting, storage solutions, and smart appliances will help us not only be better organized in the kitchen but will make our kitchens look more elegant, too.

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Tags: modern kitchen design

4 Spring Cleaning Tasks That Will Refresh Your Kitchen & Bath

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Wed, Apr 11, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

After the seemingly never-ending snowstorms that hit the Northeast this year, it’s a huge relief to see some signs of spring. Hopefully it won’t be too long before we can throw open the windows and let in some fresh air. We all know that spring is a great time to clean out spaces that have become cluttered or stale over the long winter. Along with the usual spring cleaning to-do’s like washing windows and cleaning upholstery, there are also a few tasks that are great to tackle from an interior design perspective.

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Tags: kitchen project, kitchen renovation, modern kitchen design

When Custom Cabinets Are Called For, We Turn To Dutch Made

Posted by Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 @ 01:10 PM

If you’re considering remodeling your kitchen, choosing your cabinetry is one of the most important decisions that will affect how your kitchen feels and functions. Cabinets are the most visible part of your kitchen, and how they are built can make or break your kitchen remodel.

There are more than 1,600 cabinet manufacturers, so choosing cabinetry can become overwhelming pretty quickly. A good place to start is to determine whether your design and budget are in line with stock cabinetry, semi-custom cabinetry, or custom cabinetry. Read More

Tags: kitchen cabinet design, custom cabinetry, Dutch Made Custom Cabinetry, Clarke Showroom in Boston

Edesia Wins Prestigious Best Of Houzz Award For 2nd Consecutive Year

Posted by Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home renovation and design, recently announced the community’s picks for Best Of Houzz 2018. Over 40-million monthly users revealed the top-rated home builders, architects, interior designers, landscape pros and other residential remodeling professionals on Houzz. Award-winning businesses were singled out for recognition by Houzz’s community of homeowners and design enthusiasts for helping to turn their home improvement dreams into reality.

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Tags: modern kitchen design

The 5 Most Notable Bathroom Design Trends From KBIS 2018

Posted by Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio on Mon, Feb 19, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

I attended the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando last month to check out the latest news and trends from the industry. If you didn't see it already, take a look at the last blog post about the top 5 inspiring trends for kitchen designs. Now, let’s take a look at what’s trending for bathroom designs in 2018.

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Tags: Kitchen & Bath Trends

The Top 5 Kitchen Design Takeaways From The 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Posted by Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio on Fri, Feb 09, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

Last month I attended the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando to evaluate first-hand the latest news and trends from the industry. KBIS is a large trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design, and it was combined with the builders show IBS, so there was a lot to take in but certain trends are definitely surging in popularity. Let’s take a look at what’s trending for kitchen designs—some of them might inspire you.

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Say Goodbye To These 3 Outdated Kitchen Trends

Posted by Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

Just because a kitchen design trend makes a big splash for awhile doesn’t mean it’s timeless. There are some trends that run their course and phase out, usually because of how they affect the look or functionality of our kitchens. As we enter 2018, we’re saying goodbye to these three outdated kitchen trends:

Cabinets that don't extend to the ceiling, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances are all going out of style.

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Tags: Kitchen & Bath Trends, modern kitchen design

When to Reface and When to Replace Kitchen Cabinetry

Posted by Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Your cabinets play a large role in creating the first impression of your kitchen, and they can make or break the feel and function of the space. So what do you do when your kitchen cabinets are ugly, outdated, or damaged? Homeowners who want a new look for their kitchen cabinets typically consider two options—cabinet refacing or cabinet replacement.

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