Kitchen Design & Remodeling Blog

Back Bay Kitchen Renovation

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 03:11 PM

This Back Bay brownstone had a very small and dated kitchen.  The owners also felt that the kitchen's layout made it hard to use, and that there were too few working surfaces.  They often used the kitchen at the same time, bumping into each other and tripping over their dog.  To maximize the amount of available space, I gutted the existing kitchen and made lots of changes to the layout.

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Tags: cabinetry, kitchen, cabinet, countertop, storage

How to Choose Kitchen Countertops - Part 2

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Fri, Jun 01, 2012 @ 03:30 PM

Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio is located north of Boston MA.  As an interior designer, we excel in our designs for  kitchens & baths.  We provide the cabinetry, countertops, hardware and tile.

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Tags: countertop, kitchen countertops, choosing kitchen countertops

Concrete Countertop Kitchen

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Mon, Apr 23, 2012 @ 09:07 AM

I recently received a request for a concrete countertop kitchen in a residential home.  When you are tired of the standard granite, solid surface or quartz options, the unique qualities of concrete tops could be an option for you.

Concrete countertops are made up of cement, aggregates, fiber reinforcement, and additives with reinforcement to strengthen these countertops, such as structural steel, wire mesh, fiberglass. They have high strength, are stain and scratch resistant, low maintenance and are lighter in weight than granite.  However, they cost more due to the custom work, requiring high technical and artistic skills.

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Tags: concrete countertops, concrete countertop kitchen, countertop