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

Kitchen Layouts and Design Pictures

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 @ 03:36 PM

I recently met a  couple looking to get started right away on their new kitchen - well, one of them anyways. Her 1930's house had new cabinets installed about 20 years ago.  The laminate doors with the oak pulls are delaminating.  The client would prefer a gas stove, or maybe induction, and prefers the vent to the exterior.  They are weekend and holiday cooks, with only quick meals during the work week. The wish list for the new kitchen included:

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Tags: cabinets, kitchen cabinets, kitchen layouts, design layouts, design pictures

Kitchen Cabinet Layouts - Which Option to Choose?

Posted by Dianne Aucello on Fri, Sep 07, 2012 @ 03:20 PM

One of my regular contractors came to me to order cabinets for his client. He showed me their floor plan and asked me to measure the existing kitchen.  The home is a 1920's Colonial located in Belmont MA.

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Tags: kitchen cabinet layouts, cabinet layouts, kitchen layouts, cabinet options