How to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful with Cabinet Door Styles

The final post in this series focuses on unique details that you can use on your cabinetry doors to infuse some needed character into your kitchen design.

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How to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful with Glass Cabinet Doors

Break out of the “boring white kitchen” syndrome with these tips on using glass cabinetry to create stunning character and visual interest in your next kitchen. Think beyond the old idea of using glass wall cabinetry to flank a window and learn how to create dramatic glass features that will give your kitchen more personality.

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How to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful with Pretty Cabinet Details

Are you eating, sleeping, and dreaming all things kitchen design related? Planning a new kitchen or a remodel can be pretty exhausting, but we all know it’s worth it! Great design lives in the amazing little details that we incorporate into our kitchens. So in this three part series about kitchen cabinet details, I’m kicking it off by taking a look at interesting interior ideas for your cabinetry.

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My Top 10 Tips for Creating the Perfect Luxury Closet

I love designing kitchens, but if there is one thing that I love even more, it is being able to create an amazing luxury closet for a client.  In my opinion, however, a luxury closet doesn't necessarily need to be huge.  Rather, it's about adhering to certain design principles and creating useful features. 

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How to Create a Dream Kitchen You'll Love

No matter how great every other detail of your future dream kitchen is, you won't be truly happy with it unless you adhere to this list of important characteristics. It’s a little bit like selecting a future spouse…you’ll want that person to have good character, respect your need for space, be steadfast, neat as a pin…

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Large Kitchen Window Design Ideas

While the "kitchen window" was rarely something to gawk at a decade ago, nowadays, there are tons of show-stopping images with dramatic large kitchen window design ideas to inspire us. So in today’s post, I’m going to specifically address the design considerations of selecting a window to elevate the overall style of your kitchen.

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Why You Should Have Hired A Kitchen Designer Yesterday

If you find yourself staring at a bunch of 2x6's that loosely resemble the shape of your future home and you still haven't hired a kitchen designer, then you're behind the eight ball, my friend.  However, you have plenty of company, because that's a big mistake that we see homeowners make a lot in our business.   

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Clive Christian - My Favorite Top Tier Brand of Cabinetry

If you've been following my website for a bit, you've probably noticed that my portfolio is predominantly made up of projects featuring the luxury cabinet brand Clive Christian.  Perhaps you've seen their gorgeous advertising campaign in Architectural Digest over the years and have an interest in learning a bit more about them.  Or perhaps you're just wondering how much a bit of British luxury will cost. 

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Coffee Station Ideas for the Luxury Kitchen

Some may argue that the coffee maker is the most important appliance in their kitchen. For the average household, it is the most consistently used appliance so it should be given due consideration when building or remodeling your next kitchen. In this post, I’ve rounded up some of my curated ideas for designing a coffee station for the luxury home.

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10 Inspiring Range Hood Ideas

When I work on a kitchen, I usually begin by trying to think of a few amazing and unique range hood design ideas that will really give the kitchen its own distinct character. I have put together this list of ten stunning range hood ideas that you can literally build a whole kitchen around. From rustic to chateau and farmhouse to minimalist, these ideas will inspire just about anyone to re-imagine their kitchen.

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The Black Kitchen Cabinet Trend

The black kitchen cabinets trend is still going strong.  I'm hoping that it's going to have some staying power because it's such a lovely foil to the most classic color of all time...white.  It adds depth to any room it’s in and looks fantastic with lots of different wood tones.  However, the "wall to wall" black kitchen cabinet look that is so popular now, will not last.  You need a plan of action to implement this trend that meshes well with your wallet and your sensibilities(…)

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Designing a Large Kitchen Island

What size is too large for a kitchen island? When is it best to have two islands instead of one large kitchen island? In this DESIGN SERIES post, I'm walking you through various design considerations for creating an island for a large kitchen.

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Adair Place Project: Kitchen

A tale of perseverance on the part of the homeowners as they sought to build their amazing dream home on the banks of the Tennessee River. They went through five kitchens prior to contacting my firm and finally pursuing their dream of having a luxury Clive Christian kitchen. Featured on HGTV's "Top Ten Amazing Kitchens." 

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Woodhill Avenue Project

A 1919-era home gets a new kitchen but retains all of the vintage charm of the home.  A wood countertop on the island contrasts with the white marble countertop around a fluted farmhouse sink. Cabinetry by Clive Christian in painted Antique Cream. Designed by Heather Hungeling.

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