Beige Is Back: Designers Share 10 Beautiful Warm Paint Colors

As enthusiasm for cool grays has waned, warm neutrals have returned. See which beige and greige tones designers prefer by Becky Harris In recent years, the color gray soared in popularity while warm neutrals like beige got a bad rap. Beige, which often has been preceded by the word “boring,” deserves better, and it’s making […]

Designers Share Their Hottest Picks for Kitchen Backsplashes

Make a splash in the kitchen with these design pros’ selections for backsplash materials, colors and layouts by Bryan Anthony A backsplash is an ideal location for making a dramatic visual impact in the kitchen. And there’s a wide range of materials, colors and layouts to choose from. Here, design pros share some of the […]

Designers Share Their Top Choices for Kitchen Floors

by Bryan Anthony When it comes to selecting a material for the floors of their latest kitchen projects, these designers tell us it’s hard to beat the look and timeless quality of wood and wood-look vinyl. However, for those projects where tile is a must, a durable porcelain is hands down their favorite material for […]

See What’s Cooking in Kitchen Design

THE ROAD TO KBIS 2020 | Article by houzz PRO Patterns dancing across natural stone surfaces. International style-setters revealing global trends. Appliances offering smart ways to address wellness. All this and more will be at this year’s KBIS in Las Vegas. Below, designers and an NKBA executive share trends and tips to help you prep […]

How to Organize Your Specialty Kitchen Storage Areas

In Part 1 of this series on organizing your kitchen, I offered 10 steps to organizing your kitchen cabinets, putting the focus on everyday dishes and glassware, barware, and vases and pitchers. If you followed at least the first seven of those steps, your cabinets are now so organized, it makes you happy every time […]

3 Kitchen Island Ideas You Haven’t Thought Of

Marrokal Design & Remodeling  . 1. Doggone Good . Designers: John Ryan and Jensen Landers (interior design) and Jason Dorman (design consultant) of Marrokal Design & RemodelingLocation: San DiegoSize: 295 square feet (27 square meters), including a walk-in pantry and attached dining room.Homeowners’ request. A more open and inviting kitchen for entertaining and gathering. The […]

The 10 Most Popular New Kitchen Photos of 2017

End-of-island storage, dual barn doors and in-drawer charging stations are among the stars of this year’s top kitchens The trend toward kitchens featuring colored cabinets and islands is gaining steam, but the appreciation for the classic white-and-wood look is hardly on fumes. The most popular kitchens cover a mix of traditional, contemporary and rustic styles, […]

12 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger

Try these clever design moves to get more storage and create a roomier feel This article is from Houzz.com’s Most Popular stories file. A kitchen of any size can feel roomy if you know a few tricks. Sticking to white cabinets and walls is a good start, but there are many other ways to create […]

8 Narrow Kitchen Islands With Function to Spare

Islands are workhorses in the kitchen. They offer an additional surface area, apart from the perimeter counter tops, that can be used for food prep, serving or as a place to perch and hang out with family and friends. Those with space-challenged kitchens often think there’s no way they can squeeze in an island, but […]