Kitchen Island Dimensions
Kitchen island dimensions can be tricky. It's easy for an island to get out of hand in relation to the space where it will be installed. Catch mistakes with kitchen island dimensions early in the design process.
Kitchen Island Cabinets
Kitchen islands are a necessity in some kitchens. Kitchen Islands add both storage and counter space to a food preparation area. In some homes, kitchen islands have even replaced the kitchen table. There are so many options to consider when designing a kitchen island, but keeping a few key points in mind will make the process go a lot easier.
Kitchen Island Design
Most kitchen designers these days try to incorporate a kitchen island into their designs, and with good reason. Islands are ideal for adding counter and storage space to kitchens, serving as gathering places, food preparation stations, and clean up areas. While some islands do one of these tasks very well, the best kitchen islands are versatile enough to do all three.
Kitchen Base Cabinets Explained
Kitchen base cabinets are rather like their wall mounted bretheren, in that they come in widths of 3” increments. Base cabinets generally come in only one height though, and that’s 34 1/2”. Read on to learn more about kitchen base cabinets.
Kitchen Island Cabinets Design
Kitchen island. Just the sound of the phrase conjures up images of bliss, a homemaker’s oasis. “Where are you going, Honey?” “I’m traveling to the island.” “Have a nice time, Dear. Don’t forget to write.” Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? You can take a dream vacation to your very own island every time you prepare a meal. Take in sights like a cooktops, bar sinks, and raised seating areas. Sorry, no palm trees though, unless your kitchen designer is very creative.
Small Kitchen Design Ideas
Not all of you are blessed with gigantic kitchens. Space in your kitchen for preparing meals is scarce. So rather than waste square footage with poor design, these are several things you can do during a remodel or new design that will free up some valuable real estate in the kitchen and make meal prep a little easier.
Corner Sinks in a Kitchen
As a novice kitchen designer (and NOT certified by any organization at all), and surrounded by folks in the more "traditional" school of kitchen design thought, I struggled initially with the concept of the corner sink.
Refrigerator Wall Cabinet or Kitty?
For those of you on the fence about whether to get deep refrigerator wall cabinets or regular depth cabinet over the fridge, I've a bit of advice. Get the deeper cabinets.
A Primer on Corner Kitchen Cabinets
Corner kitchen cabinets come in a variety of configurations. Fixed shelves, lazy susans and rotating doors are all different options available for corner kitchen cabinets.
Using Kitchen Cabinets as TV Cabinets
TV Cabinets, or Armoires, are fast becoming the norm in American homes. Coming in all shapes and sizes, these pieces of furniture are popular ways to store television sets and related video and sound equipment.