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The $10,000 Dream Kitchen Sweepstakes!

Here's how to get the most out of your kitchen makeover! A $10,000 kitchen makeover is best for someone who plans to spend more than just a few years in their house. Focus less on what potential buyers might want in a kitchen and think more about what your dream kitchen should include. Most people put off what they want to do with their kitchen for too long, and with kitchen sweepstakes win, you can really invest in what your ideal kitchen would have. Nevertheless, everyone cares about value. While custom-ordering cabinets is can be very cost-effective and this is also where you can personalize the detailing. Want ornate French country or Queen Anne-style moldings? Here's where you can take [...]

February 18th, 2016|0 Comments

What is Transitional Kitchen Design?

Anyone who's been thinking about remodeling or creating a kitchen for more than 10 minutes has come across the term "transitional." It's a popular term in design circles, but what does it really mean? Transitional designs are somewhere in between traditional and modern styles; they bridge the gap between the two, borrowing from each aesthetic. What it yields is an environment that is warm and welcoming, unfussy but incorporating classic components . Most of my designs would be described as transitional: some read very modern, others more traditional -- and yet they are all wildly different from each other. So while almost everything is up for negotiation when designing a transitional kitchen, here are some of the style's hallmarks, as [...]

March 30th, 2015|0 Comments

THE ULTIMATE CHEF’S KITCHEN

Eric Ripert is a chef of many talents. His Midtown Manhattan jewel, Le Bernardin, consistently garners four-star praise from the critics, while his PBS show Avec Eric gives viewers a global glimpse into the world of haute cuisine. He's authored four cookbooks, appeared on Top Chef, and had a recurring role on HBO's Treme, as himself. Now, Ripert is adding kitchen designer to his impressive resume. Recently, the chef teamed up with the German kitchen design firm Poggenpohl to create the ultimate home kitchen from a professional chef's viewpoint. Ripert's designer kitchen makes the island the center of the action; maximizes efficiency; and even includes a spacious wine refrigerator. Epicurious spoke with Ripert about the essentials for a kitchen, from [...]

March 30th, 2015|0 Comments

European Kitchen Cabinets

Europe has been the world's capital for trend, design, class, sophistication, culture, nobility. This is the birth place of world renowned masters of the arts in music, architecture, science and fashion. What would the world have become without European influence? The region has infused,in all of us the idea of class and sophistication. Carpe Diem. Indeed, Europe has inspired every person in everything that's done and thought about. European style and design influenced the style of garments, shoes, accessories, architecture and believe it or not, even the kitchen cabinet designs! Yes, this is how important Europe and European design is. The most coveted kitchen cabinetry inspiration comes from the intricacies of European design. It is to no surprise than European [...]

March 21st, 2015|0 Comments