Author: Jane Kelly

Planning to renovate a multifamily property? This article offers great suggestions for ensuring the best ROI on your investment. We do disagree on one point, however. The author suggests that upgrading cabinets aren’t worth the investment. Before you write off the idea of new cabinets, check in with our team of design experts here at Bristol Design Group. By sourcing cabinetry from around the world, we’re uniquely positioned to deliver cost-effective storage solutions that match your design aesthetic – and your budget. Read the article now...

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As purveyors of kitchen cabinetry, we hear a lot about the challenges of keeping cabinets and drawers organized. This article has great recommendations for decluttering the kitchen, specifically. One more tip that we’d like to add is using drawer and cabinet organizers. Ensuring every utensil, pot or pan has a “home” makes keeping things organized so much easier. It’s something we often recommend to our clients whether they’re involved in new construction or a renovation. Cabinets and drawers can be outfitted with dividers, pull-outs and even specialized shelving for keeping spices and other pantry items organized. With an almost endless array of customization options, there’s a solution for nearly any storage need. Read the article now...

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If you think cabinets are just for the kitchen and bath, think again. Cabinets have tremendous versatility and can be integrated into the design of virtually any room in the house. Your options are limited only by your imagination and your budget.   While cabinets aren’t, and shouldn’t be, limited to kitchens, that room can be a good starting point, establishing a design “base” that can be carried through the rest of a home. Of course, how you use cabinetry depends upon the specific line you choose and how customizable it is, but I’ve used “kitchen” cabinets in libraries, dens, home offices, playrooms, living rooms, mud rooms, bathrooms and even closets – pretty much everywhere they could go in a house. And in almost every design, I treat them not just as storage, but as pieces of furniture that help anchor the space. Think sideboards, hutches, armoires, benches…the list goes on and on.   If you’re looking to add cabinetry to a room or replace what’s already there, there are several decisions you’ll need to make that impact everything from cost to design.   Stock vs. Custom Cabinetry Stock cabinet lines are less expensive than custom, but you’re more limited with your designs than if you opted...

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