Author: Jane Kelly

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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Kitchens are truly the heart of the home, and we love being involved in designing kitchens for our clients – whether as part of new construction or a remodel. This article highlights not only what buyers are looking for in their home’s kitchen, but also the shift in popular color trends for cabinetry and countertops. We agree that today's homeowners and multifamily developers must consider how to balance light vs. dark when it comes to cabinetry and finishes.  Read the full article here  >> ...

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