Cabinet Design

Color is making a comeback in the kitchen. With the first wave of Gen Z starting to move out of their parents’ homes and into apartments, the multifamily industry is seeing an increased demand for color. These renters are looking for the exact opposite of the neutral kitchens they grew up in and expecting to find apartments that reflect their personalities. While this article in Architectural Digest is focused on single-family home kitchens, multifamily developers should be considering these examples of two-toned cabinetry and contrasting colors and finishes for their new communities as they market them to a growing base of Gen Z renters....

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When designing a single-family home, condo or apartment, using space wisely is key and built-in cabinets are just one way of maximizing storage space while minimizing clutter. Here at Bristol Design Group, we love working with our developer clients to identify innovative ways built-ins can be integrated into multifamily design to add form and function to various areas of the home, whether it’s in the form of a desk, bookcase, cabinetry or combination of uses. This article showcases just a few of the rooms in which built-ins can be especially useful. For more insight on how Bristol approaches the new multifamily workspace, check out our latest blog post. ...

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I love seeing color used in unexpected ways throughout the home, especially in kitchens and baths; it doesn’t have to be limited to walls, either. Colored cabinets continue to be a popular option. In fact, I believe that as Gen Z begins to move out into their own homes, they’re going to crave color palettes much like those found in the houses their parents grew up in. No, I don’t think they will opt for harvest gold and avocado, but I do think they will move beyond the shades of gray and other neutrals found in their own childhood homes. This Apartment Therapy article offers blue bathrooms as just one example of how different shades of the same color can enhance a space....

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