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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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About a year ago, I wrote a blog post on using cabinetry in rooms other than the kitchen. With the pandemic continuing to rage across the country, we are all spending far more time working from home than we could have ever anticipated and I feel like that post might resonate now more than it did when I wrote it. While most of us don’t have opulent home offices like the ones in this Wall Street Journal article, I love looking at them for inspiration and finding new ways to incorporate cabinets into the projects we design for our multifamily clients. Custom cabinet solutions can be used to replicate many traditional office furnishings – from floor-to-ceiling bookcases to expanded desk storage....

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