We love these suggestions for improving a multifamily or single-family kitchen’s aesthetic. And, we couldn’t agree more that hardware is the kitchen’s “jewelry” – a simple change and you have a whole new look. Realizing that form and function should go hand in hand, we often advise multifamily developer clients that hiding kitchen essentials – everything from countertop appliances to the garbage can – can be a simple way to elevate a kitchen design while keeping the space practical for everyday use. Read More Here  >>...

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Some cabinet trends are cyclical, evolving just like fashion does. If they didn’t, we would all still have harvest-gold or avocado-green in our kitchens. Other designs are timeless, with lasting appeal. Frequently, cabinet trends are driven by which interior design styles are most popular depending on where you live. This recent realtor.com article identified the top interior design styles across the country – state by state. Turns out, the industrial aesthetic, known for its exposed brick and unfinished floors and cabinetry is tops in 12 states – spanning the entire country – from Alaska to New Hampshire and 10 others in between. While the industrial aesthetic ranked most popular, vintage and “shabby chic” ran neck-in-neck for the No. 2 and 3 spots, respectively. Noting the popularity of these three styles, we thought we would explore how they can be applied to cabinetry design, whether it’s in a single-family home or a multifamily building with a variety of unit configurations. Industrial Exposed brick and ductwork combined with high ceilings, unfinished concrete floors, large windows and expanses of open space are hallmarks of the industrial style. Homes decorated in this style also commonly feature a mix of weathered wood and metal furniture, open shelving and storage...

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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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