Kitchen Trends

Open kitchens remain overwhelmingly popular, according to area experts, and no one predicts any change on the horizon. “The kitchen has become the gathering place for family and friends, and an open concept gives more space for gathering,” says Erin Hurst of French’s Cabinet Gallery, Inc. “If space permits, a secondary catering kitchen or butler’s pantry is added.” Kate Fudim of Beth Haley Designs agrees, saying, “Open concept and dedicated pantries have totally changed kitchen design as they both require and allow the kitchen to flow seamlessly with the overall design of the home.” Most open kitchens have seating for dining …

Tricks of the trade: How to maximize your kitchen renovation

Considering a kitchen renovation but not sure how to get the most out of your space and budget? Expert tips can help you focus your plans so you get the kitchen of your dreams for less money and less stress. “Redesigning your kitchen is a big investment,” says A-list designer Nate Berkus, Artistic Advisor of LG STUDIO line. “It’s not just about the money; you’re also investing a lot of time and emotion. There are so many decisions to make, and you want them to be the right ones. You also want to create a space that reflects the people …

July-August Cover 2015

About the Cover This stunning kitchen boasts a Cambria Torquay Quartz waterfall island fitted with dual sinks and black drawers accented with polished nickel pulls. Waterfall countertops in which the material extends down to the floor are growing in popularity. Photo courtesy Cambria.

May/June 2013


About the Cover This kitchen reflects many of the trends designers say are popular now—sleek contemporary cabinets and an understated look found in open spaces. The glass mosaic tile back splash adds texture and polish, while scaled back accessories finish off the look. Photo courtesy Carla Taylor of Hermitage Kitchen Gallery. For information visit the hermitage kitchen gallery. Like us on facebook!  Click here