Open concept kitchen design is rooted in the 1990’s, reflecting the social trend of cacooning and the retreat of families and their activities to the home.
Over the course of 20 years, meeting with families who are looking to remodel their kitchen, I would guess nearly two-thirds start the conversation by sharing with me their must-have appliances and finishes. Now, despite what you might think, homeowners in the communities I service like Hershey, Carlisle and York want the high-end brands like […]
I’ve got some very strong opinions when it comes to selecting and purchasing kitchen cabinets, so I’m not sure Gretchen Becker was ready for my passionate responses to her questions. Nonetheless, the article is featured on Angie’s list and if you’re researching cabinetry, it’s a good read. Angie’s List, “Follow these 5 tips to choose […]
Dave Swanson writing for Reviewed.com interviewed me on the subject of what’s hot and what’s not for 2014. Rather than steal his thunder, I’ll tease you by suggesting that there’s a surprise in cooking appliances! Reviewed.com, “Your handbook for what’s hot and what’s not in kitchens & baths”, April, 2014
Ann Hoak of Marketwatch penned an article that really covered a number of trends for 2014. Here’s punch-list of her thoughts: Large showers are often winning over bathtubs Microwave drawers are offering new convenience LED lighting is making better economic sense Style is trending towards the simple and contemporary Quartz countertops are gaining on granite Wall […]