As a designer I’ve been very happy with the improvements in touch-latch hardware. Also referred to as Invisible or Magnetic latch hardware, I would try to discourage customers from using touch-latch hardware because they were not very reliable and always seemed to break. Touch latch hardware comes in two versions – Magnetic and Mechanical. The more common … Continue reading Incorporating Touch-latch Hardware
The Sub-Zero Group’s Wolf Appliance brand has partnered with Hamilton Beach to create a collection of housewares for the kitchen.
We install banquettes in our homes for many of the same reason restaurants use booths – they are efficient uses of space. We enjoy sitting in banquettes because of their intimacy and comfort. The built-in bench seating, sometimes referred to as nook seating, is a great place to gather for a casual meal, settle in for homework … Continue reading 7 Fresh Kitchen Banquettes
Samsung’s T9000 RF23J9011SR Refrigerator is the counter-depth version of its popular 34 cu. ft. French door refrigerator. The 23 cu. ft. refrigerator features Triple Cooling System technology, which creates three separate airflows in the refrigerator and freezer, enabling optimal humidity and individual temperature control per each compartment for outstanding freshness. Cool Select Plus A versatile, bottom-right door … Continue reading Samsung Slim Refrigerator
Open Floor Plans and new technology have helped the kitchen become a more social space. Open floor plans not only maximize available space and eliminate wasted space, they make rooms more flexible and inviting. Food preparation, eating, lounging, entertainment and children playing all occur within the same undivided space. Now a new cooking concept allows social … Continue reading Cooking Table
When it comes to drawer box choices for cabinets, generally there are four choices for consumers. Blum MetaBox – a three-sided drawer with the metal sides functioning as the runners. This tired and true choice is the most economical. Melamine Box – usually a white box doweled together with a choice of runners ranging from vinyl … Continue reading Legrabox by Blum
There seems to be ever growing interest in Small Living these days. Whether it’s due to pure necessity for tiny apartment dwellers and mobile home owners, a desire to live more sustainably, or for spiritual and health reasons; simple living is a distinct lifestyle. As many people search for ways to de-stress, de-clutter (mentally & physically) … Continue reading GE’s New Micro-Kitchen Concepts