Aquariums – Then and Now

A few years back when Custom Home Builders and Architects in Naples were working at the height of the Real Estate Boom there were a ton of custom aquariums being built into kitchens, bars, fireplaces and room dividers.   It's amazing how quickly these built-ins look dated. The second picture is more transitional than the first …

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DXV from American Standard

Screen Shot DXV | Kitchen Studio of Naples

One of the paradoxes of a recession is that luxury markets are booming… ...and the people who buy those products are doing better than ever before. So, while it may not be politically correct to speak of luxury during times of recovery, the reality is that the industry is of strategic importance to American competitiveness, driving the …

Miele Generation 6000

Even if the Miele Booth at EuroCucina 2014 didn't have tempting aromas of gourmet food coming from two show kitchens, I still expect it to be a popular exhibit. The company is set to unveil new design features offering the ultimate in appliance individuality.  According to Gernot Trettenbrein, Managing Director of the Domestic Appliances International business …

Brummel Bar Furniture

If you're into kitchen and bath design, you probably heard the term "kitchen furniture" before as it pertains to free-standing cabinetry. But, are you familiar with "Bar furniture?" On display at  EuroCucina - International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition in Milan April 8-April 13 will be DIAMOND "Cheers Hour" from Brummel Cucine. Diamond "Cheers Hour" shares the unique …