Personalizing your kitchen’s design is an opportunity to showcase true individuality. The space will feel like a true reflection of self when finished with handpicked details. Adding special touches throughout a kitchen space, from unique materials to striking statement pieces, can work together to form that cohesive, yet individualized feel.
When you’re designing a custom kitchen, it’s time to ignore that old adage “everything but the kitchen sink.” Many homeowners don’t think about their kitchen sink during the design process. However, the sink has the potential to be the perfect focal point of beauty and functionality in any kitchen.
When you’re undertaking a custom home design, the sink should offer many benefits:
Years ago, the kitchen served a very utilitarian function — a place to prepare food and clean the dishes. Today, it’s truly the nerve center of the house where people eat meals, discuss the day’s events, plan calendars, do homework, check e-mail and entertain guests.
With that increased demand on the kitchen, and the trend towards creating flexible living spaces, custom home buyers are seeking ways to maximize their overall layout and make their kitchens work harder.
Expanded work surfaces, smart appliances and carefully thought-through floor plans are just a few elements that have recently emerged in kitchen trends. But one of the most noticeable differences in today’s kitchen is the demand for multiple sinks and various water sources.
When you’re planning a new custom home design, counter tops, cabinets, appliances and flooring command your attention. But do you ever look up? Unless a lightbulb burns out or you want to replace a light fixture, you probably don’t think much about the ceiling in...