Category Archives: Kitchen and Bath Design

All Mixed Up

So, what’s hot in kitchens?  According to Lisa Bertagnoli of Crain’s Chicago Business, kitchens cabinets that aren’t all the same color are hot.  I say, this is not a new trend as I’ve been seeing it for several years.  I like … Continue reading

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Would You Choose Wood?

For your countertops?  In a recent article in Kitchen & Bath Business, Brad Baker  talks about the emerging trend of wood countertops in the kitchen.  Actually, I should say the re-emerging trend.  Wood, with its inherent warmth, durability and longevity was actually the … Continue reading

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Shower Power!

No, this is not a post about the weather but about those showers you take every day…..well most of us do, but I’m getting ahead of myself.  Last year the Delta Faucet people did some research on Americans’ showering habits … Continue reading

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Experts Expound on 2011 Trends

I was recently reading an article featured in a Kitchen and Bath trade publication of an  interview of a panel of the top designers and experts in the kitchen and bath field.  The panel consisted of: Mick deGiulio, Troy Adams, Ellen … Continue reading

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Bathroom Humor

I get a number of publications both in print and online about the kitchen & bath industry.  I like reading them because they keep me up to date on trends and new products.  Sometimes, they even make me laugh.  Take … Continue reading

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2010 Kitchen and Bath Styles

Yes, I know that 2010 is 3/4 gone.  Sigh.  However, I believe these style trends, reported via a poll taken by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), will sail into 2011 as well.  We’ll look at kitchens and baths … Continue reading

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Snazzy Storage Solutions

I felt that our discussion of cabinetry and kitchens in general would be incomplete unless I showed you some really functional ways that you can store your stuff!  Most of these items are definitely not in the “stock” category for cabinets,  but … Continue reading

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