No matter what type of cabinet is selected, it's important to evaluate the quality of hinges, doors, drawer systems and finish. Homeowners should choose cabinets that offer at least a five-year warranty, according to Al Pattison, president of NKBA.
The permeable pavers that stand up to heavy traffic and allow good drainage that were used for the home’s updated driveway and walkway have chiseled textures and contours with random shapes and patterns with a trim detail.
Resin cabinetry in the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase offers the look and feel of real wood. The material is resistant to everyday wear and tear expected in a kitchen. Tinted mirrors located on either side of the far cabinet make the kitchen feel deeper.
This beautiful, South Carolina country kitchen has a neutral color palette that makes the space feel light and inviting. The white custom cabinets give the space an elegant farmhouse charm, and the countertop the homeowners chose had to compliment them. A marble countertop was the perfect choice. The gray in the slab makes brings some warmth to the kitchen, while the durability of the material means that it can stand up to anything the family can throw at it.
This space was designed with quilting in mind. The family that owns this house teaches a quilting class, so the countertop of the kitchen island had to be both elegant and durable. It was constructed from Bubinga wood, which can stand up to any beginning quilter. The oversized kitchen island provides seating for students to sit and work, while still maintaining a view of their teachers, peers and the beautiful Puget Sound, which provides serenity and inspiration for the family and the quilters.