October 13, 2017
New kitchen breaks with the trend of open living space.
Full of Personality: This kitchen has everything the owners need, all the style they could want, and nothing more.
Great Ideas: clever kitchen island, reclaimed barn wood, concrete with glass inlay, vessel sink, graduated drawers, and a secret bar.
Spec: Custom burner layout, kitchen workstation, smart cooktop, teak shower bench, secret faucet feature, metal shower pans, prefab pizza oven, textured basins, and modern artisanal tiles.
Editor's Note: look for the designer’s restraint when it comes to colors, textures, and materials.
October 12, 2017
Put down that sledgehammer. A careful, methodical approach gets better results.
Protecting the rest of the house from the demolition is the goal; work backward from there.
Before you take the first swing, protect the rest of the house.
Organizing the mess protects the home and its occupants, and saves time and money
The goal is to remove the wall in big pieces, not smash it to bits.
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