Recently we looked at some of the color trends making an impact on kitchen and bath design this year. In that post we focused on the use of color in cabinetry as well as the ways in which color trends can be used in combination to help a kitchen feel cohesive. In this post, we'll continue looking at trends as they relate to kitchen design, including some more color considerations, storage trends, and design details.Read More
Neal's Home Remodeling and Design Blog
A kitchen tile backsplash is often a focal point in the room and complements cabinetry and appliances. A tile backsplash is an architectural element that defines the décor style of a kitchen i.e., contemporary, traditional, transitional. In this post, we'll primarily be looking at tile as it applies to your backsplash, but tile could also used for kitchen flooring and sometimes counter surfaces. The design and material choices you will make are important. It is helpful to work with a kitchen designer because the shape of walls and the size and placement of cabinets, the sink and appliances will impact the design. When planning a tile design for your kitchen remodeling project, there are four primary things to consider.
A good way to understand the impact a kitchen remodel can have on a home is to take a look at before and after transformations. When we can see the differences between old and new, it's easier to spot why a certain kitchen design might be due for a change or why it isn't as functional as it could be. To help you get that kind of view on your own kitchen, take a look at five of our recent kitchen renovations.Read More
When given the opportunity to move back into a childhood home, the homeowners of this Montgomery project saw the potential to turn the house into one that could serve the next generation with new memories. "I know it brings my parents a lot of joy to have us living there," the homeowner said. Not balking from the work of remodeling the house to fit their needs, the project scope was set at the grand goal of renovating the entire home. In this outstanding remodeling project, every room, and nearly every surface, was reconsidered, re-imagined, and redesigned into a truly transitional space- a traditional home with a modern feel. Trends and classic techniques are blended seamlessly throughout the home, tied together with unique and clever design touches with the help of Neal's designer Amanda Morehart.Read More