Tastes change over time and what we liked in our home a decade ago may not be what we like now. Our lifestyles change as the things we use and need on a regular basis change. Consider, for example, that 10 years ago, the first iPad had just been released, Instagram was still a newborn social media platform, and the Roomba was brand new on the market. As our world evolves with the new, so too do our lifestyles and environments. Our kitchens are no exception. We spoke with Neal’s Designer Cyndi Kohler, who has been designing Cincinnati area kitchens for more than two decades, to discover the big and little design choices that make a kitchen feel new now. Here are 12 features she highlighted to achieve a current design in your kitchen in 2023.Read More
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Most people would agree that it’s better to use your time to enjoy your home than spend all your time maintaining it. “Designers have a few ways they can help you cut back on cleaning time to give you more time to enjoy your beautiful home,” Neal’s Designer Laura Webster explains. Here are eight design solutions Laura asks clients to consider that may make it easier to keep up with cleaning and long-term maintenance at home.Read More
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Including tile in the design of a kitchen, bath, or other area is a fantastic way to add interest and character to your home. There are thousands of styles of tile available and even more ways to use them in your home, so we turned to Neal's Designer Jodi Smith to get her insight into how she designs personalized and beautiful new spaces with tile.Read More
Bathrooms play a key role in our daily routines. Whatever day we have planned ahead, wherever we are in our walks of life, how organized and well-designed our bathroom is can make a significant impact on how smoothly our mornings run. We spoke with Neal’s Designer Alysia Lang about the strategies and ideas she uses to design bathrooms that function their best for whatever day we have planned.