Kitchen Island Lighting: Trend Alert

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Every week I receive dozens of questions sent in from readers in Just Ask about kitchen lighting and this past week was no exception. The hot topic was trends for kitchen island lighting. Q. Can you tell me what the “in” thing is to put above my island and how many, thanks? Georgia Read more

Creating a Kitchen: Top 10 Design Questions

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Designing kitchens and selecting the finishes for my clients is one of my favorite tasks as an Interior Designer. From the eat in kitchen to the galley my clients have similar topics that arise and today I am sharing the top 10 questions/answers from the design process. Read more

Ceiling Wow: Kitchens

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The idea of creating a wow factor when designing a room can help bring purpose and definition to your design decisions. If you begin with a few wow factor pieces (lighting for example) or ideas (a fabulous ceiling) you can build your entire design from there. Read more

Interesting Island Options

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This week the majority of questions that came in from Asia to the U.S. were about designing kitchens, there must be something in the air LOL. If you don’t already know we have an exciting category called Just Ask where you can send in your design dilemmas and project questions for real answers from a professional, me. It is truly my passion to help give you the tools and advice to design and complete your projects, so ask away.

Q.  I am re-doing my kitchen and I am not a fan of heavy looking, boxy islands. Can you suggest alternate ideas for an interesting island? Haylee Read more