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Interior Designer’s Own Home

One of the interior designers that we work with regularly asked Cabinets of the Desert to provide cabinetry for the renovation of her own home. The designer chose a mix of matte black, glossy white, and sophisticated walnut cabinetry to showcase the new open kitchen layout and integrate it with the living area. The white cabinetry-a modern take on the 5-panel Shaker door with slender rails-is repeated in the Master… 

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Fall 2020 Kitchen Design Trends

An increase in home improvement activity is the basis for key Fall 2020 kitchen design trends.  A recent homeowner survey on Houzz reflects that for many people, spending more time at home has homeowners realizing they would like to improve function and appearance. Nearly 4 in 5 homeowners (79%) reported that they were thinking about making changes that could help them enjoy their homes more. Additionally, 23% of respondents would… 

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Kitchen Storage: 3 Smart Ideas

The featured photo above highlights the kitchen storage display at our showroom. We recently remodeled to install dozens of storage options for you to see and try. Every open door and drawer above contains a storage discovery. Come by and give them all a try. Consider our line-up of kitchen storage solutions below as a starting point. Spice Things Up Small items like individual spice jars are often the hardest… 

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2 Useful Kitchen Layouts

In our New Galley Kitchen post, we talked about new modern galley kitchen layouts. In modern homes, these two parallel rows of cabinets open up to the family and dining areas. A century ago, kitchens were relegated to a service area at the back of the house. Today we use our kitchens as a primary room for entertaining, fully integrating them into our living areas. As a result, the L-shaped… 

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The New Galley Kitchen

A galley kitchen consists of two rows of cabinetry that face one another with a walkway between. It can be enclosed or open. This layout takes its name from the kitchen spaces in ships, trains, or planes. This kitchen layout is all about efficiency and wise use of available space. This classic kitchen layout can be one of the simplest and most versatile layout choices. The layout can work in… 

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Spring 2020 Design Trends

What are the Spring 2020 design trends to watch? Whether you are considering a full kitchen remodel or looking for a fresh look, take inspiration from this round-up. The Dark Side Opt for deep, dark units and contrast with brighter shades elsewhere to add depth and character to the space.  Often overlooked as purely an accent color, black cabinetry and work surfaces are having something of a moment. Black cabinetry… 

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Classic Shaker Cabinetry

Defining Classic Shaker Cabinetry People often gravitate to Shaker cabinetry for their kitchen remodels because the style is simple and timeless. The most popular color for Shaker cabinets is white. But there are many finish types available. This cabinet style can work in a traditional, transitional, or contemporary kitchen. How did Shaker Cabinets come to be the very definition of a kitchen cabinet classic? The History of Shaker Cabinets This… 

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The Truth About Custom Cabinets

Think Custom Cabinets Are Too Expensive? Selecting new cabinets as part of a kitchen remodel doesn’t have to be intimidating. Yes, they set the style for your new kitchen, have to be functional, and you’ll have them for years. And, cabinetry may account for as much as 40 percent of your kitchen renovation budget. Additionally, the word “custom” can add a whole other level of pressure. But what if custom… 

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Kitchen Design – The 60-30-10 Rule

A Simple Kitchen Design Rule Have you ever walked into a kitchen and it just felt right, but you couldn’t put your finger on exactly why? Chances are that proportion was a key factor.   The kitchen designer paid careful attention to balancing needed function with the colors used and the scale of the kitchen cabinets and other fittings. A simple but powerful design rule that can help achieve this balance… 

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Kitchen Remodeling Steps

There is a saying in the real estate industry: Kitchens sell homes.But in fact, because of low housing inventory, many people are deciding to remodel instead of selling. In addition, according to the Zillow Housing Aspirations Report, 76 percent of Americans surveyed would prefer to upgrade their home to meet their needs – especially their kitchen. From a financial standpoint, the best (and smartest) kind of kitchen remodel is one that… 

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2020 Kitchen Design Trends

Color! The all-white kitchen will always be in style, but here are some of the exciting trends for 2020 that will add color, visual interest, and individuality to your kitchen design. Two-toned Kitchen Cabinet Design This design acts as the happy medium between white kitchen cabinets and hue-soaked colored cabinets. This look has been steadily gaining popularity over the past ten years.A common application of this style consists of installing…