Know Before You Go We’ve talked about what makes a quality build for a cabinet box and what materials are used in cabinet building. Next up is the fun part – choosing from the different kitchen cabinet door styles. Which style is right for you? The door style you choose will set the overall design for your kitchen. Is your dream kitchen sleek contemporary, chic transitional, warm traditional? Maybe you have… Read More »Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles
These days, innovations in kitchen cabinetry are more to do with how the space inside the cabinets is used than the cabinets themselves. For example, if you do not have the space for a walk-in pantry, we now have ways for you to simulate a pantry by putting its contents in pull out racks. In fact, in a way you get a better result. They certainly make better and more… Read More »Kitchen Cabinets – Pull Out Storage Solutions
We recently posted on appliance garages: https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/appliance-garages-clearing-kitchen-counter-clutter/. And we have just come across a perfect candidate for this application. If you like gadgets and beer, the Pico from PicoBrew could be just right for you. It is new on the scene and we have only just come across it. So we can’t speak from experience but you will see it has excellent ratings on Amazon. The Pico offers a Keurig coffee… Read More »A Microbrewery in Your Kitchen? Perfect for an Appliance Garage
We have covered Aging-in-Place generally elsewhere on this site. Please see https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/aging-in-place/ This blog addresses how the principles of Universal Design, which make kitchens “age-friendly,” specifically apply to the design and accessorizing of cabinetry. We start with the sink, which is where a great deal of kitchen work happens. Here cabinetry is designed to leave a space below the sink to allow a wheel chair to approach closely. If desired, doors… Read More »Kitchen Cabinets – Aging-in-Place
The inclusion of products and materials that create an environment hostile to bacteria, fungus and mold is not an idea that should be the exclusive province of hospitals, nursing homes and the hospitality industry. It makes excellent sense for domestic kitchens too. The key is in the selection of non-porous surfaces, especially for countertops. This means avoiding wood, such as butcher block, and avoiding natural stone, such as granite. Both… Read More »Promoting Health & Hygiene in the Kitchen
When choosing your kitchen cabinetry and counter top material, be mindful of the type of sink you will install. Elkay’s Luxe sink is a lighter weight alternative to the standard enameled cast iron. It comes in a variety of configurations and is made from a stain and scratch resistant blend of stone and acrylic resin all reinforced with fiberglass. The micro-fine quartz material used is smooth and non-porous. It will… Read More »Elkay’s Quartz Luxe Collection of Sinks
French door wall ovens are trending. They are stylish and also practical. They are great if you have limited space because you don’t have to allow room for a conventional fold down door. Plus it is much easier on the cook not having to lift a heavy roasted turkey over a fold down door. American Range started the trend. And now French door ovens are also offered by Viking and… Read More »French Door Ovens
Cabinets of the Desert provided and installed the cabinets for this beautiful PGA West kitchen. The wall cabinets are in the Urban shaker style in a soft white paint. The island cabinets are also in the shaker style but in a contrasting walnut stain.
Cabinets of the Desert recently installed cabinetry in a small kitchen in Rancho Mirage. The door style is Marconi Shaker, stain is Tawny and the wood species Pacific Maple. The condo owners are very happy with the result.
IDS Group out of Denver Colorado is offering these versatile European manufactured backsplash/wall systems with a wide variety of accessories. Very stylish. Visit their site here. (http://www.ids2go.com).