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Current Kitchen Design Trends Warm Modern Cabinets of the Desert

Current Kitchen Design Trends

Beyond Bland: A Look at Current Kitchen Trends Picture this: Your kitchen isn’t a sterile white box, but a vibrant mix of natural textured cabinets mixed with the warmth of creamy quartz countertops. Sunlight streams through oversized windows, illuminating the aerodynamic range hood, its sleek lines punctuating a warm and modern space. This kitchen is designed for both enjoying quiet morning coffee and hosting friends and family for celebrations. This kitchen’s design tells a story of serenity, warmth, and welcome.  This year, kitchens are ditching all-white monotony and embracing a new, warm, modern aesthetic. According… 

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The Truth About Custom Cabinets

Know Before You Go: What is Custom Cabinetry? What Makes a Cabinet Custom? What does the term custom cabinetry mean to you and your kitchen remodeling project? Custom cabinets are measured, designed, and built to fit your specific kitchen. This article will provide an overview of custom cabinetry to help you purchase your new kitchen cabinets. Selecting your new kitchen cabinets is a big design decision. They set the style for the kitchen remodel-whether modern, transitional, or traditional. They also need to be highly functional and last for years. Additionally, kitchen cabinetry accounts for a… 

Fergusons Showroom Kitchen Cabinetry

Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery

Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery Build with Ferguson – a Trusted Partner Cabinets of the Desert recently had the privilege of being invited to install cabinetry for a kitchen appliance display at the Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lighting showroom at 72060 Highway 111 in Rancho Mirage. Ferguson is one of our trusted business partners. See our complete list of recommended local kitchen vendors.  Local and Online, Kitchen Trends and Project Organizer For their display cabinetry, Ferguson’s chose two textured laminate finishes – one in a natural light wood finish and this medium grey with subtle variations.… 

Buying Kitchen Cabinets

Know Before You Go You’ve done your online research and looked at articles like our Kitchen Remodeling Steps article. Now you are ready to move on to actually buying your kitchen cabinets. Making the right cabinet choice is important because kitchen cabinets play a big role in how your kitchen looks. They can have a big impact on budget too. In this article, we are going to walk you through the process of buying cabinets so you know what to expect. The good news is that modern kitchen cabinets are future-proof.  There are plenty of… 

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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 like to improve their kitchens, adding storage, dedicated spaces for baking, and multi-use areas. We are highlighting some current styles below to get you started… 

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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 to organize in a kitchen. Also, spices last longer when stored away from light in airtight containers. Traditionally, a counter spice rack, or a lazy… 

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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 larger spaces as well. As shown in the featured kitchen above from our partners at Bellmont Cabinetry, the design creates a streamlined look. This modern… 

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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 is called the 60-30-10 rule.  It can easily be applied to color choice and cabinet layout in kitchen design.   What is the 60-30-10 Design Rule?… 

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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 you can enjoy yourself for a few years before selling. Here are some basic steps to take as you plan a new kitchen. Form vs.… 

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Kitchen Cabinets – Aging-in-Place

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 can be attached to the front to improve the look of this arrangement. The sink itself can be fixed or motorized to make it adjustable.…