Kitchens have been transformed from a purely utilitarian workspace to a culinary-family-friendsa mecca where everyone congregates. While kitchens in condos and small houses may still be limited in square footage, even a tiny galley-style space is often now open to living and dining areas in loft-style arrangement for better camaraderie and conversation. Divided into two sections, this book will guide you through the process of designing the perfect kitchen. The first section takes you through a step-by-step approach to kitchen design and renovation, complete with questions to ask contractors, layout suggestions and checklists. This is followed by over 50 inspiring kitchens, highlighting different options and styles to help you create your ideal space.Here are some rules of thumb: With cabinets that are close to, if not touching the ceiling, add saturated wall color in the blank ... You can use colors inspired by your small appliances, tooaa yellow or pink standing mixeraor from your dishes or favorite placemats and napkins. ... If you want an accent color, then a creamy beige or soft blue or grayaa popular hueacreates a pleasing mood for the room.
|Title||:||The Kitchen Bible|
|Author||:||Barbara Ballinger, Margret Crane|
|Publisher||:||Images Publishing - 2014-04-08|