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4 Unusual Kitchen Ideas - Loft kitchen with soffit cabinets – hgtv via Atticmag

4 Unusual Kitchen Ideas

Modern? Yes. Functional? Yes. Different? That too. I’m always on the looking for features that feel new or innovative, ones that set a kitchen apart and keep it looking current. That’s not always easy because kitchens – traditional, modern, rustic and even cottage styles — have settled into a certain visual language over the past […]

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Under Counter Refrigeration Kitchen

How does a kitchen look with Andy Warhol’s neon cow but no full-size refrigerator? The answer is: just great! Under-counter fridge/freezer drawers can replace a conventional refrigerator for many reasons. A large fridge might not be needed, which is the case in this kitchen (formerly a rental apartment). The owners, a high-end furniture restorer and […]

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Lighting Up Modern Kitchen Cabinets

Modern cabinets champion of interior lighting that functions a la the refrigerator. The combination of tempered glass and LED technology which produces extremely bright light that remains cool has brought interior illumination to many lines of European cabinets. Open a drawer and the lights go on, making everything inside cabinets and drawers more accessible. I […]

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Kitchen Banquette Sofas

Sofas are moving into the kitchen to make dining spaces more informal and comfortable. Don’t you agree that a couch in the banquette style is an especially logical choice for flexible seating at a dining table? It’s a change from all-kitchen kitchens. A banquette sofa is distinguished from a built-in banquette by the presence of […]

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Dark Kitchen Drama

From deep blue to black, kitchens go ultra-dark. More and more often I’m seeing kitchens that are very dark – so dark they seem designed for people with reverse lives — like rock musicians whose days begin at 4 or 5 p.m. But the high contrast and dramatic effect of extra-dark kitchens is upstaging the […]

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