Category Archives: Modern

Project Review: Waldfogel Residence in San Francisco – featuring Futuro Futuro 48″ Plane Island range hood

Project Name: Waldfogel Residence Location: San Francisco, California, United States Design/Build: Ehrlich Architects [Houzz Profile] [Website] Kitchen Style: Contemporary/Modern Range Hood: Futuro Futuro 48″ Plane Island [Product Information] Project Description: Urbane and sophisticated, this 8,000 sf house in Silicon Valley takes its cues from the surrounding community and its art collector owners. The house opens on all sides through a pinwheel plan organized around a 3-feet-thick poured-in-place concrete axial wall that is punctuated by shelves displaying the couple’s unique art

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5 Unconventional Ways to Modernize Your Kitchen

5 Unconventional Ways to Modernize Your Kitchen   The kitchen is probably the most utilized space in the house after the living area. Kitchens are the bread basket and often the soul of any household. Kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, from a kitchen nook to an old farm-style kitchen with an enormous table as its focal point. Cool, but what if you want to modernise your kitchen? You want something completely different, something that gives your kitchen a distinct

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A Sneak Peek At The Kitchen Of 2025

What will your dream kitchen look like in 11 years? One company strives to give you a preview. It’s exciting to imagine the kind of comforts and improvements that technology will bring in years to come—especially in a room as widely-used and adored as the kitchen. While appliances such as dishwashers and microwaves have already revolutionized the kitchen experience, it’s thrilling to think about what’s next: the items that the following generation will think of as complete necessities…even though currently

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Kitchen Lighting – Ambient, Task, and Accent

While good lighting can enhance any room, it’s particularly helpful in the kitchen. Poor lighting can make it difficult to navigate or work in your kitchen. It can also be dangerous, especially if you’re using sharp utensils, handling portable appliances, or working near flames or hot surfaces. If you’re eating or entertaining in your kitchen, the right lighting can enhance the mood and make the experience even more enjoyable. There are three main types of lighting to consider: ambient lighting,

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Modern, creative custom island range hood

Quite simply, the coolest custom range hood enclosure we’ve seen in a while! For a custom kitchen ventilation solution, combine 1 “insert/liner” type range hood (source links below), a large dose of creativity, and a dash of boldness. Result: a completely unique look that transforms a kitchen necessity into a work of art. Photo credit: Tom Hurt Architecture, Austin, TX. Range hood insert/liner options: 22″ Insert/Liner with Perimeter Suction Filter 32″ Insert/Liner with Perimeter Suction Filter 42″ Insert/Liner with Perimeter

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