Category Archives: Modern

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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Range Hood Review: “Jupiter” Tubular Range Hood

Sleek and stylish, the “Jupiter” designer range hood from Futuro Futuro offers a powerful kitchen ventilation solution inside a 14″ diameter stainless-steel tube. Made in Italy from the highest-grade AISI 304 stainless steel, the “Jupiter” is equipped with a powerful yet quiet 940-CFM blower. To accommodate a variety of cooking situation, it offers 4 selectable speeds, as well as convenient 15-minute delayed shut-off to clean the kitchen air after you’re done cooking. Dec. 2012: photo gallery update! Check out the hot new

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Cool Kitchen: The One-Piece Difference

Via Kitchenisms: Yesterday, the style-savvy bloggers over at The Kitchn posted a profile on design firm The Brooklyn Home Company. Instantly, I was smitten with their look- clean, modern, somewhat quirky and lots of that “white and wood” that I love so much. One image in particular stood out for me- a one-wall kitchen in a small apartment which seemed, well, a little plain. Clean and practical, yes- but hardly inspiring. Then I noticed a second photo; the same space

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