Category Archives: Kitchen Design

Sci-Fi Kitchen With Striking Choice of Colors and Materials, “Lombardy” Glass Range Hood

This futuristic “Parametrix Kitchen” by Russia-based design firm Geometrix was specially designed for a family in Moscow. With an extravagant modern design, unusual lighting, and advanced materials, the Parametrix Kitchen is a unique sight. Clean lines contrasting with unusual twists, materials palette that ranges from brick to wood strips to tempered glass accents, and creative lighting,… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

New Classic Style Range Hoods – “Manchester”, “Medford”, and “Meriden”

The Classic Collection line of designer range hoods from Futuro Futuro includes over a dozen distinctive designs suitable for traditional, transition, and country-style kitchens. Whether New England or Old World, your custom kitchen should be finished with a unique range hood that will draw attention to the cooking area as the focal point of the room. Introducing… Read More »

What To Add To Your Kitchen To Stand Out

Are you sick of your boring, drab kitchen? Even if you don’t have a huge budget to remodel, you can still give your kitchen a complete makeover, without emptying your wallet for hi-tech refregerators and decorative range hoods. If you’re looking to take back your kitchen space from cluttered countertops and dull colors, here are… Read More »

Ultra-modern glass “Luxor” range hood – extensions now available

Due to popular demand, we’re now offering a chimney extension for the all-glass “Luxor” wall range hood. The vertical chimney of Futuro Futuro range hoods is height-adjustable, with 2 sections that telescope out in order to accommodate a variety of ceiling heights. The extension accessory is 38″ high, and replaces the original 20″ high upper… Read More »

Family-Friendly Kitchens

The kitchen isn’t just for cooking. Family members go in and out of the kitchen throughout the day. It’s a place where everyone can talk, relax, read, work, and play. With that in mind, here are some tips for making your kitchen family-friendly. Kitchen safety is always important, and this is especially true if you have… Read More »

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,… Read More »

Home Design Ideas: “Flying” Designer Shelves

While browsing some cool designer kitchens, we came across this little gem – a simple change to the shape of bookshelves that produces a dynamic effect, making what could have been a boring piece of furniture into a design statement that reminds one of a Formula 1 racecar. The Valcucine Riciclantica kitchen is a design-conscious as well… Read More »

Elements Of Design: Contemporary Shelving

In the dining area of this contemporary kitchen built by Greenbelt Homes in Austin, TX, the wine glasses are stored in a wall nook that places them within easy reach – and looks good doing it. A deceptively simple change to the traditional shelf layout results in an exciting, updated look that adds to the… Read More »