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Kitchen Remodeling Trends & More at Dwell on Design 2018 in Los Angeles Dwell on Design 2018 just ended, and we’ve had a chance to decompress to share our thoughts on all of the amazing new trends we saw. If you’re not familiar, DOD is an industry show for designers, architects, retailers, and plain old design enthusiasts looking to keep up with modern design. We also saw a lot of design students present; exhibitors were clearly prepared for that growing segment of attendees, as UCLA had a large booth promoting their architecture program.We love to see all of the subtle or...

Keeping America's favorite gathering place contemporary and invitingIt doesn’t matter what you plan at your home, gatherings ultimately end up in the kitchen at some point. It’s the room that seems to accommodate more family routines than any other, from making meals to doing homework; the kitchen is where it all happens. Make it as modem and accommodating as possible for your family and guests by getting the most out of it with the most recent emerging trends… The Sleek Slab Flat panel modern kitchen cabinets (“slab”) that are made of veneer wood have become quite popular in the last few years....

Increase the Warmth of Your Kitchen with Taupe Cabinets If your instincts have been telling you to shift away from an all-white kitchen design to something with a bit more warmth to it like taupe cabinets, we can’t blame you. There is an undeniably inviting nature to the pleasant neutral colors that a colorless kitchen simply can’t match. While the seemingly endless procession of white shaker cabinets is unlikely to slow anytime soon, we are seeing a definite turn in design trends this year.If you’re glancing around at your pristine alabaster kitchen right now with a sheepish look, don’t despair! One...

The Cabinets & Closet Expo is a Must for Kitchen Cabinets Wholesale and Woodworkers Everywhere This year we had the pleasure of checking out the 14th annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo in Pasadena, with nearly 70 exhibitors and keynote addresses from some serious industry pros. Speakers included representatives from heavy hitters like Houzz, Top Shelf Design Awards, and Bespoke. Hosted by the Woodworking Network, it hasn’t been at the Pasadena Convention Center in 2 years. We were happy to see it return to our local stomping grounds. Day 1 even included a several-hour plant tour of Semihandmade, located conveniently...

Tips to help you save money when remodeling the bath…So you’re remodeling the bathroom. What’s to be done about the bathtub/shower combo? Should you get a single bathroom vanity or a double vanity? Depending on the circumstances – how old they are or what condition they’re in – there are a lot of options to consider. Obviously you don’t want to replace things that are fairly new. Or maybe you do, because you’re going for an entirely new design. You can hire a pro or there are plenty of do it yourself methods to employ. Either way, the first step...

More Great Backsplash Ideas for Your Flat Panel European Cabinets Welcome back, dear reader! We never expected the strong interest our last article detailing cool backsplash concepts for your white cabinets, so we decided to follow up with one covering flat panel styles. We have just finished some chic new model kitchens in our showroom (in Los Angeles) complete with contemporary backsplash designs--what better way to show off some of these new styles? A Brief Note on European Cabinets & Matching Design One of the most noteworthy aspects of the flat panel design is its chameleon-like nature. Depending on texture and color, they...