Top Tips: Kitchen Lighting

The right lighting is important in every room of your house, including—and perhaps especially—your kitchen. Kitchens are where people gather to spend time, but they also function as a workspace in need of practical task lighting. A designer will help you create a plan to light your kitchen to perfection.

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Designing a Kitchen: For Function!

It’s no secret that we love home renovation here at Cabinets & Designs, but we do have a few secrets up our sleeves. After so many transformations we have developed a list of “insider favorite” features and tips for homeowners—“must-haves” for the modern homeowner.

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Get Organized with Interior Cabinet Features from Wood-Mode

Attention to detail sets Wood-Mode cabinetry apart from the rest, including their ingenious interior cabinet and drawer features. Storage is getting smarter, and Wood-Mode’s interior feature upgrades are simply ingenious.

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Showroom Update: Contemporary Kitchen

Progress continues here at the new Cabinets & Designs showroom, including some exciting developments in our contemporary kitchen display. Our electrician recently stopped by to troubleshoot some lighting challenges specific to contemporary design. For example, without a molding to provide cover, it can be difficult to place undercabinet lighting discreetly.

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Trends on Display: Wood-Mode Tiffany + Whitney Door Styles Showroom Kitchen

Our new showroom at The Shoppes at Memorial Villages continues to take shape, including some beautiful new updates in our Wood-Mode Tiffany + Whitney kitchen. Some of our favorite details dovetail nicely with current trends in home renovation and kitchen design.

Whitney II Tiffany Kitchen Cooktop

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Wired: Making Your Kitchen Work for You

Poor lighting is a common kitchen pet peeve, one that we often address during the course of a redesign and renovation. Ease and efficiency are a must for homeowners seeking to renovate their kitchen space, so lighting solutions should not only enhance the overall aesthetic, they must also create better workspace(s) in the end. Continue reading

On Trend 2016: High End Appliances

When it comes to appliances two trends continue to gain traction—energy efficiency (of course) and high-tech upgrades. Whether we’re talking about an oven or a built-in coffee and espresso machine, homeowners are investing in smart appliances that use less energy, all while performing more functions than ever before. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest trends in home appliances for 2016. Continue reading

2016 Lighting Trends

Trends in home lighting aren’t limited to light fixtures and floor lamps. Today we are going to take a look at some of our favorite trends in home lighting that have emerged in early 2016. From finishes to energy efficiency to illuminating the small spaces in our lives, homeowners have more options than ever before. Not only does the right lighting instantly upgrade the aesthetics of a room, it can also increase convenience and energy efficiency, making your home more comfortable and livable than ever before. Continue reading