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BLANCO’s new DIAMOND™ Low-Divide sink

BLANCO low-divide sink

BLANCO is debuting a new DIAMOND™ Low-Divide sink as part of their SILGRANIT® II collection. I’m glad to see BLANCO add this to their collection. Like Kohler’s Smart Divide® sink, I think it’s a good fit for a one-sink kitchen: the benefits of a smaller prep sink with the ability to use the entire sink […]

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Poll: What designerly posts do you want to read?

Homeowners once said wistfully, "I wish we had more choices." Be careful what you wish for! ;)Continue reading...

Kitchen Savvy on sale

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For those of you who are dreaming one day for a kitchen remodel and either can’t afford to pull the trigger quite yet or need to take care of delayed maintenance, my book Kitchen Savvy, is on sale from Saturday, Oct. 11th to Thursday, Oct. 17th. Gift a friend or spread the word. Thank you! […]

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Kitchen remodel by Thanksgiving?

Kitchen Remodel by Thanksgiving?

We’re at that time of year when homeowners wander into the showroom wondering whether they can have a kitchen or bath completed before Thanksgiving. (For international readers, American Thanksgiving falls around the end of November. This year it’s the 27th.) So can you do it? Can you get that remodel by Thanksgiving? For designs that […]

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3 things make a design post

Meystyle LED wallpaper

What do I have for you today? LED wallpaper? Sarah Sarna over at Live the Life You Dream About shows us this innovative use of LEDs from London-based Meystyle. I know this might not be something you’d think of, but I immediately thought of restaurant and nightclub use. Oh, and a child’s bedroom. How would […]

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A Reader Asks: Cooktop vs. Range?

A Reader Asks about cook tops

“Kelly, I’m trying to decide whether to have a cooktop and oven, or a range in my new kitchen…I’d like to have the cooktop…but it doesn’t seem to leave much counter space. Help?-S. I think you technically answered your own question. If adding a cook top and oven doesn’t leave you with enough counter, chances […]

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