We have a Zephyr hood winner!

I asked you all to pick your favorite Zephyr hood fan. if you were picked as a winner. I would have thought there would have been a general consensus on which hood was the most favorite, but no — you were all over the board with your picks. This morning, I put all the entries […]

Remodeling for Empty Nesters and Boomers

My designer compatriot, Mitzi Beach, in her Boomer Smarts blog talks about how to rethink appliance design for boomers, empty nesters, and those of us who simply are at the stage of life when we need to scale down. Her current blog post is near and dear to my heart: “What’s in your Appliance Graveyard?” […]

KitchenAid debuts Black Stainless Finish

I’m a few weeks late in reporting this, but KitchenAid has brought out a new black stainless finish option on their appliances: I haven’t seen it in person yet. All I’m thinking is, will it show less fingerprints than stainless and glossy black? Be interesting to find out. There’s not really a mention for it […]

Spring Design Finds 2015 and #SaveWaterTips

Miele Debuts 48″ Range   The oven technology offered in the range is the same technology that Miele has been perfecting since the company introduced the built-in oven category in 1974. The oven is a fully-functioning convection oven, including features like MasterChef™ and MasterChef Plus™ with over 100 semi-automatic culinary programs and 15 fully automatic […]

3 new product finds from KBIS 2015

I didn’t attend KBIS  (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) this year — too busy. However, that didn’t stop me from peeking online at what new products debuted at the show. Here are 3 new items that were voted Best of KBIS: 1) Brizo Articulating Faucet I couldn’t find this on the Brizo website so might […]

Miele’s New Induction Range

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit a couple of showrooms . One was Zephyr; the other was Miele. The Miele showroom has just relocated to a larger space in the same design building in San Francisco, and boy, is the showroom huge! There is a working kitchen within this space, and […]