“To strain after innovation, to worry about being ‘on the cutting edge’ – a phrase I hate – reflects concern for a place in history or for one’s career rather than for the authenticity of one’s own painting.”- Jane Freilicher
Let’s face it, things change. As we navigate those twists and turns of fate we can only hope to move forward, seeing new things with a fresh eye. Like it or not, change is a constant. You can dread it (understandable) or you can choose to embrace it. That said, it has been more than five years since I began my adventure as Kitchens for Living.
One of the benefits of working for a custom cabinet shop like Brendan Donovan Furniture & Cabinet Co. is OPTIONS! Many of the projects I work on are combinations of both manufactured and custom cabinets. We can order it. We can make it all (including doors) or we can make the cabinet boxes and order the doors. Speaking of doors, how about these doors?!
Circa 1954, Betty is in the kitchen, apron tied just right. Pearls in place. She’s the queen of her domain turning out pineapple upside down cakes while her hubs brings home the bacon (for her to cook).
In most cultures throughout history, the heart of the home has been a woman’s domain. Even today though roles have shifted and functions of the kitchen have changed, it’s the woman who usually makes the decisions when it comes to the kitchen. I say USUALLY because even 10 or 15 years ago the man of the house only had a voice when it came to his office or his bar, now he is collaborating on the design of the kitchen. Read more