Open shelves, especially floating shelves happen to be all the rage at the moment, should you or shouldn’t you? I often hear concerns about neatness. Do we really want to see it all? Maybe we do. Open shelves can greatly increase efficiency in the kitchen. Having our most used dishes, utensils and ingredients displayed and at our finger tips is very tempting! This is how the chefs do it and there is even a term for it in French.
Day two of the Modenus Blog Tour was opening day for the 51st annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The Bloggers were given an inside peek into many of the booths at the show and as we toured, trends most certainly did emerge.
The more we crowd our environments with “stuff” the more we need to find a place to put all of it! Pair that with a very real need to recycle and reuse (to keep the new “stuff” to a minimum) and you can see that the concept of “used lockers” can be very relevant.
If you’ve always wanted the convenience and look of a kitchen island within your budget, today may be your lucky day-after-St. Patrick’s Day! One of the perks of writing a design blog is all the press releases that come my way. I’m always being informed on where to go to find the latest for greatest function, design and value. Furniture kitchen islands by Jeffrey Alexander found their way into my inbox and caught my eye. Here are a couple of my favorites.