Design Ideas for Kitchens / Edition 1

Design Ideas for Kitchens / Edition 1

by Susan Boyle Hillstrom
     
 

ISBN-10: 1580112188

ISBN-13: 9781580112185

Pub. Date: 06/01/2005

Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press

Design Ideas for Kitchens, 2nd Edition,presents a range of ideas for creating an attractive, up-to-date kitchen. Homeowners will find many excellent examples of kitchens of all sizes and shapes, including the traditional U-, L-, and G-shape; one-wall; and galley configurations. It discusses the re-thinking of the classic work triangle and illustrates the

Overview

Design Ideas for Kitchens, 2nd Edition,presents a range of ideas for creating an attractive, up-to-date kitchen. Homeowners will find many excellent examples of kitchens of all sizes and shapes, including the traditional U-, L-, and G-shape; one-wall; and galley configurations. It discusses the re-thinking of the classic work triangle and illustrates the new way kitchens are planned around zones. Ever-popular kitchen islands and peninsulas are amply represented, along with the latest cabinetry and storage options. The book also contains a complete reference for sinks and faucets, and a multitude of ideas for flooring and countertop treatments, including granite, tile, solid-surfacing material, and more. What's more, an entire chapter is devoted to kitchen appliances and offers a look at the most recent technology in food preparation and storage. Additional helpful information explains how to make design decisions and product choices based on lifestyle needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580112185
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner Press
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
Design Ideas
Edition description:
First
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Design Ideas for Kitchens, 2nd edition

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1Begin with the Basics• Designed for Living• Kitchen Layouts• Islands and Peninsulas• Eat-In Kitchens

Chapter 2What'sYourStyle? 38
• Traditional• Country• Contemporary

Chapter 3Choosing the Cabinets64• Design Impact• Styles and Options• Price Points• Smart Storage• Measuring for Cabinets

Chapter 4Onthe Surface92• Wall Treatments• Flooring• Ceilings

Chapter 5 Major Appliances 120• Cooking• Ventilation• Cooling• Dishwashers• Laundry

Chapter 6Sinks and Faucets 146• Sinks• Faucets

Chapter 7Countertops 172• Stone• Solid-Surfacing Material• Specialty Surfaces• Plastic Laminate•Concrete• Wood and Metal

Chapter 8Lighting 190• Natural Light• Artificial Light

Resource Guide 206

Glossary 212

Index 216Photo Credits 222

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