Ask homeowners to identify the hub of the home and they’ll say, “the kitchen!” This completely revised edition of Kitchen Ideas that Work the consummate resource for kitchen redesignfeatures over 350 ideas with 370 photos for a facelift or full-throttle redo of a range of kitchen styles and sizes. From the latest information on energy-efficient appliances and lighting, to cabinetry and flooring, this amazing sourcebook will help homeowners make smart choices about what they want, and what they can afford, in a kitchen transformation.
Packed with accessible solutions, practical advice, tangible tools, and a heap of inspiration, New Kitchen Ideas that Work is as essential to homeowners, designers, and contractors as the kitchen itself is to the core of the house.
About the Author
Jamie Gold, AKBD, is an NKBA-certified, independent kitchen and bath designer and Certified Aging in Place Specialist in the San Diego area. She has been published in "Fine Homebuilding, Signature Kitchens & Baths, Kitchen & Bath Ideas," and many other print and online media. Jamie publishes a weekly design blog called "Gold Notes: Nuggets from the World of Residential Design," at www.jgkitchens.com.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED
CHAPTER 2: LAYOUTS THAT WORK
CHAPTER 3: CABINETS
CHAPTER 4: APPLIANCES
CHAPTER 5: COUNTERTOPS AND BACKSPLASHES
CHAPTER 6: FLOORS
CHAPTER 7: SINKS, FAUCETS AND DISPOSERS
CHAPTER 8: DECORATIVE TOUCHES