Displaying items by tag: Ask a Designer

Ask a Designer: Warm & Inviting Colors

What colors will make my kitchen look warm and inviting?

Ask a Designer: The Work Triangle

What is the work triangle?

Ask a Designer: The Right Color Paint

How do I choose the right color wall paint?

Ask a Designer: Storage Accessories

Which storage accessories are the most useful?

Ask a Designer: Stainless Steel Pros & Cons

What are the pros and cons of stainless steel?

Ask a Designer: Small Kitchens

How can I make the best use of space in a small kitchen?

Ask a Designer: Remodeling Costs

How much does a kitchen remodel cost?

Ask a Designer: Quality Cabinetry Features

What features define quality cabinetry?

Ask a Designer: Open vs. Traditional Layouts

Have open floor plans replaced traditional kitchen layouts?

Ask a Designer: Matching Appliances

Do my appliances have to match?

Ask a Designer: Kitchen Table Alternatives

Does an eat-in kitchen need a table?

Ask a Designer: Kitchen Lighting

How much light should a kitchen have?

Ask a Designer: Kitchen Floors

What looks are in for kitchen floors?

Ask a Designer: Keeping Costs Down

How can I keep costs down?

Ask a Designer: Island Pros & Cons

What are the pros and cons of a kitchen island?

Ask a Designer: Hardware Styles & Colors

Is there a rule of thumb for mixing and matching cabinet hardware styles, materials and colors?

Ask a Designer: Framed vs. Frameless

What’s the difference between framed and frameless cabinetry?

Ask a Designer: Easily Maintained Materials

Which countertop materials are easiest to maintain?

Ask a Designer: Design Trends

What are some popular design trends?

Ask a Designer: Dated Colors

What colors will make my kitchen look dated?

Ask a Designer: Creating a Focal Point

How do you create a focal point in the kitchen?

Ask a Designer: Countertop Prices

Why are some countertop colors more expensive than others?

Ask a Designer: Countertop Colors & Materials

Are there guidelines for mixing countertop colors and materials?

Ask a Designer: Coordinating Product Colors

How should I coordinate product color choices?

Ask a Designer: Cooktop/Wall Oven vs. Range

Why choose a cooktop and wall oven instead of a range?

Ask a Designer: Colors to Avoid

Are there colors you should never use in a kitchen?

Ask a Designer: Clean, Safe Countertops

Are some countertops cleaner or safer than others?

Ask a Designer: Choosing Stone Counters

Which types of stone make good kitchen counters?

Ask a Designer: Choosing a Designer

How should I choose a designer?

Ask a Designer: Cabinet Types

What is the difference among ready-to-assemble, stock, semi-custom and custom cabinets?

Ask a Designer: Cabinet Prices

Why do cabinets range so widely in price?

Ask a Designer: Cabinet Colors & Materials

Should I use multiple cabinet colors?

Ask a Designer: Best Kitchen Layouts

Is there a best kitchen layout?

Ask a Designer: Backsplash Options

What are my backsplash options?

Ask a Designer: Appliance Trends

What are the latest trends in appliances?

Ask a Designer: Appliance Color

What color appliances should I get?

Ask a Designer: Alternatives to Paint

What are some options for the walls besides paint?

Ask a Designer: Add Color to a White Kitchen

What are some inexpensive ways to add color to a white kitchen?

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