Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:17:26 PM by admin. Kitchen. Soapstone is a natural, metamorphic rock whose geologic name is steatite. It gets its moniker and soapy feel from the talc in the stone. In fact, it is this talc content that distinguishes the two main types of soapstone: architectural and artistic. Artistic soapstone is softer and is very easy to carve thanks to its high talc content.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 17:02:16 PM by admin. Kitchen. It‘s not just standard cupboards behind those doors. Today‘s closed storage can be customized to include entire workstations that are just as stylish when opened. The large doors that hide the unit keep the room minimalist and sleek when you‘re not working in the space. It‘s a great example of using doors to hide the working parts of your kitchen and the areas of storage that would otherwise break up the desired style of the room.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 17:49:16 PM by admin. Kitchen. If you‘ve shopped for granite countertops, you will have noted mineral patterns in the stone, and one of those minerals is quartz. You might see some products touted as "natural" quartz. While the mineral is natural, don‘t think that the entire countertop is natural.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 17:40:07 PM by admin. Kitchen. It‘s the hub of the home and where we typically spend the most time, so that‘s why new kitchen trends and innovations draw the most interest. Anything that can make work easier, storage better and cooking faster will enhance your time in the kitchen. Besides, some of the latest technology is just plain cool.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 17:29:17 PM by admin. Kitchen. Designers tell us that small rooms like the laundry room or the powder room are some of the best places for patterned wallpaper. Well guess what? If you have a galley kitchen, you have the perfect small room to wallpaper it up.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 17:22:35 PM by admin. Kitchen. Those who love the look of natural stone but don‘t have the budget for it might want to consider a stone‐patterned solid surface countertop. As the years have gone by, manufacturers have been able to make their solid surface countertops look increasingly more like the real thing.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 17:09:46 PM by admin. Kitchen. Solid surface materials are essentially manufactured from modern plastics. Polymer resins are combined with minerals like bauxite and dyes, creating a durable countertop surface. The material is typically produced in sheets of a standard countertop thickness. These can then be turned into countertops, backsplashes and other surfaces.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 17:01:22 PM by admin. Kitchen. A trend in the past couple of years has been the "hidden kitchen" which not only has an abundance of closed storage, but also handle‐less appliances to maintain a sleek and modern look.