Tag: kitchen

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Like many modernists on a budget I am dreaming of four Bertoia stools for my kitchen island but given the price tag, I've found new favorites to consider--those under $200. That was the general search criteria but the kitchen also has some decorative factors to consider: butter-cream walls, stainless-steel appliances, white island base and ...

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To me, the mark of a great kitchen is a big island. Storage and prep space aside, it breeds congregation, conversation, and sets a tone for a welcoming space. With this in mind, I took what could have easily doubled as a formal dining room and dedicated my 15' x 12' kitchen to an all-encompassing ...

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Like many an editor, contractor, and faucet salesman, I spent last weekend in Chicago at K/BIS (the premier Kitchen and Bath Trade Show in the U.S.). I saw so many amazing water-conserving toilets, multi-head showers, and plasma-screened refrigerators--and I'll tell you about those--but first, I have to tell you about the most gorgeous tiles I ...

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When I think of trivets, flattened iron roosters or ducks with ribbons around their necks are what unfortunately come to mind. But thanks to Alessi, my mental picture is morphing. Their new landing pad for hot pots and pans is a small, sleek, and clever alternative to clunky ducks. It has four axes that slide ...

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