Entries by Eva

The No Corner Kitchen

With a little bit of planning, you can enjoy a kitchen with NO CORNER CABINETS. Corner cabinets can be awkward and an often mismanaged bit of real estate when talking about precious cabinet storage space. In the example above by Whitten Architects, yes there is a corner, but it is inside a walk in pantry. […]

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Tile Backed Cabinets

A simple and effective way to add dimension to an (almost) all-white kitchen is to add texture. I love the use of subway tile to the backs of glass-door cabinets! Shown in the image above featured in Style at Home, the subway tile backsplash is carried into the tall display cabinets. It works incredibly well because they […]

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Tray Vignettes

Styling your table tops by artfully displaying items of use or beauty is a wonderful way to avoid chaos. A tray provides parameters and a designated spot for items, for example; oils, and frequently used spices in a kitchen. Above are examples by Stylizimo (left), and the very instagram-worthy Kristin of Damernasvarld (right). A clean desk is the […]

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Vanity Sconces On Side Walls

These three lovely examples of half-bathroom vanity walls all have on thing in common; the wall sconces have been installed on the side walls. They are all still at about eye level, but 12″ from the corner, it cleans up the narrow wall on which the mirror is mounted and brings delicious light closer to […]

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Antelope Carpet by Stark

If you enjoy animal print and find cheetah overdone, this this THIS is what you could chose. The antelope print pattern is speckled with varied sizes of white spots; like a surprise dusting of large snow flakes on caramel-coloured earth. I just loved it in Nicole Hanley Mellon’s home as covered by Vogue (see image […]

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Harmonious Alignment

What do get when your architect, electrician and cabinet designer have an amazing working relationship? -Harmonious alignment. Let’s take a look of a few examples: The image above is a foyer by Beth Webb Interiors. The window is the obvious focal point, centered in this space, it creates a perfect pivot point. The window mullions divide the wall […]

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Fête Themed Girl’s Bedroom

Your little girl never has to leave the tea party early with a room this pretty and fun! The best part is the balloon ceiling lights by Boris Klimek. The strings also serve as the light switch! Get this look: (top left to bottom right)

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Precious Stones in Design

If you haven’t the budget for true precious mineral slabs in your next design, perhaps this might be just the ticket; Alex Turco‘s visions are alive in beautiful decorative art panels that have limitless possibilities as they are malleable and can be placed in any installation. The “Blue Agate” panel from his Minerals Collection is on a plexiglass […]

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Designing with Bold Murals

In 2015 Brian Gluckstein spearheaded the design for the Princess Margaret Showhome, and my favorite part was the large mural in the dining room that took up nearly the whole wall. It was a custom print made from a classic oil painting.

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Chef’s Table

Have you ever made a reservation for a chef’s table at a restaurant? A chef’s table is a special table only available in some eatery’s that are located near or in the kitchen itself. It can be a thrilling and intimate dinning experience for the foodie in you. Many residential kitchen designs have this already; a dine-in […]

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