Author: Gregory Paolini
Publisher: Taunton Press
"Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple" demystifies kitchen cabinet construction and makes it possible for the dedicated do-it-yourselfer to build new cabinets for a fraction of the cost of buying them. Includes a companion DVD with step-by-step video tutorials.
Author: Connie Edwards
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
This expertly written, heavily illustrated resource provides builders, remodelers, designers, and architects with all the ideas and information necessary to use stock kitchen cabinetry to create beautiful and functional built-ins throughout the home.
Author: Mary Fisher Knott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The all-in-one reference to designing stunning and functional kitchens and baths Designing for today's kitchens and baths requires technical savvy, a keen eye for aesthetics, and perhaps most important of all, the ability to coordinate efforts across many disciplines. Kitchen and Bath Design simplifies these complex decision-making processes with a comprehensive strategy for achieving kitchen and bath designs that successfully integrate beauty and practicality—while meeting client expectations. Fundamental design basics are covered, along with a host of important issues that designers must consider when conceptualizing these specialized rooms, such as ergonomics, codes and safety requirements, proper lighting and ventilation, flooring, cabinetry, countertops, wall surfaces, and more. Some of the topics that appear in this book include: A detailed introduction to construction, plumbing, and electrical basics A systematic approach to incorporating "green," energy-conscious design An overview of crucial design elements, including pattern, texture, line, form or mass, color, space and light, and sound The latest building codes and manufacturers' guidelines Written by a leading expert in interior design, Kitchen and Bath Design uses three-dimensional drawings and corresponding photographs to deliver valuable information that is critical when it comes to planning, designing, specifying, estimating, building, pricing, or evaluating a kitchen or bathroom. Whether they're working on a new or existing space, professional designers can apply the lessons learned from this current andaccessible resource to masterfully take on all kitchen or bathroom projects—from the simplest to the most highly challenging.
Author: Michelle Galindo, Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
The kitchen is the new living room : a space for social gathering, collaborative cooking, event hosting, and communal dining. Undergoing immense transformation through time, the room that used to be a service area relegated to the bock of the house is now the multi-functional hub of the home. Kitchen Kulture shines a light on all that the twenty-first century kitchen can be. From a vast, open-plan kitchen in a London townhouse to a kitchenette inside a student studio in Berlin, the professionals behind these designs uncover the full potential of today's kitchen through their creativity. As thoughts on domesticity, food, and technology evolve, so do kitchens, as they are continually adapted to current social and aesthetic trends. The kitchens presented in this book are testing grounds for environmentally-friendly innovation as well as lively spaces that inspire a higher quality of life by prompting better eating habits and bringing together family and friends. Kitchen Kulture compiles contemporary talent in kitchen design, offering a source of inspiration for some and a visual feast for ail.
Author: Jim Tolpin
Provides detailed guidelines on how to design a custom kitchen; discusses cabinet design, construction, and installation; and shows how to build face frames, doors, drawers, and cases. Original.
Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
An everything but the kitchen sink guide to building kitchen cabinets and making simple, but impressive kitchen upgrades from the experts at American Woodworker. Readers will learn how to make cabinets from plywood, how to make many styles of cabinet door including popular cathedral doors, how to build and install drawers, which hardware to choose, how to make and edge laminate countertops and how to install the completed results. All the information is reader-tested, authoritative and current with contemporary workshop practices. Includes small projects such as simple kitchen upgrades, plus an appliance garage, a kitchen stool and a freestanding pantry, taken from 35 articles that have appeared in the magazine.
Author: Candice Olson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Popular TV star Candice Olson shows you how to create your dream kitchen and bathroom Kitchens and bathrooms are the most commonly renovated rooms--and also the best investment with the highest payback value upon resale. This book is chock full of tips, inspiration, and ideas from popular TV star Candice Olson, whose designs have wowed fans around the world. Brimming with hundreds of full-color, before-and-after photos of Candice's stunning room makeovers, the book gives advice for choosing colors, materials, and furnishings to make any space shine.
Author: Helen Thompson, Anna Kasabian
Publisher: Quarry Books
Learn how to create cooking spaces for delight and comfort, balancing convenience and aesthetics. The best cooking rooms provide ample space for flipping an omelette, rolling a pie crust, or entertaining guests while preparing a cozy dinner. Features over 100 kitchens with ideas and inspirations for producing inviting, warm surroundings that feed the intellect, creative soul, and body. Presents modern working kitchens with adaptable solutions to common design problems. Also presents "Cook's Secrets" in each section, delivering cooking and entertaining tips and secrets. Shows cooking traditions and adapted in unusual and clever designs.
Author: Nancy R. Hiller
Loaded with labor and time-saving conveniences, the Hoosier cabinet was among the earliest design innovations of the modern American kitchen. This culinary workstation allowed owners to maintain an efficient and clutter-free kitchen by centralizing utensils, cookware, tools, and ingredients all the while providing a space in which to prepare the meals of the day. Bloomington-based cabinetmaker Nancy R. Hiller draws on her years of specialty cabinet making and thorough knowledge of interior design to deliver an entertaining, beautiful, and informative history of the Hoosier cabinet—revealing its influence on the development of the contemporary American home. Illustrated with original manufacturers' advertisements and sales literature—some of which is previously unpublished—as well as color and black-and-white photos, this long-overdue book on an icon of the early 20th-century kitchen will be an invaluable resource to cabinetmakers, antiques enthusiasts, and homeowners planning a period-inspired kitchen.
Author: Steve Cory
Nothing transforms the look and function of a kitchen or bathroom space -- and adds significantly to the value of a home--like new cabinets and countertops. But mistakes can be costly. So whether you're building them or just installing them, your job is much easier when you arm yourself with the best information possible. The builder-tested techniques and methods in this book allow you to build and install high-quality, durable, and cost-efficient cabinets, vanities, and countertops for kitchens and baths--or for any room in the house. From simple to elaborate, from budget to high-end, this book covers a range of cabinet, vanity, and countertop projects and gives you the technical help you need to get the job done right the first time.
Author: Michelle Gringeri-Brown
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors showcases the virtues of the popular and ubiquitous ranch houses that sprang up across the country following World War II. It features the exceptional interiors of eight houses, discusses successes and challenges, and shows how to live stylishly. Tips are shared on color, flooring, window coverings, furniture arrangements, and how off-the-shelf components can be turned into custom features. The homeowners' stories explain why these rooms work, and provide you with resources and ideas for everything from garage doors to the art on the wall. Writer Michelle Gringeri-Brown and photographer Jim Brown publish the quarterly magazine Atomic Ranch, which features ranch homes built all across America. They are the authors of Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes and live in Portland, Oregon, in a 1952 brick ranch.
Author: Amanda Ferroggiaro, Amanda Davis, Robin Fisher, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to "greening" these important rooms. The first book to focus exclusively on kitchen and bath sustainability, this full color guide covers every consideration for both remodels and new construction, making it a handy reference for any kitchen and bath professional. Case studies of award-winning projects demonstrate how space, budget, and sustainability can come together to create beautiful, functional, efficient rooms, and illustrations throughout provide visual examples of the techniques discussed. The book includes information on greening one's practice for the client's benefit, plus an appendix of additional resources and instructional materials for classroom use. The biggest elements of sustainable interior design-energy efficiency, water use, and materials selection-are all major players in the kitchen and bath. Clients are increasingly demanding attention to sustainability issues, and designers must be up to date on the latest guidelines, best practices, and technology. Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the complete technical and practical guide to green design for the kitchen and bath professional.