Author: Linda Hallam
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books
Complemented by more than one hundred full-color photographs, this helpful decorating guide presents a host of ideas on how to create a stylish but effective kitchen to suit any taste or budget, offering a variety of decorative and space-saving solutions for storage, display, and work surfaces and including detailed instructions for eighteen how-to decroating projects. Original. 40,000 first printing.
Author: Vinny Lee, James Merrell
The kitchen is increasingly recognized as the heart of the home. No longer simply a place for cooking and storing food, the kitchen is also where meals are served and family and friends congregate, so there is every reason that it should be as stylish, comfortable, and functional as any other room. Vinny Lee opens with a chapter on planning, to help you identify your own needs and priorities, and then provides a survey of the four principal styles--Traditional, Simple Country, Simple Modern, and New Professional. She then takes a comprehensive look at the elements, such as lighting, countertops, sinks, appliances, and storage, with a multitude of creative ideas for decorating and adding colour. "Kitchens: A Design Source Book" is the one book you'll need to achieve a great-looking kitchen in which you can comfortably cook, eat, live, and work. *Revised and updated edition of this bestselling title. *Whether you are remodeling an existing room or starting from scratch, this invaluable guide will help you create your ideal kitchen. *With stylish photography by James Merrell.
Author: Mick De Giulio
From famed American designer Mick De Giulio comes Kitchen, an extensive portfolio of his latest work. The book features the signature elements and finishes of his uber-luxurious kitchen interiors, along with a look at some of his designs that extend beyond the kitchen. His company, De Giulio kitchen design, founded in 1984, is based in Wilmette, Illinois, with anadditional studio in LuxeHome in Chicago s Merchandise Mart. In 2003, De Giulio was named a Kitchen and Bath Design Leader by Interior Design magazine, and in 2005, he was recognized by Kitchen and Bath Business magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in the kitchen and bath industry over the last 50 years. De Giulio has been creating kitchens for distinctive residences throughout the United States and abroad for over 40 years. In addition to residential kitchen design, his body of work includes commercial projects and product design for companies such as SieMatic Gmbh, Kallista (a Kohler company), and Sub-Zero/Wolf. De Giulio s work has been extensively featured internationally in leading design publications including Architectural Digest, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Architecktur & Wohnen, and Ottagano."
Author: Coleen Cahill
The kitchen is the home's "nerve center"--so make it work for you. Hundreds of solutions to your most common kitchen problems appear here with imaginative, inspiring ideas ranging from total makeovers to simple touches that turn it into the highlight of your home. "Covers various design alternatives and decisions; for example, when to build a cooking island or create a banquette."--"Library Journal."
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: Diane Dorrans Saeks
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Well known for her gorgeous design and style books, bestselling author Diane Dorrans Saeks now brings her flair for breathtaking interiors to a new series with a practical twist and a great price, the California Design Library. Starting with the kitchen and living room and featuring inspiring color photographs throughout, each edition focuses on one home area, setting the trend for homes around the country and offering ideas, examples, and tips from the professionals on everything from selecting a great sofa to choosing the right countertops. Diane Saeks consulted with designers, decorators, architects, savy homeowners, and, for Kitchens, even some of the country's best chefs, to discover the most exciting, livable, and innovative ideas in design today. Including big ideas for small spaces and advice on how to avoid common pitfalls, the California Design Librarymakes the comfortable elegance of West Coast style a perfect fit for almost any setting, wherever you live.
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: Nancy Wolford, Ellen Cheever, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The industry standard, full-color guide to practical kitchen and bath design Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is The National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to uniting function and style in these important rooms. This full-color guide is heavily illustrated, with a revised layout and graphic design that presents information more clearly for visual learners. The updated second edition has been expanded to adhere more closely to the standards of interior design, including new information on unity, proportion, scale, and variety, plus a new glossary to clarify unfamiliar terms. Stylistic themes remain a major component, with emphasis on the architecture, furniture, styles, and fashions of each era, and all technical and aesthetic information is presented in clear, concise language. The companion website features a teacher's guide and image bank that facilitate use in the classroom, providing additional examples of design principles in action. The National Kitchen and Bath Association established the standard guidelines for safe and effective kitchen and bath design, and this book is the complete guide to incorporating code and aesthetics from the very beginning. Function is just as important as style in these rooms, so Kitchen and Bath Design Principles teaches readers to: Apply the elements and principles of design to real-life situations Discover how best to apply the tools of design in daily business practice Explore the global and cultural influences reflected in popular stylistic themes Translate the aesthetics of an era into a workable theme for a kitchen or bath To best serve clients, designers must learn to meet all codes, regulations, and expectations with a balance of substance and style. Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is the industry standard reference, from the industry-leading provider of kitchen and bath design education.
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.
Author: Charlotte Baden-Powell
As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand. Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. It outlines all the information needed to design a workable kitchen, including ergonomics, services such as water and waste, appliances, and material choices for the floor, walls and ceiling. There is no similar compendium currently available. * Gathers together essential, useful and practical information for both the student and practicing architect * An easy to use reference for both the drawing board, and on site * Provides comprehensive design guidance on the latest products
Author: Dan Blitzer, Tammy Mackay, NKBA
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The industry standard illustrated guide from the National Kitchen and Bath Association Co-published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Kitchen and Bath Lighting is the go-to resource for designing, planning, and installing light in residential kitchen and bath projects. Full color illustrations throughout the book make Kitchen and Bath Lighting a visually absorbing experience. This beautiful volume begins with the basics of light, color, and vision, progressing from there through every stage of the residential lighting design process. With special attention to sustainability and lighting for older eyes, this book contains the information you need to know about the latest trends impacting the lighting industry. Because the NKBA established the standard kitchen and bath guidelines for both new construction and remodels, Kitchen and Bath Lighting is aligned with the practices that are in high demand. This book is also an excellent choice for anyone hoping to obtain credentials as a Certified Kitchen Designer or Certified Bath Designer. Comprehensive coverage of the kitchen and bath lighting process, from the fundamentals of color to design documentation to construction Illustrated guidelines for using lighting tools like sources, luminaries, and controls in design development Glossary and end-of-chapter exercises for quickly learning and referencing key terminology and lighting techniques Companion website offering resources for instructors This new addition to the NKBA's Professional Resource Library is an essential reference for kitchen and bath designers, lighting designers, and interior designers, as well as contractors, retrofitters, specifiers, and anyone else involved in lighting kitchens and bathrooms. Kitchen and Bath Lighting will give you the visual understanding of lighting that can lead directly to client satisfaction.
Author: Virginia McLeod
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design features over 30 kitchen designs from around the world, each created by a notable architect for a specific residence. Arranged into chapters according to the dominant material usedstone, timber, and steeleach design is accompanied by an image of the whole house, placing it in context and providing a flavor of the general design style, clear photographs of the kitchen itself, and a floor plan showing its relation to the other spaces within the house. Detailed photographs and architectural drawings show the arrangement and construction of the kitchens, and sections and elevations reveal the construction details of fitted units and joinery. These drawings have been specially created to a consistent style and to a set number of scales for easy comparison. Dimensions are included as well as model details of all the units and appliances, with suppliers' information so that these can be easily sourced. A selection of insightful case studies include interviews with clients, designers, and manufacturers and provide an overview of the whole process of commissioning and creating a contemporary bespoke kitchen. An invaluable reference for practicing architects, interior designers, and students, this book is also an informative and inspirational guide for anyone who is considering commissioning a high-quality kitchen for their own home.