Day: May 12, 2020

Top 10 Materials for Kitchen Countertops

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Kitchen Layout Templates: 6 Different Designs

The traditional work triangle that separates the sink, range and refrigerator has evolved into a more practical “work zone” concept.

“We have gone from the traditional kitchen, where one person prepared meals to a multi-purpose room and a multiple-cook room, and this evolution has changed us from looking at one work triangle to multiple triangles, or ‘zones,'” says Mary Jo Peterson, principal, Mary Jo Peterson Inc. “With that in mind, we have to increase clearances and look at adding comfortable spaces in the kitchen.”

Still, these tried-and-true kitchen layouts still apply to today’s lifestyles—with modifications.

One-wall. Originally called the “Pullman kitchen,” the one-wall kitchen layout is generally found in studio or loft spaces because it’s the ultimate space saver. Cabinets and appliances are fixed on a single wall. Most modern designs also include an island, which evolves the space into a sort of Galley style with a walk-through corridor. Download

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Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor


Names to Know in Federal Design and Decor 

Monticello


Thomas Jefferson (1743
1826)

The third President of the young United States of America was passionate about classical architecture and ideals. He designed Monticello, his home, as well as The University of Virginia and the Virginia State Capitol to represent both the look and philosophy of the ancient Greeks and Romans.

Jefferson was strongly influenced by Robert Adam, Thomas Chippendale, Thomas Sheraton, and George Hepplewhite.

Portrait of Robert Adam
attributed to George Willison

Robert Adam (1728 – 1792)
Adam was a Scottish architect whose revolutionary neoclassical style was extremely influential in England and America. It was the dominant style from the late 1700s through the mid-1800s in both countries.

Duncan Phyfe (1768 – 1854) 

was a Scottish-American furniture maker who emmigrated to the United States in 1784. His New York “manufactury” (shown below) lasted through the 1840s.

In later years

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28 Inspiring Makeover Designs for Your Bathroom

Starting the day with fun things is a good first step to do. Surrounded by positive energy, you will live your day with a happier mood. It can be established by building a supportive home atmosphere.

The most common thing to do after waking up is to go to the bathroom. But what happens if bad vibes overtake because of your boring bathroom design? That means you need to pay close attention to the bathroom makeover ideas that we have prepared!

Bring Retro Back

Who says bathrooms aren’t suitable for an antique look? Try installing classic tubs and old-fashioned wall sconces and feel the glow of luxury pampering you while you are doing activities in the bathroom.

Bathroom makeover decorating ideas will produce an antique look when applying classic items inside. For example using a classic tub and wall scone lights that have a gold color.

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Antique look
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