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Kitchen Design Elements

KITCHEN DESIGN ELEMENTS & TRENDS

The KBF Design Team approaches each and every part of your kitchen design with the goals of increasing functionality, storage, and ease of use, as well as enhancing the beauty and value of your home.  This page contains a sampling of design elements that we incorporated into recently remodeled kitchens. Each photo is from an actual kitchen designed by KBF (or the KBF showroom); we never use stock photography. Any member of the KBF Design Team would be happy to speak with you about the kitchen design elements you see on this page, or any photograph you see on our website.

Kitchen Cabinetry

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Kitchen cabinets come in a seemingly infinite combination of sizes, finishes, styles, and materials, and they typically account for the most visual space in a kitchen. Picking the right size, finish and door style is only a small part of selecting your cabinetry. The layout of your cabinets is one of the most important design decisions when planning a remodel. In addition, the options in cabinet type are also vast: are you looking for traditional door cabinets or are you interested in adding more drawers? Have you thought about how you can make your kitchen more functional by what is behind the doors? Cabinet manufacturers are constantly adding functionality to their products by thinking about how their clients use their kitchens. Let us show you not only how beautiful your new cabinetry can be, but how they can add to the organization and functionality of your new kitchen.

Kitchen Countertops

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Countertops can be a gorgeous focal point in your kitchen, but they also must be able to hold their own as the workhorse in the kitchen. Natural stones, such as marble and granite, are quarried from the earth as enormous slabs. Each one is unique and the variety of veining and tones are vast. Quartz countertops differ from marble, granite and other natural stones in that they are manufactured: they contain crushed quartz mixed with resin in a ratio of 93% quartz to 7% resin. Butcher block, stainless steel, and concrete countertops are also part of the selection for today’s homes. Our KBF Design Team can discuss the benefits, durability and maintenance of each type of countertop with you, and help you decide which choice best complements your aesthetic and lifestyle.

Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

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Cabinet hardware can have a big impact on the look of your kitchen. The finish, size and style of kitchen cabinet and drawer pulls can enhance to look and feel of your kitchen. From sleek, contemporary pulls to farmhouse bin pulls, the selection is vast. They say cabinet hardware is the “jewelry” of the kitchen – we would have to agree!

Kitchen Range Hoods

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If you think range hoods are simply a functional necessity, think again. Cooktop ventilation has come a long way from the days of builder-style vent hoods and over-the-stove microwave ventilation. Today’s range hood can be the stunning focal point of a remodeled kitchen. From sleek and stainless to a traditional wood or painted finishes, the choices are in design are practically limitless.

Kitchen Backsplash

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A backsplash can be the perfect finishing touch in your kitchen. Not only does it protect your walls from splatters and provide an easy-to-clean surface, it can beautify your space. The range of choices in backsplash material and design is practically endless. Our showroom is a great place to see and feel the different materials available.

Kitchen Faucets

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Consider how many times a day you use your kitchen faucet and you will realize that faucet selection is a very important decision. From traditional farmhouse to sleek, touchless designs, from prep sink faucets to pot-fillers over the stove, faucets can have a big impact on the overall function and finished look of your kitchen.

Kitchen Sinks

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Like almost every other element in your kitchen, the variety of kitchen sinks available today is great, and like all kitchen elements, your sink choice should be based on first on function, and then on cosmetic appeal. A KBF Design Team member can introduce you to the latest styles, sizes and materials to enhance your kitchen design.

Kitchen Lighting

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The most important lighting in the kitchen is your task lighting, which will always be the first lighting incorporated into your new kitchen design. Once your functional lighting is decided upon, we can add lighting that will enhance the design and feel of your kitchen. Under cabinet lighting, island lighting, bar lighting, over the table lighting, in the cabinet lighting (glass-front cabinets) – each of these design choices add significantly to your finished kitchen. Navigating the placement and choices in kitchen lighting can be overwhelming; working with an experienced design professional at KBF can save you from costly lighting mistakes when planning your kitchen remodel.