2021 Cottage Community Idea House Partners with Mantra Cabinetry We partnered with This Old House on the 2021 Cottage Community Idea House to bring bright, functional Mantra cabinetry throughout the space. Mantra was a great cabinet choice for this project because of its fashion-forward design styles and budget-conscious pricing. It is easy to imagine what’s … Read more
Biophilic trends in design are a home interiors concept that connects the natural environment to indoor spaces. Anyone who can appreciate the outdoors knows that nature doesn’t make mistakes. As designers and homeowners embrace organic kitchen trends, they are creating spaces where direct or even indirect references to the world outdoors are brought into the home.
There are a multitude of practical purposes for the historic “butlers” pantry. Evolved from an age of formal dining, this was an area where excess china and serving ware, warming and cooling storage and even some food arrangement and home management all took place away from the bustling food prep happening in the kitchen. This … Read more
Even though blue is the least common color in all the foods we eat, it is quickly becoming the most common, non-neutral, color used in kitchens. And for those wanting to moderate their eating, it is also said to aid in suppressing your appetite. (This claim is not validated by the FDA.) Actually, there are … Read more
Cabinet Technology Homeowners taking on new kitchen projects sometimes find it challenging to know where to begin. Stephanie Pierce, director of design and trends at MasterBrand Cabinets, provided her expertise in the PureWow article “The Smartest Updates You Can Make to Your Kitchen in 2021 (Plus 2 to Avoid).” The piece can be found online and … Read more
Nature is still inspiring interiors A variety of design experts contributed their thoughts to the ever-changing state of design. The article, “5 Design Pros Weigh In On What Else To Expect In 2021,” appears online in Luxe Interiors + Design and includes thoughts from Stephanie Pierce, director of design and trends at MasterBrand Cabinets. “As … Read more
Decora Cabinetry has released two new multi-dimensional stains along with three new paint colors all designed to build a complimentary and neutral cabinet finish palette
Raw Organic and Soft Modern are two kitchen design style trends to keep an eye on.