Posts by GKelly

Modern Kitchen Furniture and Contemporary Stools

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Modern Kitchen Furniture and Contemporary Stools

One way to give a fresh update your kitchen is to switch out some kitchen furniture or barstools. Another way is to add some great accessories. See our accessory choices in our shop. Keep the lines clean if you’re going for a modern kitchen aesthetic, but also take the liberty of mixing up classic, contemporary, or even eclectic styles to add character to your kitchen or dining room. Sometimes a simple element can transform your space. Here are some of our designers’ favorites from vendors we are associated with. Mid-page arrows will allow you to scroll through our designers’ finds.    ...

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New Kitchen Designs from Allmilmo at Living Kitchen Germany

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New Kitchen Designs from Allmilmo at Living Kitchen Germany

At Living Kitchen 2013 in Germany, Allmilmö revealed the HOT ( Heather Violet ) ”Pia” kitchen model. Here is a photo, but view our blog post entitled “Trend Love for Allmilmo’s Pia Kitchen Premier at Living Kitchen 2013” on our main kitchendesigns.com website. Allmilmo’s ”Pia” kitchen is designed by Danish industrial designer Pia Würtz. She created two different kitchen styles together with Allmilmö product managers. The result was stunning!...

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Stunning Modern Flower Vases

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Stunning Modern Flower Vases

Modern Flower Vases We Absolutely Adore (click photos for purchase info) Often the best way to purchase your vases is to think about which rooms they will go in and what kinds of flowers you would like to place in them. I have one vase that I bought specifically for sunflowers only, another just for single buds, and yet another for the pickings from my flower garden. You’ll want to have a variety for the varying heights of your flower selections. Be sure to have at least one flared vase in order to make an extraordinary flower arrangement. Note the style of the room so that you may select a vase that works best. Often when the vase is empty, it acts as a beautiful accent piece or an art form. Leaving the vessel out makes it readily available when you decide...

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Modern Kitchens: BLANCO’s Truffle Sink and Faucet

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Modern Kitchens: BLANCO’s Truffle Sink and Faucet

The fashion forward SILGRANIT II Truffle collection dazzles in timeless modern faucet designs: This luxurious contemporary faucet is made by Blanco and is accented in taupe, which goes perfectly with stone countertops. “Accenting the kitchen faucet with haute couture color is an exciting way to bring the inspirational hues of SILGRANIT II sinks out of the sink and onto the countertop,” says Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “It’s an eye-catching detail that adds a little extra something to the kitchen color palette. Color is innovation. And BLANCO is the color innovator.” BLANCO SILGRANIT II Truffle faucets are made from the highest quality materials and are available in a variety of styles and beautiful finishes. Solid brass body construction...

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Why is Allmilmö One of The Best High-End European Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers?

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Why is Allmilmö One of The Best High-End European Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers?

With uncompromising quality and unparalleled innovation, Allmilmö is among the best luxury, high end European cabinet manufacturers. With minimalistic detailing and geometric simplicity, Allmilmo cabinetry is unlike western cabinetry. Allmilmö’s lacquer process is very unique. It is not like any other lacquer. Allmilmö uses a hand processing technique. Each lacquered front has seven layers, and each layer is air dryed before the next layer is applied. This is the difference in quality. This process gives the cabinet incredible longevity and prevents cracking. Allmilmö also makes all their own parts and doors. Many of the other company go out and purchase doors and components, whereas Allmilmö makes everything from scratch. This is why we are thrilled to...

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Light Blue Linea Laminate: Design Art

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Light Blue Linea Laminate: Design Art

Allmilmo Kitchen Linea Laminate in Light Blue – Design Art The Linea laminate kitchen is shown in light blue. The fronts and worktops have identical surfaces, and are edged with black designer line. The details include sideboards 15 cm wide, worktop 7.5 cm thick in front color with black design edge. The grip is aluminum. The niche cabinet has a variable aluminum glass door system with the options of matte glass, structured glass, or clear glass with interior lighting and glass shelves. The full pullout drawers feature AIRMATIC (Pneumatic absorption system with silent, self-closing of drawers and pullouts). Click photo below for a larger view or View all Design Art models in our Design Art Kitchen Gallery     Available at Allmilmö Long Island...

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Spoon Stool by Kartell

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Spoon Stool by Kartell

The Kartell Spoon Stool designed by Antonio Citterio is an original stool whose shape is as elastic in appearance as it is in function. The innovation of Spoon consists mainly in attaching the seat to a central support with a specially reinforced curve to guarantee flexibility and comfort. Furthermore, thanks to a sophisticated designed solution, the gas lift pump adjusts the seat height almost 8 inches and is perfectly inserted into the stem; in the same ingenious fashion, the handle which regulates the gas pump is perfectly concealed inside the seat design. The Spoon Stool features batch-dyed polypropylene and lends itself to any surrounding Kartell, headquartered in Italy, creates superb products through its commitment to project, design, and technological...

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Saeco Xelsis Espresso Coffee Bar in Your Own Home

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Saeco Xelsis Espresso Coffee Bar in Your Own Home

My kind of wake-up call! With the Xelsis, it is like having a coffee bar in your own home. Making use of cutting-edge technology, the Xelsis is extremely versatile and able to offer multiple types of beverages, all of which may be completely personalized: from strong Italian espresso to a mild American-style coffee, cappuccino to latte, and even hot water for a cup of tea. It is possible to create up to 6 user profiles, of 6 drinks each, customizable for each family member. The Xelsis’ 36 unique beverage settings are all activated with the simple touch of an icon. All beverages and functions are accessed through the wide, easy-to-read display screen located prominently on the front of the machine. The Xelsis also provides an entirely integrated milk...

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Allure Fire Pit – Venturi Flame (Silver Vein)

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Allure Fire Pit – Venturi Flame (Silver Vein)

I first saw this tabletop firepit with twist flame at KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show). What a perfect way to add ambiance and warmth to those summer nights when entertaining outdoors. The piece uses Venturi Flame technology, which is a proprietary turbo disc combined with a tempered glass cylinder to create the “spinning” flame. This product comes with one can of Venturi Flame Gel. This gel is clean-burning and can burn effectively for 3 hours emitting 9,0000 BTUs. The can is similar to a sterno. What’s fantastic about this table-top fire pit is that it runs off gel fuel and can be burned indoors or outside. You can find Venturi Flame portable firepits at Exterior-Accents. The Height 16.5″H x 10.5″W x 10.5″D, bottom of...

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Reclaimed Oak Wine Barrel Chiller

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Reclaimed Oak Wine Barrel Chiller

This whole barrel ice chest will be the talk of all your outdoor entertainment! Made from a 60 gallon retired French Oak wine barrel. The converted barrel is refinished and converted to an ice chest. The cooler comes with a stand and drain plug. The hinged door comes with a handle for easy access. The chest is made for outdoor use and can hold up to 100lbs. of ice and cases of beer or a case of wine. Dimensions: 36′ H X 26′ W X 26′ D         More for the wine Room:...

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Railroad Tie Console Table

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Railroad Tie Console Table

This is a wonderful piece if you need a slim, functional design in your hallway or entryway as a bench or a table.  This railroad tie furniture is made of reclaimed rustic railroad ties that are planed to a smooth, waxed finish. The rustic elegance of the Railway Tie Bench is enhanced with a pair of modular legs to create an instant classic of form and function perfect for use indoors or out. Dimensions: 42″Wx14″Dx17″H. From Bambeco (one of our affiliates)…          ...

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Unique Outdoor Bench Concrete and Sapele Wood-Nico Yektai

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Unique Outdoor Bench Concrete and Sapele Wood-Nico Yektai

I had the pleasure of seeing this designer’s work at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in NYC and thought this bench was spectacular. Designed by artist Nico Yektai, this contemporary custom outdoor bench is Sapele and Cast Concrete measuring 30″H x 117″W x 24″D. The bench will be on display this summer at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton New York in a fantastic location by the pond. The LongHouse is the home and 17 acre garden of Jack Lenor Larsen. Nico Yektai has been making unique wood furniture since 1995 and maintains a studio in Sag Harbor, New York (the home of our second Kitchen Designs showroom – coming Summer 2011), in the Hamptons. His modern pieces of furniture are sculpture and have been on view in numerous...

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Sambonet Coffee Break

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Sambonet Coffee Break

Shown here is a contemporary design in Sambonet Bamboo holloware made in Italy. Constructed from highest-quality 18/10 stainless steel, thickness generally ranges from 1.5mm to 2.0mm, although some points go up to 5.0mm where exposed to shocks and strains. The decorative handles are solid micro-cast stainless steel. All welding of handles, knobs, hinges, necks, and bases is done by hand using silver alloy brazing. Spouts are specially shaped to ensure easy pouring. Bamboo is available in either the bright polished stainless steel finish or electro-silverplated stainless steel (EPSS) with a bright mirror polish finish using the exclusive Sambonet HSSP (Hard Sambonet SilverPlating) process. HSSP adds a thick layer of 999.5 per mille silver to plate the high-quality...

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Classic Alfi Carafes Made in Germany in Wicker & Jewel Tones

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Classic Alfi Carafes Made in Germany in Wicker & Jewel Tones

This classic thermal carafe was designed originally in 1918 for the Pullman cars of the American railroads. All Juwel models feature the AlfiDur vacuum hard-glass liner, metal body and handle, and hinged cover with stopper. The Juwel Lacquered Aluminum carafe is available in three finishes: Ivory Cream, Midnight Black, and Velvet Burgundy. It is also available in chrome and wicker as shown below. The wicker style features the chrome-plated brass carafe covered by a rustic handmade brown wicker work. Click photos for purchase information. Carafe size 8 cups (1.0 liter) Made in Germany, Alfi is the world leader in thermal carafes for home and restaurant use. Quality is never compromised, and each Alfi insulated thermal carafe is created with a combination of...

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Allmilmo Inserts: Walnut Drawer Cutlery & Cooking Utensil Dividers

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Allmilmo Inserts: Walnut Drawer Cutlery & Cooking Utensil Dividers

Shown here is the Orgawood deep front drawer in solid walnut. Perfect for plates, this tidy system with pegs allows for maximum storage and organization. Click photo below for a larger view or View all Inserts in our Allmilmo Inserts Gallery     Available at Allmilmo Long Island at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Copyright © 2011 Allmilmo Long Island Studio • All Rights Reserved • Any use of photography without consent is strictly prohibited....

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Allmilmo Inserts: Deep Front Walnut Drawer & Peg Plates System

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Allmilmo Inserts: Deep Front Walnut Drawer & Peg Plates System

Shown here is the Orgawood deep front drawer in solid walnut. Perfect for plates, this tidy system with pegs allows for maximum storage and organization. Click photo below for a larger view or View all Inserts in our Allmilmo Inserts Gallery     Available at Allmilmo Long Island at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Copyright © 2011 Allmilmo Long Island Studio • All Rights Reserved • Any use of photography without consent is strictly prohibited....

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Allmilmo Inserts: Two Level Movable Wooden Container

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Allmilmo Inserts: Two Level Movable Wooden Container

Shown here is the Orgawood deep front drawer in solid walnut. This two-level functional kitchen drawer insert has a movable wooden container for maximum storage and organization. Click photo below for a larger view or View all Inserts in our Allmilmo Inserts Gallery Available at Allmilmo Long Island at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Copyright © 2011 Allmilmo Long Island Studio • All Rights Reserved • Any use of photography without consent is strictly...

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Allmilmo Inserts: Solid Walnut Kitchen Rolls & Knife Block Storage

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Allmilmo Inserts: Solid Walnut Kitchen Rolls & Knife Block Storage

Shown here is Orgawood internal drawer in solid walnut with functional insert for kitchen rolls such as aluminum foil, wax paper, or cling wrap.  It incorporates knife-block storage and organization for kitchen utensils. The drawer is dovetailed on four sides. Click photo below for a larger view or View all Inserts in our Allmilmo Inserts Gallery     Available at Allmilmo Long Island at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Copyright © 2011 Allmilmo Long Island Studio • All Rights Reserved • Any use of photography without consent is strictly...

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Allmilmo Inserts: Cutlery, Tins & Cooking Utensils in Solid Walnut

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Allmilmo Inserts: Cutlery, Tins & Cooking Utensils in Solid Walnut

Shown here is Orgawood deep front drawer and tidy system in solid walnut with functional insert for cutlery, tins, and cooking utensils. It is dovetailed on four sides. Click photo below for a larger view or View all Inserts in our Allmilmo Inserts Gallery   Available at Allmilmo Long Island at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Copyright © 2011 Allmilmo Long Island Studio • All Rights Reserved • Any use of photography without consent is strictly prohibited....

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Allmilmo Inserts: Orgawood Under Mount Full Extension Slide Out System

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Allmilmo Inserts: Orgawood Under Mount Full Extension Slide Out System

The system shown here is Allmilmo’s Orgawood under mount full extension slide out  insert system in solid walnut for the internal drawers. The drawers are dovetailed on all four sides. Shown with a drawer and two mid-height deep drawers for optimum use of space. Click photo below for a larger view or View all Inserts in our Allmilmo Inserts Gallery   Available at Allmilmo Long Island at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Copyright © 2011 Allmilmo Long Island Studio • All Rights Reserved • Any use of photography without consent is strictly...

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