I hate the word Trend! However, there is no better single word to explain a new progression towards a particular trait in design. So…. trend it is. I have been writing for years about not filling your kitchen with upper cabinets. I have always loved the open airy feel of having big windows with open shelves. The open space helps give a relief to the eye and keeps the space from looking top heavy. Plus it’s just cool! Another thing I am in love with these days are old pantries or hutches with lots of glass uppers. This gives the same open airy feel, because you see whats on the shelves, not just wood doors.
Try leaving at least one wall in your kitchen with no wall cabinets. It opens up your kitchen and makes it unique.
So your about to remodel your kitchen? Where do you start? Well as I said in an earlier article, start with the appliances then build from there. (see appliances 101) Once you have your appliances specified, where you at least know the sizes of each, you can start to think about style and layout. But how do you make your kitchen different from the Jones’? Try leaving at least one wall in your kitchen with no wall cabinets at all. If you have enough base storage, try no wall cabinets at all. It will set your kitchen apart from most everyone elses. It’s a great look! Continue reading No Wall Cabinets… A Great Look