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Kitchen Island Configurations: A Funky Colored Island with Floating Shelves

Our designers love taking the Lack shelves and placing them in unusual locations. It’s just that they’re so fun-looking and practical that we can’t resist. A 24” and 15” full-height door base cabinet was designed for each of the island … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Dunphy Household – Modern Family – TV Homes Edition

This week our famous kitchen comes from the TV show Modern Family.  Here’s our version of the Dunphys kitchen: IKEA Door Style: Adel Birch Main Features: Built in microwave, open shelf cabinets, glass doors, island. Faucet: Ringskar, Single Lever Sink: Boholmen, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design Ideas: What are Staggered Heights?

Our designers usually design IKEA kitchens from the corner outwards. It seems as if this designer had a change of heart after designing the tall corner cabinets and then went back to normal 30” high uppers. The tall corner was … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Mrs Doubtfire – Movie Homes

From the charming 90s family comedy Mrs Doubtfire, here’s our IKEA version: IKEA Door Style: Lidingo White Main Features: Two sinks, ends finished with open shelves, breakfast bar, built in appliances. Faucet: Lagan, single lever Sink: Boholmen, Single Bowl Estimated Price:  $4,428.64 … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 17

IKDO designed a more open and practical space in Abstrakt White. Cabinet Cost:$5,351.15

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Kitchen Design Ideas: A Beverage Station using a Wine Cooler in a Tall Cabinet

Some of us have been known to take extreme measures while wanting to continue the good times and not finding a bottle of wine or spirits. Our design takes the wine cooler off the floor and places it at eye-level … Continue reading

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Common Kitchen Mistakes: How do I Know What the ideal Circulation Area is between cabinets?

An experienced kitchen designer knows that there must be at least 30” of free space of circulation area between cabinets. The narrower the space the greater the chance for accidents, problems or general boo-boos. Imagine carrying a pot of boiling … Continue reading

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An Unexpected use of Accent Doors

Accent doors usually bring a nice change of color and create a focal point in any kitchen. Though small kitchens don’t have many cabinets where accent doors may be designed. It’s not necessary to use a full row of cabinets … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 16

IKDO designed small space storage solutions in Applad. Cabinet Cost: $2,482.47

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Kitchen Island Configurations: A Japanese Restaurant Inspired Island

No friend or family member dares to give grief to the home-Teppanyaki cook in this kitchen; they’ll be completely out-knifed – so they’d better pipe-down! Japanese style food served directly to your plate at home is fun.  It’s also a good … Continue reading

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