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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: You, Me and Dupree – Movie Homes

Today’s famous kitchen comes from the Kate Hudson and Matt Dillon’s home in You, Me and Dupree : IKEA Door Style: Adel White / Adel Birch Main Features: Combination of two colors (white and birch), glass doors, island with a single cabinet … Continue reading

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Kitchen Island Configurations: Stacked Cabinets for an island

After considering styling and function, kitchen cabinets are there to compartmentalize things.  The above design does this nicely. By designing two Ikea refrigerator wall cabinets (15″x30″) instead of full height door base cabinets each level has a distinct function.  The … Continue reading

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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: Staggered Heights and Accent Doors

Window frames, like cabinets, have gotten away from certain basic colors. Window frames used to be just aluminum and white – now they’re available in lots of the same colors as IKEA’s cabinets. Here our designers aimed to tie the … 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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Common Kitchen Design Mistakes: Do I Need Fillers for Drawer Cabinets by the Wall?

Bathroom storage is tight to begin with; who wants drawers that only open halfway? Or, that do manage to open completely but scrape the adjoining wall. When using IKEA’s frameless cabinets it’s important to remember that fillers (spacers) are vital … 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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