Here is a collection of 370 gorgeous color photos to pour over and ponder: images to inspire dreams. Full-color pictures of hundreds of beautiful kitchens will help you sort out the details and create your own unique cooking/dining/entertaining environment. All the elements of beautiful kitchens?looring, cabinetry, windows, walls, lighting, appliances, surrounds, backsplashes and more?re pictured and discussed. Individual chapters will help you find the right look, exploring current trends from exotic to country, formal to feminine, antique to modern. Imaginative solutions for showing off collections are explored, as well as ways to open up the kitchen to wonderful outside views. There are lots of ideas for creating gathering places for family and guests alike into the hearth of the home. A special chapter on the small kitchen illustrates solutions for homes with limited space, and a resource guide at the back of the book will point you toward award-winning designers and top-notch manufacturers. This is an invaluable resource for anyone planning to remodel an old kitchen or build a new one and a great reference book and sales tool for any kitchen design professional.
Tina Skinner is a professional writer and editor with aspirations toward a more beautiful home. Other titles she has written for Schiffer Publishing include *Big Book of Kitchen Design Ideas, 20th Century Bathroom Design by Kohler, Lighting 2000, and two books on outdoor deck designs.

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