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Design Ideas for Kitchens (Creative Homeowner Design Ideas)
Design Ideas for Kitchens, 2nd Edition, presents a range of ideas for creating an attractive, up-to-date kitchen. Homeowners will find many excellent examples of kitchens of all sizes and shapes, including the traditional U-, L-, and G-shape; one-wall; and galley configurations. It discusses the re-thinking of the classic work triangle and illustrates the new way kitchens...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Creative Homeowner
(first published June 1st 2005)
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Feb 14, 2010 Kristen Northrup rated it 4 of 5 stars
Above average balance of dream-only kitchen design and realistic options. (And, really, no one would buy a book that was truly real-life, as frustrating as these high fantasy clutter-free layouts can get.) You do have to look for the usable details yourself -- the text rarely points them out. There are a variety of floorplans, even galley kitchens, but really nothing for cramped spaces. Nice discussion of 'green' options and in-depth pluses/minuses of different materials options. Some kitchens a...more