Tag Archives: 2010

R & D Kitchen 2010

The term Galley Kitchen is used to refer to the design of household kitchen wherein the units are fitted into a continuous array with no kitchen table, allowing maximum use of a restricted space, and work with the minimum of required movement between units.
Upper (wall) cabinets standard sizes are 30” and 39”. An 8’ ceiling allows the installation of 39” upper cabinets, while keeping the recommended distance from the countertop.
A passthrough was created between the kitchen and the dining room. Both the light tube and the passthrough allow more light to brighten in the kitchen.

M & H Bathroom 2010

Elegant over-mount sink with granite countertop.
The existing jetted tub was left in place, while all the tile work was re-done. It is important to use bullnose tile for this application to avoid getting hurt stepping in and out of the tub.
This chocolate brown tile compliments the colors on the countertop and the vanity. The size of the tile is often proportional to the size of the room. In this medium-sized bathroom, the client selected a simple 13”x13” ceramic tile with light brown grout.

G J Bathroom 2010

Another example of an ever more popular vessel sink, and a wall mounted fixture. Note how the accent tile compliments the shower surround.
Curved shower rods are becoming more popular, particularly where the space inside the tub area is limited. These types of rods are not spring loaded like the common straight bars. They are secured on the wall with screws through the tile.
This photo speaks for itself. This is what a fancy toilet seat controller can do.

D & K Kitchen 2010

A butcher block countertop was used in this small country style kitchen. Note that the microwave has beed incorporated into the upper cabinet to create more countertop working space.
Large two-door stainless steel fridge, with ice maker and water dispenser witch custom nook.
The wine bottle cabinet was placed away from any sources of heat, such as stoves or ovens.

J & D Bathroom 2010

Adding interest to a simple shower surround: large vertical subway tile, custom shampoo cubbies, and accent tile.
In order to create a gentle slope towards the drain, the tile chosen for a shower pan is often made of 1x1 inch, 2x2 inch, hexagonal tile, or pebble stones.
Grab bars placed on an angle allow people of all ages and heights to reach them easily.

K & K Bathroom 2010

This beautiful Old Portland home called for a bathroom remodel in the original style. White subway tiles stand out thanks to the darker grout lines.
A touch of modern in a period bathroom: hexagon tile floor, subway tile surround, wainscoting, tall baseboard, and hard wired towel warmer.
Many hours went into the planning, design and execution of this hexagon tile floor. The outcome was very rewarding for both the client and the tiler.

S & D Kitchen 2010

The peninsula provides plenty of seating space, accent lighting, and a warm and inclusive space with the living room and dining area. These are key elements for a new century kitchen. Whether we like to entertain or not, whether we have a large or a small family, kitchens are where we spend most of our time when we are at home.
Double undermount stainless sink. Trays provide drainage and additional protection from scratches.
An open hutch displays colorful accent pieces.