Q&A: Which cabinet color should I choose? Q: We are building a new house, and the model home construction comes with grey tile floors in the kitchen, master bath, and two guest baths. We have 3 color options for custom cabinetry: light, medium, and dark wood. With my untrained eye, I really have no idea what is best. Even though the three choices are at different price points, can you provide suggestions for what cabinetry colors are best even if money were no object? Thanks!
When conceptualizing a design solution for a new project, it’s important to look at the larger picture: circulation, functionality, scope, context, adjacency…all concepts familiar to a talented designer. That said, one of the reasons we at Village West Design stay with projects and clients through the construction and installation process is that the way the design gets realized may make all the difference. For this blog entry, let’s explore a critical facet of that process:
There is a definite allure to inhabiting a raw, floor-through space with high ceilings and remnants of a bygone era. But the design challenges are as specialized for a loft as for a Classic Six. Village West Design has completed several successful loft spaces, so, although each client deserves a unique solution, we thought we would share a few tips. The key goals in a loft are about preservation. Residential lofts are typically converted from factories, storage facilities or
Even in the most luxurious homes, no amount of well-appointed furnishings can bring about the tranquility of a well-made bed. But that’s not what this post is about. Because for even all of those homes on days without the housekeeper, a persistent query remains: “Why should I make my bed if I’m just going to unmake it later?” A simple question deserves a simple answer: it’s about you. It’s not about the other people in your home, or unexpected company, or even ensuring that y
With summer in full swing, why not bring the outside inside? Here are a few tips and tricks to freshen up your home. Tip 1: Rearrange your furniture to make room for summer entertaining. If you don’t have a lot of space, consider investing in an expandable dining table to make room for more guests. You can also select a new coffee table or sideboard that works well for setting up a casual buffet. Tip 2: No need to purchase all new furniture; freshen up your décor with summer