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Warm Wired Mercury High Gloss Foil Drawer and Doors, Dura Supreme

Today we are going to take a look at a home that was recently remodeled with a masculine, modern sense of style.  Designer Jennifer Ferson, of Ferson Kitchen & Bath Design, channeled this style through the use of some great textures and colors.  Let’s start with the big picture.

Aug 09, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Shades of White Cabinetry Colors by Dura Supreme Cabinetry. Warm vs Cool Color Palettes for Interior Design.

Painted white cabinetry has a timeless look and feel.  Selecting white paint for your cabinets opens up so many options when it comes to pulling together a beautiful color palette for an interior design. Do you opt for a color palette that is all white, a mixture of shades of white, or white with pops of color? The color combinations that you can create with white paints are endless.

Jul 16, 2019
Light blue painted cabinetry with a personalized custom paint match finish.

Color is the driving force in most design projects.  

Color can drive mood, affect energy levels and have cultural connections. This kitchen below definitely has an upbeat, energetic vibe.

Jul 10, 2019
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Kitchen Trends: Enter the Brass Age. Navy Blue and White kitchen design with Brass hardware.

The cool metal tones (stainless steel, nickel, chrome, etc.) that have outsold all other finishes on everything from decorative hardware, to faucets and to furniture, have become so popular they have begun to look commonplace. 

Jul 02, 2019
Remodel Stories: A Bright, Blue Show-Stopper

Striking.

Daring.

Bold, Blue and Beautiful. The most fitting name for this show-stopping kitchen located in Hauppauge, NY.

Apr 09, 2019
Colorful white and aqua blue kitchen design with neutral cabinet colors.

It's a challenge sometimes to introduce color into kitchens because cabinetry is a long term investment and color trends vary over the years.  Homeowners will often ask, "What if the color I like today looks dated and old after a few years?"

Mar 26, 2019
Author: Karen Wistrom
A Cramped Kitchen Transforms into Charming and Timeless

Picture a 1890s architectural home located in Buffalo, New York and within its walls is a cramped little kitchen in dire need of updating. 

Image of a New York neighborhood.

Jan 15, 2019
A close up photo od dark navy blue cabinetry with a distressed paint finish on a kitchen island.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may be aware that blue is wildly trending in interiors. I have been seeing it in every element of design, and it seemed like a good time to share with you all the myriad of ways to incorporate blue into your home.

Nov 28, 2018
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Kitchen Island Table Close Up

The saying, “he is an island” generally refers to someone who is all alone, far away from the main stream of life.

Oct 30, 2018
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Black Iron Baluster, Wood Treads, Scott Homes, Inc., Iran Watson Photography

Over the past few years we’ve seen the rise of the wildly popular white painted kitchen. Its classic, timeless style has captivated yet another generation. From transitional white kitchens to sleek contemporary and more recently the modern farmhouse style, white has proven very versatile.

Oct 16, 2018
Author: Sandy Kloncz

Clean lines, decluttered spaces and simple styling are what is resonating in interiors today.  Add in light, warm wood tones, a neutral palette, and functional furnishings and you have the modern, yet warm hallmarks of a space that embraces Scandinavian design.

Oct 09, 2018
Author: Wendy Anderson
Dura Supreme's Chelsea door style with a Personal Paint Match Finish in Cavern Clay SW 7701. Color chip samples shown in Distance SW 6243 and Moth Wing SW 9174.

Have you heard? Sherwin-Williams just announced their 2019 Color of the Year, Cavern Clay (SW 7701)! Cavern Clay is a color that is earthen, independent and wild.

Sep 18, 2018
Beverage Center

What would you say are two primary concerns most people have about their kitchens? If you said ‘Keeping things clean’ and ‘Keeping things organized’, then you would be in sync with the hundreds of homeowners I have come into contact with throughout my years as a designer! There is a growing trend now towards ‘centers’, which are geared towards addressing both of these important concerns.

Sep 04, 2018
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Range Hoods | Wood Hood | Cabinets | Focal Point | Kitchen

As an architectural element, the range hood over the cooking center represents one of the key opportunities in the kitchen to make a unique and impressive design statement or a simple subtle look to support the overall style of your kitchen design.

Aug 28, 2018

Shiplap, those horizontal planks that seem to be popping up in interiors everywhere, are simply boards with two opposing rabbet joints that overlap each other. 

Aug 14, 2018
Author: Wendy Anderson

Modern Farmhouse is a style that combines a mix of modern and industrial elements to create a streamlined, sophisticated, yet comfortable look.  This style has become extremely popular, incorporating the new and the old in a more refined and minimalistic way.

Jul 17, 2018
Author: Wendy Anderson

Today, we are seeing more and more households where members of the family are choosing to ditch their dull, gray office cubicles and work remotely from home.

Jun 05, 2018
Cavachon puppy face

In my discussions with homeowners and other designers around the country, there has been a growing interest and I will go so far as to say demand for designing intentional spaces for pets in the home.

May 15, 2018
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Character-rich wood with coffee cup

A growing trend in the interior design industry is embracing more rustic, character-rich wood species.  When you think of rustic wood species, what do you imagine? 

An old farmhouse?

A cabin in the woods? 

Something like this?

 

Apr 17, 2018
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Popular 2018 Bathroom Trends

Hooray! Spring is right around the corner!

Mar 13, 2018
Designing with Pantone’s Color of the Year 2018 Ultra Violet. A Ultra Violet painted kitchen island in Sherwin-Williams Impulsive Purple with Dura Surpeme Cabinetry.

If you haven’t already heard, Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2018 as Ultra Violet. This inventive, vibrant blue-based purple tone stirs the imagination into thinking outside the box.

Mar 06, 2018
Kitchen Countertop with trending transitional styled pattern and waterfall countertop.

At Dura Supreme Cabinetry, we track trends and color forecasts to make sure our finish palettes and designs are fresh and current.  In addition, we monitor trend developments in all areas of the home, especially those products that affect or influence kitchen design.

Feb 06, 2018
Author: Karen Wistrom

Open shelving has become an often-used storage solution in kitchens both large and small.  Open shelving can be used strictly for decorative display or as a substitute for wall cabinets. The perfectly styled and arranged shelves seen on Instagram, Pinterest and other social media platforms make the open shelving idea appealing.

Jan 02, 2018
Author: Wendy Anderson
Washer

Even though the Laundry Room might be one of the smallest rooms in a house, that does not mean it is the easiest to design.  Quite the contrary. Because of all the functional zones needing to be incorporated into a tightly defined space, there can be a lot of challenges. Fear not, I will lay out all the special considerations one should take into account when making a Laundry Room plan!

Dec 26, 2017
Author: Sandy Kloncz
Dura Supreme's Curated Color Palette 2017-2018

As promised- today I will showcase the other two colors in our Curated Color Palette, with Part 2 of our Curated Palette installment (click here for Curated Palette Blog, Part 1).

Oct 31, 2017
Author: Sandy Kloncz

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