Best In Show- 2013 Trends, Year in Review:

YEAR IN REVIEW: 2013 year literally flew by, bringing uplifting innovations and energy to the design world that should have good staying power in 2014. Let’s take a look through the CPD lens at the Kitchen, Bath, Home Technology, Design, Lighting and Style stars of 2013:

Courtney Price by Susan Serra

photo credit: Susan Serra

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Sub-Zero and Wolf New Generation Media Event

Sub Zero Wolf New Generation

Last week Sub-Zero and Wolf launched the New Generation, a new series of products featuring more than 60 appliances engineered to excel in both performance and design. The New Generation of Sub-Zero products include even more advanced preservation features and sizes in the integrated refrigeration lineup. On the Wolf side, the product rollout features three new exterior styles and refinements in performance. Let’s take a look: [Read more...]

Creative Lighting- When Lighting Strikes and Dishes Fly

broken dishes, flying dishes, chandelier, ingo mauer, dining room, kitchenThis lighting installation makes me want to have a dark cozy dining room so I can have a fixture just like it- it is brilliant! Of course, designed by the Ingo Maurer team, does that surprise you? I have a theory that Ingo Maurer customers must enjoy life significantly more than those who play it safe with lighting design decisions. Ingo Maurer designs are SO full of life, creativity, humor and energy. Would you have this in your home?

For more creative lighting, see this pinterest board. And follow me on pinterest while you are there! Have a creative day,

Sig-Courtney

Guest Contributor: CEO of Freshome Dishes on Kitchens

freshome ceo

Please welcome Micle Mihai-Cristian, founder and CEO of Freshome, who I had the opportunity to meet at a We Are Social event in Cologne, where he spoke about the explosive growth of his popular site.  Explosive, as in, from zero to over 40 MILLION visitors/year. Yes, you read that right. Just to put that into perspective, the population of New York City is 8 million, so that is some serious traffic.  It is a pleasure to share the insight of Mihai’s own personal [Read more...]

Kitchen Wish List: Blanco

 Blanco‘s new lineup delivers a few reasons to want to redo your kitchen. Here are a few of the items from the Modenus BlogTour experience of Living Kitchen show that made it onto my kitchen wish list:

cool kitchen, anti microbial kitchen surface, sloping sink for drainage

One of the thrilling technology advancements for the kitchen is [Read more...]