Kitchen Design for Entertaining

Your Kitchen – More Than for Cooking

It’s a Place to Socialize – Especially Around the Holidays

Kitchen Design for Entertaining - Kitchen Design by KBC DirectYour kitchen is far more than a place to cook. It is a gathering place. It is a main aspect of your Saturday night dinner party. The look, feel, and design of your kitchen is an important part of how good it will be for those social gatherings.

When I was growing up, the kitchen was the center of the home. When we came home, after being out, we went to the kitchen. When my mother was cooking up one of her special meals, which took hours–we were in the kitchen. We were talking, reading, or perhaps even doing our homework, and of course sometimes helping. When people came over (which was often), there was often a meal. And the two main areas where people gathered was always the kitchen and the adjacent dining room. We even had the “adults” table that was in the dining room and the “kids” table which was–you guessed it–in the kitchen.

For many people, the kitchen is a very special part of their home, and not just because you prepare a meal there. It is also special because you meet, talk, and enjoy each other’s company in the kitchen.

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Kitchen Design – Countertop Considerations

Countertop Considerations

Kitchen Design and Remodeling

kitchen-countertop-materials-1e1bThe countertop is a critical component of kitchen design. At KBC we design so that the countertop helps to tie the room together, even if it’s not the actual focal point. In terms of performance, the countertop surface often gets a great deal of use. It may even take a beating every day. Dropped pots, hot pans, or sharp knives can take their toll.

The modern trend is for gray, neutral hues in the kitchen, but there are a great many options. If you’re working on a new kitchen design or perhaps a kitchen remodel here are some ideas for you to consider. Below we present our list of 10 countertop materials. We look forward to learning about your plans and ideas for your new kitchen and can recommend a materials that is durable, spectacular to look at, and that fits your lifestyle.

The result will be good looks with the promise of durable performance.

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