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Kitchen Design

Details That Count: Tips for Range Hoods, Appliances and Lighting Learn how to get your microwave height just right, what kind of bar stool will be most comfortable and more

How to Keep Your Kitchen’s Stainless Steel Spotless Consider these 6 cleaning tips for maintaining your stainless steel appliances and surfaces

7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Kitchen Strike fear into the hearts of gunky corners and grimy walls. Our weeklong plan will get your kitchen spick-and-span from top to bottom

10 Steps to an Organized and Functional Kitchen A designer shares her top tips and techniques for creating a stress-free kitchen

13 Popular Kitchen Storage Ideas and What They Cost Corner drawers, appliance garages, platter storage and in-counter knife slots are a few details you may not want to leave out

16 Ways to Store Your Herbs and Spices From super neat and organized to surprisingly artistic, there's a seasoning-stashing solution for everyone

15 Most Popular Kitchen Storage Ideas on Houzz Solve common kitchen dilemmas in style with custom and ready-made organizers, drawers, shelves and more

17 Space-Saving Solutions for Small Kitchens Clever storage and smart design details do wonders for tiny kitchens

The Best Things to Store on Open Kitchen Shelves See what items should take this vital display and storage space and get tips for styling your open shelves

Cabinets 101: How to Get the Storage You Want There are beautiful cabinets and there are functional cabinets. Yours can be both if you follow these steps

Foolproof Storage Solutions for Corner Kitchen Cabinets Consider a Lazy Susan, pullouts and more to maximize storage

Get It Done: Organize Your Kitchen Drawers Clear 'em out and give the contents a neat-as-a-pin new home with these organizing and storage tips

Hidden Storage Opportunities in Your Kitchen Look around for often-missed places to put wine, cookbooks, brooms and more

How to Add Toe Kick Drawers for More Storage Great project: Install low-lying drawers in your kitchen or bath to hold step stools, pet bowls, linens and more

How to Get Your Pullout Waste and Recycling Cabinets Just Right Personalize your kitchen waste storage with the right bin configuration and pullout system

How to Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets, One at a Time Follow these steps to straighten up your kitchen cabinets and shelves so they’re a pleasure to use

Kibble Time! Clever Cubbies and Drawers for Your Pet Food Station See the many ways you can incorporate a food and water station for animals in your kitchen, laundry room or mudroom

Kitchen Confidential: 13 Ideas for Creative Corners Here are clever ways to make the most of kitchen corners to get extra storage and additional seating

Kitchen Confidential: Amp Up Your Storage With Pullouts See 12 types of cabinet pullouts that make your cooking and cleaning items easier to find and use

Kitchen of the Week: Storage Galore in a 1920s Colonial Pullouts, slots, special drawers and more - this customized kitchen packs in plenty of organizing solutions

Kitchen Organization Superheroes to the Rescue Vanquish kitchen clutter for good using these cabinet accessories from The Home Depot

Kitchen Storage: How to Store Your Kitchen Tools and Flatware Find out the ideal width and depth of drawers, get ideas for vertical storage and see how to work with existing cabinets

New This Week: 4 Storage Ideas for the End of Your Kitchen Island See the ways to design drawers, shelves, racks and more for this island area

Our Favorite Kitchen Storage Ideas Now Make the most of every square inch with these clever cabinetry solutions

Post-KonMari: How to Organize Your Pantry Get the skinny on setting up your food storage so it's easier to find ingredients and cook

Stash It All: Know the 3 Zones of Kitchen Storage Organize the right amount of storage around the kitchen's main activities for easier cooking and flow

Where to Carve Out More Pantry Storage Find more space for kitchen essentials in closets, niches and shallow cabinets

Details That Count: Tips for Range Hoods, Appliances and Lighting Learn how to get your microwave height just right, what kind of bar stool will be most comfortable and more

Disappearing Range Hoods: A New Trend? Concealed exhaust fans cut visual clutter in the kitchen

How to Choose the Right Hood Fan for Your Kitchen Keep your kitchen clean and your home's air fresh by understanding all the options for ventilating via a hood fan

Kitchen Confidential: All Good in the Hood If you're looking for a new hood for above your stove, you have a wide range (pun intended) of options

The Many Ways to Get Creative With Kitchen Hoods Distinctive hood designs — in reclaimed barn wood, zinc, copper and more — are transforming the look of kitchens

What to Consider When Adding a Range Hood Get to know the types, styles and why you may want to skip a hood altogether

8 Gray Kitchens That Nail Warmth and Balance Look to subtle undertones and the right mix of cool and warm tones in your color choices

5 Kitchen Trends That Will Dominate The Future The most important kitchen trend that will rise in popularity between today and 2042.

9 Tips for Creating an Inviting White Kitchen  You can have your white kitchen and visual interest too. Use these ideas to make your cooking space stand out

11 Must-Haves in a Designer's Dream Kitchen Custom cabinets, slab backsplashes, drawer dishwashers - what's on your wish list?

12 Great Kitchen Styles — Which One's for You? Sometimes you can be surprised by the kitchen style that really calls to you. The proof is in the pictures

A Designer’s Picks for Kitchen Trends Worth Considering Fewer upper cabs, cozy seating, ‘smart’ appliances and more — are some of these ideas already on your wish list?

Details That Count: 11 Designer Secrets to Work Into Your Kitchen Remodeling? See a designer’s suggestions for rollout pantries, tray storage, cabinet depth, corner sinks and more

Details That Count: 17 Designer Tips for a Great Kitchen Get ideas for camouflaging your outlets, adding task lighting and avoiding common kitchen annoyances

Eastside Elegance Kitchen A mélange of elements--wood, glass, and stone--are the raw ingredients in this cooking and entertaining space created by legendary kitchen designer Christopher Peacock.

Kitchen Cabinet Color: Should You Paint or Stain? Learn about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right choice for your kitchen

Kitchen Workbook: 6 Elements of a Contemporary Kitchen If high-tech appliances, cutting-edge storage and the layered look appeal to you, a contemporary kitchen may be right up your alley.

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of an Asian-Style Kitchen Craft a kitchen that celebrates the serene, organic simplicity of Asian design.

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of Classic Kitchen Style Timeless but fresh, a classic kitchen can be the perfect starting point for your individual look

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Cottage Kitchen Cottage kitchens can be a sunny, cheerful hub to anchor your home. Is this easy-breezy style for you?

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Craftsman Kitchen Craftsman-style kitchen design focuses on the beauty of function and natural materials. Could this be the look for you?

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Farmhouse Kitchen Classic materials and vintage touches create a farm-style space that still feels fresh today.

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Mediterranean Kitchen Mediterranean style transforms a kitchen into an exotic escape with its warmth and sultriness. Here's how to get the look

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Modern Kitchen Frameless cabinets, horizontal lines and lack of ornamentation top the list of what defines modern kitchen style

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Transitional Kitchen With a mixture of traditional charm and contemporary chic, transitional kitchens strike just the right balance in your home

Kitchen Workbook: 10 Elements of an Eclectic Kitchen Eclectic kitchens can come in wildly different flavors, from homespun to far flung. Consider these 10 a sample platter

Kitchen Workbook: 15 Elements of a Traditional Kitchen Small details take center stage with decorative moldings, glazed finishes, raised panels and more.

The Most Common Kitchen Design Problems and Ways to Tackle Them Check out these frequent dilemmas, experts’ tips on avoiding them and some inspiring spaces that get things right

Details That Count: Tips for Range Hoods, Appliances and Lighting Learn how to get your microwave height just right, what kind of bar stool will be most comfortable and more

How to Keep Your Kitchen’s Stainless Steel Spotless Consider these 6 cleaning tips for maintaining your stainless steel appliances and surfaces

A Kitchen Laundry Cabinet Full of Surprises A little DIY spirit allowed this homeowner to add a washer, dryer, kitchen countertop and dining table all in one

The Best Things to Store on Open Kitchen Shelves See what items should take this vital display and storage space and get tips for styling your open shelves

Cabinets 101: How to Get the Storage You Want  There are beautiful cabinets and there are functional cabinets. Yours can be both if you follow these steps

Foolproof Storage Solutions for Corner Kitchen Cabinets Consider a Lazy Susan, pullouts and more to maximize storage

How to Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets, One at a Time Follow these steps to straighten up your kitchen cabinets and shelves so they’re a pleasure to use

Kitchen Cabinet Color: Should You Paint or Stain? Learn about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right choice for your kitchen

Kitchen Confidential: 7 Ways to Mix and Match Cabinet Colors Can't decide on a specific color or stain for your kitchen cabinets? You don't have to choose just one

Kitchen Confidential: Amp Up Your Storage With Pullouts See 12 types of cabinet pullouts that make your cooking and cleaning items easier to find and use

Kitchen Confidential: Painted vs. Stained Cabinets See the pros and cons of these popular cabinet finishes

Kitchen Confidential: The Pros and Cons of Double Stacked Cabinets Does it make sense for you to double up on cabinets? Find out here

Kitchen Confidential: Walk-In Pantries vs. Cabinet Pantries We explore the pros and cons of these popular kitchen storage options

Kitchen Decisions: Where to Place Your Cabinetry Hardware Does it go in the middle of the drawer, on the edge or nowhere at all? Get advice on where to put the knobs and pulls

The Pros and Cons of Upper Kitchen Cabinets and Open Shelves Whether you crave more storage or more open space, this guide will help you choose the right option

8 Mirror Types for a Fantastic Kitchen Backsplash Create the illusion of more space, add bling or just go for an unexpected look with a mirrored backsplash that suits your kitchen's style

8 Statement-Making Kitchen Backsplashes Beyond Basic Tile Look to metal, glass and even wooden crates for an attention-getting backsplash that might even save you some money

8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles

10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway Tile Artistic installations, back-painted glass and pivoting windows prove there are backsplash possibilities beyond the platform

Battle of the Backsplashes: Glass Mosaics vs. Natural Stone Read about the pros and cons - and see great examples - of these two popular kitchen backsplash materials

Countertop and Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration

Ecofriendly Kitchen: Recycled Tile for Backsplashes Pick a popular look for your kitchen backsplash design and go green as well, with beautiful tiles made from recycled materials

How to Add a Kitchen Backsplash Great project: Install glass, tile or another decorative material for a gorgeous and protective backsplash

How to Install a Tile Backsplash If you've got a steady hand, a few easy-to-find supplies and patience, you can install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom

How to Pick a Kitchen Backsplash That Wows Design your ideal backsplash with help from these Houzz guides and inspiring ideas for every kitchen style

New This Week: 3 Backsplashes That Steal the Show Bold colors, enticing textures and attention-grabbing graphics bring drama to these 3 kitchens

Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center

Tin's a Win for Kitchen Backsplashes Durable tin has come down from the ceiling and out of Victorian times to decorate backsplashes today

Try a Shorter Kitchen Backsplash for Budget-Friendly Style Shave costs on a kitchen remodel with a pared-down backsplash in one of these great materials

What Grout Color Should You Choose for Your Tile? More than an afterthought, the right grout contributes to your tile scheme by creating a cohesive, eye-catching unit

Where Should You Start and Stop Your Backsplash? Consider these tips and tricks to work around cabinets, windows a

Simple Pleasures: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Slugging down any old sludge while pulling on socks is no way to start the day. Learn to brew amazing java and savor the experience here

Today's Coffee Stations Have All Kinds of Perk Some of these features are so over the top that they will give you a jolt

How to Clean Hardwood Floors: Must-Know Tricks Keep hardwood floors in top condition with smart cleaning methods that will make caring for your floors and maintaining their good looks even easier.

Pros and Cons of 5 Popular Kitchen Flooring Materials Which kitchen flooring is right for you? An expert gives us the rundown

What Lies Beneath That Old Linoleum Kitchen Floor? Antique wood subfloors are finding new life as finished floors. Learn more about exposing, restoring and enjoying them

5 Layers of a Well-Lit Kitchen Develop a layered lighting plan to help you create a functional, adaptable and illuminated kitchen

Details That Count: Tips for Range Hoods, Appliances and Lighting Learn how to get your microwave height just right, what kind of bar stool will be most comfortable and more

How to Choose Your Kitchen Lighting An expert reveals what to consider when making your selections and how to create a layered lighting design

Lighting: Theory Meets Practice Real-world foot-candle readings shine a light on the importance of recessed fixture size, lamp type, and fixture location

Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center

Recessed Kitchen Lighting Reconsidered Evidence-based design brings kitchen lighting out of the shadows

9 Places to Put the Microwave in Your Kitchen See the pros and cons of locating your microwave above, below and beyond the counter

11 Enduring Kitchen Ideas From the Industry's Biggest Event We visited the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and found that many familiar kitchen features appear to be here to stay

12 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger Try these clever design moves to get more storage and create a roomier feel

17 Space-Saving Solutions for Small Kitchens Clever storage and smart design details do wonders for tiny kitchens

Drool-Worthy Design Features to Borrow From Restaurant Kitchens You can cook like a professional chef with 14 kitchen elements swiped from restaurants

Four Kitchen Remodeling Myths The kitchen is an everyday anchor; it’s where we gather with family and friends to truly feel at home.

From the Pros: 8 Reasons Kitchen Renovations Go Over Budget We asked kitchen designers to tell us the most common budget-busters they see

How to Design the Perfect U-Shaped Kitchen With these tips, you’ll get the most out of this flexible layout, which works for many room shapes and sizes

How to Make the Most of a Single-Wall Kitchen Learn 10 ways to work with this space-saving, budget-savvy and sociable kitchen layout

How to Make the Most of Your L-Shaped Kitchen These layouts make efficient use of space, look neat and can be very sociable. Here’s how to plan yours

How to Make Your Galley Kitchen Work Better A kitchen design expert offers tips to make this layout more efficient

Kitchen Confidential: The Case for Corbels Get the skinny on different types of brackets and how to use them in the kitchen

Kitchen Remodel Costs: 3 Budgets, 3 Kitchens What you can expect from a kitchen remodel with a budget from $20,000 to $100,000

Six Kitchen Planning Myths When planning a new kitchen or renovation, it’s easy to fall prey to common misconceptions.

Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today Home builders and their merchandisers know that the kitchen is the most important room in the house – and where buyers are most likely to invest in additional features and options.

Trending Now: 10 Ideas From Popular New Kitchens on Houzz  Contrasting cabinets, oversize pendants and custom range hoods turn up the heat in these ideabook-worthy kitchens

What Grout Color Should You Choose for Your Tile? More than an afterthought, the right grout contributes to your tile scheme by creating a cohesive, eye-catching unit

Savor the Luxury Kitchen of the Future Explore how technology beautifully transforms cooking and entertaining with these tips from Dacor

How to Create a Dedicated Baking Station Avid bakers love having a designated kitchen space. Here’s what to consider when planning yours

Whip Your Baking Center Into Shape Here’s how to corral your supplies and ingredients to make creating treats a sweeter experience

A Pullout Countertop Adds Function to a 90-Square-Foot Kitchen See how a tucked-away workspace near the stove gives this family of 4 the prep area they need

Battle of the Countertops: Granite vs. Quartz Read about the pros and cons — and see great examples — of these popular kitchen countertop materials

Countertop and Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration

Countertop Geology – Part 1: The lowdown on Super White Perusing the slab yard from a Geologist perspective.

Countertop Geology – Part 2: Marble, quartzite and other rocks in the kitchen Perusing the slab yard from a Geologist perspective.

Countertop Geology – Part 3: Marble and quartzite and granite, oh my! Perusing the slab yard from a Geologist perspective.

Countertop Geology – Part 4: Rocks, marble, granite, quartzite Perusing the slab yard from a Geologist perspective.

Countertop Geology – Part 5: Marble, Quartzite and other Favorites Perusing the slab yard from a Geologist perspective.

Countertop Geology – Part 6: Let's talk about rocks some more! Perusing the slab yard from a Geologist perspective.

Four Questions to Ask When Choosing Natural Stone Kitchen Countertops Natural stone countertops can transform a kitchen into a beautiful gathering spot.

How to Choose a Backsplash for Your Granite Counters If you've fallen for a gorgeous slab, pair it with a backsplash material that will show it at its best

Set on Stone: Why These Countertops Are So Swoon-worthy Here’s what makes stone (and stone-inspired) countertops popular on any budget

Smooth Solutions to Kitchen Counter Corners The designers of these kitchens found creative ways to ease the transition from counter to walking zone

What’s Next for Quartz? A color and design consultant shares four trends for this popular countertop material

Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials Get details and costs on top counter materials to help you narrow down the choices for your kitchen

Kitchen Confidential: 10 Ways to Promote Aging in Place Design choices that prevent stooping, reaching and falling help keep the space safe and accessible as you get older

Kitchen Confidential: Walk-In Pantries vs. Cabinet Pantries We explore the pros and cons of these popular kitchen storage options

Post-KonMari: How to Organize Your Pantry Get the skinny on setting up your food storage so it's easier to find ingredients and cook

Refined Formalities Butler's Pantry If tailored and classic are words your friends might use to describe your style, you’ll want to explore this traditional butler’s pantry.

Where to Carve Out More Pantry Storage Find more space for kitchen essentials in closets, niches and shallow cabinets

The Case for 2 Kitchen Sinks Here’s why you may want to have a prep and a cleanup sink — and the surprising reality about which is more important

Get the Most Out of Your Kitchen’s Under-Sink Area Clever solutions can turn this awkward space into a storage workhorse

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Sink Learn about basin configurations, sink shapes, materials and even accessories and specialty sinks

Kitchen Design Secret: Why You May Want a Separate Cleanup Sink A cleanup sink plays a distinct role in the kitchen. Here’s what to consider when planning yours

Kitchen FAQs: Selecting Your Sink Material Here are some of the most common choices for kitchen sink materials, with details about each

Kitchen Sinks: Granite Composite Offers Superior Durability It beats out quartz composite for strength and scratch resistance. Could this kitchen sink material be right for you?

Picking the Perfect Kitchen Sink and Faucet Some things are just better together, especially in the kitchen

Undermount Sink? Our Guide to Placing Holes for Accessories With an undermount sink, you decide where to put the faucet and accessories. These guidelines can help

Windowless Kitchen Sinks: Looking Beyond the (Lack of a) View Does your sink need a focal point? Here are 12 ideas for creating visual interest where you scrub your pans