ACo: BOLD & Beautiful Kitchen Trends

As we enter a new year, and a new decade, are you ready to say goodbye to trends like all white kitchens and even icy gray color palettes, and hello to the newest design trends? If you are considering a kitchen remodel, you want a design that accommodates your modern way of living, shows the flair of your personality, and presents a cohesive style. Here are five of our top kitchen trends to help…

ACo: Designing a Gray Kitchen

Recent trends suggest gray is the new beige when it comes to designing interior spaces – It’s everywhere! It’s neutral, it’s complementary, and with an endless number of color options available, it can look beautiful in any space. Once considered to be only applicable in modern or farmhouse style homes, designers are now reimagining the color to make it work with everything from classical and…

ACo: Make A Statement with Matte Black Finishes

Black is a classic design color that never goes out of style, and right now, it is popping up everywhere. But it’s not just any kind of black trending – homeowners are gravitating towards matte black finishes. Matte black can be subtle and simple, or it can be a real eye-catcher. Here are 5 ways to incorporate matte black finishes in your kitchen. FIXTURES & ACCESSORIES Not so sure about…

ACo: The Remodeling Challenge: TOO MANY CHOICES AND DECISIONS TO MAKE!

It’s easy to become overwhelmed with remodeling decisions. Although it helps to start at the beginning and envision how you see yourself using the space. Do you want a clean, contemporary kitchen perfect for hosting an elegant brunch or casual dinner party? Or do you picture an open and welcoming space, with flair and personality, perfect for family dinners or large holiday gatherings? Do…

ACo: Love the Look

Raise your hand if you’ve had this happen: it’s Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl, your annual family reunion, and instead of gathering at your dining room table or around the flat-screen in your living room, everyone’s in the kitchen. For many, this is the heart of the home. But along with the hustle and bustle, is there also clutter and chaos? A little kitchen organization is in order – and open…

ACo: Maximize Corner Storage in Your Kitchen

For many of us, the kitchen is the heart of the home. We do our most important work there – cooking dinner for our families, enjoying meals with friends, entertaining guests – and we want to make use of every single square inch. But what about those tricky corners? Innovative corner storage solutions keep them from being wasted space and allow us to make the most of this essential room. There…

ACo: Bring Organization, Convenience & Style to Your Kitchen

For nearly a century, Häfele has been a leader in architectural hardware and furniture fittings. The German-based manufacturer is renowned for both its quality and its ingenuity. If you want to integrate greater organization and convenience into your kitchen, you cannot go wrong with a Häfele backsplash railing system. Häfele understands what homeowners need: when it comes to the kitchen, this…

ACo: 5 Big Kitchen Trends for 2019

We love a good trend forecast! It’s exciting to see how homeowners are choosing to integrate new and different options into their decor to enhance style, functionality, and performance. So, what are the hottest kitchen trends of 2019? More Drawers One mega-trend is the desire to create a more streamlined, clutter-free space. To this end, people are choosing deeper, wider drawers instead…

ACo: Indoor Air Quality & Your Floors

We’re constantly made aware of issues related to outdoor air quality; our weather apps alert us to high pollen counts and Knozone Action Day alerts tell us when it’s best to stay indoors, so, we stay inside. But could the air quality inside our homes be as bad or even worse than the air outdoors? And could our flooring be contributing to poor air quality we breathe inside? Yes and yes. The…

ACo: How Can You Tell Your Home is Outdated?

by Katie Mientka Trends come and go like the seasons – and sometimes more quickly! When it comes to your home, trends are like guests: welcome, but you don’t want them staying forever. Throw pillows, paintings, linens, curtains… these elements can be easily and relatively inexpensively switched out. Core features, like flooring, ceilings, fixtures, appliances, and cabinetry, however, can…