A recent survey from the American Institute of Architects (AMA) of over 500 residential architecture firms found that an increasing number of American homeowners are electing to renovate their homes rather than find newer, bigger places to live. Since 2010, the number of homeowners making additions to their homes steadily rose from 3 percent to 26 percent.
Designing a kitchen is more difficult than simply picking out an oven, putting in some countertops, and then throwing in a refrigerator. To get a pleasing look that works for your space, it’s important to take the time to find the right components and avoid mistakes. Here are some of the common ones: