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The goal of any property investment is to increase the value. There are low-cost ways to add value and there are more expensive and in-depth renovations that can be done. Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home or want […]
What the buyer wants is top of mind when it comes to new-home design.
Nick Lehnert*, executive director at Irvine, Calif.–based KTGY, and Mollie Carmichael, principal at John Burns Real Estate Consulting in Irvine, assembled for BIG BUILDER 14 ethnographically informed design trends.
A lot of our lives happen in the kitchen. A lot of activity revolves around the kitchen: Cooking, preparing a snack, eating breakfast or a 3-course dinner with family or friends. Not only do we socialize in the kitchen, getting together with family and friends over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, the kitchen is one place that needs to be both beautiful and functional. This raises a double challenge of do’s and dont’s in kitchen design. Here are 10 mistakes we should avoid in order to achieve both practical and elegant kitchen design.