Tips on 'Breaking Out of the Box'

Tips on 'Breaking Out of the Box'

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  • Lighting. "Lighting becomes a crucial element. You want to think about what it looks like at night, how it spreads across cabinetry. Think about general and task lighting, and the types of light bulbs, " says Block.
  • Varying cabinetry heights. "The way cabinetry is installed depends on the space, whether you have stock or custom, and what look you're trying to achieve. A lot can be done with cabinetry," Block notes.
  • Appliance location. "Don't just put them in standard spots. Make use of them. Think about how your customers will use them," says Block.
  • Islands. "Think about shapes and different heights," advises Block.
  • Accents. Use things like glass, tambour, mirrors and tiles to give the space visual impact, says Block. "Expand your visual boundaries."

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