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Kitchen & Bath Innovations: Touchless Faucets

When it comes to bathroom fixtures, touchless technology is now commonplace in public spaces. Fortunately, manufacturers are now implementing this sanitary-minded technology for the home. Whether your goal is to reduce the spread of germs in the bathroom or to keep things clean while you’re preparing food, touchless technology for the home is a convenient…

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Kitchen Trends: Colorful Appliances

If you’ve seen as many episodes of House Hunters as we have, you’ve heard the mantra, “I must have granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.” Neutral and easy to care for, stainless steel continues to dominate the appliances landscape, but many design-minded folks are incorporating color into their kitchens by way of their appliances. More…

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Kitchen & Bath Trends: Geometric Tile

There’s a new tile trend that seems to be taking shape in the kitchen & bath design world . . . geometric tiles and backsplash designs. Triangles, circles, rectangles, hexagons, diamonds and other shapes make for a graphic and bold statement in your space and we’re loving it! Read on for some of our favorite…

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Best of KBIS 2015

At Callier & Thompson, it’s our job to stay on top of the kitchen and bath trends. And what a fun job it is! . . . especially when we get to travel to Vegas for KBIS (the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) to see all those trends in one place! This year’s show took…

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Kitchen Trends: Modern Rustic Farmhouse

One of the biggest style trends at this year’s KBIS (the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) was rustic chic. This trend works especially well for kitchens, since they’re the warm, heart of the home. Materials that dominate this trend include wood beams, knotty cabinetry, stone elements, heavy metals and earthy tones (not necessarily all at…

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Bathroom Trends: Freestanding Tubs

The freestanding clawfoot tub is older than indoor plumbing, but these days, freestanding tubs are experiencing a renaissance of sorts. While many customers still go for the luxury of a jacuzzi and soothing jets, more and more homeowners are opting for soaking tubs in a myriad of shapes and styles. From copper to acrylic, oval…

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St. Louis Kitchen Remodel – Before & After

The team here at Callier & Thompson had a wonderful time bringing this St. Louis kitchen into the 21st century. The layout was functional and working for the homeowners, but the finishes were in need of a refresh. We didn’t change the footprint of this kitchen but updated the surfaces with cleaner, more modern finishes—creating…

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We’re Just Floored By This Tile

Here in the Midwest, our homes are often furnished with traditional finishes. Warm hardwood, timeless tile, red brick, and other classic touches. At Callier & Thompson, we are always on board for a timeless and traditional look, but we’re also constantly looking for new, more modern and functional takes on the usual finishes. In recent…

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Our Favorite Bathroom Projects

At Callier & Thompson we’ve designed and remodeled lots of bathrooms over the years. We’ve labored and lovingly fostered many bathrooms from unattractive and dysfunctional to gorgeous and user-friendly. But we are not parents and therefore can pick favorites, right? We’ve gathered together some of our favorite bathroom remodels from over the years and felt…

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Paint It Black

White kitchen cabinets are definitely all the rage right now . . . and rightly so. White is classic, neutral, versatile and oh-so-pretty. But right now, we’re enjoying cabinets on the opposite side of the color spectrum. Also a neutral, black cabinets can be very dramatic, yes, but like the little black dress, can work…

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