Is a Galley Workstation For You?

So much of our life happens in the kitchen. We plan our days over coffee, share stories with our kids, enjoy a bottle of wine with friends, and, of course, try new recipes and recreate family favorites. Wouldn’t it be terrific if you could expand a small footprint into a multi-functional culinary center? How about…

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The Beauty of Wood Countertops

Wood brings natural warmth and beauty to any space.  Although it may be more common to find underfoot in today’s kitchens and baths, wood countertops are making a resurgence, and we’re on board! The first question to ask yourself before deciding the species of wood is; how will it be used?  Will there be a…

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Remodeling to Mature Gracefully at Home

As we and our homes age, remodeling considerations may shift toward thoughts of safety, and independence as well as beauty.  Studies show that more of us want to remain in our homes rather than assisted or long-term care facilities.  If staying home for the long haul is what you or loved ones have in mind,…

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Design A Functional Yet Attractive Kitchen Island

Everyone wants a big kitchen. However, such a kitchen can feature too much empty space. Rather than waste that space, many homeowners opt for a kitchen island. Kitchen islands can serve many functions, but they need to be designed well for good utility. Likewise, you’ll want an island that’s an attractive addition to the rest…

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Two Beautiful Budget-Friendly Countertop Options for Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

If you’re remodeling your kitchen, then you’ve no doubt put a lot of time and consideration into the look and style that you’d like to achieve. The kitchen countertop is one of the most important elements of a successful kitchen remodeling project. The countertop needs to be practical and durable, and it also contributes significantly…

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Wooden Countertops: The Positives and Negatives of Butcher Block

Out with the old and in with the new! If it’s time to give your kitchen a facelift, you’re probably toying with the idea of replacing your countertops. Granite, quartz, marble, laminate – there are so many materials to choose from, but if you’re looking for a natural, classic look that will last for years…

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The Best of Cambria Countertops

As we often tell clients, quartz countertops are such a wonderful option for homeowners looking for durable, low maintenance, quality surfaces in their kitchen or bath. With quartz, you don’t have to sacrifice form over function. These days, the colors of quartz are just as beautiful as any natural stone and as chic as any…

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Modern Masculine St. Louis Bathroom

Last week we brought you this beautiful St. Louis bathroom that Callier & Thompson recently transformed for a local couple. This week, we bring you the second half of that story! Many kitchen and bath designers will often tell you that “his & hers sinks” are a must for a happy relationship. This brilliant client…

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Design Inspiration: Rustic Kitchen Mood Board

It’s been a while since we’ve shared some inspiration via a mood board here on the blog. For this mood board, we’re channeling rustic elements in a neutral palette. Distressed wood, antiqued whites, and blacks create a rustic foundation with a chic and inviting perspective. Layering different textures, like a “whitewashed” porcelain floor, a brushed…

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Kitchen Trends: Waterfall Edge Counter Tops

When does a trend stop being just a “trend” and become a style with staying power? When it comes to countertop trends, we think the waterfall edge is here to stay. If you’re looking to go more modern and clean-lined in your kitchen, a waterfall counter or island makes a very sleek and clean statement.…

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