Mix of Natural Wood With Stainless Steel and Laminate - Zurich
Many of you know about my recent trip to Europe, including Amsterdam, Zurich, Lucerne and Milan. I brought back photos of kitchens that emphasize some common design elements. Enjoy!
Stand outs to me included:
- Mix of man made/technical materials with organic naturals
- Clean Lines
- Smaller footprint
- Use of graphic elements emanating from nature
- Key focus on great lighting
Graphic design elements and terrific lighting
Graphic design elements - etched glass room divider
The jury is out on this chandelier...
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Krisann Parker-Brown is the merchandising manager for Hearth and Home Technologies, the leading manufacturer and retailer of fireplaces and hearth systems. Krisann supports design centers and new construction builders in presenting Heat & Glo, Heatilator and Quadra-Fire hearth systems, and consulting on design center merchandising, point of sale and the consumer experience. Krisann is a member of the Institute of Store Planners, now the Retail Design Institute. Contact her at email@example.com or 952-985-6537.