Highlighting the Most Exciting Upcoming Smart Technology for Your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Over the last decade smart technology has become a popular addition to any kitchen. From the Amazon Echo to the smart fridge, homeowners have been integrating more and more tech into their everyday lives. In January, a convention named CES was held showing off the brightest technology the future has to offer. The tech publication Cnet covered the event, displaying all of the exciting technology that has recently arrived or is on its way. Here are some highlights from that article of technology that you could be seeing in your own kitchen fairly soon.


Topics: Kitchen Style Modern, technology

Is the closet pantry going out of style?

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 22, 2021 8:32:05 AM

Pantry-1For many years, a closet or walk-in pantry has been pivotal in the modern kitchen. However, recent trends indicate that the closet pantry may be on its way out.

There are promising new trends such as open shelving, islands with storage space, and spacious cabinetry have allowed a full-size pantry to become obsolete. Due to these innovative new means of storage in the modern era kitchen, there is no longer need for such things. There is plentiful space in the kitchen without overcrowding it. While a closet pantry provides more than adequate space for food storage, it also allows increased clutter and overstocking to develop. When individuals knowingly have too much space, they often overstock, leading to forgotten food and expired ingredients.


Topics: Kitchen Style Modern, Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Options

Kitchen Styles Part 2: The Modern Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Feb 9, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Brakur_Modern_KitchenWhile a modern kitchen can be contemporary it is not always. Contemporary kitchens reflect the current trends or designs. Modern kitchen styles came from the early to mid-20th Century at a time when people veered away from the traditional kitchen style before the Industrial Revolution.The modern kitchen style has been around longer than most people realize.


Topics: Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Style, Kitchen Style Modern

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