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The 2014 Houzz & Home Survey is just out from Houzz and shows some interesting results.  

Happy Birthday, Internet!

Today marks the 25th year of the creation of the World Wide Web, created on March 12th, 1989 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.  Today on the Diane Rehm show  NPR, the guests reflected on our global society and how cultures experience the immersion of life on the web in their daily activities.    “The World Wide Web turns 25 today. In a little over two decades, the Web has revolutionized the way we communicate, do business, access entertainment and share information. To mark the occasion, we look to the future, when experts say the Internet will become like electricity, permeating our lives and raising questions about privacy, security and even the nature of reality.” (

S&W Kitchens Receives Best of Houzz 2014 Award

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Along with Designers William Burke, Jeremy Parcels and Brooke Eversoll

Kitchen & Bath Interns


Amy, our Super Star Intern!  She draws, assists designers during client meetings and organizes displays!    She can clean out a closet or layout a kitchen in CAD with equal ease and confidence!

Houzz 2013 Fall Kitchen Trends Study

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Houzz has quickly become the design industry's replacement for home magazines in a digital age.  It lets you can flip through all kinds of photos, just like in a magazine - and so much more!  You can narrow the pictures to see only kitchens, or only baths, or only traditional homes.  You can tag pictures of things you like and make notes on them.  (In the 20th century these are called tear-sheets - pages you ripped from magazines to save for later - I still have a stack of these somewhere...)  And you can share what you like and don't like with your spouse, best friend or designer - all without encountering ads for Viagra or pet food.

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Design Karma

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A wise woman once told me 'Beauty is painful!', which, she went on to explain, meant that to achieve beauty for more than mere seconds takes a lot of work.

Technology in your Kitchen


What will they come up with next?  Probably in your lifetime you've been told that in the future we'll all have cars that drive themselves or fly or or robots that will keep your home spotlessly clean.  Sadly, none of these magical futures have come true... yet.  Still, the pace of technology in our lifetimes has been staggering on many levels.  

Kitchen Design, Floor Plans and Designers

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This is a good article on home design:  10 Floor Plan Mistakes And How To Avoid Them In Your Home from  It highlights just how difficult it can be for people to envision their living space.  Flat, two-dimensional architect plans are difficult for the un-trained to see as three-dimensional spaces.  Often the reality is very different - smaller, larger, awkward or even impossible sometimes for actual construction!

How Deep is Your Kitchen Sink?

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