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New Year, New Kitchen: Navigating Your 2022 Home Remodel Project

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It is no surprise that one of the top New Years' goals is embarking on that home remodel project we've been talking about over these past 2 years! Many of us have been spending more time at home lately—working, entertaining, and supporting family.  Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom space will add that functionality that you so desperately need for today’s living, as well as modernize those outdated appliances, plumbing, and cabinetry.

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January 12, 2022
Exclusively Bentwood, Home Remodeling

Bar & Beverage Spaces That Bring Holiday Cheer

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There is no question that "the bar is back" when it comes to kitchen design and what clients are looking for in their updated spaces.  These dedicated areas offer the convenience of a secondary space that is away from the busy work zone. At Bentwood Luxury Kitchens, we are excited to showcase some well-designed projects including bar and beverage areas that illustrate how even small spaces can offer large rewards, both in function and design. Since it is the holiday season, we are also sharing some of our favorite festive beverage recipes, just in time for home entertaining.

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December 22, 2021
Personal Design Stories

Design for a Great Cause: Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach

kips bay show house

When the 4th Annual Show House residence on beautiful South Flagler Drive in Palm Beach was selected by Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club, a unique opportunity for design transformation officially began. Locally-based, Willoughby Construction lead the way in producing this extraordinary Palm Beach Show House along with the 20 talented interior designers who each created a luxurious room vision.

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November 3, 2021
Exclusively Bentwood, Kitchen remodeling

Keeping it Cool: Refrigeration For Luxury Living

refrigeration

When Summer weather brings the heat, is your refrigerator really doing the job?  Not only are the right appliances key to any kitchen project, but keeping foods fresh and beverages at optimum serving temperatures is essential when it comes to refrigeration. At Bentwood Luxury Kitchens, we are excited to share some of the industry’s best refrigeration products on the market today and why kitchen designers and homeowners have become huge fans!

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August 4, 2021
Kitchen remodeling, Worthy of Consideration

Gracious Modern Kitchen on the Bayou

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At Bentwood Luxury Kitchens, we are very excited to share a special dealer project, as well as highlight some exceptional people in the business.  Since becoming a dealer over 15 years ago, Mary Ann and Terry Elston— owners of The Cottage in Shreveport, Louisiana— have always had a wonderful relationship with Bentwood.  It has been very gratifying to watch the growth and continued success of such a highly respected dealer team. At Bentwood, owners Randy Pittard and Kevin Bryant take great pride in relationships like these and the successful industry professionals who embrace our products and execute beautiful projects year after year.

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June 23, 2021
Dealer Feature, Exclusively Bentwood, Personal Design Stories

Industrial Chic Kitchen Refined for Luxury Loft Living

industrial chic

When a new residential development by Sulo Development broke ground in Chicago's exciting West Loop neighborhood, a unique opportunity to purchase one of the 28 luxury residences was presented to the Chicago real estate marketplace. Hayden West Loop was wildly successful with home buyers embracing the large open floor plans, luxury amenities including custom cabinetry by Bentwood, amazing city views, and Industrial style.  Alan Barker, Interior Architect of Lamar Johnson Collaborative, was working with one of the penthouse owners looking to personalize their space with a very elevated Industrial Chic theme. Soon Steve Karp, Design Director at Bentwood of Chicago, was brought in to collaborate with Alan and the homeowners on this amazing unit project.

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May 5, 2021
Personal Design Stories

Add More Value to Your Home with Kitchen and Bath Remodel Projects

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We have found ourselves in the world of ‘DIY’ settling for ‘Good Enough’ and driven by immediate gratification for ‘Move in Ready’.  In real life, many opportunities for Kitchen and Bath remodel projects allow homeowners to personalize and enjoy their improved space through good design and quality products —especially when it comes to cabinetry.  Bentwood Luxury Kitchens is ‘your guide’ to fully explore custom cabinetry options and a professional team of experts to help you add more value to your home — Now That’s a Win Win!

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April 14, 2021
Exclusively Bentwood

The Best Luxury Products for Keeping Your Kitchen Clean

keeping your kitchen clean

When creating the best kitchens from coast to coast, one thing has been especially clear this last year—keeping our homes clean, organized, and functional is key! At Bentwood Luxury Kitchens we have a pulse on the top luxury dishwashers, sinks, and faucets, plus we've seen which of these cleaning appliances makes the cut project after project. Our spotlight includes manufacturers that deliver exceptional products dedicated to running a household and keeping your kitchen clean! Look below to see the latest and greatest luxury cleaning products devoted to CLEAN that may be worthy of your consideration on your next home kitchen project.

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March 16, 2021
Products for Modern Living, Worthy of Consideration

Condo Remodel Before and After – Ready for Family Fun!

condo remodel before and after

When a special opportunity to purchase a condo with amazing views of Lake Michigan become available, homeowners quickly bought the property for a family get away residence. The building location was prime North Shore Chicago real estate, and the unit was in excellent condition-- but had not been updated in over 30 years. Good thing the new owners had vision and embraced the opportunity to transform the space! The clients engaged Steve Karp from Bentwood of Chicago for a kitchen design solution that would update this space, both aesthetically and functionally for modern living. See the stunning transformation of this condo remodel - both before and after!

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February 3, 2021
Personal Design Stories

Rustic Opulence for a New Estate Home

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When a special new construction project in the Houston area was developing, local interior designer, Julie Goudie of Julie Goudie Interiors talked with Shawna Roorda at Bentwood of Houston about the project vision. Julie was impressed with the wide range of custom cabinetry and finishes available for her client’s expansive project. So, when the time came to enlist the full team of creative professionals, Shawna was asked to be part of the project team. Winchester Architects had been busy creating the spacious estate home the clients desired over the last couple of years and Ellis Custom Homes was now ready to start the build. The large-scale open-space home with sweeping views creates a great connection with the outdoors on this beautiful property.

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December 29, 2020
Personal Design Stories

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