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In the Kitchen with Your Favorite Moms


Do you remember Meredith Baxter from Family Ties? Well, we had her here in the showroom with a new series from The Insider titled “In the Kitchen With Your Favorite Moms“. Host, Debbie Matenopoulos caught up with Meredith Baxter where she walked us through how to make a vegetarian stew, a really tasty Indian Dahl, […]

Design Meets Conservation and Functionality

simon qiu faucet

As you can imagine, managing a custom kitchen showroom, we see a lot of really interesting design concepts, both real and imagined. While I always have my favorites, there are products that from time to time make me stop and stare in amazement. This faucet concept from designer Simin Qiu, a design student in London’s […]

Alissa Sutton Teams Up with Habitat for Humanity


Our dear friend, the talented designer Alissa Sutton joined this year’s Power Women Power Tools event at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA). I’ve been affiliated with HFH GLA for five years and it gives me an enormous sense of satisfaction when any of our colleagues choose to work with this organization. Beyond the act of […]

American Standard Reinvented

American Standard

You’ve almost certainly heard of American Standard. Their logo is burned in the memory of nearly anyone who grew up in the U.S. (and beyond). They were the one of the biggest names (if not the biggest) in kitchen and bathroom fixtures. While they were always associated with affordability and functionality — few people would […]

Best of Houzz 2014


We were thrilled to receive the notification that based on our Houzz reviews in 2013, we were now considered as part of the “Best of Houzz 2014″. More on the award from Houzz: The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of […]