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KITCHEN DESIGN BLOG

MODIANI KITCHENS

Kitchen Design Blog

Read about the latest kitchen trends and updates in our Modiani Kitchen Design Blog. Modiani is one of the leading kitchen showrooms in New Jersey with over 10 years’ experience. Our design team is here to design your dream kitchen for you, whether it’s a modern, transitional or traditional one.

MODIANI KITCHEN DISPLAY SALE 2020

MODIANI KITCHEN DISPLAY SALE 2020

As part of our Modiani Kitchen Display Sale 2020, we are currently offering selected Modiani kitchen models/islands at a discounted price. Cesar UNIT

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FURNITURE AND KITCHEN APPLIANCES ON SALE

FURNITURE AND KITCHEN APPLIANCES ON SALE

We are updating our Modiani Kitchen Showroom in Englewood, NJ, which is why the following furniture and kitchen appliances are on sale: Refrigerator

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KITCHEN SIZING GLOSSARY

KITCHEN SIZING GLOSSARY

Have you ever wondered what the most common measurements for kitchen designs are? Below you will find a glossary of terms and their

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Kitchen Design Trends In 2020

Kitchen Design Trends In 2020

Are you planning to redesign your kitchen this year? Learn more about the International Kitchen Design Trends in 2020 as recommended by our

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HOW TO DESIGN A STUNNING TRANSITIONAL KITCHEN

HOW TO DESIGN A STUNNING TRANSITIONAL KITCHEN

Let’s start this article off with the definition of transitional kitchens. Hmm, well transitional kitchen design can be hard to define! In fact,

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DIFFERENT TYPES OF KITCHEN FURNITURE

DIFFERENT TYPES OF KITCHEN FURNITURE

After choosing the kitchen appliances for your new kitchen, you will have to decide what kind of kitchen furniture you would like to

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TRADITIONAL VERSUS MODERN DESIGN: WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

TRADITIONAL VERSUS MODERN DESIGN: WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

When it comes to the custom kitchen design process, there are two major styles that you can choose from: traditional and modern kitchen

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KITCHEN STYLES

KITCHEN STYLES

In the world of kitchen design, there are several different categories of style that most designs fall under: Contemporary Style Kitchens Traditional Style

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KITCHENS GOING GREEN

KITCHENS GOING GREEN

In recent years, the green movement in the kitchen design industry has grown like never before. Our European kitchen partner company Cesar Italian

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5 GREAT CABINET DOOR STYLES FOR YOUR KITCHEN

5 GREAT CABINET DOOR STYLES FOR YOUR KITCHEN

Did you know that kitchen cabinet door styles can literally “make or break” the aesthetic quality of your kitchen? This may mean that

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SMALL KITCHEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS

SMALL KITCHEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS

While the majority of our clients at Modiani Kitchens tend to have larger homes located in New Jersey, Upstate New York, Westchester and

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KITCHEN CABINET HARDWARE

KITCHEN CABINET HARDWARE

Adding new custom kitchen cabinetry including a possible new kitchen layout and design can dramatically alter the look and feel of your home’s

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KITCHEN MAKEOVERS

KITCHEN MAKEOVERS

In today’s day and age, the kitchen is more than where mom spends time prepping dinner. Instead, the luxury kitchen is a space

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KITCHEN ISLANDS

KITCHEN ISLANDS

It may surprise many that in some cases, smaller kitchens can almost be more efficient than larger ones. The key to efficiency in

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DECISIONS, DECISIONS KITCHEN CABINETS

DECISIONS, DECISIONS KITCHEN CABINETS

Updating or replacing kitchen cabinets is an effective way to give any kitchen a facelift. However, there’s a lot of decisions that need

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FINDING THE PERFECT KITCHEN DESIGNER

FINDING THE PERFECT KITCHEN DESIGNER

As many homeowners have learned the hard way, a kitchen remodel is very difficult if you don’t have a professional kitchen designer on your side.

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KITCHEN REDESIGN

KITCHEN REDESIGN

Are you considering redesigning your kitchen in NJ or NYC? Although it’s easy to get drawn into the style and decor that you’ll

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KITCHEN REMODELING IN 2019

KITCHEN REMODELING IN 2019

Home improvement and luxury kitchen projects have been gaining popularity for several years, particularly as the real estate market has suffered and many

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THE BEST APPROACHES FOR KITCHEN REMODELING

THE BEST APPROACHES FOR KITCHEN REMODELING

Ah, the kitchen. It’s the center of the home. The kitchen is where meals are prepared, where the kids hang out after school

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OPEN FLOOR PLAN KITCHENS

OPEN FLOOR PLAN KITCHENS

Modern and contemporary kitchen designs are increasingly embracing open kitchen plans, and our Modiani kitchen design team in Englewood, NJ is happy to

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Englewood, NJ Toy Drive

Englewood, NJ Toy Drive

Modiani Kitchens is proud to be one of the main sponsors of the annual Englewood Toy Drive. This charity event runs every year

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10% END OF YEAR KITCHEN SALE

10% END OF YEAR KITCHEN SALE

Our Modiani Kitchens Showroom wants to celebrate our success in 2018 and give back to our community. This is why we can offer

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THINGS TO CONSIDER: UPDATING THE KITCHEN

THINGS TO CONSIDER: UPDATING THE KITCHEN

For most families and households in NJ, the kitchen space is one of the most important parts of their home. It is where

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GLOSSARY OF TERMS: KITCHEN CABINETS AND COUNTERS

GLOSSARY OF TERMS: KITCHEN CABINETS AND COUNTERS

A-Frame: an a-frame is framework shaped like an “A” that is used to transport countertops on a truck. Accents: a decorative element that is added

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HOW TO WORK WITH KITCHEN CONTRACTORS

HOW TO WORK WITH KITCHEN CONTRACTORS

Kitchen remodeling or updating is one of the most common – and effective – ways to breathe some new life into a home.

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WORKING WITH A KITCHEN CONTRACTOR

WORKING WITH A KITCHEN CONTRACTOR

As anyone who’s ever worked with the wrong contractor can attest, finding the right contractor for your high-end kitchen remodeling project may be the most

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KITCHEN DESIGN TIPS

KITCHEN DESIGN TIPS

Are you considering to redesign your kitchen, and are you thinking of hiring a professional kitchen designer to do so? If so, here

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TRADITIONAL KITCHEN DESIGN BASICS

TRADITIONAL KITCHEN DESIGN BASICS

Traditional kitchens, which are typically constructed with natural materials and embrace a warm color scheme, have always been very popular in the United

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KITCHEN FLOORING TYPES

KITCHEN FLOORING TYPES

The material you choose to use for your kitchen flooring can have a big impact on the overall feel of your room. Therefore,

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STAINLESS STEEL KITCHEN DESIGN

STAINLESS STEEL KITCHEN DESIGN

Stainless steel kitchen designs are becoming increasingly popular amongst our clients in NJ and the wider tri-state area. While steel and metal kitchens

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CREATING A KID-FRIENDLY, FUNCTIONAL KITCHEN

CREATING A KID-FRIENDLY, FUNCTIONAL KITCHEN

Are people still remodeling their kitchens just to improve the ability to sell their home within six months to a year? Currently, initiating

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HOW TO CREATE A FENG SHUI KITCHEN

HOW TO CREATE A FENG SHUI KITCHEN

Feng shui is a kind of “energy” science developed in China and believed to be 3000 years old that asserts the existence of

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TYPES OF KITCHEN CABINETS

TYPES OF KITCHEN CABINETS

Choosing kitchen cabinetry for your custom kitchen remodel in NJ can and should be a major decision on the part of a homeowner.

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GOING GREEN: ECO-FRIENDLY TRENDS IN KITCHEN DESIGN

GOING GREEN: ECO-FRIENDLY TRENDS IN KITCHEN DESIGN

As many people know, in recent years, the green movement – a motion to embody practices that help, not hinder, the environment –

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NEW KITCHEN ON DISPLAY

NEW KITCHEN ON DISPLAY

This award-winning Cesar Maxima 2.2 kitchen is now on display at Modiani Kitchens, Englewood, NJ. It is made of 9 feet tall heat-treated

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HOW TO ADD BEAUTY AND VALUE TO YOUR NEW KITCHEN

HOW TO ADD BEAUTY AND VALUE TO YOUR NEW KITCHEN

Kitchen flooring options today range from traditional linoleum to “floating” or laminate flooring to the trending, exotic hardwood floors composed of yellow pine

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WANT TO RENOVATE YOUR KITCHEN BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN

WANT TO RENOVATE YOUR KITCHEN BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN

Your kitchen desperately needs a makeover. In fact, you are having nightmares about strangers barging into your home and telling you in no

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WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A KITCHEN RENOVATION

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A KITCHEN RENOVATION

Here’s the scoop: if you don’t want to know what really happens during a complete kitchen renovation, stop reading. But… if you want

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CHOICES IN KITCHEN FLOORING

CHOICES IN KITCHEN FLOORING

The days of linoleum tiling being the only choice for luxury kitchens have long past. Today’s homeowners are embracing a wide range of

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CUSTOM KITCHEN CABINETRY

CUSTOM KITCHEN CABINETRY

Although a great deal happens in the affluent kitchen, the look and feel of the space is not often defined by what is

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PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL KITCHEN OVERHAUL

PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL KITCHEN OVERHAUL

In many ways, the contemporary luxury kitchen sets the tone for the entire home. Particularly with the recent popularity of open floor plans,

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST KITCHEN TILES FOR YOUR KITCHEN

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST KITCHEN TILES FOR YOUR KITCHEN

While our Modiani kitchen showroom in Englewood, NJ specializes in full kitchen remodels, we are happy to assist our clients with the right

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WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A KITCHEN DESIGNER

WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A KITCHEN DESIGNER

Why should you not hire a high-end kitchen designer? Unless you already know about material choices, contractual agreements, schematics, electrical and plumbing configuration,

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TRENDS IN KITCHEN RENOVATION

TRENDS IN KITCHEN RENOVATION

For many families, a kitchen remodel can do a great deal toward the pleasure and efficiency found in the kitchen. Many kitchens are

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KITCHEN LIGHTING

KITCHEN LIGHTING

Lighting has a dramatic effect on how one feels and behaves in a particular space. Never so important is functionality with lighting as

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THE KITCHEN FLOOR

THE KITCHEN FLOOR

In many homes, the kitchen is the epicenter – the beating heart of the house. In homeowner’s modern, transitional or traditional luxury kitchens

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KITCHEN ISLAND CONSIDERATIONS

KITCHEN ISLAND CONSIDERATIONS

When it comes to modern high-end kitchen renovation, the kitchen island is a near must. Almost all new designs include a modern kitchen

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CURRENT TRENDS IN MODERN KITCHEN DESIGN

CURRENT TRENDS IN MODERN KITCHEN DESIGN

Modern kitchen style trends change just as quickly as trends in the fashion world. Currently, high-end kitchen designers and showrooms are reporting a definite eagerness

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DESIGNING THE ULTIMATE U-SHAPED KITCHEN

DESIGNING THE ULTIMATE U-SHAPED KITCHEN

Kitchens referred to as “U-shaped” are recognized by incorporating a workspace that is surrounded by three adjoining walls that create a space roughly

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THE RETURN OF THE GALLEY KITCHEN

THE RETURN OF THE GALLEY KITCHEN

Although the galley kitchen is not currently trending as one of the most popular luxury kitchen layouts, it continues to represent an excellent

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KITCHEN BACKSPLASHES IN NJ

KITCHEN BACKSPLASHES IN NJ

The choice of kitchen backsplashes is becoming more and more important nowadays, especially in modern kitchen design, and for good reason. Kitchen backsplashes allow

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING KITCHEN CABINETS

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING KITCHEN CABINETS

Kitchen cabinets, which are one of the most defining characteristics of a kitchen, can be considered the most important aspect of any modern,

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CUSTOMER REVIEW

“We just completed our kitchen renovation and
the outcome is absolutely stunning!”

Dmitri B. - August 2019

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