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Kitchens

Selected Books

Bouknight, Joanne Kellar
All New Kitchen Idea Book
q TX653.B67 2009
A complete guide, the All New Kitchen Idea Book from Taunton includes new appliance technology and cabinetry, fixtures and faucets, doors and counter materials, sinks, pulls, built-ins, and bookcases.
 
Callery, Emma
House Beautiful Design and Decorate: Kitchens
NK2117.K5 C35 2007
With hundreds of ideas and tips from House Beautiful, you can build a kitchen from the ground up or improve the one you have.
 
DeVito, Dominique C.
500 Kitchen Ideas: Style, Function and Charm
NK2117.K5 D487 2008
Country Living steps into the kitchen with 500 new and exciting ways to transform the heart of the home. Packed with winning photographs of warm and inviting rooms, this inspiring guide covers color and pattern, floors and walls, storage, appliances, sinks, work surfaces, windows and lighting, and other charming accessories.
 
LaBau, Peter
The New Bungalow Kitchen
NK2117.K5 L33 2007
Strongly influenced by the Arts and Craft movement of the late 19th century, bungalow-style homes are back in vogue. LaBau, founder of a Lexington, Massachusetts-based firm that specializes in building and renovating traditional homes, shares his enthusiasm for the bungalow aesthetic and tips on "living design" that blends this historic style with efficiency.
 
Pond, Catherine Seiberling
The Pantry: Its History and Modern Uses
TX653.P595 2007
With a nod toward the philosophy "a place for everything and everything in its place," author and historian Catherine Seiberling Pond delves into the past, present, and future possibilities of this important room, and finds ways to incorporate a pantry into any home. Topics include: Food storage solutions, What to put in your pantry, How to choose the right materials, Design and layout of the pantry, Display and decor tips, How to display dishes and collections.
 
Powell, Jane
Bungalow Kitchens
TX653.P69 2000
If you are interested in Craftsman style kitchens of the early 20th century, check out this volume, which gives the history of the kitchen so that you can restore them appropriately. A smaller volume is Bungalow Basics: Kitchens by Paul Duchscherer.
 
Sloan, Annie
Annie Sloan's Painted Kitchen: Paint Effect Transformations for Walls, Cupboards, and Furniture
TT323.S5897 2004
Using her unique expertise, Sloan shows how to decorate every kitchen area - walls, cupboards, and surfaces - providing clear instructions and step-by-step color photography. Projects range from an exuberant Mexican-style blue-and-yellow color-washed kitchen to revamping a battered family table and chairs as Swedish-style lime-washed dining furniture.
 
Templer, Karen
Kitchens: A Sunset Design Guide
q NK2117.K5 T46 2008x
This book from Sunset magazine provides all the latest ideas on design and materials, along with essential remodeling advice from professional kitchen designers.
 
Wax, Amy
Can't Fail Color Schemes: Kitchens & Baths
NK2115.5.C6 W39 2008x
How to Choose Color for Stone and Tile Surfaces, Cabinets and Walls
 
Wing, Daniel and Alan Scott
The Bread Builders: Hearth Loaves and Masonry Ovens
TX769.W638 1999
Although you probably won't build a bread oven in your kitchen, maybe you can put it in a summer kitchen in the yard. In any case, the authors provide step-by-step guide to constructing a masonry oven.
 
 

Videos

How-to DVD Guide to Kitchens & Baths
Step-by-step instruction on the gutting, rebuilding, and finishing of bathrooms and kitchens, including: changes to plumbing and wiring; the installation of new cabinets, countertops, lights, plumbing fixtures, and appliances. Originally produced for broadcast on the television series: Hometime.
 

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