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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Snug Surroundings

    “The family that cooks together has the most fun – especially when their kitchen is equipped with four ovens and tons of workspace.” Click here to read the full story as featured on the cover of Westchester HOME’s Winter 2020 edition. Snug Surroundings Crisp autumn air signals the approaching winter weather. But if your kitchen is as cozy and welcoming…

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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Refreshing Your Vacation Style

    If you’re using your second home as a primary residence in 2020, you probably consider it vital to your serenity and well-being. Whether it’s a beach house to dodge the summer heat, a bucolic country haven away from city life, or a sun-belt escape from the harsh northeast winters, it’s likely you’ve spent more time at your Shangri-La than usual….

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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Small But Mighty

    Small But Mighty This small kitchen may look big but it’s all an optical illusion thanks to a great layout and carefully selected finishes. The challenge at hand: how do you create an efficient kitchen layout, complete with all the must-have appliances, in a cramped and choppy room? In the case of this 1950s Tudor, the magic was accomplished with…

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  • Pantry Perfection

    “Stuff has become the enemy. There always seems to be more of it than I have storage in my house.” -Rick Riordan, American Novelist Nowhere is this more apparent than in the kitchen. Our cabinets are crammed with pastas, grains, boxed broth, canned staples, sauces, and a jumble of spices (most likely duplicates). On our countertops, the instant pot, air…

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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Lively and Lighthearted

    Lively and Lighthearted Once you cross the threshold of this traditional home, it’s apparent that you can’t judge a book by its colonial cover. The homeowners have an impressive collection of pop and modern art that harmonizes perfectly with their contemporary furnishings; they wanted to infuse the same clean and playful esthetic into their dated kitchen space. Bilotta Collection’s transitional…

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  • “A Day in the Life” – A Peek into a Designer’s Day

    “Woke up, fell out of bed, Dragged a comb across my head. Found my way downstairs and drank a cup, And looking up I noticed I was late. Found my coat and grabbed my hat. Made the bus in seconds flat.” John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1967 Admit it: you were humming the melody as you read those lyrics, weren’t…

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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Strength in Numbers

    Did you know about Bilotta’s extensive multi-unit portfolio, both urban and suburban? Since 1985, Bilotta has been renowned as a leader in the custom cabinetry business, offering exquisite design, superior craftsmanship and unrivaled service for kitchens, bathrooms, and other living spaces in single-family residences. But over the last 25 years, we have been quietly building a reputation for our multi-unit…

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  • Thinking Big

    Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re scrolling through Pinterest and Houzz in pursuit of your latest obsession: searching for remodeling ideas. Suddenly you hit upon an enormous dream kitchen that causes you to gasp and makes your heart skip a beat. After you close your jaw, you sigh with resignation, convinced that no amount of renovations to your current house…

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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Woodland Modern

    Nestled atop a wooded ridge in the Hudson Highlands, the architect-owner envisioned a reinterpretation of the renowned mid-century experimental “Case Study Homes”. This modern vision of original materials, as well as creating a clear outdoor-indoor connection, were priorities for the design. Heart pine on the ceiling references the forested surroundings. The island and wall cabinets are distinctive: natural walnut quarter-sawn…

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  • To Thine Own Self Be True

    William Shakespeare wrote these words for Polonius in “Hamlet”. But old Willie was by no means the only writer to urge us to follow a road less traveled. In 1854, Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” noted, “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer”. Renowned “Beat Generation” novelist and poet…

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