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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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  • SPECIAL EVENT FEATURE: The Truffle Dinner

      On November 14th, Autumn’s abundance of truffles arrived at Bilotta and Artistic Tile’s A&D Building showrooms for forty special guests. The extravagant seven course Truffle Dinner, paired with a sommelier’s wine selections and live jazz, created an unforgettable night. Let the Good Times Roll Live music set the mood for the evening, one rich in flavor and company. Cheers!…

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  • Have a Seat

    There are many reasons why homeowners decide to embark on the daunting project of a kitchen renovation: disintegrating cabinetry; outdated styling; water damage from a leak; or even the need for a new refrigerator that won’t fit into the old space. But overwhelmingly the most frequent impetus is the desire for a larger cooking and gathering space. We didn’t always…

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  • SPECIAL PROJECT FEATURE: Multi-Material Master Class

    This dazzling kitchen proves that contemporary design doesn’t necessarily need to be monochromatic white on white. Several different finishes and materials combine to achieve a bold modern aesthetic; two species of dark wood veneers were used, along with stainless steel and glass door wall cabinets. As part of this whole-house update of a traditional Tudor, the 12-foot island is bigger…

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