Bathroom designers choose a different aesthetic for different homes based on a number of factors. Gold accents can add warmth, richness, and neutral tones to any bathroom.
Beadboard paneling is wood paneling with vertical grooves. It is often used on walls and cabinetry. Beadboard is available in many widths and styles.
A countertop bevel refers to a decorative edge with an angle of 45-degrees or any number of degrees less than 90.
Also known as a banquette, booth seating is usually created by configuring one or more banquette seats into a horseshoe arrangement, booths form a sort of ‘room within a room’ for your guests.
Brass is a metallic alloy, made of copper and zinc. Brass and bronze contain specific properties making them ideal for hardware applications. These alloys are durable, but also malleable enough to be crafted into beautiful hardware. Brass and bronze hardware are available in a variety of finishes from polished to satin, brushed, aged or antique and oil rubbed.
The term “brownstone” refers to the brown sandstone used to coat the facades of brick row houses built for single, middle-class families in the early 19th century. Now these homes retain much of their historic charm while having updated interiors, including updated brownstone kitchens.
Brushed nickel hardware
Brushed nickel hardware is made from nickel that has been finished by etching with a wire brush or similar tool to impart a textured look. Brushed nickel has a slightly warmer tone compared to high polished stainless or chrome.
Brushed stainless hardware
Brushed stainless has a dull polish that is achieved through friction. Brushed stainless has a slightly softer look compared with bright polished stainless or chrome.
A burl is a naturally occurring balloon-shaped growth on a tree. When sliced vertically, the burl reveals beautiful concentric circle patterns like “eyes” and swirling grain. Since each burl in unique, furniture or cabinetry made with burled wood will have a somewhat non-uniform appearance.
Butcher block is created from glued sections of wood, created a strong surface that can withstand heavy-duty chopping. Butcher blocks are used for chopping blocks, countertops, table tops, and cutting boards. There are two basic styles of butcher block: end grain and edge grain.