Kitchen and bathroom

Multifunctional Kitchens Islands

»Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Multifunctional Kitchens Islands

  Do you own a kitchen island? If you don’t, well, read on to find out why you should have one. And if you do, read on to get an idea about how to make your relationship with that magnificent piece of furniture even better. Kitchen islands have usefully adorned many kitchens since for about half a century. And they have evolved largely over time and their functionality has addressed a plethora of needs. While some people love the piece of furniture because they are largely helpful in between their busy schedules, some use it to divide the cooking and dining space, and some others appreciate the Kitchen Island, which add to the overall visual appeal of the kitchen, as something to show off to all their party guests. Kitchen islands come across as quite...

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Shawn’s advice – Planning Kitchen Renovation

»Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Shawn’s advice – Planning Kitchen Renovation

  Renovation can be an expensive process but it doesn’t have to be, Shawn Penoyer gives you few tips. Besides you can always do things gradually rather than all at once. Start planning renovation with setting up a budget you can spend on renovating certain things. Also set priorities of what should be renovated first the walls or the cabinets and organizers. Once you have a plan and a clear picture of the end result the renovation can begin. Repaint Repainting the walls and even furniture can be just enough to give it a new look. Some surfaces take paint better than the others but the walls can always be repainted time and again. Wooden and metallic furniture can also benefit from the fresh coat of paint maybe even in a new bright color. Refurbish The...

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Shawn Penoyer presents – Spa Bath with Fireplace

»Posted by on Nov 16, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Shawn Penoyer presents – Spa Bath with Fireplace

  Shawn Penoyer Interiors presents the best in the classic and modern interiors. Presented luxury bathroom products collections and interior design ideas are chosen and created by our team to present our last projects and give you inspiration. We want to create interiors that are not traditional designs that every other designer has created and recreated again and again, but transitional, or Hollywood chic. This luxury bathroom designed by Shawn Penoyer combines fashion with this modern room interiors but the most incredible is spa bath with fireplace that Shawn Penoyer installed for his client. Bathtub shown steel with covering of base block containing tub and in marble with beveled borders. Base in gloss white lacquered wood. Circular spa bath in acrylic...

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Shawn’s advice – Bathroom Design Ideas

»Posted by on Nov 16, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Shawn’s advice – Bathroom Design Ideas

  Bathroom decor doesn’t have to be all about function. Besides aesthetic things can be functional too as well as vice versa so here are some ideas for a creative bathroom design. Unusual colors, materials and other design solutions will help look at the bathroom with new and fresh eyes. Before decorating think and choose the style you want in the bathroom. Do you want to make it look more room-like or hi-tech? Color Scheme The key decorating factor that will set the mood for the bathroom is, of course, the color scheme. Choosing interesting color mixes that will suit and convey the bathroom style is important. Look for interesting and uncommon hues in color palettes to achieve unique color scheme. Unusual Bathtub Unusual and creative bathtub will...

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Stone Forrest Verona Vessel Sink

»Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Stone Forrest Verona Vessel Sink

  Stone Forest takes its lead from nature’s blueprint. Contemporary designs for the bath and kitchen are sculpted from natural materials including stone, bronze, bamboo, copper, iron and hardwoods. Collaborating with the design community to create custom designs is Stone Forest specialty. Last time the company has successfully completed projects for The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Tian Qin Bay Villas, Shenzhen , Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Nobu Fifty Seven Restaurant, The Royal Mirage Phase III, Dubai, 16 West 21st St, New York City. Today we present Stone Forrest Verona Vessel Sink. All polished. Available in Amber onyx, Black granite, Honey onyx, Multi-color onyx, Silver travertine, Travertino Romano, and White onyx. This sink is really impressive! Dimensions:...

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Shawn’s advice – How To Choose Bathtub?

»Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Shawn’s advice – How To Choose Bathtub?

  Bathtub is a main feature of a bathroom. There are many bathtubs on the market today that will suit almost everyone’s needs, tastes and budget. So before choosing a bathtub set a budget for it. Measure the bathroom to see how much space you can give up for the bathtub and start looking for one. Materials Materials do not only determine the cost of the bathtub but also its weight and time of serving. Lightweight bathtubs come in acrylic and fiberglass materials. They are also inexpensive and not very durable. It is important to choose mild non-abrasive cleansers for these bathtubs to protect their surface from damage and fading. Cast iron porcelain bathtub is very durable but also expensive and heavy. It is resistant to corrosion and maintains water...

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Extraordinary style Bathroom

»Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Extraordinary style Bathroom

  Shawn Penoyer Interiors presents the best in the classic, modern furniture, lighting and interior design projects. Presented luxury collections and interior design ideas are chosen and created by our team to give you inspiration. We want to create interiors that are not traditional designs that every other designer has created and recreated again and again, but transitional, or Hollywood chic. This luxury bathroom with Rocco style elements, unusual bathroom vanities, eye-catching chandelier and bright marble tiles presents that what we call extraordinary style. How do you like our ideas? Looking forward to your comments! Shawn Penoyer...

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Quick Bathroom Makeover Ideas

»Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Quick Bathroom Makeover Ideas

  If you need a new look in the bathroom there are some cool ideas on getting a quick bathroom makeover that will change a lot in the decor. Some makeover ideas require less effort than others but all of the ideas are quite easy to implement without much hassle.   New Shower Curtain As simple as it may be but changing a shower curtain can give a bathroom a whole new look. Opt for colors that match or nicely contrast the bathroom color scheme. Be sure to choose a different shower curtain from the one being replaced to achieve a drastic change. If the bathroom features windows you can replace those curtains instead or as well as the shower curtain. If the older ones are still good you can swap them whenever you need to have a makeover. Prevent...

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Modern Penthouse Kitchen

»Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Modern Penthouse Kitchen

  A superbly white structure with gleaming metallic finishes and a sublime slate counter top, this kitchen is easily among the most elegant. The sits a beautiful modern Gaggenau kitchen in the “High Times” penthouse. The recessed lighting is perfectly planned highlighting the kitchens best features and causing it to glow. The cabinets and shelves along the kitchens’ exterior walls seamlessly fit into the space, leaving the eye’s gaze undisturbed as does the majestic range hood that descends from the ceiling. Looking forward to your comments! Shawn Penoyer...

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Quick Kitchen Makeover Ideas

»Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in Handyman, How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Quick Kitchen Makeover Ideas

  Kitchen can be a challenge in terms of a makeover as it has more equipment and furniture than tapestry. So here are some ideas. It all depends on the kitchen size and style but even a vase of flowers sometimes can add a little special appeal to the kitchen.   Change Curtains Changing curtains is the easiest way to slightly change things but they may not give the kitchen a drastic makeover. Still if the kitchen is small and curtains are one of its main focal points the new curtains can do the trick and make a subtle change in the room. Add Color White kitchen are great as you get to experiment with different other color in tableware, curtains and even furniture pieces. You can also add color by putting fruit bowl on display. A mentioned vase of flowers...

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Italian Bathroom Vanities

»Posted by on Oct 29, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 2 comments

Italian Bathroom Vanities

  Shawn Penoyer Interiors presents the best in the classic and modern Italian Bathroom Vanities. Presented luxury collections are created by world-renowned Italian designers, local craftsmen and virtuoso glass makers. Italian bathtub structured in lacquered wood with a polished stainless steel frame and marble cover and top in honey onyx marble with beveled borders. This luxury modern furniture collection combines fashion with furniture. A wide selection of lacquered colors are available to choose from. Made in Italy. Italian vanity features four doors and two internal shelves, a polished stainless steel frame and a marble cover and top in honey onyx marble with beveled borders. Washbasin is available in a catino circular shape or a diamond oval shape with...

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Chandelier Shower by Marcel Wanders

»Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom, Lighting | 0 comments

Chandelier Shower by Marcel Wanders

  This luxurious chandelier made of crystal and stainless steel was designed by Marcel Wanders. But it is also a shower head. Architectural Chandelier Shower is just one luxury piece of design from The Wanders Collection but it’s definitely a notable one. The luxurious chandelier shower is equipped with LED light while showers with water carrying out the shower function. The grand Marcel Wanders’ Architectural Chandelier Shower has a rounded shape and features pendant crystal fringe and encrustation. The stainless steel disc in the middle of the chandelier features sprinklers like a standard shower head. The chandelier shower is a grand accessory suited for spacious bathrooms but it is certainly meant to make the decor luxurious and opulent. The Wanders...

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Style Your Kitchen with latest Tile Trends

»Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom, Style and Trends | 2 comments

Style Your Kitchen with latest Tile Trends

What do copper, stainless, hardwood and glass have in common? They represent some of the hottest tile trends currently popping up in hip kitchens and baths. Here’s what designers have to say about today’s latest tile trends. Glass Glass accent tile is really exciting right now. Used for kitchen backsplashes, shower walls and as accents on floors, glass tiles add a depth, sparkle and luminescence not found in ceramic or natural stone. With a broad color palette, and finishes ranging from glossy to flat, glass tiles can fit most design schemes. When used sparingly, vivid glass tiles can provide exciting visual highlights. Conversely, when covering an entire bathroom wall, glass tile can create a luxurious spa-like atmosphere. Bonus: Many glass tiles are...

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Make Your Small Bathroom Bigger

»Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Make Your Small Bathroom Bigger

  If you took the time to ask homeowners about the size of their bathrooms, most of them would say they were too small. However, since it’s time consuming, expensive and a major hassle to actually enlarge a home’s bathroom most people decide to just live with their small bathrooms. However, by using a few visual tricks and some practical choices virtually everyone can make their small bathroom appear larger. Here’s some ideas of how you can make your small bathroom “bigger”. Color is important Dark colors tend to make a space feel smaller while lighter colors create the feeling of space, so choose lighter shades of colors such as blues, greens or grays that visually recede from the eye and make a room seem larger. Light colored...

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Ariel Platinum Steam Shower

»Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 2 comments

Ariel Platinum Steam Shower

  A steam shower is a type of bathing where a humidifying steam generator produces water vapor that is dispersed around a person’s body. A steam shower is essentially a steam room that offers the typical features of a bathroom shower. Steam showers are generally found in self-contained enclosures that prevent the water vapour from escaping into the rest of the room, avoiding damage to drywall, paint, or wallpaper. It can be a social affair if the enclosure sits more than one person.A steam shower could be a regular shower with the added steam feature that is powered by a steam generator. In addition to plain steam, modern steam showers provide additional features such as foot massagers, ceiling rain showers, television, radios, telephones, audio input...

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Create Your Own Home Bathroom Spa

»Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Create Your Own Home Bathroom Spa

  It used to be only the most upscale and expensive homes had bathroom spas in them, but over time some of us less wealthy folks have decided we’d like to enjoy the spa experience at home as well. Modifying a home’s original bathroom to create your own spa can be a manageable project for a Shawn Penoyer or even someone with a small budget. Here’s some idea on how to go about creating your own home bathroom spa. Choosing colors You want your bathroom spa to feel calm and soothing so choose colors that have a calming effect. Subtle shades of greens, tans and blues are ideal choices for a home spa and you can enhance the feeling of softness by using satin paint finish rather than  a matte or glossy finish. Color coordinated wall tiles with a...

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Installing Towel Holders on Tile Walls

»Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Installing Towel Holders on Tile Walls

  A towel holder is a necessary feature in a bathroom. The most convenient towel holders hang on the wall, but installing these towel holders on tile walls present some unique challenges. Carefully chose a convenient location for the towels. Locate them in a place that is easy to reach from the sink, the tub and the shower. There are 2 different types of towel racks that can be installed on a tile bathroom wall. These include racks that are glued to the tile and racks that are installed by drilling into the tile. Method #1 –Glue on Towel Racks For this method, you will need: Silicone Caulk Painters Tape Level Towel Racks Step 1 – Determine Location You can install the glue on towel racks in the shower or near the sink, shower or tub. Determine where you...

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Stone Forest Bath and Kitchen Products sculpted from natural materials

»Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 2 comments

Stone Forest Bath and Kitchen Products sculpted from natural materials

  Stone Forest takes its lead from nature’s blueprint. Contemporary designs for the bath and kitchen are sculpted from natural materials including stone, bronze, bamboo, copper, iron and hardwoods. Collaborating with the design community to create custom designs is Stone Forest specialty. Last time the company has successfully completed projects for The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Tian Qin Bay Villas, Shenzhen , Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Nobu Fifty Seven Restaurant, The Royal Mirage Phase III, Dubai, 16 West 21st St, New York City. Shawn Penoyer Interiors used Stone Forrest Products for his clients private interiors like last bathroom renovation in Midtown, Atlanta GA. We strongly recommend  Stone Forrest for your Bath and Kitchen. Shawn Penoyer Interiors...

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Kitchen Remodeling Trends

»Posted by on Oct 16, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom, Style and Trends | 0 comments

Kitchen Remodeling Trends

  Americans paid an average of $26,888 for a kitchen remodeling job in 1998, and included three features in a majority of their projects: custom cabinetry, a garbage disposal and built-in appliances, according to the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). NKBA’s 1999 Design Trends Survey (based on the 1998 calendar year) notes that computer centers, stereo and TV equipment, a butler’s pantry and warming drawers also were popular design considerations among consumers last year. But the ever-changing microwave oven was the most requested product to be included in the kitchen – an overwhelming 92 percent of projects, up from 86 percent in 1996. “With all of the technological advances in microwave cooking, today’s consumer...

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Pedini Bathroom Design, Italian Bathroom Products

»Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Pedini Bathroom Design, Italian Bathroom Products

  Since 1957, Pedini has been a trendsetter in bathroom design and technology. Today, Pedini is not just a leader in the modern bathroom design arena but also a pioneer in the area of eco friendly bathroom production and green bathroom products. Since its debut, more than 50 years ago, Pedini has been at the forefront of Italian bathroom design and production. Fashion brings the unique curves of Pedini to the bath experience. Curved floor standing base units are paired with matching curved glass and ceramic worktops with integrated sinks. Fashion base units are available in matte and high gloss lacquer and seven colors of oak veneer. The glass worktops are available twenty colors and in custom sizes and configurations. Shawn Penoyer Interiors  can help you...

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A New Looking Kitchen on a Slim Budget

»Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in How Do I?, Kitchen and bathroom, Renovations | 0 comments

A New Looking Kitchen on a Slim Budget

  The cost to renovate a kitchen usually starts around $25,000 and can go up dramatically from there. In addition while all that expensive work is being done you’re usually left without a place  to prepare and cook meals. If you would like to have a new looking kitchen without the aggravation of having your kitchen torn apart for weeks or months and the cost of a major renovation, there are some options. Here’s some ideas on how you can give yourself a new looking kitchen on a slim budget.   Walls and Ceiling One thing that will give your kitchen a dramatic new appearance is to simply give the walls and ceiling a fresh coat of paint. Colors just like clothes go out of style and if your kitchen has been the same color for the last ten years...

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Egg-Shaped Bathtub from Mastella

»Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom | 0 comments

Egg-Shaped Bathtub from Mastella

The Vov, an Italian bathtub design by Mastella, is a gorgeous, egg-shaped creation. The smooth organic form is available in pristine white, and can also be delicately shaded inside, in the pastel colors of spring. You can choose from violet, light blue or gentle pink, or none at all, should you prefer to focus solely on the pleasing form. Cascading chains fall from a runner mounted on the ceiling up above the bathtub for an optional touch of glamour. The sparkling silver chains bring dramatic flair to the simple bathtub. A family company led by Antonio Mastella, along with his wife Daniela and two daughters; Mastella brings us this bathtub with its intriguing combination of form and function. Shawn Penoyer Interiors  can help you find perfect Mastella products,...

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Pedini Kitchen Design, Italian Kitchen Products

»Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in Kitchen and bathroom, Style and Trends | 3 comments

Pedini Kitchen Design, Italian Kitchen Products

Since 1957, Pedini has been a trendsetter in kitchen design and technology. Today, Pedini is not just a leader in the modern kitchen design arena but also a pioneer in the area of eco friendly kitchen production and green kitchen products. Since its debut, more than 50 years ago, Pedini has been at the forefront of Italian kitchen design and production. From its very first model Pedini incorporated innovative ideas such as curved surfaces and discreet work zones.  Pedini also helped to create efficiencies in the production process as one of the first companies to introduce the modular kitchen system now used by most worldwide kitchen producers.  Throughout its history, Pedini has consistently introduced trendsetting models such as the often copied curves of...

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Armani Casa

»Posted by on Oct 2, 2011 in Accessories, Furniture, Kitchen and bathroom, Lighting, Living Room, Style and Trends | 2 comments

Armani Casa

“If you don’t know what to dress up for going out, then choose Armani.” This just shows how big success the Armani has achieved in the fashion dressing industry. People might not ever think that it will take part in the furniture industry. On September of 2000, when the Armani Casa Home Collection first came into the market, the public did not own good expectation on it. However, the designer of Giorgio Armani did not give up. So far, there are almost hundred Armani Casa Store opened over the world, and the proper balance between the tradition and the modern in Armani Casa furniture make it enjoy great fame among the market, and just fulfill the people who are so much captious in choosing the fashion. How do you like Armani Casa Interior solutions and...

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Rahimoana Villa in New Zealand

»Posted by on Oct 2, 2011 in Bedrooms, Classifieds, Home, Interior Design, Kitchen and bathroom, Living Room | 0 comments

Rahimoana Villa in New Zealand

Rahimoana is the pre-eminent residential property in Australasia and this 46 acre estate epitomizes the lifestyle safe haven in a first world subtropical South Pacific paradise. The dramatic isolation of the site afforded unrestricted openness in design, allowing a seamless connection with the exterior, taking up 360° views of the landscape. The temple like pavilion sits long and low on the site; simplicity is key: the knife-edge roof is cantilevered from slender steel posts, and anchored to a masonry spine that continues through to the sub floor. The plinth both elevates the house to the views, and permits access to concealed services below. A sheltered courtyard provides refuge from the elements when required, with an open fire and access to kitchen and other...

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