25 Super Sleek Minimalist Minimalist Kitchen Design Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

Sleek minimalism has been described as design at its most basic, stripped of decorative and ornamental elements, colours, textures and patterns.

Its purpose is to make the function stand out and be the focal point. From a visual standpoint, minimalist design is meant to be calming and to bring the mind down to the basics.

A good minimalist kitchen design maximizes the space available, as evidenced in these simple sleek white kitchens. Check out these 25 Gorgeous Minimalist Kitchen Design Ideas You’ll Want to Steal


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100 Ways to Add Colour to Your Kitchen Where You Least Expect It

Nothing invigorates a room faster than a little colour — and some of the most fun spots to add colour is in the room you’d least expect. These kitchen cabinet and renovation projects will definitely make you rethink the most popular room in your home, and they just might even put a smile on your face, too.



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A Joyfully Vibrant Kitchen by Office S&M Echoes the Infamous Style of the Memphis Group

In the early 80s, Italian designer and architect Ettore Sottsass founded Memphis, a group of artists and designers who became known for their bright and bold furniture design. It was active from 1980 to 1987. The group designed postmodern furniture, lighting, fabrics, carpets, ceramics, glass and metal objects. Although many people ridiculed their work, the […]

A Super Secret Hidden Kitchen by Studio Bazi

This 355-square-foot apartment in Moscow has ingenious storage allowing entire rooms to unfold behind a series of doors.  The apartment is home to a bachelor, who wanted to maximize the space and efficiency of his tiny flat in a historic building in the center of Moscow. The solution? Plenty of built-ins and ingenious hidden storage, […]

The Great Gold Kitchenette

Gold kitchens aren’t for everyone, but if you are looking for a luxurious and modern glistening place to do your food preparation and cooking, then you’re going to love this gold kitchenette designed for a small waterfront condo in downtown Toronto. Our fabrication and installation team did a fabulous job in creating this golden kitchen […]

25 Super Sleek Minimalist Minimalist Kitchen Design Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

Sleek minimalism has been described as design at its most basic, stripped of decorative and ornamental elements, colours, textures and patterns. Its purpose is to make the function stand out and be the focal point. From a visual standpoint, minimalist design is meant to be calming and to bring the mind down to the basics. A good minimalist kitchen design maximizes the […]


One of a Kind Gold Kitchens

Whether you’re looking for a traditional kitchen or a one of a kind design, renovating the most popular spaces in your home needs the best ideas and complete understanding of design process. Our mission is to educate and guide clients through the dynamic, complex and demanding process of the kitchen modernization industry while ensuring they have access […]

The First 10 Things You Should Buy When Decorating Your Kitchen

Whether you have a compact condo apartment or large suburban home, one thing is for certain: we all have kitchens. The kitchen is the most important room in our home. It is the centre of our day-to-day ritual, our social space, we prepare our meals and host large dinners.

For many people, whether you’re a full blown home chef or have a fridge full of frozen meals, the kitchen is undeniably the heart of the home. That is why everyone The Great Canadian Kitchen treats each kitchen renovation with enthusiasm, patience and an unwavering level of love.

At first thought, redesigning and equipping a kitchen sounds easy. All you need is a stove, a fridge, obviously a sink, a faucet, some cupboards, a few drawers, oh and a pantry, maybe a water dispenser, some people like a beverage cooler, is that needed, oh and you need to buy is few pots, pans, and dinnerware, and voila, you’re set, right?

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Not quite. When you consider all the hardware, plugs, lighting, counter space and the ever growing list of small kitchen appliances that have become so invaluable to day-to-day life—Microwaves, Toasters, Can openers! Insta pots! Oven mitts!—well you realize it is far from straightforward has become very time consuming. And that’s only the essentials—you still need to make your space feel stylish and personal.

To best help our clients, we asked a handful of our Great Canadian design experts about the 10 things every homeowner should include in their kitchen remodelling project.


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START With the ESSENTIALS

Faucets, hardware and cabinet details like door pulls go a long way in transforming a kitchen. Before thinking whether you need new cabinets, think how new handles or a designer kitchen faucet could breathe new light into the room.


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Lighting, lighting, lighting

There is nothing more important to the home than good quality light and good lighting requires with layers. Layering your light enhances the aesthetic appeal and creates the mood and ambiance of a perfect living space. Ceiling fixtures that illuminate a room creates a safe and comfortable environment, decorative lamps, pendants and sconces add style to the interior décor and task based lighting like under-mounts ensure every inch of your kitchen is functional.


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SURFACE TREATMENT

Create a foundation for your space by selecting the right quality surfaces for the areas you touch most. With all the many options available today, it’s no wonder choosing a countertop material is an intimidating decision. However once you have that selected the rest of the room will follow.


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Find a Practical Rug

The kitchen rug trend isn’t leaving anytime soon, so we might as well make sure you choose a practical style that’s easy to clean and maintain.

“A machine-washable rug is essential. In a high-traffic area like the kitchen, you need a rug that you are able to wash anytime and all the time,” says Jeneva Bell, founder of Ruggable. “Adding a stylish rug is one of the easiest ways to bring new life to any room in your home, and machine-washability will ensure the mood doesn’t change when spills happen.”


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INTRODUCE PLANTS INTO THE KITCHEN

Filling your kitchen with greenery has countless benefits: they improve air quality, reduce stress, feel great and generally make people happier. Oh, and they are nice to look at. Find ways to bring plants into the space through wall gardens, window planters, herbs, or even some small citrus trees.


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25 Gorgeous Exposed Brick Wall Kitchen Designs You’ll Love

Our kitchen experts have gathered 25 of the best exposed brick feature walls in one place

Who doesn’t dream about having a gorgeous exposed brick wall in their home? Exposed brick brings a sense of warmth, character, and texture to a space. In our opinion a brick wall is one of the most versatile interior design features that works well in any space and with many decorating themes. Incorporating exposed brick brings character and raw charm into any interior space from your kitchen, living room or master bedroom.

READ MORE: The most realistic rustic brick effect wallpaper makers in the Toronto.

With so many different decorating themes, be it modern, traditional, eclectic or industrial – exposed brick is a timeless design trend and one that we can’t get enough of. From natural exposed brick walls to affordable design solutions like the growing popularity of exposed brick wallpaper, we’ve placed exposed brick kitchens at the top of our list of most loved home renovation ideas for this year.

Take a look at the latest exposed brick interior designs and find inspiration for your next home renovation.

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Maintaining exposed brick walls

Country Living has listed three steps on how to best protect your feature wall before it’s too late.

1) First to help protect against humidity make sure you apply a sealant or acrylic-based paint to the exposed brick and mortar.

2) When dusting be sure to use only microfiber cloths or better yet your vacuum’s brush attachment.

3) For a truly deep clean, they recommend mixing just a little water with equal parts salt and mild dishwashing or castile soap. Scrub the paste onto the wall with a stiff brush and let sit for ten minutes. To finish, use a wet sponge and bucket of water to rinse the homemade solution off the wall.


50 Green Kitchens That We Didn’t Know We Wanted

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