Abram Hecht

Kitchen Lighting – from the Boss’s Kitchen

This week’s “Boss’s Kitchen” will focus on what kind of lighting we use in our kitchen.

Here is an overview of the lighting we used and why we used it. The goal, when deciding on how to light a kitchen, is to create the best task lighting you can without creating shadows. When I go into a lot of my customers’ kitchens, most people have a central dome light in the center of their kitchen. While this type of fixture throws a lot…

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Abram Hecht

Countertops and Backsplash – from the Boss’s Kitchen

This week’s “Boss’s Kitchen” will focus on our countertops and backsplash.

To start off this post, let’s tackle our counter selections.

On the perimeter of our kitchen we chose to use light colored Cambria Quartz Counters. Quartz is a manufactured, non-porous product that consists of natural quartz, that is quarried from the ground, and a resin. The resin holds the quartz particles together and is what makes the product non-porous. Between its non-porous property and how hard it is, this counter can take a ton of abuse and not…

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Abram Hecht

Cabinets around Refrigerator – from the Boss’s Kitchen

This week’s “Boss’s Kitchen” will focus on the refrigerator wall of the kitchen.

Here is the overall look of the fridge section. It is comprised of three parts: a shallow tall cabinet to the left of the fridge, the fridge and its enclosure, and the microwave section.

The shallow tall cabinet is simply a cabinet with adjustable shelving. I designed it to be 24″ wide so that it would line up perfect with the front of our shallow refrigerator. We also kept it to 13″ deep which is plenty deep to store most items but…

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Abram Hecht

Kitchen Functionality – from the Boss’s Kitchen

This week’s “Boss’s Kitchen” will be all about the perimeter of the kitchen. Last week we tackled the sink wall so this week we will move onto the stove wall. We left off with the trash pullout so let’s start this week’s post off with the cabinet to the right of it, the lazy susan.

This picture shows the susan open and illustrates how the doors rotate within the cabinet so that are tucked away when the susan…

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