Category Archives: Contemporary

Modern Range Hood: Luxor Island in Sandler Kitchen by Design 51 Studio

The “Luxor” range hood is an ultra-modern masterpiece, finished in frosted white glass so the entire hood lights up. Made in Italy and equipped with a powerful 940-CFM blower, it offers quality and performance along with great looks. In this modern kitchen remodel by Design 51 Studio in Jacksonville, Florida, the Futuro Futuro “Luxor” range hood is definitely the centerpiece of the kitchen. The island was custom fabricated, delivered in sections & assembled on-site. Hidden storage compartments with touch latch

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Range Hood Design Showcase: Custom Hoods & Range Hood Inserts

Even though designer stainless-steel range hoods remain the most popular option for kitchen ventilation today, there’s another trend that’s gaining popularity: using a “range hood insert” along with a custom-made cabinet or enclosure. A “range hood insert” is a range hood without the outer shell, that’s designed to provide all the technological benefits of a stand-alone hood, but meant to be installed inside an enclosure. Range hood inserts are typically priced much lower than full-size hoods, and are usually more

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New White Range Hood Model – “Minimal White”

Futuro Futuro’s designer range hoods collection includes over 200 models suitable for a wide variety of kitchen environments. But, while stainless steel remains a very popular choice of material for appliances, more and more designers and architects are asking for white appliances, to match the neutral colors trend. Introducing… the “Minimal White” model line of range hoods from Futuro Futuro. With a minimalist rectangular shape, and a glossy white enamel finish, the “Minimal White” range hood is the perfect finishing

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Project Review UPDATE: SV Residence Whole-House Remodel – Now With More Photos!

A while ago, we posted a Project Review for the SV Residence kitchen remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, done by Steve Price of Beautiful Remodel LLC. Here’s a sample image from that post (check out the post for full details, including info on the cabinetry, countertops, double stainless steel range hoods and 3D stainless steel tiles): Now, we’ve just come across the same project posted on Houzz, with even more details and photos. Check it out, add it to ideabooks, and post

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Project Review: Mitchell Residence Kitchen by InDetail Interiors – Futuro Futuro 36″ Jupiter Glass Range Hood

  Project: Mitchell Residence Kitchen Design Firm: InDetail Interiors [website] [Houzz profile] Designer: Cheryl Clendenon Range Hood: Futuro Futuro 36″ Jupiter Glass Island [product info] This “mid century modern” home was starting to resemble more of a “shabby chic” personality than the “vibrant retro vision” that the homeowners desired. The budget was not overly large, and the designer (Cheryl Clendenon of InDetail Interiors) had to be creative in the approach to solving some of this kitchen’s style challenges. The client wanted a

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Futuro Futuro On The Red Carpet: “Loft” Range Hood in “Side Effects” Movie

Futuro Futuro’s elegant “Loft” range hood is one of the most popular choices for today’s cutting edge, minimalist kitchens. The sleek stainless-steel column, measuring only 16″ x 16″, houses a powerful 940-CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) blower, innovative Perimeter Suction System, and digital controls. The Loft range hood is an ideal complement to the VERVE and GLAM kitchens from Minimal USA, chosen for the conversion of the “Little Red House” historic building in Downtown Manhattan. The Location: LITTLE RED HOUSE

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Sci-Fi Kitchen With Striking Choice of Colors and Materials, “Lombardy” Glass Range Hood

This futuristic “Parametrix Kitchen” by Russia-based design firm Geometrix was specially designed for a family in Moscow. With an extravagant modern design, unusual lighting, and advanced materials, the Parametrix Kitchen is a unique sight. Clean lines contrasting with unusual twists, materials palette that ranges from brick to wood strips to tempered glass accents, and creative lighting, all combine to present an “out-of-this-world” look that evokes the bold visions of science-fiction films.   Glossy composites and neon lighting, warm wood and organic

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Project Review: Waldfogel Residence in San Francisco – featuring Futuro Futuro 48″ Plane Island range hood

Project Name: Waldfogel Residence Location: San Francisco, California, United States Design/Build: Ehrlich Architects [Houzz Profile] [Website] Kitchen Style: Contemporary/Modern Range Hood: Futuro Futuro 48″ Plane Island [Product Information] Project Description: Urbane and sophisticated, this 8,000 sf house in Silicon Valley takes its cues from the surrounding community and its art collector owners. The house opens on all sides through a pinwheel plan organized around a 3-feet-thick poured-in-place concrete axial wall that is punctuated by shelves displaying the couple’s unique art

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5 Unconventional Ways to Modernize Your Kitchen

5 Unconventional Ways to Modernize Your Kitchen   The kitchen is probably the most utilized space in the house after the living area. Kitchens are the bread basket and often the soul of any household. Kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, from a kitchen nook to an old farm-style kitchen with an enormous table as its focal point. Cool, but what if you want to modernise your kitchen? You want something completely different, something that gives your kitchen a distinct

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Kitchen Lighting – Ambient, Task, and Accent

While good lighting can enhance any room, it’s particularly helpful in the kitchen. Poor lighting can make it difficult to navigate or work in your kitchen. It can also be dangerous, especially if you’re using sharp utensils, handling portable appliances, or working near flames or hot surfaces. If you’re eating or entertaining in your kitchen, the right lighting can enhance the mood and make the experience even more enjoyable. There are three main types of lighting to consider: ambient lighting,

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