Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Long Island Kitchen Bath Showrooms: Design Blog, Photos, Ideas for Remodeling

Countertops – Concrete is the New Wood

Posted by on May 12, 2014 in Countertops, Featured, Kitchen Design, Wood | Comments Off

  For years I’ve been implementing solid wood butcher block style tops for my island counters varying from maples to cherries to...

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New Stainless Steel from Blanco is Harder and More Scratch Resistant

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Countertops, Kitchen Sinks, Learn, Products, Trends | Comments Off

    We had the luxury of seeing BLANCO’s new Durinox™  stainless steel countertop and sink during a private tour at...

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Fabulous Countertops Made Affordable – Formica Reveals New 180fx Granite Patterns

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Countertops, Kitchen Design, Learn, Trends | Comments Off

Formica was one of our Blog Tour sponsors at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS 2014), and this year they revealed their new 180fx...

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Cosentino Launches DEKTON a New Kitchen Countertop Surface and More

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Countertops, Outdoor Living, Quartz, Trends | Comments Off

  Ken and I just returned from KBIS 2014, and it was an honor to be a selected as one of the 15 design bloggers representing...

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Kitchen Cabinet Displays and Appliances at Bargain Prices – Long Island Showroom Sale

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Appliances, Bornholm, Cabinetry, Countertops, Events & News, Kitchen Accessories, Products, Range Hoods, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Yes, we are updating our showroom again. Some would call us serial renovators, and the good news is we have display kitchens and...

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Should I Use Marble on My New Kitchen Countertop?

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Countertops, Featured, Marble | Comments Off

    Today’s topic is based on a question that a reader emailed us… Question: How do you feel about Carrera or Danby...

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Bird Friendly Glass Solutions for Architects, Builders and Homeowners

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Fun, Glass, Green Design, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  I read about bird glass on the Bear Glass Blog, and it is fascinating. To prevent millions of birds from being killed when...

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A Transitional Long Island Kitchen in East Hills New York

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Countertops, Kitchen Design, Quartz, Tours & Videos | Comments Off

“Transitional” is the theme for this Long Island kitchen from Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly.  Inspired by the clients’ ideas...

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How Long Does a Kitchen Renovation Take in Order to Achieve the Best Result?

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Countertops, Design, Flooring, How To's, Kitchen Design, Learn, Planning | Comments Off

What is the timeframe is for a typical kitchen renovation? Our clients often ask, “How long will it take before my Ken Kelly kitchen...

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Grothouse Designs a Butcher Block Countertop Piano Keyboard

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Countertops, Fun, Wacky Wednesday, Wood | Comments Off

  Today’s Wacky Wednesday find is a design by Grothouse Lumber Company. They designed this butcher block countertop for a music...

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New Silestone Quartz Countertop Colors in the ECO by Cosentino Line

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in Countertops, Design, Learn, Quartz, Trends | Comments Off

  There are the four new Silestone colors in the ECO by Cosentino® line that we saw at Living Kitchen in Germany this year. The new...

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Plaid Glass Kitchen Counters From IMM Cologne Living Kitchen 2013

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Countertops, Fun, Glass, Learn, Trends, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  I found today’s Wacky Wednesday find at IMM Cologne Living Kitchen 2013. Aside from wanting matching pants, the...

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Top Trends at Living Kitchen 2013 – Rustic Barn Style Wood and Mixed Materials

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Allmilmo, Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Featured, Green Design, Kitchen Design, Learn, Planning, Trends | Comments Off

    What we saw in Europe at IMM Cologne Living Kitchen International Trade Fair was a lot of mixing of materials in the kitchen...

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Elegant and Classic Hamptons Style White Painted Kitchen by Ken Kelly

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Bentwood, Cabinetry, Countertops, Create the Look, Design, Featured, Kitchen Design, Marble, Other Rooms, Tours & Videos | Comments Off

This kitchen, mudroom, and outdoor-entertaining area features all the elements of a classic-style Hamptons home. Ken designed the space...

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Design & Decorate Your Cozy Beach House Kitchen

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Countertops, Create the Look, Glass, How To's, Kitchen Accessories, Kitchen Design, Learn, Marble, Products, Quartz, Tile & Backsplash | Comments Off

Your Cozy Beach House Kitchen “Light and airy” are the first two words that come to mind.  With a home near the beach, decorate and design...

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Create the Look of this Wood Mode Elegant Traditional Kitchen Design

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Cabinetry, Countertops, Create the Look, Design, Kitchen Accessories, Kitchen Design, Products, Quartz, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

click images to enlarge Everything about this Wood-Mode kitchen is exquisite. The kitchen’s elegant design (by John Troxell)...

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How to Choose a Kitchen or Bath Countertop Edge Detail

Posted by on Jul 25, 2012 in Countertops, Design, Granite, How To's, Learn, Planning | Comments Off

Choosing a countertop edge detail! As in any project or undertaking in the home, there are many decisions and choices to be made. Yes, it...

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Can You Live With Wood Countertops

Posted by on May 7, 2012 in Countertops, Design, How To's, Kitchen Design, Learn, Planning, Trends, Wood | Comments Off

A lot of you are asking about wood countertops and whether or not we do them often. In our experience, people who request wood countertops...

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Quartz Alternative to White Carrara Marble Kitchen Countertops

Posted by on Apr 16, 2012 in Allmilmo, Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Kitchen Design, Quartz | Comments Off

If you love the look of white Carrera Marble in the kitchen, but are concerned that it is too delicate for your family’s lifestyle,...

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Countertop Resources

Posted by on Dec 19, 2011 in Countertops, Glass, Granite, Learn, Marble, Metals: Stainless & Other, Quartz, Resources, Wood | 0 comments

  Countertop Resources: Quick Links to Countertop Resources  Update: To easily do your kitchen planning and shopping research, we...

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Ken Kelly’s Social Kitchen Design in Lloyd Neck Long Island NY

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Kitchen Design, Marble, Other Rooms, Range Hoods, Tile & Backsplash, Tours & Videos, Videos, Wood, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, The Social Kitchen We just finished this elegant kitchen in a completely remodeled home in Lloyd Neck...

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Countertop Computing: Object Recognition in Kitchen Environments

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in Countertops, Design, Green Design, Kitchen Accessories, Products, Technology | 0 comments

This concept is the perfect blend of my passion for kitchens and technology. Let’s see where the future is heading in our industry....

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Ken Kelly’s Famous Peacock Kitchen Remodel

Posted by on Nov 4, 2010 in Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Flooring, Granite, Kitchen Design, Other Rooms, Tile & Backsplash, Tours & Videos, Videos, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Designed for an artistic-minded family of six in Dix Hills, this remodel is a kitchen designer’s dream. The client granted us leeway to...

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How to Select Tile With Your Kitchen Designer

Posted by on Oct 13, 2010 in Budgeting, Design, Glass, Granite, Learn, Marble, Metals: Stainless & Other, Planning, Tile & Backsplash | Comments Off

Beautiful tile can add an extraordinary element to the design of your kitchen or bath. The use of rich textures, hand carved designs, and...

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Kitchen Countertops: What are Your Best Options?

Posted by on Sep 24, 2010 in Budgeting, Countertops, Design, Glass, Granite, Green Design, Kitchen Design, Learn, Marble, Metals: Stainless & Other, Planning, Quartz, Wood | Comments Off

There are so many beautiful countertop options and styles available for you to consider. Each countertop material has distinct...

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East Coast West Coast Kitchen Trends: A Comparison by Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly & Danenberg Design (Part 2)

Posted by on Sep 2, 2010 in Countertops, Design, Granite, Green Design, Kitchen Design, Lighting, Other Rooms, Outdoor Kitchens, Products, Trends | Comments Off

In a conversation with the designers at Danenberg Design in California, we thought it would be interesting to compare regional kitchen...

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East Coast – West Coast Kitchen Trends – A Comparison by Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly & Danenberg Design

Posted by on Sep 2, 2010 in Countertops, Design, Kitchen Design, Trends | Comments Off

East Coast – West Coast Kitchen Trends – Comparing Regional Trends at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, Long Island, New York...

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Old World Wood-Mode Kitchen with Large Cooking Hearth by Mario Mulea

Posted by on Aug 23, 2010 in Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Granite, Kitchen Design, Tours & Videos, Videos, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Click images to enlarge Inspired by the the “Old World” kitchen in the great room of our Kitchen Designs showroom, the client wanted to...

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Beautiful Kitchen Design Inspired by Neighborhood Bakeries of Yesteryear

Posted by on Aug 13, 2010 in Bath Design, Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Kitchen Design, Other Rooms, Quartz, Tours & Videos, Videos, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Designer: Taine D’Agostino – Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, Inc. Design/Build. See a video tour of this Wood-Mode kitchen at the...

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Kitchen Designer’s Elegant Classic White Kitchen w/ Striking Black Viking Range

Posted by on Aug 5, 2010 in Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Granite, Kitchen Design, Other Rooms, Tours & Videos, Videos, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Kitchen Designer: Ken Kelly, CKD, CBD, CR – Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, Inc. See a video tour of this kitchen at the bottom of this...

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