What’s Trending in Kitchens?

Let’s look at what’s popular and trending with our team and in the kitchen and bath industry. Are you building a new home or remodeling one? The impact of upgrading your kitchen is one of the higher returns on investment.

It’s not surprising that the kitchen and bathrooms are the most requested home remodeling projects our customers need. When potential homebuyers are searching for homes, they generally are more attracted to move right into a home with trending cabinetry and countertop designs. We are very passionate about educating homeowners. From design ideas to selecting countertops, we hope this blog helps you. Whether you’re in the beginning phases of planning, or in the process of remodeling your home, give us a call.

As a leader in our industry, we want to be able to share with you our latest news as well as provide some inspiration.

Carmel Indiana Multi-Family Markets

Carmel Indiana Multi-Family Markets Our Sims-Lohman multi-family teams in our Indianapolis markets have been busy this past quarter working on The Railyard at Midtown, Midtown Flats Carmel Apartments, and the Cityway II Apartment Communities. Located in the heart of midtown Carmel, these chic neighborhoods offer residents a place to live, work and play all within…

Avon Lake Home Renovation

Avon Lake Home Renovation

Cherisa, a busy designer in our Elyria showroom recently completed a huge home renovation in the Avon Lake, Ohio area.  To complete the project, Cherisa says her client worked with several companies, including Sims-Lohman Fine Kitchens for cabinetry and counters. Together they planned to raise the ceiling height to match the great room.  The bar…

Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled Glass Countertops Recycled glass countertops have made their way into the world of interior design and into kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects. They are an alternative option that offers consumers a green, environmentally-friendly substrate with a unique twist on the style. Before deciding if they are a good fit for a kitchen or bathroom…

Indian Hill Kitchen Showcase

Karen in our Cincinnati location, designed this amazing kitchen in Cincinnati, OH. The new kitchen and bar feature Kemp cabinets and the master bath features Homecrest cabinets. The countertops are Corian Quartz. A gorgeous white farmhouse sink is the centerpiece of the large island. Cabinet doors hide an inset fridge and freezer. A small bar…

Quartz vs. Quartzite

Understanding the Difference Planning a new kitchen can be an intimidating process. Choosing the right countertops ranks high on the list of stressful decisions homeowners must make when planning their space. The most frequently used materials are granite, marble, soapstone, quartz, and quartzite. A common misconception is that quartz and quartzite countertops are one in…

Magnificent Marble

Marble has long been a popular material for kitchen countertops. In fact, it has been a building material of choice for thousands of years. We know that marble is a natural material, but beyond that, how much do we know about it, and how is it formed? This post takes a closer look at Marble…

Chasing Waterfalls

  The Waterfall Edge. Uniqueness and personality are found in the details. Often, all you need is one or two unusual features to make a bold, one-of-a-kind statement. Because the kitchen is the heart of the home and a gathering place, an eye-popping detail in your kitchen can set the tone for the rest of…

Dunn Kitchen Showcase

This beautiful kitchen project was completed in the summer of 2017 for Arlene Dunn and her husband Steve Dunn. Steve Dunn is the President of Westport Homes, in Indianapolis. Arlene herself was very integral in the design of this gorgeous kitchen and had a very clear vision for the end result. With the help of…

2018 Countertop Trends

2018: New Trends 2018 promises to be a year to remember, with bold and striking countertop trends making their mark on kitchen designs. This year is full of promise for new exciting styles. It is time to take stock of the current countertop trends! Below is a short look at the countertop trends that are making a splash…

Granite Finishes

Granite The most popular type of countertop material, granite, is appealing in part because of its diversity, and in part because of the varying array of finishes. The stone is available in a myriad of colors, including gray, blue, pink, black, red, green, and brown. Patterns of granite are also varied, and it is possible…