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Are You Open to an Open Floor Plan?

As designers, we’ve witnessed the transformation of kitchens from the place where meals are prepared to the epicenter of the home. Designs have become grander, space has become larger, and the look and feel has become more personal because the kitchen has been transformed into a place of pride that is intended to project a […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning Your Kitchen Remodel

The decision to remodel a kitchen or bath is not a spur of the moment epiphany. Most of our clients spend considerable time researching options and imagining their new space. They find inspiration from various sources: Houzz.com, magazines, a friend’s recent remodel, home improvement television shows, and more! However, the journey from concept to completion […]

How to Select a Backsplash

There are almost an unlimited number of factors to consider when selecting your backsplash. Here are a few tops to help assure you select the right materials for your backsplash to achieve the look and feel you want in your kitchen. Color scheme Colors used in the kitchen is a major factor in determining the […]

Why Should You Consider a Bathroom Renovation?

Bathroom renovations are the second most popular home renovation project today. So, where do you begin? What’s your motivation behind wanting to remodel your bathroom? Renovating a bathroom adds value to the home, but value creation is only one of the reasons our clients renovate their bathrooms. They want to make a personal design statement. […]

Defining Modern Design

Modern design is an exciting hot trend that speaks to many of our clients that want bright open spaces. When we design a modern kitchen, our client benefits from our efforts by selecting meaningful fixtures, cabinets, appliances and other components in a strategic way that results in clean space with minimal clutter. Modern design often […]

The Five Steps to a Kitchen Remodel

To help you prepare to renovate your kitchen, reduce your anxiety and familiarize yourself with a kitchen makeover process, RIKB typically uses a five-step approach to any kitchen remodel. You’ll quickly realize that we’re obsessed with every detail. Step 1 is the initial meeting in our Design Center. Our expert design consultants want to get […]

What’s Trending in Backsplashes?

At RIKB, we use tile and stone for backsplashes in a number of the kitchens that we design. However, backsplash creativity has been ramped up several notches lately. Our clients are often thrilled when we help them make distinctive design statements with nontraditional backsplash materials.  Here are a few unique options for you to consider: […]

Why White Is Almost Always Right

At RI Kitchen & Bath, we know that remodeling your kitchen is a large investment. That’s why throughout our process we assist our clients in making sure they maintain the quality of their asset through effective and inspiring designs and specifying materials that stand the test of time. One option that is always a sure […]

Zoned Kitchen Design

Think of zone design as an expansion upon, rather than a replacement for, the classic work triangle approach to kitchen design and layout. It’s a practical (and increasingly popular) way to group kitchen activities together in appropriately organized spaces, allowing for multiple cooks and work centers. The original model for this designates the zones as being […]

Trends in Kitchen Design

While the basic functions of a kitchen – preparing and sharing meals – remain constant, the ways in which the room fulfills these requirements has changed dramatically. Today’s kitchens are a comfortable, high-tech center of activity for the entire family. The latest trends in kitchen design and construction are geared toward making kitchens more welcoming, […]