5 ways to give your kitchen a distinct sense of style
Special to The Globe and Mail
Whether it's a party, a holiday meal or just another day of the week, the kitchen tends to be a home's pre-eminent destination, the place where we spend most of our waking time. With all this coming and going (and hanging around), kitchens must not only be efficient and functional these days, but also flexible and adaptable. To this end, it isn't uncommon for renovators or new-build owners to knock out walls in their quest for the ultimate, open-plan "everything" space, one that creates a seamless transition between kitchen and family room (and often stretches the entire width of the house).