Build the Best Kitchen Your New Home Deserves

By Tracy Thomas, Contributing Writer for Direct from the Designers™

The kitchen has to match your style, not just in the way it looks, but how it feels when you use it. Turn your dream kitchen into reality with state-of-the-art countertops, cabinets, and other high-end products. The design of this room is important because it is the center of your family’s day-to-day living and the main focus of entertaining—don’t let this be the place to cut corners.

Jenn-Air 69" Standard-Depth French Door Refrigerator

This 69” Standard-Depth French Door Refrigerator is bright, beautiful, and designed to maximize storage potential so you can get the most into and out of it.

Appliances That Maximize Function

Good appliances are the heart and soul of a great kitchen. Jenn-Air® has a full selection of luxury appliances for designer kitchens that will take your cooking to impressive levels. Choose between high-end residential and commercial-style models to give your space the vibe and functionality you require. If you’re looking for a high-tech approach to cooking and cleaning, you’ll also find Wi-Fi connected appliances that you can personalize and control through an app.

KraftMaid Maple and Cherry Kitchen

Check out this Maple and Cherry Kitchen in Burnished Ginger and Vintage Onyx for bold, two-tone cabinetry that gets noticed.

Gorgeous Personalized Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets are like built-in furniture that sets the tone, so you'd better choose a style that you will enjoy for years. KraftMaid® cabinetry gives you practically limitless design opportunities with a huge selection of looks and special enhanced storage features. If you’re on the hunt for a special design, they have so many options and cool styles to consider—different wood species, doors, finishes, and hardware will help you build cabinets that meet your exact needs.

Kohler Cairn Neoroc Double-Bowl Kitchen Sink

This Cairn® Neoroc® Double-Bowl Kitchen Sink has tough composite construction and comes in different colors to match or contrast with the rest of your design.

Sinks That Marry Beauty and Practicality

With so many kinds of sinks out there, it can be a bit of a challenge to find one that adds function and beauty that is right for you. Kohler® sinks come in a variety of styles, designs, and materials. Whether you’re looking for an apron front, top mount, or under mount sink, they have plenty of choices. Looking for a special color? Composite and enameled cast iron models can answer the call!

Brizo Litze Pull-Down Faucet with Angled Spout and Industrial Handle

The Litze™ Pull-Down Faucet with Angled Spout and Industrial Handle is available in this posh Luxe Gold finish and other matte and polished finishes.

A Faucet That Makes a Statement

When you want to add luxury and sophistication, look to the faucet to complete the look of your sink area and be a statement piece for the whole kitchen. Brizo®, a luxury brand with bold, haute styling, brings eco-friendly elegance into the home with products that are environmentally responsible and aesthetically pleasing.

Fireclay Tile Glazed Brick

Glazed brick in Meteorite gives this modern kitchen a stylish backdrop that visually balances its open design. (Design by Metamar Construction, Photography by Gately Williams)

A Beautiful Backsplash with Far-Reaching Benefits

With endless colors, shapes, sizes, and styles to choose from, we know it can be a challenge to decide on the perfect tile for a kitchen backsplash. One of our favorite companies, Fireclay Tile, is known not only for their gorgeous selection, but because their products are all handmade in California while actively incorporating green practices. It’s a win-win-win—you get a stunning tile design, Earth benefits from recycling and carbon offset shipping, and skilled artisans stay employed right here in the USA.

HanStone Quartz Yorkville

New to the Boutique Collection, Yorkville offers a crisp, bright surface with subtle veining for a countertop that is as fashionable as it is practical.

Extraordinary yet Low-Maintenance Countertops

Natural stone minus the maintenance—quartz countertops offer great looks without the expensive upkeep of marble and granite. Especially with something as important as a work surface, make sure your choice is not just about aesthetics, but also strength and durability. HanStone® Quartz countertops can withstand a lot—they’re nonporous and resistant to scratches, etching, stains, and heat. You’ll love shopping all their styles, too!

If you’re still on the search for the kitchen of your dreams, be sure to check out our House Plans with Fabulous Kitchens to see all kinds of homes built around this all-important space. Once you find a layout that works for your needs, you can finish it to your exact specifications with products like these!

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