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Lynda Reeves and Suzanne Dimma discuss their preferences and pet peeves in kitchen design. See why Lynda's kitchens always have a separate cooking station with stove, spices and utensils on-hand, and why Suzanne gravitates toward dark grout, gold hardware, open shelving and exposed hinges. Plus, learn why they both avoid bulky islands that are flush with the floor.

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In This Episode

Lynda Reeves and Suzanne Dimma discuss their preferences and pet peeves in kitchen design. See why Lynda's kitchens always have a separate cooking station with stove, spices and utensils on-hand, and why Suzanne gravitates toward dark grout, gold hardware, open shelving and exposed hinges. Plus, learn why they both avoid bulky islands that are flush with the floor. Budget-savvy style editor Michael Penney shows us his character-filled den packed with colour, pattern, and affordable finds. See how he combined a statement sofa and Craigslist credenza, each only $100, with hand-me-down armchairs, a recovered chaise from his old apartment, and cheap Ikea drapes to create a warm and relaxing TV room on a budget. Finally, Cameron MacNeil offers design advice to a B.C. reader with a small, classic 1940s kitchen. Get his suggestions for cabinet colour, pulls, backsplash tiles, industrial lighting, over-range microwave, drapery fabric and flooring.

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 5:57
Released: June 13, 2011
Channel: Design Lab