Categories for Design

Female Hands Framing Gradated Custom Kitchen Design Drawing and Photo Combination.

Here at Rise Above Remodeling, we hear this question often when we are planning a remodel for a client’s home.  One of the things we keep hearing over and over is that they don’t know what to buy. They all have what I like to call “designaphobia”. The fear of decorating! Decorating your home should be fun, not intimidating. Here are 5 easy tips you can use to start developing your own interior design style and start decorating your home fearlessly! Start a Design Inspiration Board:  Begin to define your style by keeping a collection of pictures of homes, kitchens,... View Article

2018 Kitchen Trends

Our recent blogs talked about the style trends and costs associated with remodeling bathrooms in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Prescott, and Peoria Arizona.  This blog focuses on the style trends and costs associated with remodeling kitchens for 2018 in Arizona.  This blog is an overview of remodel trends and costs, but for more in-depth information, please visit our Facebook page. Unless you plan on staying in your home forever it is reasonable to wonder if what you are planning for remodeling in your kitchen is in line with the market expectations in the Phoenix, AZ or Prescott, AZ area.  Also, what are... View Article

kitchen-layouts-island-vs-peninsula

Trends in home building and remodeling are constantly evolving with the times. Remodeling companies are receiving more and more requests to add an island to the existing footprint of a kitchen due to the restrictions a peninsula provides. For example, most kitchens with a peninsula are shaped like a ‘U’. This layout offers only one way out of the kitchen. Some kitchens contain an island and a peninsula which offers even less room for moving within the cooking area. In cases such as these, removing the peninsula and enlarging the island offers more movement, multiple ways to exit and the... View Article