Huffington Post, April 2015
5 Ways To Make Your Kitchen Less Boring

Designer Ken Fulk isn’t typically one to break with tradition. Especially when it comes to kitchens. “I try to avoid trends. You want to build something that’s going to last for a while and not something that you are going to grow tired of,” he says. But his latest project isn’t just any kitchen. It’s the House Beautiful Kitchen Of The Year. For a makeover of this scale (and in a city like New Orleans, where the overhaul is taking place), it’s only right to take a more forward-thinking approach. In fact, Fulk says we can all stand to rethink our approach to kitchen design. “We’ve lived in a trend for nearly a decade of these big beautiful white kitchens that begin to me to feel more and more like one another,” he says. “We use color and fabrics and wallpaper in other rooms of the house, but the kitchen becomes overly sanitized. Adding a living room appeal is really important, giving it a vibe that doesn’t feel like it’s ready to be hosed down.”

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