Top Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Your kitchen is the one place where you want to be really careful about trendy choices. The last thing you want is a kitchen that’s out of sync in just a few years simply because you followed a trend. Instead, look at the trends in terms of the value they bring to your life and… Read more »

Designer Spotlight – Meet Kayla

 “Form follows function,” is a statement that is often left in the dust when we think about Design.   Aesthetics should encourage the design to be grounded on function.  Not until after this, can the decorative details truly enhance the space.  Aesthetics should be apart of something meaningful or purposeful, as well as beautiful. Being raised… Read more »

Designer Spotlight – Meet Kim

When I was eight years old, my family moved from Upstate New York to Northern Virginia, and I was excited to move into our new house, until I saw what was meant to be my room. The wallpaper was covered in giant red poppies, the carpet equally as bright with a marbled pattern. I was… Read more »

Spa-Style Bathrooms: Luxury that Lasts

Luxury is about more than just style; it’s also about value. After all, many of the most luxurious materials on the planet–diamonds, gold and marble–are also extremely durable and timeless. Because consumers are looking at their homes in new ways–often refocusing on a longer-term commitment—an increasing number are planning spaces that will continue to deliver… Read more »

Need Help Choosing a Paint Color?

Part of planning for your new remodeling project is picking a paint color. There are thousands of paint colors out there today so how do you know what’s right for your home? If you have ever found yourself staring at a wall marked up with dozens of sample colors, yet still no closer to finding… Read more »

Designer Spotlight – Meet Rachel

13 years of design and yet something was missing… Hi! I’m Rachel Mignogna and am new to Foster Remodeling Solutions, well I joined the firm in late March to be exact.  I came to Foster with nearly 13 years of kitchen and bath design exposure under my belt and the desire to achieve more out… Read more »

The Kitchen Work Triangle

The concept of the Kitchen Work Triangle was developed by the Small Homes Council of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois in the 1950’s. An invisible “work triangle” is created in the kitchen by the arrangement of the sink, stove and refrigerator. The placement of these three elements in relation to each… Read more »

In-Law Suite Trend and Its Baggages

Trendy! Trendy! Wonder why adding an in-law suite has been a trend to multi-generational families? We’ll get to that later on. First, let me give you a broad picture of an in-law suite. You can name it in a lot of ways, you can call it granny suite, granny flat or mother-in-law apartment. An in-law… Read more »

Design Tips for Adding a Master Suite

A master bathroom can set your home apart from others in your neighboorhood for resale as well as giving you a spa-like retreat you can enjoy every day. A master suite addition can be a great way to expand your living space and upgrade the value of your home. Here are a few ideas to… Read more »

Organize your Kitchen with Custom Cabinets

To more and more homeowners the kitchen is no longer just a secluded space in the back of the house to prepare meals.  It has become a multi-functional hub and the true heart of the home. As the open floorplan concept continues, kitchens are being located in the center of the home. Having an organized… Read more »