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Condolife
MARCH 2012

Now you see it, now you don't

"Inspired by the condo lifestyle, AyA Kitchens and Baths collaborated with Tomas Pearce Interior Design Consulting for IDS12 to create a novel solution for condo living. The team created a dramatic kitchen with AyA's high gloss black slab pocket doors that pull out and close conceal the cabinetry."

 

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RENO & DECOR
MAR. 2012

BEST LAID PLANS

Small Space Solutions

"It is very easy to maneuver in, and the storage solutions were maximized for efficient use of space. I love my hardscapes. I'm so pleased with the quartz countertops, slate back-splash and travertine floors."

 

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CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME BLOG
SEPT. 2011


STUNNING KITCHEN DESIGN


"Producer/director for online decorating shows, Isabella Cairess Favaro enlisted the help of AyA Kitchens & Baths to help give her kitchen a well-deserved facelift. Follow her AyA experience step by step and see the transformation of her new kitchen makeover."

 

> SEE THE ENTIRE RENO PROCESS

         


 

AyA KITCHEN LIVING MAGAZINE
Issue 6 | Summer 2011

 

"AyA Kitchen Living Issue 6 has arrived! Issue 6, our outdoor issue features spectacular cottage and farms, a pantry style guide and a local food spotlight. Plus get an inside look at our new locations in Trinidad and Peterborough and so much more. Click the link below and see for yourself."

 

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Holmes
March/April 2010

"SoMa Honey Cherry premium veneer slab cabinetry. Certified by the forestry Stewardship Council. 10' x 10' kitchens start from $4,000 including delivery and installation; AyA Kitchens and Baths Ltd."

 

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AyA Kitchen Living | Issue 5
Fall 2010

"Its here and its bigger, better and our largest issue to date. Issue 5, our entertainment issue features an L.E.D lighting guide, 6 kitchen gear recommendations, and some west coast designs. Also get an inside look at new products, finishes and some great kitchens from Toronto, Ajax & Oakville."

 

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AyA Kitchen Living | Issue 4
Spring 2010

"Now in its 4th issue AyA's Kitchen Living Magazine has found its stride. The issue introduces AyA's new locations Halifax and Stoney Creek and what to expect in their showroom. The magazine also features designer Scott Eunson, a new guide - Beautiful Kitchens for less and the economic value of going green."

 

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THE GLOBE AND MAIL
HOT KITCHEN TRENDS - APRIL 2010

"AyA has stressed the use of sustainable materials in its kitchen designs since its founding in 2000. “But today, the materials are less costly and the trend is therefore a lot more accessible."

 

| Hot Kitchen Trends | Hot Bathroom Trends

 

 
         
   

Style at Home.com
Kitchen Trends 2010

"Environmentally friendly cabinetry has a less woodsy, more contemporary feel in 2010. These cabinets from Aya Kitchens’ green EVO line are made with reclaimed materials and contain no added urea-formaldehyde."

 

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Reno & Decor
Feb 2010


"AyA Kitchens manufactures the industry leading green line of cabinetry. EVO is FSC certified and contains no added urea-formaldehyde for a healthier home environment."

 

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H&H SHOPPING GUIDE
Fall 2009


"AyA's spacious showrooms range from classic designs to sleek, modern styles. All of AyA's kitchens are made in the GTA, which means customers get the latest design at manufacturer direct prices."

 

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AyA Kitchen Living | Issue 3
Fall 2009

 

"The Fall 2009 AyA Kitchen Living magazine is here. Get an inside look at AyA Kitchens renovation guide, tranquil settings - bringing the spa feel into your home and get to know our newest locations in Montreal and Toronto."

 

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Phoenix Home & Garden
August 2009


Material World Eco-friendly news we can use

"Paying mind to indoor air quality, the company does not add urea-formaldehyde to the 100 percent post-industrial recycled wood of the cabinets' plywood and particleboard."

 

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DESIGNLINES TORONTO
SUMMER 2009


AyA Kitchens and Baths

"Most of the cabinetry options at Aya are for those with classical tastes. The more urban lines on offer feature aluminum detailing; Mirado cup-boards are fronted with frosted glass. It's worth knowing that AyA is committed to superior green standards..."

 

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AZURE
MAY 2009

ON THE FLOOR AT IDS: NUDESIGN

"For its EVO collection, Toronto's AyA crafts cabinetry out of urea- formaldehyde-free plywood and particleboard. Its finishes, including a UV-curved topcoat, emit no hazardous air pollutants."

 

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CANADIAN KITCHEN & BATH
SPRING 2009

 

ON THE FLOOR AT IDS: NUDESIGN

"The collaborative team of AyA Kitchens, Sub-Zero/Wolf and designer Glen Peloso were behind the Nudesign booth. The show launched AyA's new cool white oyster finish which was back painted on a 3 millimetre thick glass overlay."

 

 
         
   

AyA INSPIRED DESIGN | Issue 2
WINTER 2009

 

"With the success of the first issue of Inspired Design AyA now brings you the second issue which features the new Green Design 2.0 and new EVO product."

 

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EXEC DIGITAL
FEB 2009

 

AyA Kitchens and Baths: Green Style

"In the eight short years since their inception, AyA has become Canada's leading manufacturer of high-quality, frameless cabinetry, and one of the hottest companies of its kind in North America."

 

 
         
   

USING LESS ENJOYING MORE.COM
FEB 2009

 

Helping to build a sustainable future – today

"EVO™ kitchen cabinetry is the linchpin of AyA's newly expanded Green Design 2.0 initiative. Launched in 2008, EVO™ is an affordable, innovative and sustainable product line that is green, through and through."

 

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FDM
SEPT 2008

 

AyA Introduces Environmental Cabinet Options

"Throughout its business practices, AyA Kitchens is continually striving to surpass environmental and health standards and help their customers create healthier environments, whether renovating a home or building LEED certified developments".

 

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MANUFACTURING EXEC
DEC 2008

 

AyA Kitchens and Baths: Green Style

"AyA is the first kitchen manufacturer in Ontario to have achieved Woodmark Certification. The Program is the first quality management program specifically designed for the wood products manufacturing industry."

 

 
         
   

CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME SHOPPING GUIDE
2008

 

AyA KITCHENS AND BATHS

"AyA offers exceptional value with cutting-edge designs in classic, contemporary, urban and vintage styles."

 

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Yo Chicago
OCTOBER 2008

 

AyA KITCHENS OFFERS QUALITY CABINETS IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

"AyA has created and continues to refine one of the most efficient and environmentally friendly cabinet-manufacturing facilities in North America.And in this age of eco-friendly construction, AyA has surpassed environmental and health standards, creating healthier environments for its customers."

 

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THE STRAIGHT WOODS
JUNE 2008

 

GUEST INTERVIEW: David Marcus, President of AyA Kitchens and Baths, Toronto

"AyA Kitchens and Baths is a great example of a company that believed in the concept of sustainability and successfully seized the marketing opportunity even before green products became a trend."

 

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CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME
MAY 2008

 

AS GOOD AS IT GETS

"we challenged her (Trish Snyder) to make her new kitchen as enviro-friendly as possible - and take us along for the ride."

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CANADIAN KITCHEN & BATH
SPRING 2008

 

Cover

"AyA's Arlington Ebony Maple and Glazed Mushroom featured on cover."

 

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STYLE AT HOME
SPRING 2008

 

MORE WAYS TO BE GREEN

"AyA’s no urea-formaldehyde added particle board is featured in Style at Home."

 

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GREEN HOME CLEAN LIVING
SPRING 2008

 

THE GREEN HOME

"AyA's Green Design 2.0 Initiative has been featured in the exciting new magazine Greenhome Clean Living".

 

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HOME AND DECOR
FEB 2008

 

SHAKE IT UP

"AyA’s Plymouth Ginger Maple kitchen is featured as part of this months
cover story."

 

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CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME SIP
SPRING/SUMMER 2008

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

"Condos, Lofts & Apartments” AyA is featured in “Beautiful Bathrooms".

 

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CANADIAN KITCHEN AND BATH
WINTER 2007

 

QUALITY MATTERS
"A quality assurance program can make all the difference."
http://www.kandb.ca/index.php/Articles/Solutions-For-Wood.html

 

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VENTURE NORTH AMERICA
DECEMBER 2007

 

AyA Kitchens and Baths: Change the Game
"By integrating technology, manufacturing and IT, AyA has become a hybrid just-in-time operation with efficiency and customization that the cabinetry industry has not seen in the past."

 

 
         
   

BUILDER/ARCHITECT
FALL 2007

 

AYA KITCHENS LAUNCHES GREEN DESIGN INITIATIVE

"AyA's recycling and waste reduction programs are cutting edge in the industry."

 

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HOME
MAY 2007

 

BEFORE & AFTER

"Divine Design with Candice Olsen: AyA kitchen in Camden Vanilla & Clove Maple."

 

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CANADIAN LIVING

APRIL 2007

 

THE ROOM THAT HOPE BUILT

"The airy, open-concept lounge is very much a home away from home and has a distinctive youth vibe. The modern kitchenette allows visitors to bring in food and share a meal with a loved one..."

 

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HOME AND DECOR
FEBRUARY 2007

 

POP-UP POINTS - ONE CONCEPT

"A luxurious clove finish allows the cabinetry and island to blend seamlessly with the stainless steel appliances."

 

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FDM MAGAZINE
OCTOBER 2006

 

AYA KITCHENS AND BATHS

"AyA Kitchens started on the Woodmark program at the beginning of the year and saw the effort really take off as the second quarter got underway. The plan is to be certified by the end of 2006."

 

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GLOBE AND MAIL HOME MAGAZINE
FALL 2006

 

A HOME'S HEART

"Though the traditional look remains the reigning queen of cabinet style, the market is slowly shifting."

 

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CANADIAN LIVING MAGAZINE
OCTOBER 2006

 

WHAT'S HOT IN THE KITCHEN
"The trend for men in the kitchen is growing. Randy Albert of AyA Kitchen's showroom in Ajax, Ont., recently renovated the home kitchens of Tony Amaro, owner of The Opus Restaurant in Toronto's west end..."

 

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NATIONAL POST NEWSPAPER
AUGUST 2006

 

A CHEF- WORTHY KITCHEN REMAKE

"When a chef carves out a plan to create the ideal kitchen, it's a sure bet that functionality will invariably top the list of must-haves."

 

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US ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE
AUGUST 2006

 

AYA KITCHEN AND BATH

"AyA Kitchens & Baths is proving to be as innovative in the manufacture of high quality frameless cabinetry as its name implies. Aya (pronounced "I'ya") is Japanese for 'design'."

 

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FDM MAGAZINE
SEPTEMBER 2003

 

CABINET PRODUCER OF TO FAST START

"Toronto cabinet company uses advanced manufacturing methods to take advantage of a booming market."

 

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MODERN WOODWORKING
JUNE 2003

 

"UV finishing system brings a definitive boost in quality and productivity to AyA Kitchens & Baths. The UV finish is a great look overall. It passes household hazard testing for contamination and meets the kitchen cabinet association standard. There are no issues with formaldehyde, and it can stand up to more rugged conditions such as sunlight better than conventional finishes."

 

 
         
   

THE TORONTO SUN
JANUARY 30, 2003.

 

KITCHENS, BATHROOMS ARE MEANT TO BE BEAUTIFUL

"Now, it's time to get some ideas for kitchens and bathrooms...stylish colour offered by AyA for a classic look..."

 

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TORONTO LIFE, 2002 SHOPPING GUIDE

 

"Pass through the light-filled atrium and wander in and out of a dozen or so room settings. The mood is refreshingly low-key, with nary a hovering salesperson in sight, so you're free to peruse in anonymous bliss, mentally renovating your home."

 

 

 
         
   

CANADIAN KITCHEN, BATH AND DESIGN
WINTER 2001

 

THINKING BIG

"AyA Kitchens re-invents the cabinet business in Canada...The designs are classical in approach but the product line has a solid comtemporary flair and is completely accessible and designer-friendly."

 

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WOODWORKING MAGAZINE
SEPTEMBER 2001

 

Newcomer AyA is "making waves" in the cabinet industry with its exceptionally high quality and operational standards.