Kitchen Island Redesign | To keep the angle or not?

We have been busy with another kitchen design and specifically looking at a kitchen island redesign. A couple of weeks ago, I shared some options for clients who were looking at the potential of not only reconfiguring their island, but potentially taking out their corner pantry as well. This week, I’m sharing another project where

Range Hood Options: What are my choices?

The last couple of blogs, I’ve been trying to do my best to educate my readers about certain things that revolve around renovations. I’ve talked about the ever-sexy electrical panel and just last week, I talked about CFM and range hood specifications to look for. This week, let’s stay with our stove/range hood theme and

Age in place kitchen: 5 areas that should be considered

As you may know, I’ve been designing an age in place bungalow. I started blogging about this project and started with the master bathroom. From there, I discussed the master bedroom, and then the master closet and main floor laundry room. Today, I’m going to dive into an age in place kitchen. Age in Place

The Ultimate Lighting Guide for a kitchen: 3 areas to consider

I am working on so many kitchen designs, I’ve got my head-space all around kitchens! When it comes to designing a kitchen, I also plan out lighting. Since I design many kitchens, I thought this would be a good topic to cover. My blog contains affiliate links. Any purchases, that are at no additional charge

Designing a Kitchen: How do I ensure function first?

When I work with clients to start designing a kitchen for them, there are many questions that are asked to get to know more about their existing space. What I typically like to do is a walkthrough through the entire main floor or the level where the kitchen is located. Sometimes, we will also tour

The fine details of a kitchen design

I’ve recently gone over the last step with my clients for their kitchen. We have just gone through the fine details of their kitchen design. What exactly does that mean? Fine Details of a kitchen design When I work with clients to design their kitchen, we discuss numerous questions. The entire focus of a new

A Bakers Dream

My clients recently purchased a home and were wanting to make some spaces more efficient and user-friendly.  On my list was to create a butlers pantry and a closet-makeover.  While they were two totally separate spaces,  we addressed both areas at the same time.  This is Part 1 of a two-part series for this home.