1. Understanding the big picture

1. Understanding the big picture

Successful kitchen designs stay in harmony with the rest of the house What’s the first step when planning a stylish, functional, enjoyable kitchen? Most people would start by creating a wish list, compiling clippings of design ideas, or perhaps establishing a...
2. Defining the project

2. Defining the project

Next steps before starting your new project. After carefully considering how the layout, style, and purpose of your kitchen fits with the rest of the house, it’s time to define your kitchen renovation project by assessing your unique priorities, identifying the...
3. Identifying a style

3. Identifying a style

Zeroing in on a style In step one of the design process, we contemplated how the layout, style, and purpose of your kitchen fits with the rest of your house. Step two focused on identifying priorities, seeking opportunities to optimize your budget, and pulling...
4. Hiring a kitchen designer

4. Hiring a kitchen designer

Finding the right kitchen designer doesn’t have to be challenging  In step one of the design process, we contemplated how the layout, style, and purpose of your kitchen fits with the rest of your house. Step two focused on identifying priorities, seeking...
5. Making informed budget decisions

5. Making informed budget decisions

Careful planning will keep you from having to dip into the piggy bank In step one of the design process, we contemplated how the layout, style, and purpose of your kitchen fits with the rest of your house. Step two focused on identifying priorities, seeking...
6. Renovation challenges

6. Renovation challenges

Step six of the design process addresses some of the challenges you may face during your renovation. While most problems can be avoided through careful planning, all kitchen renovations are bound to experience a surprise or two. Here are a few of the most common...