Posts in Kitchens
What I Would Change About Your Kitchen Countertops

One of the saddest things for me to see is a great kitchen being ruined by a poor countertop choice. You don’t need to settle for a speckly granite, or a fake-looking quartz countertop to get the durability and practicality that you desire.

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What I Would Change About Your Kitchen Cabinetry Design

In Part 2 of this 3-part series, I’m sharing some of the top mistakes I see people make with their kitchen cabinetry design (even when they hire professionals)! Follow my tips in this post for a better looking (and functioning) luxury kitchen that will make your remodel heartbreak proof!

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What I Would Change About Your Kitchen Layout

When I first start working with a new client, some of the most substantive changes we make at the initial design meeting are ones that alter the kitchen layout. Here are my top 5 most common recommendations...

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The Easy Elegance of a Lowcountry Home

Lowcountry homes have a lot to teach us about combining sophistication with simplicity. Southerners are known for their love of traditional design and classical details, but when you merge that with the laid-back lifestyle of Coastal South Carolina you get a livable and approachable elegance that is hard to beat.

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Kitchen Trends 2019: The New Traditional Kitchen

If you love the warmth of traditional kitchens but have also found yourself craving clean lines and simplicity, then this is the year for you! Kitchen trends in 2019 will be all about that masterful mix that we call the New Traditional.

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9 Kitchen Marble Ideas - For When You Really Love Marble

So you’ve decided to go all in with marble. You’ve found a few slabs that you love and you’re brushing off all the naysayers around you. Excellent! Now check out these 9 stylish kitchen marble ideas to bring more of that marble you love into your new kitchen design.

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The Secret Recipe For A True English Kitchen

It’s no mystery why Americans are enamored with English kitchens. Having a bespoke, bench-made, English kitchen is still the ultimate luxury item for high-end homes. So, if you’re interested in bringing a bit of authenticity into your kitchen design, then consider this a recipe for your success.

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What To Do When You Secretly Love Cream Kitchen Cabinets

Do you hold on to images of kitchens designed 15 years ago and sigh wistfully at the beautiful cream kitchen cabinets? Well, I have good news for lovers of cream kitchens everywhere…I’m forecasting a return of the warmer, creamier colors of our past! With the continued “warming” up of the gray trend, the conditions are perfect for cream to finally make a comeback.

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Willow Lane Project: A Double Island Kitchen

I’ve always felt that rooms “talk” to us. They tell us what they want to be. In this project reveal, I’m going to show you how I used a quirky feature of this room to create a double island kitchen which solved a major problem with the home’s layout.

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How to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful with Cabinet Door Styles

The final post in this series focuses on unique details that you can use on your cabinetry doors to infuse some needed character into your kitchen design.

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How to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful with Glass Cabinet Doors

Break out of the “boring white kitchen” syndrome with these tips on using glass cabinetry to create stunning character and visual interest in your next kitchen. Think beyond the old idea of using glass wall cabinetry to flank a window and learn how to create dramatic glass features that will give your kitchen more personality.

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How to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful with Pretty Cabinet Details

Are you eating, sleeping, and dreaming all things kitchen design related? Planning a new kitchen or a remodel can be pretty exhausting, but we all know it’s worth it! Great design lives in the amazing little details that we incorporate into our kitchens. So in this three part series about kitchen cabinet details, I’m kicking it off by taking a look at interesting interior ideas for your cabinetry.

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How to Create a Dream Kitchen You'll Love

No matter how great every other detail of your future dream kitchen is, you won't be truly happy with it unless you adhere to this list of important characteristics. It’s a little bit like selecting a future spouse…you’ll want that person to have good character, respect your need for space, be steadfast, neat as a pin…

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Large Kitchen Window Design Ideas

While the "kitchen window" was rarely something to gawk at a decade ago, nowadays, there are tons of show-stopping images with dramatic large kitchen window design ideas to inspire us. So in today’s post, I’m going to specifically address the design considerations of selecting a window to elevate the overall style of your kitchen.

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Why You Should Have Hired A Kitchen Designer Yesterday

If you find yourself staring at a bunch of 2x6's that loosely resemble the shape of your future home and you still haven't hired a kitchen designer, then you're behind the eight ball, my friend.  However, you have plenty of company, because that's a big mistake that we see homeowners make a lot in our business.   

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Clive Christian - My Favorite Top Tier Brand of Cabinetry

If you've been following my website for a bit, you've probably noticed that my portfolio is predominantly made up of projects featuring the luxury cabinet brand Clive Christian.  Perhaps you've seen their gorgeous advertising campaign in Architectural Digest over the years and have an interest in learning a bit more about them.  Or perhaps you're just wondering how much a bit of British luxury will cost. 

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Coffee Station Ideas for the Luxury Kitchen

Some may argue that the coffee maker is the most important appliance in their kitchen. For the average household, it is the most consistently used appliance so it should be given due consideration when building or remodeling your next kitchen. In this post, I’ve rounded up some of my curated ideas for designing a coffee station for the luxury home.

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10 Inspiring Range Hood Ideas

When I work on a kitchen, I usually begin by trying to think of a few amazing and unique range hood design ideas that will really give the kitchen its own distinct character. I have put together this list of ten stunning range hood ideas that you can literally build a whole kitchen around. From rustic to chateau and farmhouse to minimalist, these ideas will inspire just about anyone to re-imagine their kitchen.

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