Paul talks with Richard who plans on customizing kitchen cabinets in the new home he is building. Lots of red flags worry Paul. Inventing cabinetry of your own is far more difficult than people realize. Paul warns Richard about several problems he sees in some of Richard’s kitchen cabinet customizations.
The cabinet world is full of confusing information about the fumes new cabinetry can give off after installation.
Paul talks with Jeremy who has a small kitchen in Manhattan New York. Maximizing the usable space in the apartment is discussed, not only for Jeremy’s kitchen, but also for his living room and bath. Jeremy plans on renting the apartment in the future and Paul talks about the do’s and don’ts when designing a kitchen for a rental property.
Paul talks with Michael who has a kitchen design just a little too tight. Or as Paul says “ten pounds of sausage in an eight pound wrapper.” Paul also talks about The IKEA Effect which is a common phycological delusion that all kitchen designers must face daily from their customers.
ndustry magazine for kitchen and bath designers and industry suppliers, featured 50 top innovators in the kitchen and bath industry in their October issue. Main Line Kitchen Design’s President Paul McAlary was selected as one of these top innovators.
Today, cabinets can be purchased online at prices as much as 20% below what cabinet dealers and showrooms sell them for. Some of the online cabinet sellers even make pretty well made cabinetry. So why would saving money and buying your cabinets online not make sense? The answer simply put, is that buying kitchen cabinets […]
is one of our favorite conversions. A high ceiling barn in Villanova transformed into an understated and stately, light filled home. I love the tasteful choices and the elegant but not too formal furnishings.
The most valuable part of your kitchen renovation is the design of the kitchen itself. Professional kitchen designers understand that it takes a decade for anyone, no matter how talented, to become proficient at designing kitchens. And yet many people believe that coming up with the best design for a particular space and spending their renovation budget effectively should be easy for non-design professionals.
What’s the mistake amateur kitchen designers make the most often? The answer can be summed up with the old expression “Trying to put eight pounds of sausage in a six-pound wrapper.”