Lauren explains the preparation all kitchen designers would appreciate prior to our measuring your kitchen. 1. First, put your masks on and remember your six-foot distance! Main Line Kitchen Design does enforce a strict policy of wearing masks and social distancing during all in-person meetings including kitchen measures. 2. Tidy up your kitchen and remove major […]
Renovating a kitchen is the most expensive home improvement that most homeowners will undertake. The majority of Americans will only renovate one kitchen in their lifetime. Understanding what the costs for a kitchen renovation are is a good starting point if you are considering this major expense.
I often see blogs and magazine articles predicting bold kitchen design trends. The reality of the last ten years has been that white shaker style cabinetry has remained the most purchased style cabinet.
Homeowners are often confused as to what experience and education qualifies someone as a professional kitchen designer. The most basic qualification is simple. You aren’t a professional kitchen designer unless you are working full time designing other people’s kitchens and selling them cabinetry. Real kitchen designers know that you can’t even begin to be qualified […]
A designer who is both an interior designer and a kitchen designer, is a rare find for homeowners who are renovating their kitchen. This is because each type of ‘designer’ brings different skillsets to the project. The first step in understanding this value is to understand the difference between an interior designer and an interior decorator. Interior designers complete a four […]
These three custom kitchens made lemonade from the challenge of the lemons produced during Covid-19. All three are designed in Brighton Custom Cabinetry with beaded inset door styles. This Brighton beaded inset kitchen designed by Chris Rossetti is striking. Getting to the finish line on this kitchen took a little longer due to shipping damage […]
Selecting a contractor for a kitchen renovation can mean the difference between a smooth and cost effective renovation, and a drawn out nightmare. Homeowners often feel qualified to judge a contractor using techniques that make sense to them, but are in reality, unreliable. For example, many homeowners will ask contractors to supply three references. There […]
Everyone develops a pattern of how they do things in their kitchen. When redesigning your kitchen maintaining that pattern is usually not a benefit. For example a customer might tell us that they never use their present island to cut or chop vegetables, so they don’t want to ruin the look of their new island […]
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