Why are most kitchens so terribly designed? Why do architects, interior designers, contractors, and even some kitchen designers place so little value on good and even safe kitchen design? One of the reasons may be that we are bombarded with bad kitchen designs from almost every TV show and movie we watch.
Recently I worked with a good friend Rick who decided to renovate his kitchen. Working together and having a trusted friend give me reliable insights into the kitchen renovation process proved enlightening.
HBO Max’s Julia staring Sarah Lancaster (previously starring in Last Tango in Halifax), Bebe Neuwirth, and David Hyde Pierce is a wonderful show that shines a warm light on everything I loved about Julia Child.
One of the greatest challenges for a kitchen designer is to create a design that the customer appreciates aesthetically and simultaneously provides them with a functionally well-designed kitchen.
It was exciting times at Main Line Kitchen Design when Ray Gardner won our companies first design award.
It surprises me, but often friends ask me to tell stories about life as a kitchen designer. Funny stories usually involve customers not valuing our input as professional designers and the calamitous results. Or our punking other designers.
To lighten things up this Thanksgiving, I thought I’d give our blog readers an update on recent construction projects completed by the Knotthink Family. Here is a link to our previous check in with this construction challenged family.
Congratulations to b.e.stack our Kitchen Story Contest Winner.
b.e. won $500 for her very creative letter to the editor from a home built in 1920 complaining about a magazine article minimizing the importance of the kitchen!
Once the dust clears and the grout dries on Main Line Kitchen Design’s customers’ kitchens we send them a thank you, usually a cookbook or a Di Bruno Brother’s Cheese book.