HGTV and the DIY TV Network have made “do it yourself” kitchen renovations increasingly popular. These channels tell viewers that anyone can organize, design, and renovate a kitchen successfully with a little online research, and a sense of style. The reality is quite the opposite, and a poorly designed and executed kitchen renovation will devalue a home.
Safety is a huge part of your kitchen design An edited version of this article appeared in the May 2011 issue of the national publication of Kitchen & Bath design news. One of the greatest challenges for a kitchen designer is to create a design that the customer appreciates aesthetically and simultaneously provides them with […]
But got a better kitchen design deal from Main Line Recently, one of our customers told me a story about how they nearly bought a kitchen at Lowes. After working with a designer who took their direction regarding the design and type of cabinetry they wanted and getting a quote from Lowes on their kitchen […]
How Dangerous Can Mistakes In Kitchen Design Be? Below are three clips from Murder by Kitchen Design! A speech I gave to the Pennsylvania NARI chapters at the Fretz Wolf and Subzero showroom in Philadelphia. The talk discussed the 8 most common ways kitchen designers endanger their customers. It was meant to be informative and […]
Check Out These Construction Blunders The Knotthink family has several members who are in design or building. Guy Knotthink, the family patriarch, is now retired but his son Will Knotthink is a general contractor and Will’s sister May Knotthink is an interior designer. Will’s other sister, Ivana Knotthink is an architect. I’ve selected several photos […]
Our A-Class Kitchen Designers Break-Down Famous TV Kitchens with Problems. 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 […]
Main Line Kitchen Design Takes Customer Safety & Satisfaction Seriously This forth of July week had fireworks in the sky and some on the web as well when many kitchen designers disagreed vehemently with each other on a LinkedIn debate. The question that got everyone up in arms? Would you allow or have you EVER […]
Let Main Line Kitchen Design Help You Avoid Kitchen Design Mistakes Below is a list of the 10 worst ways to go about designing your new kitchen. The list was compiled from a LinkedIn dialog among professional kitchen designers. Thanks to all the kitchen designers that contributed their expertise and years of experience to come up […]