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Why Are So Many of the Most Expensive Kitchens So Poorly Designed?

Kitchen designers that work at showrooms and cabinet dealers that specialize in catering to the builder, contractor, and architect trade are put in a lose/lose situation. The kitchen designers that work at these companies can risk their jobs if they correct the mistakes of the professionals that bring their clients to the showroom. This got me into hot water on a regular basis at the last showroom I worked at, before starting my own company.

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What is Missing When Your Architect Does Your Kitchen Design?

The most important part of a good kitchen designer’s job is to provide customers with constructive appraisals of the good and the bad features for any design they are considering. Because kitchen designers sell the cabinets, we have the added responsibility of ensuring that what we sell actually works and fits. This experience and knowledge frequently saves customers from devastating disappointment and design errors like mis-sized clearance spaces, and fewer people able to sit at a kitchen table or an island. These errors routinely appear in drawings by architects.

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Why Are the Most Expensive Kitchens Often So Poorly Designed?

Over the 25 plus years that I have been a kitchen designer there is no question that some of the worst kitchens that I have seen sold have also been the most expensive. Even the most expensive kitchen that I personally sold was a design that I was slightly embarrassed to sell.

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