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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 14

Paul talks with Allison and Sebastien who are doing a complex kitchen renovation, Sebastion is an architect. Paul explains why kitchen designers and architects have very different successful design criteria for any space. Paul preaches once again about ten pounds of sausage in an eight-pound wrapper.

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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 11

Episode 11
Paul talks to Elizabeth who has a kitchen designed with custom cabinetry but a simplistic design. Paul encourages her to not use such high wall cabinets and to possibly lower her ceiling in order to remove an unsightly beam and save by no longer needing custom cabinetry.

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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 9

Paul talks at length with Tina about a wide range of topics. If you are considering more expensive cabinetry this is an especially relevant episode. Painted finishes are discussed at length. As are custom paint finishes. What types of people make good designers is discussed. Design techniques used for 10 foot high ceilings such as stacked cabinets and moldings, and tray and coffered ceilings are compared. If you have high ceilings this is an episode you should listen to.

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The Best Kitchen Designers Do These Things

There are many different design techniques and backgrounds common among successful kitchen designers. Some designers are blunt, some are gentile. Some use photographs or displays as tools to explain design concepts, others use 3D software and tape measurers to convey the same design principals. Some kitchen designers help clients to discover design advantages on their own when making important decisions. Other designers take a leadership role in the designer/client relationship.

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The DIY Kitchen – Why a Do-It-Yourself Kitchen is a Bad Idea.

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.

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