It usually takes a decade of calamities before building code is changed to force appliance makers to address the safety issues that they already know about but simply prefer to ignore.
Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 3
Paul talks to Olga who called in previously to get advice on her kitchen design. Olga talks about her bread making and gets Paul’s help getting the appliances and the countertop she needs worked into her kitchen design. Paul explains why you shouldn’t use a particular design feature just because you like it. Design elements and appliances need to work well in the design and fit. Olga’s original design, seen below, was too tight and left her without a kitchen table. In the revised kitchen design seating is comfortable and spaces actually work.
Construction Changes are the Best Investments in a Kitchen Renovation.
Construction changes are by far the best investments when you are renovating a kitchen. Surprisingly, these investments are usually considered last by homeowners who chose instead cabinet, appliance, and countertop upgrades. While those upgrades can be nice and add some value to a kitchen renovation project, they pale in comparison to the investment rewards that removing a wall, moving a doorway or enlarging or moving a window can add to a home’s net worth.
New Home Buyers make a big mistake rushing their kitchen renovation.
In the drive to complete a kitchen renovation before moving into a new home, new home buyers usually end up wasting money, making mistakes, and creating delays. These rushed renovations often finish later than the projects better organized and begun after homeowners move in.
What’s Your Kitchen Design and Renovation IQ? Take the Test.
Kitchen renovations are complex. This is why it can take a professional kitchen designer a decade of working full time to become good at their job. Below is our test to determine your kitchen design and renovation IQ.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Featured a Main Line Kitchen Design Kitchen
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER featured a joint Main Line Kitchen Design and Third Generation Contracting project.
Designing Your Kitchen Remotely
people. Designers need to have a copy of their card kept in the office.
2-hour maximum appointment booked in advance on our office calendar. Masks are worn by everyone in the office.
Main Line Kitchen Design travels to KBIS in Las Vegas
The National Kitchen and Bath Industry show was held in Las Vegas this January. MLKD staff Paul, Julie, Ed, and Chris attended the show. Below are some our photos and an interesting video from the show.
Why Kitchen Design is All About Managing Regret.
Doug and Paul explain why managing a customer’s regret is one of the primary jobs of a kitchen designer.