Category: The Art of Kitchen Design

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Revisiting Kitchen Design Solutions from the Past: Details

Revisiting your past Kitchen designs is a good way to be inspired. There may be things you were doing years ago that you have forgotten about. Read on to see Jan’s trip down memory lane and get inspired!

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Revisiting Kitchen Design Solutions from the Past: Storage

While scrolling through images of my past Kitchen designs, I came across many functional storage solutions. Read on to see how many of them I would incorporate into my Kitchen design practice today!

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Revisiting Vestabul Kitchen Design Solutions from the Past: Cabinet Accessories

Form Follows Function has always been the mantra of Vestabul Design. Revisit some of Jan’s functional storage solutions from Kitchens designed 10 to 20 years ago in this VESTA Blog post.

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Revisiting Kitchen Design Solutions of the Past: Appliance Placement

Sometimes great inspiration can come from looking to the past. In this blog post Jan looks back on Kitchens she designed 10 to 20 years ago to inspire Kitchen Designers today. Read on to check it out!

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How to Incorporate the Principles of Design into Your Kitchen Projects

The Principles of Design is a design theory that helps the designer develop a room that produces the WOW factor. Check out this post to see how the Principles of Design can be incorporated into your Kitchen designs.

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How to Incorporate the Elements of Design into Your Kitchen Projects

Design theories when followed can elevate your kitchen designs. Check out this first of two blogs on the elements and principles of design.

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How to Select & Position Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

Cabinet decorative hardware is the jewelry in your Kitchen designs. Read on to see how to efficiently specify and place decorative hardware in your client’s Kitchen.

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15 Ways to Design a “Hidden” Kitchen

Are you looking for a new way to approach the design of your client’s Kitchen in their greatroom? Read on to check out my 15 tips on how to “hide” the kitchen in a greatroom.

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Kitchen Case Study: Color in a Functional Kitchen

Once the function was established for this kitchen it was time to bring on the color. Read on to see how the we pulled it all together!

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FREE Workshop Overview

Vestabul School of Design is offering a FREE Workshop on Integrating Mouldings & Millwork into Your Kitchen Design Business. Check out the overview and then register to view the three sessions.

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Integrating Mouldings & Millwork into Your Kitchen Design Business

Mouldings and millwork are elements that can enhance any Kitchen design project. In anticipation of the release of my FREE workshop, Integrating Mouldings & Millwork into Your Kitchen Design Business, this blog gives a recap of the 12 blogs I have written on the subject.

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Adding the WOW Factor to Your Designs with Wainscoting

Wainscot panels can transform a room. Read on to learn about the history of wainscoting and how you can use this treatment to differentiate your kitchen design business and increase your bottom line!