Category: The Business of Kitchen Design

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Do You Need to Hire a Coach for Your Kitchen Design Business?

For most people there comes a time when they contemplate hiring a business coach. Check out this blog to see if hiring a Business Coach for your Kitchen Business makes sense.

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Revisiting the Closed-Off Kitchen

There has been a lot of talk in the industry lately about the “Closed-Off” Kitchen. I went into the archives to see how I was handling this type of design. Read on to see a closed-off Kitchen space I designed 4 ways.

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Specifying Appliances: What Influences a Kitchen Designer?

There are multiple appliances on the market that a Kitchen Designer can specify. Read on to find out what influences me on this important choice.

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How F.R.E.S.H Are Your Kitchen Designs?

How do you evaluate the products you are specifying for your client’s kitchen? It can be confusing but there is a way. Check out this article to read about how and why I developed KITCHEN F.R.E.S.H.

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Everything You Need to Know about the Kitchen Clean-Up Zone

The Clean-Up Zone is the last of the 5 essential zones that make up the theory of Food Flow in Kitchen Design. Check out everything you need to know about this important area in the kitchen.

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How to name your Design Company

Naming your company is an important part of launching your business. Read on to see how the name of my company came to be!

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My Top 3 Insights from the KBIS 2021 Virtual Show Floor

KBIS 2021 went virtual this year. They had a rough go of it but VESTABUL SCHOOL OF DESIGN was able to view the floor show before the platform crashed. Read on to see our Top 3 Kitchen Design insights from our analysis of the new products presented. You may be surprised to see where Kitchen Design is headed this year.

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What Does a Kitchen Designer Really Do? Phase 4

The process a Kitchen Designer goes through to realize a client’s Dream Kitchen entails 4 phases. In this last installment of “What Does a Kitchen Designer Really Do? we cover the last phase and add up all the hours!

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What Does a Kitchen Designer Really Do? Phase 3

Most Kitchen Designers will have already devoted 25 hours to the Pre-design and the Design Development stages of a Kitchen Project before they get to ordering the product needed for their project. Read on to see how what phase 3 entails and how many hours are still needed to be devoted to the project.

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What does a Kitchen Designer Really Do? Phase 2

Design Development is an exciting part of the Kitchen Design Process. Read on to see what is involved and how many hours most Professional Kitchen Designers devote to this stage.

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What Does a Kitchen Designer Really Do? Phase 1

Kitchen Designers need to possess a variety of skills. Over a series of 4 blog posts we will discuss what a Kitchen Designer really does and calculate the number hours they invest in a design project. Starting with Pre-Design.

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Guest Blog

Check out our “Firsts” with this Blog . It is the first guest blog for Jan through VESTABUL SCHOOL OF DESIGN and is the first time 2020 Design has included a Guest Blogger on their platform. We love the format and hope you will too!