Category: The Science of Kitchen Design

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Adding Interest to the One-Wall with Island Kitchen

A one-wall with island kitchen layout in a builder’s spec home does not have to be boring. Check out this latest VESTA Blog to see how to make them memorable!

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The Top 10 Condiment Storage Ideas for Kitchen Designers

Experimenting with different cuisines became a past time for many people in the last couple of years. Even though the ability to go out to a restaurant is no longer restricted, many people are using their new found cooking skills and even expanding their repertoire. Many cooks also discovered there are many condiments available in the marketplace to help them achieve resturant worthy meals … Read More The Top 10 Condiment Storage Ideas for Kitchen Designers

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Case Study: Appliances at the Willow Project Part 2

Specifying appliances for any Kitchen project should not be left to chance. The Kitchen designer needs to be involved. Read on to see how the appliance choices evolved in this award winning mini-multi project.

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Getting the Dishwasher Right in Your Kitchen Designs

In most kitchens a single dishwasher is included beside the sink. Read on to see that there are options, and as a professional Kitchen Designer you should present them to your clients.

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Appliances for a Living in Place Kitchen Design.

Every kitchen designer should know how to design a Living in Place Kitchen. Check out this post for tips for Universal Kitchen Design.

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Kitchen Appliances: The Science of Design

In preparation for my upcoming FREE Workshop on Appliances, I am blogging on all things appliances. Understanding the science of design with appliances is an important skill. Find out more in this post.

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Revisiting Placing Wall Ovens in Your Kitchen Designs

Wall ovens are a popular appliance in Kitchen Design. This popular blog post looks at multiple locations the Kitchen designer can place this appliance in their client’s design.

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Placing the Microwave in Your Kitchen Designs

The microwave has been around for 65 years, yet Kitchen Designers still struggle with placing it in their designs. Check out this blog to get inspired to creatively incorporate this appliance into your next Kitchen Design project.

A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Design

In this VESTA Blog post I give you an overview of our most popular course: A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Design. Read on to find out more!

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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 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.