Category: The Science of Kitchen Design

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Kitchen Design Case Study: Heritage Designation

This Vestabul Design project takes readers through the entire process of designing a kitchen for a complicated renovation project. See how contemporary design can be right at home in a heritage designated site.


Identifying Common Errors in Kitchen Design: Part 2

You never want to have errors or mistakes in your Kitchen Designs. Check out this series on Identifying Common Errors in Kitchen Design to learn how to recognize and avoid them.


Identifying Common Errors in Kitchen Design: Part 1

Errors in Kitchen Design can affect the function of the room and can be very costly to fix. Test your ability to recognize common errors in kitchen design in this informative article.


Why Appliances Drive Kitchen Designers Crazy! Part 3

The Business of Kitchen Design & Appliances is Part 3 in the series “Why Appliances Drive Kitchen Designers Crazy!” As a Kitchen Designer when you combine the Art, the Science and the Business of Design you will have the skills to get Appliances right!


Why Appliances Drive Kitchen Designers Crazy! Part 2

Understanding the Science of Design when it comes to Appliances is an important skillset for the Kitchen Designer. Mistakes made with appliances can derail a project and be costly to the bottom line. Read on for an introduction to the Science of Kitchen Design & Appliances.


Why Appliances Drive Kitchen Designers Crazy! Part 1

Appliances are a big part of Kitchen Design. It is important the Kitchen Designer understand them from the view point of the Art, the Science & the Business of Design. This series of blogs begins by discussing the Art of Design and Appliances.


Design Solutions Spotlight: Expanding a Small Kitchen

“Form Follows Function” is the best way to approach Kitchen Design. Our DESIGN SOLUTIONS SPOTLIGHT series highlights Professional Kitchen Designer’s layouts for spaces that really work for homeowners. Check it out to be inspired to work out the function of your designs prior to picking the finishes.


The Top 10 Design Solutions for Kitchen Pantries

With the COVID pandemic still a reality, homeowners are turning to Kitchen Designers to help them increase the food storage capacity of their kitchens. Check out this VESTA Blog to see my Top 10 Design Solutions for Kitchen Pantries.


Design Solutions Spotlight: Small Kitchen Renovation

To become a better Kitchen Designer you need to study design solutions. The DESIGN SOLUTIONS SPOTLIGHT series will highlight a variety of functional design solutions from Professional Kitchen Designers. Check out our first in this series here.


How to Specify a Coffee Center in Your Kitchen Designs

A coffee center is the ideal addition to many of today’s kitchens. Learn how you can include one in your next project and delight your coffee loving client!


10 Ways to Accessorize Base Cabinets in Your Kitchen Designs

With the popularity of kitchens with no upper cabinetry, the functionality of the base cabinets needs to be increased. Read on to see my top 10 ideas to get the most functionality out of the base cabinets you specify.


Why to Include Kitchen Zones in your Kitchen Designs

There are many theories on how to design a kitchen. The theory of Kitchen Zones, or Food Flow is the one that provides the most functional kitchen layout. Check out this blog for an overview of how to plan Kitchen Zones in your Kitchen Designs.