Category: The Science of Kitchen Design

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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The Best Condiment Storage Ideas for Your Kitchen Designs

Professional Kitchen Designers are experts in presenting functional solutions to their clients. Read on to see how they tackle storing condiments stylishly in today’s kitchens.

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Top 10 Ways to add Function to Your Client’s Sink Area

The sink area is one of the most hard working areas of a kitchen. As a Kitchen Designer you need to ensure this zone is as functional as possible. Read on to see my Top 10 tips for bringing function to the sink area.

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Lifetime Kitchen Design

When working with a client to design their dream kitchen, you need to consider the longevity of space. The kitchen is not a room that is redone often so as the kitchen designer you should consider presenting a solution that works for your client’s lifetime.  There are statistics that can be presented to your client to nudge them to think beyond the aesthetics of … Read More Lifetime Kitchen Design