Category: The Science of Kitchen 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.

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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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A Post COVID Kitchen & Greatroom Design: Part 2

How will the COVID pandemic affect design is a question I have been thinking about a lot. Read on to see my thoughts on how we could design a Post-COVID Kitchen, Greatroom and adjacent spaces

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A Post-COVID Kitchen Design: Part 1

The COVID pandemic has consumers spending much more time in their kitchens. Check out this post on what I believe the post-COVID Kitchen should include.

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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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How to Design a Living in Place Kitchen

Living in Place or Universal Design is becoming a design concept perfect for Kitchen Design. Read on to learn how to incorporate this design philosophy into your next Kitchen Design project.