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Walnut Drawer Boxes

walnut-drawer1-smallJust when we think we have seen everything with kitchen cabinet drawers along comes another option. This one does not necessarily add any function to the kitchen cabinet drawer system but the drawer box adds ever so much elegance to Read more >

Solving outlet location issues in a kitchen

From time to time I run across a situation in a kitchen where code requires an outlet to be in a location but there is limited space in which to install one. A couple of examples of this are in Read more >

Unique Home Design – Chagrin Falls, Ohio

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Nestled in Chagrin Falls Ohio is a home on a picturesque piece of property with some stunning views. The goal of the project was to let the outdoors in and use natural warm materials within the space to create a Read more >

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I would like to have an island in my kitchen. What are the guidelines?

One of the most common questions I receive from my clients is “Will an island fit into my existing space?” An island can be both a functional element in the kitchen as well as designed to be a kitchen “centerpiece.” Read more >

What is the Proper Height for a Bathroom Vanity?

The correct height for a vanity is the one that you are most comfortable with.  In the past 30″ height with the top was the norm. As the years have gone by my clients have asked the cabinets to be Read more >

What Should I Expect From My Kitchen & Bath Designer?

The most critical part of starting a kitchen and bath remodel is finding the right person to guide you through the process from start to finish. I always tell my students and clients that you will end up “marrying” this Read more >

What is the difference between stock cabinetry and custom cabinetry?

kitchen-cabinetsPurchasing cabinetry for a kitchen remodel is both an exciting time and also a very anxious time. The cabinetry will be the biggest investment in the project so you will want to make sure you educate yourself on all of Read more >