Increasing the Space in a Galley Kitchen

In remodeling, there are two ways to increase space. One way is physically, which involves demolishing and rebuilding walls. Another way is visually, through careful planning and space utilization. In this home, we combined both methods. The homeowner described cooking in the kitchen as “being trapped in a cave”, however, they did not want to take ... read more»

Spacious Kitchen with Fireplace and View

The layout of this kitchen was good but the cabinets were small and the kitchen felt crowded. We opened up the windows, put larger cabinets into the space, and installed a new hardwood floor. We also opened up the window and created a new view to the backyard.Beautiful cabinets, a farm sink, a new pantry area and attractive countertops combine to ... read more»

Open Kitchen with Space for Two

How do you create a great kitchen in a 10 x 10 space? We listened to what the client liked, how they planed to use the kitchen, and what the house would permit us to do. The owners of this town house liked the light coming in from the back of the kitchen – nothing else. They both wanted to cook, but there was not enough countertop room. They wanted ... read more»

From Cramped Quarters to a Family Kitchen

Our clients had a small kitchen which needed remodeling. They also had a large family who visited with them constantly. Creating another small kitchen was not the solution, so we designed outside the box and created a large space which would accommodate the entire family. We accomplished this by removing a wall and incorporating an existing porch ... read more»

A Bachelor’s Kitchen

Our client, a bachelor, had a fairly large kitchen area and wanted to incorporate many different functions into this area. He wanted easy access to appliances and good countertop space for food prep. He wanted to eat in the kitchen. He wanted a washer and dryer in the kitchen. He wanted to access his backyard thru a large sliding door. And he ... read more»