Bring Your Kitchen to Life with the Right Lighting

Lighting is the one thing that will make or break your kitchen design. Not enough lighting, and you won’t be able to see what you’re doing. The perfect amount of light will not only allow you to chop and peel in safety, but will also create a beautiful ambiance that will make you enjoy cooking Read More…

Buyer’s Guide To Textured Melamine Cabinets

Due to its durability and the vast selection of options available, textured melamine is a popular trend for kitchen cabinets. Discover the reasons why designers and homeowners alike are choosing this finish today.

Can I Have Light Kitchen Cabinets With Dark Floors?

One of the hardest parts of designing a new kitchen is choosing colours. Budget, the principles of effective kitchen design and the existing shape of the room often determine the overall layout. So in a way that part’s almost easier. But our customers often agonize over colour choices. They want chic, practical, and design styles Read More…

Choose the Right Renovations for Maximum ROI

At Laurysen we are often asked, “What renovations can I do to my home that will raise the value and give me a high return on my renovation investment?” Although there are many variables, the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) has produced a free 9-tip list which provides us all with good advice and highlights Read More…

Choosing the Right Kitchen Sink Material

There are a lot of options these days when it comes to kitchen sinks. It’s easy to get excited by all of the beautiful choices, but the important thing to remember is that it’s the material that counts. If you’ve been dreaming about a new kitchen renovation, a kitchen sink is an important detail that’s Read More…

Corey Laurysen Awarded The 2020 Wood Industry 40 Under 40

The Wood Industry 40 Under 40 celebrates the next generation of wood industry professionals who are making an impact on wood products manufacturing in North America. Congratulations to Corey Laurysen for being honoured in this way!

Create a Bathroom Spa Experience – From The Ground Up

We work with a lot of clients who want a spa experience from their new bathroom. When they talk with our designers, we make sure to listen to what they say about how they live and what their tastes are. But there’s one critical aspect that not all of our clients have considered in enough Read More…

Designing a Smart Kitchen Using Zones

There is a European movement within the kitchen planning industry, known as the Intelligent Kitchen (Hettich) or Dynamic Kitchen (Blum) based on the ideas and work of the Modern Kitchen Workgroup (AMK). The AMK is a group of German kitchen design experts whose focus is to maximize both efficiency and ergonomics in kitchen space. Their studies have Read More…

Don’t Make These Bathroom Design Mistakes

Design is something that can so easily go wrong, especially where bathrooms or kitchens are concerned. This is because they’re very task-oriented spaces that get used by different kinds of people with different needs. It’s so easy to get caught up in trying to cram as much stuff into a space as possible, or in Read More…