6 Galley Kitchen Design Ideas & Solutions
Galley kitchens aren’t often a choice; it’s the kitchen we get when we purchase our house. That doesn’t mean it has to be a negative feature. Our designer Wael Bakr shared some of his design solutions to make a galley kitchen work, and work well.
Can I Have Light Kitchen Cabinets With Dark Floors?
We get lots of requests for bright white kitchens, but many of our customers are also interested in something a little bolder or that works with the dark floors in the rest of the home. We suggest combining the brightness of light cabinets with dark kitchen floors.
Kitchen Countertops: Which One Is Right For You?
When the time comes to start a kitchen renovation, our clients get really excited about custom cabinets and new countertops. It’s easy to understand why—they’re very noticeable, and there’s a wide variety of beautiful options out there. Aside from looking chic, kitchen countertops need to be practical. They can be made of different materials, some of […]
Avoid These Common Kitchen Design Mistakes
Your kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your home. It’s a social centre, it sometimes serves as a home office, but most importantly it’s where we store and prepare our food. Every minute of our hectic day is precious, and cooking healthy, delicious food takes time. A good kitchen design can help […]
Open Shelving vs. Kitchen Cabinets: Which Is Better?
To address the long-standing open shelving vs. cabinets debate, we have delved into the pros and cons of each and offer some creative options if you want the best of both worlds.
Don’t Make These Kitchen Island Design Mistakes
Additional countertop space and storage sounds delightful, but poor kitchen island design can lead to headaches and costly repairs if you’re not careful. Avoid these common design mishaps and plan the perfect island for your space.
7 Common Kitchen Design Problems & How A Designer Can Help
The kitchen should be the most optimally designed room in your home. Unfortunately, this often isn’t the case. Learn about kitchen design issues we commonly see and how a designer can work with you to solve them.
Guide To Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles, Types, Materials & Installation
Cabinet doors are one of the most striking components of a kitchen remodel. Our experts have prepared a comprehensive guide to popular cabinet door styles. Discover what makes each one unique.
Our Designers Share 2023 Trends for Kitchens and Bathrooms
Our industry experts, Wael Bakr, CKBD, and Aviva Ben-Choreen, CMKBD, have seen many new design trends emerge this year. From new colours to innovative features to simplify your life, discover what’s popular for kitchens and bathrooms in 2022.
The Making of an Award-Winning Kitchen Design: Blue Notte
Laurysen’s Caroline Castrucci discusses what went into a contemporary kitchen design that earned a Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) 2020 Housing Design Award.
How to Decide Between Light or Dark Kitchen Cabinets
Kitchen cabinet colour defines the look and feel of the heart of your home. Discover the benefits and drawbacks of choosing light vs. dark cabinets.
Pros & Cons Of Kitchen Cabinet Materials
Looking for new kitchen cabinets? Take a look at 7 of the most trendy kitchen cabinets and their pros and cons. Find out which cabinet makes the most sense for your style and budget.