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 […]
2022 Faces Magazine Award – Laurysen Wins Best Cabinets
We are excited to announce that (once again!) Laurysen Kitchens was named Ottawa’s favourite cabinet company. This 2022 Faces Magazine Award is especially meaningful because it’s the second consecutive year we’ve won in the Best Cabinets category. “It’s an honour to be recognized by the people of Ottawa who we work with every day,” says Harley Wallin, […]
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.
Laurysen Kitchens Helps Bring 2021 CHEO Dream Home To Life
Proudly participating for five years running, Laurysen provided custom designs, cabinetry and walk-in closets throughout this year’s CHEO Dream Home home. Despite some pesky 2021 supply chain hiccups, the results are stunning. Discover more about this unique Net Zero Energy Home located in Manotick.
9 Beautiful Spa-Like Bathroom Renovation Ideas
Spa days don’t need to be an indulgence reserved for special occasions only. You can create the same peaceful and rejuvenating atmosphere in your own home with some surprisingly simple changes. We spoke to designer Ola Elmaghraby about bathroom spa ideas. Here’s what she said about making your existing bathroom feel like an at-home spa.
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.
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.
Michael Laurysen Wins 2021 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 Award
We are excited to celebrate one of our very own! With this prestigious honour, Michael is part of an elite group of industry professionals recognized for making an impact on wood product manufacturing in North America.