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.
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.
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.
Kitchen Transformation: From Small and Outdated to Chef’s Paradise
Our designer Wael Bakr took a decades old kitchen and turned into a modern day miracle. Find out what he did, and marvel over the before and after photos – you won’t believe it’s the same kitchen.
Laurysen Voted Ottawa’s Favourite Design Company 2018 in Faces Magazine
Laurysen Kitchens is the proud recipient of the 2018 Faces Award for Favourite Interior Design Company in Ottawa. Thanks to everyone who voted for us; we’re honoured to be a favourite part of the Ottawa community.
Our 3-Step Guide to Fabulous Kitchen Seating
Some of a family’s fondest memories are made sitting in the kitchen, sharing a meal and some laughs together. Make sure your new kitchen has the perfect kitchen seating by using our 3-step guide.