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 Kitchen Island Design Mistakes

Adding an island to your kitchen is a great way to increase both counterspace and storage space. Considering that people always seem to need more of these two things, it’s a huge win. But not all islands work for all kitchens. Here are some key kitchen design problems to avoid when planning your perfect island. Read More…

Get the Look You Want With Customer Driven Design

At Laurysen, we’ve seen the rise of a new kind of customer: informed, design-aware, and full of great ideas. Our customers never need to worry about being talked into design features they don’t want or a look that doesn’t appeal. But I get the feeling that the people who have been walking through our doors lately Read More…

How Smart Appliances Are Helping Us Cook

If you’re planning a kitchen renovation in the near future, one upgrade you should consider is your appliances. Smart appliances aren’t just about watching TV on your fridge – it’s about saving time in a world that is getting busier every day. They’re also about helping everyone become better, healthier cooks. So get your mobile Read More…

How to Choose the Perfect Kitchen Faucet

Choosing the right faucet for your new kitchen isn’t incredibly hard (we think it’s always lots of fun), but you do need to consider a few things. It can often help to choose the kitchen faucet at the same time that you are replacing your kitchen sink and even your kitchen countertop. There’s an almost infinite Read More…

How to Create the Perfect Kitchen Island

Creating the perfect kitchen island is no easy task, but we’re up to the challenge if you are! We’ll ask you 4 questions that will help us create a kitchen island that is uniquely, truly yours.

How to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Bigger

Learn how to create a kitchen that looks larger than it really is. With good design, a small kitchen can look great and be a breeze to use.

How to Trend Proof Your Kitchen

Many of our customers ask us for a kitchen that will never go out of style. While we can’t predict the future, we can give you a kitchen that is easy to update, whether it’s for you or to sell in 15 years. Laurysen designer Natasha Nash walks you through the secrets to timeless kitchen design Read More…