Much of the conventional kitchen design as we have known it came about as a result of WWII, when a record number of women entered the workforce to take on jobs typically reserved for men. With less time in the kitchen, speed became the goal of meal preparations—namely TV dinners, microwaved meals, and processed foods. However, today, more and more homeowners are turning to healthier and more mindful cooking and eating lifestyles, and they want kitchen design elements that support that trend.Read More
Kitchen Design & Remodeling Blog
I recently met a couple looking to get started right away on their new kitchen - well, one of them anyways. Her 1930's house had new cabinets installed about 20 years ago. The laminate doors with the oak pulls are delaminating. The client would prefer a gas stove, or maybe induction, and prefers the vent to the exterior. They are weekend and holiday cooks, with only quick meals during the work week. The wish list for the new kitchen included:
One of my regular contractors came to me to order cabinets for his client. He showed me their floor plan and asked me to measure the existing kitchen. The home is a 1920's Colonial located in Belmont MA.