The Spice of Life

The Spice of Life

More than 50% of kitchens we design for homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area are predominately white.  There are many compelling reasons to select a white kitchen.  A white pallet provides a clean, crisp, and classic vibe to a dream kitchen.  White works with any style – modern, transitional or traditional.  White makes the selection […]

Island Dreaming

Island Dreaming

Islands are among the most requested features among homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area who are creating the kitchen of their dreams.  It’s not surprising because islands provide extra countertop and storage space and serve as the kitchen’s central hub for family dinners, entertaining, and enjoying time to oneself.  While the benefits of an island […]

Happiness Is a Warm Kitchen

Happiness Is a Warm Kitchen

The role and functional needs of the home have been transformed during the last three years.  Homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area have used their homes as offices, conference rooms, classrooms, cafes, libraries, and a host of other functions because many have and will continue to spend more time in their homes.  The demands on […]

Location, Location, Location – The Three Most Important Words for a Kitchen

Location, Location, Location – The Three Most Important Words for a Kitchen

During the weeks and months that most homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area spend researching different products, styles, and color schemes, few pay much attention to the location of key components in their dream kitchen.  Where should the fridge go?  Is it okay to just have a sink in an island?  What about a cooktop […]

The Most Popular Features of a Dream Kitchen

The Most Popular Features of a Dream Kitchen

What do most homeowners in the Thousand Oaks, CA area desire in the kitchen of their dreams?  Their top choices parallel the preferences of a nationwide survey by Home Advisor powered by Anji of 3,000 homeowners who let their dreams be known.   The most preferred components for a new dream kitchen are: Stone tile backsplashes […]

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Who is the Fairest of the All?

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Who is the Fairest of the All?

Most homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area don’t envision placing a mirror in their dream kitchen.  Mirrors in kitchens help to increase lighting levels and brightness, add depth and are a cost-effective means to make the space appear larger. There are multiple options to add mirrored surfaces to a kitchen.  A mirrored backsplash behind the […]

A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place

A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place

One secret to designing a great kitchen is to account for your storage needs and desires in the initial planning phase. A storage plan will address how often you cook, entertain and use your kitchens and for what activities. A great kitchen must not only look out of this world, it also must incorporate the […]

The Kitchen of the Future Showcased in Milan

The Kitchen of the Future Showcased in Milan

Every two years, Eurocucina, one of the most important and forward-looking trade shows in the world, is held in Milan, Italy.  This event showcases the future of the kitchen. The 2022 Eurocucina did not disappoint as 82 manufacturers provided insights into what homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area can expect in the U.S in the […]

Mid-Year Kitchen Design Trends

Mid-Year Kitchen Design Trends

We are almost halfway through 2022. Boy, does time fly when you are having fun. We are having a ball designing dream spaces for homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area. A dominant trend is homeowners in Thousand Oaks, CA area want in their new kitchens to be multifunctional.  Kitchens have become a more important epicenter […]