January 2017

Interior Design Secrets for a Chef-Worthy Kitchen

A kitchen designed for a chef is one you know works wonderfully for cooking. Chefs have more specific cooking requirements than the average homeowner, because, well, they're professionals. Their kitchens need to live up to their high standards as well as vigorous cooking. If you desire a kitchen that's easy to use, well-equipped, durable, and [...]

How to Mix Materials for Effortlessly Stylish Kitchen Design

If you want your kitchen to look anything but cookie-cutter, there's a design trick that kicks things up a notch. Take your kitchen design from bland, boring, and same-y to original, interesting, and sophisticated. All it requires are some key choices when you're picking out materials, finishes, and colours. Take your cues from a kitchen [...]

9 Questions to Ask Your Kitchen Designer Before Jumping into Remodelling

There’s no question that, for many homeowners, a kitchen remodel can seem daunting, not to mention intimidating. There are so many details to attend to, choices to make, and factors to consider. You also need to hire the right people who can see your vision through to completion, making it a reality. Not to worry: [...]

Inspirations for New Kitchen Design: Where to Look

If you want to remodel your kitchen but don’t know where to start, there’s a way to get inspired. Open your mind and think outside the box. Think about places, landscapes, colours, and items you love. Think about your favourite season, your favourite flower, or a beloved vacation spot. For more ideas for creativity and [...]

5 Tips to Transform a Small Kitchen Design

Small kitchens can be difficult to design – but not impossible. In fact, you can take a small, cramped kitchen and turn it into a space that feels airy, bright, and larger than it is. There are some tricks to making it happen, however. A small kitchen needs some extra TLC to truly come into [...]

Expert Interior Design Advice for a New Kitchen Renovation

When you’re redesigning your kitchen, you may have your eye on all the visual elements: wall colours, tile, cabinet colours, door knobs and handles, and flooring. These are all important, but practical concerns need to be at the top of your list, too. A kitchen that looks pretty but doesn’t function well is useless. You [...]

December 2016

Interior Design Discounts: Does Your Design Package Include Them?

If you work at a sporting goods store, you probably get discounts on the merchandise. If you work at a restaurant, you likely get one free meal per shift. And if you're an interior designer, you probably have access to all sorts of great interior design discounts and deals. Today, it's more common than ever [...]

Site Drawings 101: What to Expect During Auckland Interior Designs

When it comes to the pricing of your interior design projects, one thing that can have a significant impact is site drawings. When a designer starts a project, they don't just go in blind, hoping that their intuition and experience will guide them towards making the right calculations and choices. Instead, designers construct a series [...]

Having Your Interior Design Specialist Out to Evaluate Your Site

One of the most common things people forget during the kitchen remodel process is to have their interior design specialist out to see the site before construction begins. Although most interior designers will draw up a plan of what the pros kitchen will look like, many don't ever venture to the site before work begins. [...]

“What Does That Cost?” How Designers Charge for Kitchen Design

When it's time to re-design your kitchen, one of the first things you're likely to wonder about is cost. Regardless of how large or small your budget is, cost determines what you're able to do in the kitchen space and helps you understand how much leeway you have to get creative. If you've worked with [...]