Your kitchen is the central hub of your home. It’s where everyone gets together to share food, fun, and memories. And yes, it’s where the party always ends up. With a room this important, it’s not unusual to worry about how your remodel or renovation will turn out.
That’s why your interior designer is key in your new kitchen design project. They take the guesswork out of your project, help determine what you want or need, and assist in choosing the style that will work best for you and your family.
A good interior designer will start by focusing on the layout of your kitchen, while providing you with designs ideas, storage solutions and decorative touches. Most importantly, they will take care of the technical details, and make sure that they help you maximize your space. Lastly, they will ensure that everything fits perfectly together and functions properly. By using a professional, you will lower your stress level and avoid costly mistakes.
Here is a short list of things you should remember when meeting with your designer:
- Let them know what you want from your kitchen
- Be prepared with example of designs, styles and colors that you like
- Know your budget!
- Have your designer measure your kitchen, so you both know exactly how much space you have to work with
- Set-up a meeting with your designer, installer and contractor and go over your plans together
If you have your kitchen plan and layout all drawn up, you might want to check out the guide to Choosing Appliances for your kitchen. More questions? You can read the Custom Kitchen FAQ page to get quick answers or you can skip to the Before You Order section to go over the final steps to complete your order.