Kitchen Design | Material & Fixture Selection
There is a distinct process of selecting your kitchen cabinetry, appliances, surface materials and your plumbing & light fixtures. Your kitchen can reflect your personal style while supporting your lifestyle.
Kitchen Space Planning
A functional floorplan and kitchen cabinet layout are established. To assist in the visualization and communication of the design concept, computer-aided drawings are created.
Kitchen Materials & Fixtures..know where to start, and what you can expect to spend.
Once lifestyle and interests are explored, a Selection Sheet is created. This list of kitchen materials, products and fixtures are allotted a budget amount.
Chances are, regardless of the caliber of the renovation you are embarking upon, it will involve kitchen cabinets. The overall style of your kitchen is established by the look of your cabinetry. Space planning begins with your kitchen layout. Design development typically begins with cabinet material and finish considerations.
Appliances serve a functional purpose and the need is based on lifestyle. Kitchens are planned around them and cabinetry is designed to suit, so it is generally advised to start the kitchen planning process with your appliances.
Kitchen lighting and plumbing fixtures are selected based on their function and finish. Recessed lighting, suspended light fixtures, sinks and faucets serve your lifestyle needs and your aesthetic preferences. In many cases, the fixtures are considered during conceptual planning, but the actual selection is made while developing the design.
Kitchen Surface Materials
Flooring, walls and kitchen countertops are surfaces which include coverings such as hardwood, vinyl, ceramic & porcelain tile, quartz, marble, laminates, leather, fabric, steel, glass. Generally, multiple resources (suppliers, fabricators, installers) are needed for each, and product leadtimes and installation timeframes vary.