Have you ever wondered how designers work virtually? It’s not surprising given today's technology that designers can work with clients practically anywhere.
For me, all I need is a good set of blueprints or measurements which I walk you through if you don't have any and of course, photos of your space along with your wish list.
The homeowner had been following me for a while on social media and after meeting with her contractor and reviewing the potential layout suggestions, something just didn’t sit right. She decided to book a consultation call to discuss her project and then hired me for a partial design plan. In her words, she is super excited now because she has a clear vision.
Here is a picture of her current blueprint showing the existing kitchen layout along with my new proposed layout. The goal was to remove the wall between the kitchen and dining room to open up the space as well as to use some of the existing square footage in the garage.
In addition to solving the layout challenge, here is a list of the homeowner’s design requests:
Extra long center island
Double wall ovens with a warming drawer
Built in microwave drawer
Mixer stand cabinet
China and tea cup storage
10 foot dining table
Below are the detailed elevations showing each view of the new kitchen. Check out that kitchen island just over 13' long!
Seeing is believing! She was so excited to see the new layout with the 3-D renderings shown below. The new kitchen is perfectly centered between two existing arches and is perfect for being a part of the family when using the family room. This is what open concept is all about!
With these detailed plans, the homeowner can choose to select all of her own materials. She has everything she needs to select cabinets, countertops, lighting, plumbing, and hardware. Her contractor will be thrilled to have all of the big decisions made ahead of time!
Look for next week's post featuring the large walk in butler pantry with tons of storage!