Gather Kitchen Design Ideas and Decide What You Want

The kitchen is the most essential room in your home. You want your kitchen design to be comfortable and welcoming while refelecting your lifestyle and personality.

However, finding the perfect balance for your kitchen is no easy task. From choosing a designer to picking out colors, materials, styles and the latest trends. A new kitchen project can be daunting.

How do you turn your dream into a reality? Where do I start gathering kitchen ideas?

Take the time to ask yourself some questions about you FAMILY and LIFESTYLE...

How many members are in your household?

What are the approximate ages of family members?

How long do you plan on living in the home you are to remodel or build?

Where does your family eat i.e. kitchen, dining room , family room?

How often do you entertain? Do you entertain in the kitchen?

How many do you want to seat?

The there are some questions about COOKING STYLE and KITCHEN USAGE...

Who is the primary cook?

How may other household members cook?

Does the primary cook have any physical limitations?

What other activities do you do in your kitchen (Baking, Canning, Arts and Craft, watch TV, listen to the Radio, etc)

Then there are some DETAILED QUESTIONS about what you would like to have in your kitchen...

What small appliances do you use in your kitchen?

Which items need specialized storage?

Which items do you recylce?

Where would yo like to store items?

And then finally what DESIGN|STYLE and DECORATIONS|FINISHES do you like...

What type of feeling would you like your new kitchen space to have? ( Formal, Traditional, Sleek/Contemporary, Open and airy, Family retreat, Country, Personal design statement, Strictly functional, etc.)

What colors do you like?

What colors do you particularly dislike?

What wood types or finishes are you considering for your new kitchen?

There are no right or wrong answers when it comes to these questions. Everyone has there personal preferences. The purpose of them is to allow you to pick your own brain and engage in the design process. Think about the products and services you will need for your project.

If you are engaged in the design process you can quickly, easily and painlessly design your project before construction begins.

Good design is not a secret. You can turn you dream kitchen into a reality.

Take this comprehensive online Kitchen Questionnaire before remodeling your kitchen.

Kitchen Questionnaire

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
Yes. I would like a Consultation.
A. Kitchen
B. Bath
C. Other
A. infants
B. young children
C. teens
D. 20 to 30 yrs
E. 31 to 40 yrs
F. 41 to 50 yrs
G. 51 to 60 yrs
H. 61 to 70 yrs
I. 70+ years
A. Yes
B. No
A. Yes
B. No
A. More storage
B. Easier to clean
C. Better lighting
D. Additional workspace
E. Larger eating area
F. More efficient traffic pattern
G. Upgraded electrical service
H. Other
A. Kitchen
B. Dinette
C. Dining Room
D. Family Room
E. Other
A. Kitchen
B. Dinette
C. Dining Room
D. Family Room
E. Other
A. A table is required
B. Preferred but open to other options
C. Not necessary
D. Island
E. Peninsula
F. Banquette
A. Yes
B. No
A. I like to be the only cook in the kitchen with my guests in a separate space that is away from the kitchen.
B. I like to be the only cook in the kitchen with my guests close by, with open space to the family room.
C. I like my guests to be sitting in the kitchen visiting me while I cook.
D. I like my guests to help me in the kitchen in meal preparation.
E. I like my guests to help in the clean-up process after the meal.
F. I retain caterers whon prepare, serve, and clean up all meals for entertainment.
A. Eating
B. Kids' projects
C. Homework/study
E. Hobbies
F. Computer
G. TV/radio
H. Wet bar
I. Walk-in pantry
J. Wine storage
K. Laundry
L. Planning desk
M. Sewing
N. Growing plants
O. Baking
P. Arts and Crafts
Q. Canning
R. Other
A. For the week.
B. For each meal.
C. Buy non-perishable items in bulk.
D. Buy in bulk and freeze.
A. Yes
B. No
A. Right
B. Left
C. Ambidextrous - like a pitcher
A. Quick and Simple Meals
B. Family Meals
C. Gourmet Meals
D. Baking
E. BBQ - Grill Master
F. Bring Meals Home
G. Take Out
A. No one else in the kitchen while preparng meals.
B. A helper in the kitchen when preparing meals.
C. Family or friends visiting during meal prepartatiion.
A. Yes
B. No
A. Right
B. Left
C. Ambidextrous - like a pitcher
A. Yes
B. No
A. Yes
B. No
A. Preparing side dishes
B. Clean up
C. Assist in preparing main course
D. Take turns cooking
A. Toaster
B. Coffeepot
C. Blender
D. Wok
E. Can opener
F. Electric frying pan
G. Griddle
H. Crock pot
I. Pressure cooker
J. Food processor
K. Mixer
L. Microwave
M. Bread machine
O. Steamer
P. Juicer
Q. Other
A. Bottles
B. Cutting board
C. Breadboard
D. Breadbox
E. Cookbooks
F. Cutlery
G. Dishes
H. Display items
I. Glassware
J. Lids
K. Linen
L. Plastic
M. Soft drinks
N. Spices
O. Vegetables
P. Wine
Q. Other
A. Paper
B. Plastic
C. Glass
D. Cans
A. Kitchen
B. Garage
C. Utility room
D. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Base cabinet
B. Wall cabinet
C. Tall cabinet
D. Countertop
E. Appliance garage
F. Desk
F. Bookcase
G. Outside of kitchen
H. Walk-in pantry
I. Basement
A. Disposer
B. Microwave
C. Trash compactor
D. Icemaker
E. Dishwasher
F. Cooktop
G. Refrigerator
H. Freezer
I. Double oven
J. Second sink
K. Decorative wood hood
L. Stainless steel hood
M. Other, please explain
A. Yes
B. No
A. Wood
B. Stained
C. Stain and Glaze
C. Painted
D. Paint and Glaze
E. Veneered
E. Laminate
A. Sleek, plain front
B. Raised panels
C. Recessed panels
D. Arched panels
E. Glass fronts
A. Granite
B. Marble
C. Manufactured stone
D. Solid surfacing
E. Wood
F. Laminate
G. Other, please explain
A. Hardwood
B. Tile
C. Granite
D. Marble
E. Limestone
F. Sheet vinyl
G. Vinyl tiles
H. Concrete
I. Other, please explain
A. Formal
B. Traditonal
C. Transitional
C. Family retreat
D. Strictly functional
E. Open and airy
F. Sleek | Contemporary
G. Country
H. Personal design statement
A. Yes
B. No
A. Yes
B. No
A. Yes
B. No

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