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And The Winner Is…

  And the winner is Sarah Blank of Sarah Blank Design Studio for Best Classic Kitchen in the At Home Magazine 2017 Awards! So thrilled to share this award with my wonderful, skilled team: Architect Sheldon Richard Kostelecky, Senior Designer Chip Raymond, Senior Assistant Adrisse Brandt and builder, David Brown. I’m so honored to win the At … Read the full article

The Detour That Led Me To Design A Kitchen For One Kings Lane

  It was a dreary rainy Spring but the Summer was exciting and fast paced. This glorious summer, I was approached by Debbie Propst, President of One Kings Lane, (and buyer of my home in New Canaan), to design a permanent kitchen in OKL’s first bricks and mortar seasonal store in Southampton. It was a … Read the full article

Elle Decor Feature | Red Kitchens

I am delighted to be featured in Elle Decor’s article 30+ BEST RED KITCHENS FOR THE BOLDEST AMONG US. Please click on the link to Elle Decor to view their gallery of gorgeous, red kitchens. If you would like to see more of my Spanish Revival Kitchen pictured in the gallery visit my portfolio here.   … Read the full article

James Swan’s Million Dollar Decorating Podcast

    I am so honored to be a part of James Swan’s Million Dollar Decorating Podcast. I have been a follower of his blog for some time, and am delighted to have recently had the opportunity to share some of my design philosophies with his listeners. If you haven’t done so yet, visit James’ blog … Read the full article

5 Great Features for a Gourmet Kitchen

As they always say — at the heart of every loving home, there’s a kitchen. As an interior designer, I’ve had the opportunity to create many beautiful gourmet kitchens for a variety of clients, and while they’re always personalized and different, they usually have a few important features in common. 1. Convenient Work Stations – From … Read the full article

Break the Mold With These Kitchen Color Options

Say goodbye to boring and break free from the misconception that many homeowners have that says the kitchen must be white. Sure, neutral tones can be elegant, but so can shades of blue and green when executed to perfection! If you’re looking to put a unique spin on your luxury kitchen design, here are a … Read the full article

Top 10 Kitchen Accessories

Part of what makes a good design functional is making sure that the accessories used in your kitchen are the most efficient for your needs. Some may seem like a good idea, but when you really take a look at them they take up more space than it’s worth. Many of these items have clearances that need … Read the full article

Contemporary Kitchens

In this relentlessly fast-paced world of design and technology, let’s stop, catch our breath for a moment, and take a look at what defines a ‘contemporary’ kitchen today. We now live in the very public, noisy arena of Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, so it is not surprising that, in the private sector, we … Read the full article

Would An Open Kitchen Floor Plan Work For You?

The Architectural Digest show ran from March 19th through 22nd. At the lecture THE ART & SCIENCE OF SOURCING THE KITCHEN the panel discussed the open floor plan kitchen as the direction of today – that an open land is the layout of choice…  Being a kitchen designer for 34 years my first thought was shouldn’t … Read the full article

Family Kitchen

This magnificent Westchester County home built in the late 1920s is now a part of the historic register. We were hired by the homeowner to design the back of house, which consists of mud room, pool kitchen, main kitchen, and butler’s pantry. Architect Bana Choura did a fabulous job incorporating the old garage and old … Read the full article