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Double the Designers Help Creative Kitchen Process

Double the Designers Help Creative Kitchen Process

If you’ve ever tried to build something new from something old, you’d understand how difficult remodeling actually is. Many a time the end result is far from what you’d envisioned and what you actually wanted. So the creative process is not just a combination of ideas that appear good but ones that work well with each other. This is even more important while creating kitchen spaces and remodeling kitchen, as you’re stuck with whatever you end up with. The creative kitchen process is not a straightforward affair–it’s full of turns and twists and pull-ups.

Working in Tandem

While working according to a set of precise plans is important, working with your designer is even more so. You may have heaps of ideas and design layouts in mind but the creative process goes beyond this. Kitchen remodeling is expensive and at the end of it, you like to feel that it’s been money well spent. Working with a designer, setting forth your ideas, getting theirs, finding out how all of it affects your budget are things that have to be set down first. If you’re a designer yourself then it becomes easier to talk out the whole collaborative process of creating new spaces that are aesthetic and functional.

Space constraints

Everyone doesn’t have large kitchen spaces that can be re-designed and remodeled comfortably. It’s important for designers to understand the constraints there are because of less physical space. House owners and designers may want to implement many things but will have to tone it down when it comes down to ground reality. Proper measurements must be made and spaces analyzed before design ideas are put forth. The owners need to be entirely comfortable with all designer decisions. Of course if you’re a designer yourself, it makes the task much easier, at least as far as deciding what is possible and what’s not feasible.

Choosing materials

Exciting as it is to have to choose products, select tiles, flooring, the kind of glass, wood, fixtures, the kind of kitchen countertops and cabinets that you want, the process can be a little overwhelming. Having double designers working can make it simpler as they have a lot of experience under their belt and know which product works best where. Being able to eliminate designs and textures is a big beginning as that helps to narrow down choices.

Changes as plans evolve

Once the basic spade work is done and you have a rough idea of what’s going where, you can change the colors and schemes as the work is being done. Sometimes an inspirational showroom video can just set you off on to a different tack and allow the rest of the scheme to fall in with that.

The finished Product

It’s fun planning a kitchen remodeling or a bathroom remodeling and it’s tiring too, but at the end of it all, when you walk through the kitchen space that you’ve helped create, you can be proud that you’ve been a part of the kitchen creative process. It’s a feeling that will invoke itself every time you enter the place and every time you have a shower.

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Sam Kazanci <br/><span id="position">Owner</span>
Sam Kazanci

Sam Kazanci is the owner of Fairfax Kitchen Bath Remodeling. He has experience to build and remodel the kitchen and baths with his team and the author of fkb blog: You can find Sam on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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