Organization Encourages Creativity

Organization Encourages Creativity

Organization Encourages Creativity BY CARLA RIEDEL When I have twenty minutes to relax and don’t want to start a new binge, I have two Netflix go-to shows. One is The West Wing – undeniably the greatest TV show ever produced in the ninety-seven-year history of...
Putting a Chanel Jacket on a Pig

Putting a Chanel Jacket on a Pig

Putting a Chanel Jacket on a Pig BY CARLA RIEDEL Whether we like it or not, kitchen design is a fashion business. Tastes change. The pendulum swings toward light woods, then dark, then all white, then back round again. Even though most people set out to design a...
Kitchen Expectations

Kitchen Expectations

Great Kitchen Expectations BY CARLA RIEDEL This is going to be terrible. Just terrible. People who tell you their kitchen remodel was a breeze are liars. I often tell my customers that a kitchen remodel is exactly like childbirth: you’ll be so tickled with the outcome...
The Burning Issue

The Burning Issue

The Burning Issue “What’s the next big thing in kitchen design?”   The burning issue… at cocktail parties, at fundraisers, in the dentist’s waiting room. When people find out I’m a kitchen designer, this is often the first question...