kitchen design

Where Serenity Meets Style


Craft the perfect recipe for your home’s centerpiece.

The kitchen is more than just a place to cook—it’s the heart of the home where memories are made and shared. Our approach to kitchen design blends innovative functionality with personal touches, ensuring your kitchen is a warm, inviting, and efficient space tailored to your lifestyle.

Our five-step process to a lavish kitchen

1. design & planning

  • Landing the Vision & Initial Design Concepts
  • Define Budget & Investment Priorities
  • Initial Selections for Flooring, Cabinets, Hardware, Appliances, Lighting, Backsplash (and any showroom meetings)
  • Defined plans to identify needs of Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC (all mechanicals)
  • Initial Timeline Projections 
  • Engineering or Survey Documents Needed (Moving Walls or Additions) 
  • Cabinet Drawings
  • Architectural Drawings (30-90 Days) Any necessary plans will be quote and approved by client

2. invest & launch

  • Finalize Design Material Selections
  • Finalize Budget (Internal meeting between Designer and Build Team)
  • Approval of the Construction Agreement (official project kickoff!)
  • Payment #1 Processed
  • Ordering of Materials – (Appliances, Flooring, Cabinets, Plumbing, Etc)
  • Apply for Permits (average 10-45 Days) 
  • Road Map of the Final Schedule 
  • Review Final Design Documents Onsite (Electrical, Plumbing, Paint Schedules) 
  • Job Site Expectations & Locations Meeting (Dumpster, Storage, Access to the home, Porta John, Etc)  (on site meeting with a Designer + Build Team)
  • Schedule of Demo Day Released


  • All Design Materials on Site 
  • Protect & Site Preparation  
  • Removal & Disposal of Old Materials 
  • Assess Unforeseen Conditions & Address Any Rot, Mold, Not to Code Items
  • Framing Alterations: Structural, Functional, Aesthetic from Floor to Ceiling
  • Any Additional Time & Work Authorizations (ATWA) Approved
  • Finalize Location of Anything Behind the Walls: Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Insulation (on site meeting with a Designer)


  • Pass 5 Inspection Areas: Everything Behind the Walls  (Plumbing,  Electrical, HVAC, Framing, Insulation)  
  • Trim & Drywall Installation
  • Field Verification (if needed) for categories such as paint, stains, etc.
  • Primer & First Coat of Paint 
  • Cabinets Installation & Template Countertops  (on site meeting with a Designer)
  • Interior Finishes Are Onsite & Ready for Installation 
  • Countertops/Backsplash  Installation
  • Connect Plumbing, Lighting, Electrical, HVAC, Hood & Vents  (on site meeting with a Designer)
  • Flooring Installation or Refinishing


  • Inspection of Everything Attached to Any Surface, Wall or Ceiling  (Plumbing,  Electrical, HVAC)
  • Inspection of Safety (Fire, Enter & Exit, Accesality, Meets All Building Codes)   
  • Final Punch List Creation & Walkthrough with Design & Build Team (on site meeting with a Designer)
  • Adjust Cabinets, Paint Touch Up, Dings or Scratches, or Anything Remaining    
  • Final Professional Cleaning & Certificate of Completion Delivered to Client (1 Year Warranty) 
  • Ribbon Cutting & Photo Shoot

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2024 Kitchen Investment Calculator

Based on 50 Turn-Key Permitted North Raleigh Projects

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*We will customize for you, but it's worth considering these ranges for your project

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