Kitchen Design Don'ts

Designer Dave Stimmel deconstructs the successful kitchen.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionWhen planning your kitchen, think "big picture" to estimate the kind of space or seating you’ll need for holiday meals or family get-togethers.
Don't Hang on to the Old

"I have clients right now who have just moved into a new kitchen with lots of added appliances. But they still have all their pots and pans and accessories from their old kitchen. Do you still need a George Foreman grill and 20 different pans when you have a built-in grill?" People need to focus on their new space and how they'll use it, and get rid of whatever they don't need.