Quartz, Granite or Marble Countertops ?…

When designing a new kitchen one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is what solid surface to use for your countertops, Quartz Granite or Marble ? There are other options but in my opinion these are the big three. I hope this helps you make the right decision, as you could beRead More..

Selecting Cabinet Hardware for Your Kitchen Design

The cabinets have been selected, you have picked your appliances, your countertops and your tile. You thought all of your decisions had been made… But, not until you pick your cabinet hardware…  Make sure you’re selecting cabinet hardware to enhance your Kitchen Design. This is an important decision as it is one of the detailsRead More..

Design Inspiration In The Environment Around You

Whether you are building a new home, beginning a renovation, or just trying out a different colour of paint on the walls, choosing a pallet can be a daunting task…  But it doesn’t have to be.  There is inspiration all around us every day.  Try finding your design inspiration in nature and the environment aroundRead More..

Want a New Kitchen? Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Get Started

The Kitchen, in my opinion, is the Heart of the Home!  Kitchens are by far the most popular room to renovate in a home.  Are you at a point that you’d like to breath ‘new’ life into your existing kitchen?   Planning is the most important step in the whole renovation process – the moreRead More..

The Best Way To Utilize Corner Cabinet Space

Corner Cabinet Design Considerations Almost every kitchen has one, if not two corners to deal with and my clients often ask: “what would you say is the best way to utilize corner cabinet space?”  We are all familiar with the old standbys: your mom’s old Lazy Susan or even better, the angled base cabinet.  WhileRead More..

Composting, Kitchen Garbage and Recycling Solutions

This may not be the first, second or sixth thing you considered when designing a kitchen but, with so many communities across Canada initiating recycling programs, selecting a place to keep cans, plastics, newsprint and empty cartons becomes an important design consideration.  A recycle cabinet will make life easy for this chore. At EKKO cabinetry,Read More..