Chris & Jenny’s Kitchen Posted on December 8, 2011 By hello kitchen

I’m excited to show this transformational before / after! Chris and Jenny live in a 1996 house in Travis Country, and after 15 years, this kitchen had seen some serious wear and tear. As an avid cook and high-heat stir-fryer,.... read more →

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Christina & Rich’s Kitchen Posted on November 11, 2011 By hello kitchen

Rich and Christina live in the Hancock neighborhood in a lovely 1930’s Tudor-style cottage. The house has so many unique architectural elements, like arched doorways and niches, a curved chimney detail, old Austin brick, and oak flooring. With a master.... read more →

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Laura & Blake’s Kitchen Posted on October 11, 2011 By hello kitchen

Laura and Blake live in a 1954 house in the Allandale neighborhood, known for its wide lots, mid-century era homes and great city parks. Their compact 1260 sf house was built as part of an experiment to determine the effects.... read more →

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Trends article Posted on October 6, 2011 By hello kitchen

More great press! Adria & Brian’s Kitchen is featured in the current issue of Trends Magazine: please visit this link.

alison & dana’s kitchen Posted on March 28, 2011 By hello kitchen

Last year Alison & Dana contacted me for a consultation to take a look at their 1959-original kitchen. They had been living in the house a few years and had grown somewhat attached to the vivid turquoise appliances and formica,.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen – finished! Posted on March 8, 2011 By hello kitchen

  I am so thrilled to share photos of Peggy’s finished kitchen! I’ve updated periodically about this project here, here and here, so you can read the history of the project and see how the design developed, including some ‘before’.... read more →

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Patty’s Bath Posted on February 15, 2011 By hello kitchen

Helloooooo bath!! We’ve just completed this room as part of a complete renovation of a 1949 second-story flat in a Tarrytown duplex. Visiting the original space, you could just sense the potential… nice open rooms with plenty of natural light,.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen: sneak peek Posted on October 7, 2010 By hello kitchen

On Monday I spent the day with Peggy, helping organize drawers and getting the final items moved into the kitchen. It’s looking great! I love the warmth and contrast of the soapstone, red brick, pecan cabinets and bronze hardware. Here.... read more →

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Jennifer & Matt’s Kitchen Posted on September 29, 2010 By hello kitchen

Jennifer and Matt recently moved back to Austin from Philadelphia and settled themselves into the Hyde Park neighborhood, well-known for its charming historic houses. Theirs was built in 1938 and has some great original features: hardwood floors, a brick and limestone.... read more →

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Michael & Anna’s Kitchen Posted on August 26, 2010 By hello kitchen

Anna and Michael live in an exceptional house designed by Paul Lamb Architect, located on top of one of Austin’s tiny mountains overlooking the city. The house is distinguished by three pyramidal volumes, which contain the main functions of the house:.... read more →

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pattern! Posted on August 20, 2010 By hello kitchen

Here is a perforated panel that I designed for a kitchen that is nearing completion. It’s cut into an MDF board that is veneered with Sapele, an African wood similar to mahogany. Our cabinet maker used his CNC router to.... read more →

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Karen & Russell’s Kitchen Posted on July 27, 2010 By hello kitchen

I’m so excited to show another Hello Kitchen project that just wrapped up in June. Karen and Russell’s house was built in 1949 and has the vintage charms of split-face limestone, a low pitched roof, and casement windows. Much of.... read more →

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Teresa’s Bath Posted on July 18, 2010 By hello kitchen

Here’s another Hello Kitchen project that just wrapped up a few weeks ago! Teresa has lived in her cute 1950 bungalow in north Hyde Park (aka Northfield, aka my neighborhood) for the past 15 years, and for most of that.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen: getting close! Posted on June 28, 2010 By hello kitchen

For those of you following along, here is an exciting update on the construction progress out at Peggy’s kitchen! For a little background on the project, before photos, and a collage of our finishes, click here. This last month has been.... read more →

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Austin Monthly Home Posted on June 24, 2010 By hello kitchen

check out the summer issue of Austin Monthly Home… woohoo!

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Peggy’s Kitchen Posted on January 22, 2010 By hello kitchen

Here’s a look at a Hello Kitchen project that’s about to begin construction! Peggy’s 1950 brick farmhouse is in a small town about two hours outside of Austin, and though it’s her hometown, she is currently living in the Middle.... read more →

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Let’s get organized! Posted on September 30, 2009 By hello kitchen

The first step to improving any kitchen is to clear away unnecessary items and re-organize. This may sound like a simple task, maybe something you can do in an afternoon, but things can get out of hand quickly if there.... read more →

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Julia Child’s Kitchen Posted on August 19, 2009 By hello kitchen

A friend sent me a link to Julia Child’s Kitchen at the Smithsonian a few years ago, and it has stayed with me for its incredible functionality and warmth of character. Julia said that the kitchen is the ‘beating heart and.... read more →

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The many kitchens of Julie & Julia Posted on August 18, 2009 By hello kitchen

After seeing the wonderful Julie & Julia last week, I was inspired to start compiling all the great kitchen set designs from my favorite movies. The kitchens featured in J&J were obviously a huge focus of the movie, with an.... read more →

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On the shelf: Cookbooks Posted on August 18, 2009 By hello kitchen

I use cookbooks for almost every meal preparation, so I keep them in plain sight in the kitchen where they’re easily accessible. I usually scan the fridge a few hours before dinnertime, see what looks good (like that bundle of.... read more →

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