The first and foremost essential of kitchen design is the establishment of a budget. What is the current value of the home and how extensive a remodel is the homeowner considering? Does the homeowner wish to invest 5, 10, 15, or 20 % of the current value in the new kitchen project? What are their expectations in cabinetry, countertops and appliances? Kitchen design is very dependant on lifestyle and the existing home d├ęcor. The homeowner may wish to continue with the traditional or completely begin a transition to a more contemporary look. It is important to create relationships of trust and understanding. Our client is counting on our expertise to create the kitchen design of their dreams.