St. Charles of New York has been fashioning dream kitchens for eight decades. At the helm of creative and architectural design is Karen Williams, who says that over 36 years with the company, no two days have ever been the same. “In order to design a kitchen that makes a statement, I must first understand the client’s lifestyle and needs, and there is always a wish list that I try to accommodate,” she says. The most fundamental element, she says, is flow, and that will ultimately inform the design elements of the space. Overall, Williams’s largest piece of advice is to not follow trends but go with what you love. “Kitchens should be inviting and true multipurpose rooms,” she says. Continue on for her tips to create a kitchen that is unique but will also stand the test of time.
Backsplash and countertops
Originally posted 2016-01-07 14:22:55.