• Maple Cabinets

    Maple Cabinets

    Maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances compliment this sage green granite countertop giving it center stage.

  • Cork Flooring

    Cork Flooring

    Commercial grade cork flooring gives the space a soft and quiet feel.

  • White Carrera Marble

    White Carrera Marble

    White Carrera Marble, white Corian and white washed cabinets give this Pacific Heights kitchen a fresh new look.

  • Custom Island

    Custom Island

    A custom island with a butcher block top makes a great work space in this spacious San Francisco kitchen.

  • Quartet of Windows

    Quartet of Windows

    A quartet of windows, a French door and a central skylight spills warm natural light into this Pacific Heights kitchen and breakfast room.

  • Wood Flooring

    Wood Flooring

    Wood flooring and contrasting cherry cabinets compliment the neutral limestone countertops creating a warm kitchen.

  • Lots of windows

    Lots of windows

    Lots of windows and skylights bring natural light to this kitchen with an open floor plan.

  • Island


    An island with a prep sink gives us another place to work in the kitchen without stepping on each other\'s toes.

  • Kitchen Island

    Kitchen Island

    This generous kitchen island provides extra work space and a breakfast counter.

  • Orinda Remodel

    Orinda Remodel

    Another view of the kitchen island shows off the airy open floor plan.

  • Kitchen Remodel

    Kitchen Remodel

    Ample lighting makes for a cozy ambience in the kitchen spilling into the living area

The Heart of The Home

Remember when kitchens were mostly just places to cook? Today they’ve become in so many ways the center of family living. A gathering place. An entertaining space. An informal dining room. And, yes, a place for preparing meals. Colleen has, literally, written the book on kitchen design. We’ve worked with chefs. So we get the functional requirements, and the family dynamics, that make a kitchen work for its many different uses. Including cooking.

Great Kitchens: At Home With America’s Top Chefs
By Ellen Whitaker, Colleen Mahoney and Wendy A. Jordan