There’s no doubt that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where everyone gathers, where meals are made, and where some of the best memories you’ll ever make takes place.

If you’re thinking about renovating your home, you’ll likely think about what you want to do to change your current space. Here are a few of our top tips on how to design your dream kitchen.

Decide How You Plan to Use the Space

One of the first things you need to do when designing your dream kitchen is to decide how you want to use the space. The ideal layout will match your lifestyle and hobbies. Make a list of the elements that matter most to you to help decide what to include in your renovation.

For example, are you a gourmet cook who can’t wait to try out a new recipe? Or do you prefer to entertain with friends and family members? If you fall into the first category, you’ll likely want room for elements like double ovens, plenty of counter space, and hideaways for kitchen appliances. If you’re not a fan of making anything other than reservations, you might opt for something less complicated, but with plenty of seating.

Check Out the Latest Materials and Availability

When designing your perfect kitchen, it is also a good idea to look at the various materials available. In addition to new materials, decide what or if any reclaimed items should be used and what the availability of elements you want included in your project.

Right now, there’s a bit of a supply shortage throughout the country thanks to stoppages that happened during the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic. When designing your dream kitchen, it is important to keep this in mind but also realize that delivery delays are sporadic based on location and item. However, this is where opting for reclaimed materials can come in handy and work as a great replacement option.

Think Outside of the Bread Box

Today’s kitchen technology is far outside of the traditional bread box you might have seen in the family kitchen as a child. These days, your refrigerator can tell what ingredients you have on hand and offer up a recipe. Meanwhile, your oven can send a message to your smartphone to let you know when preheating is done.

Modern technology is one very crucial element to consider when designing your dream kitchen. With so many different options and styles available, the only real constraints are your budget and imagination.

We Can Help with Your Kitchen Remodel

Whether you decide on a complete renovation or just a few simple changes, our Complements Home Interiors team is here to help with your entire kitchen remodel. Not only can we assist you with selecting elements to create the space of your dreams, we can also help facilitate the entire project from start to finish.

Are you ready to learn more about designing your perfect kitchen? Please contact us today to schedule an interior design consultation appointment.