Some Not-so-secret Admirations…

We’ve been proud to provide Mainers with beautiful kitchen designs that fit their budgets, but we have to admit we aren’t the only ones we think are doing things well. We wanted to share with you some of our favorite businesses and people – a select few we’ve been honored to be compared to, and who inspire us to continue working the way we do…read more.

Personalized Kitchen Design Starts with Stone

One of the best ways to create a space that showcases your personality is through show-stopping stone countertops. Within the category of natural stone are hundreds of different species, colors, and families of granite, marble, and more. No two slabs are ever the same, and the right choice can be instrumental in creating a perfect space… read more.

Maine Coast Kitchen Design Featured in the Gorham Times:

We’re thrilled to have been profiled in the latest issue of Gorham Times. It’s the latest of many warm welcomes we’ve received from this amazing local business community. We’re proud to be a part of it, and look forward to meeting more of our neighbors. Read the full article on page 3 of the paper.

Design Inspiration: notable TV and movie kitchens:

As designers, cinematic inspiration always fascinates us – and makes a fun jumping off point for the kitchen design process. We’ve had more than one customer ask us to recreate the white kitchen with honed black tops from the Hamptons beach house in… read more

Maine Coast Kitchen Design awarded Best of Houzz for third consecutive year

– We wouldn’t receive these awards if it wasn’t for the amazing, creative, fun clients we have the honor of working with, many of whom are avid Houzzers. And when it comes to the relationships we build together as we go through the design-build process, they’re the ones who say it best… read more

Our top kitchen trends for 2015: 

Need confirmation of your impeccable taste? Look no further than our latest newsletter for the top kitchen trends of 2015. In case you missed it, you can view the online version right here…read more

MCKD project featured in Maine Home + Design February 2015 issue:

Maine Home + Design is a permanent fixture at our design center, and a favorite publication of our designers and clients alike – so it’s an honor to have our work featured in their February 2015 Interior Design issue. The magazine profiled our adaptive reuse of an abandoned church in Portland, which we brought back to life as a residence while carefully preserving the spirit of the space… read more

Big News! Our showroom and stone shop are moving in together: 

We’re thrilled to announce that in one short week the Maine Coast Kitchen Design showroom will relocate from our current location on Commercial Street in Portland to a full-service modern design center at 17 Little Wing Lane in Gorham…read more

Spice up your post-holiday fete with a festive signature drink: 

Candy cane cocktail in January? Don’t mind if I do. In Maine, winter is far from ready to quit when the calendar flips, so why not extend your holiday cheer into the new year as well? Post-holiday holiday parties are gaining popularity, and for good reason…read more

Designing Around the View: subtle beauty on the lake (photos):

Sometimes, the goal of a design is not to make an impact, but rather to achieve perfect subtlety – to combine fine elements in a way that doesn’t demand direct attention, but instead quietly enhances the aura of a home…read more

Maine Coast Kitchen Design named a finalist for the 2014 Maine Family Business Awards:

Maine Coast Kitchen Design has been named one of 18 finalists for the 2014 Maine Family Business Awards, an annual program put on by the Institute for Family-Owned Business in partnership with the law firm Verrill Dana…read more

Meet our Newest Designer, Sarah Raeder:

Maine Coast Kitchen Design is thrilled to welcome designer Sarah Raeder to our team. Sarah earned her BS in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburg and fell in love with the kitchen and bath design world eight years ago when…read more

On the Coast, Of the Coast: an eco-friendly and stunning makeover in South Portland (photos): “

No house should ever be on a hill, or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together, each the happier for the other.” – Frank Lloyd Wright…read more

Custom Sinks add an Unexpected Splash:

Back in January, the editors of Design New England took to to post a supplement to their Jan/Feb issue. Titled Kitchen and Bath Extras, it was a review of some of the newer K&B trends…read more

Maine Coast Kitchen Design Awarded Best of Houzz 2014: 

We were so thrilled last week to receive this note in our inbox: Hi MAINE COAST KITCHEN DESIGN and congratulations, We’re writing to let you know that you’ve been voted by the Houzz community as a winner of our Best of Houzz 2014 awards… read more

Spotted: La Cornue CornuFé range in House Beautiful Magazine: 

The February edition of House Beautiful magazine features a piece titled Pretty Spectacular, featuring a Brooklyn townhouse decorated by designer Miles Redd. And though Redd was brought in for the finishing touches, we couldn’t help but also approve of the client’s prior choices in the kitchen… read more

Our Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter:

the color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid. Here’s how you can incorporate it into your kitchen design… read more