As Featured in National Kitchen & Bath Kitchen Encounters, a family-owned business since 1981, is marking its 40th anniversary this month. Situated in the heart of the Annapolis Design District, Kitchen Encounters has earned an outstanding reputation for exquisite designs and exceptional customer service, boasting a staff of designers who are all NKBA Certified Kitchen
When an Annapolis homeowner contacted Mark White, owner of Kitchen Encounters, to help her with her dream kitchen, she already knew the basics of what she wanted. White had designed a kitchen for her previous home in 2003. Having relied on the talents of Interior Concepts and Purple Cherry Architects
Kitchens as beautiful as this don’t just happen. They are master-minded; in this case, many top professionals in Annapolis collaborated. Catherine M. Lowe, ASID was the lead interior designer of both home and well-proportioned kitchen. Lowe notes that there is utility at the center of this kitchen’s beauty. “Some kitchens
The current owners of this traditional Annapolis center-hall Colonial had already updated the exterior of their home to suit their more contemporary taste. With that taken care of, it was time to turn their attention to the kitchen. The hardwood Brazilian cherry floors remained, but out went the traditional white
Evolving technology is a fact of modern life. And no room in the house has been more impacted by technological change than the kitchen. Innovations only a few generations ago transformed the process of meal preparation from endless hours of physical drudgery to modern convenience. Appliances we now take for
Situated on historic Eastern Shore farmland, our award winner for Custom Building is this guest “barn” built by Lynbrook of Annapolis. “The story line the homeowners wanted to convey is that these guest quarters were added to an existing barn,” says Lynbrook president Raymond Gauthier. “They wanted a house that
It’s refreshing when people say shocking things, even when a treasured American institution is under attack: the kitchen. “I do not like kitchens. I think they are the ugliest rooms in the house. I hate them. I hate being in them,” says a homeowner and artist who lives on the
Families, in-laws, and office suites are not the only places that harbor dysfunction and pathological triangles. A quiet killer lurks among us. It thrives upon confusion. Upon useless niches and ill-fitting cabinetry. Upon fear that there are deep problems. That you will blow your retirement income solving these problems.