Distinctive Kitchens Seattle

Crafting beautiful, comfortable, livable kitchens and baths

Custom kitchen designer servicing the greater Seattle area


About Us + Contact

In the 20 years I've spent working as a food critic and food writer, I've also become an avid home cook. And it's this passion that led me to kitchen design.

Many kitchens are designed with just the finishes in mind--the tiles for backsplash, the paint colors, the knobs and pulls. We love these details too! But we believe each kitchen should suit the cook who works in it and the family that lives in the home, and that your kitchen should function like a well-planned-out working space.

Of course all the beautiful details matter, but so does the width and depth of the sink, and the height of the hood over your range. We'll make sure the area where you prefer to prep is smartly organized, and we'll do our best to make room for the rest of the family to comfortably spend time in the space as well. Our goal is to work within your budget to create your idea of a dream kitchen.

When it comes to bathrooms, we're passionate about space-saving ideas and keeping things functional and beautiful. We might find a bold wallpaper for your powder room and create a serene space in the master bathroom; we aim to create spaces that suit your home and your taste.

Ready to get started? We are too. Use the form below to email us about your kitchen--be sure to tell us a bit about your current kitchen and what you hope to accomplish in your renovation, and include pictures if possible!--and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!


See our recent features in Seattle magazine!

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Please complete the form below or email us directly: ali dot scheff at gmail dot com. Include pictures of your current kitchen, if possible (even bad phone pictures are helpful!) We look forward to hearing from you!

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