Tag Archives: Shawna Dillon

A Chicago loft kitchen creates beautiful continuum with its surroundings

We interviewed interior designer Thomas Riker of jamesthomas about the kitchen he and his partner, James Dolenc designed for a stunning Chicago loft space. What was the concept for the entire house? THOMAS: The home is for two busy professionals … Continue reading

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A Chicago kitchen remodel turns spatial challenges into an advantage

By Shawna Dillon, Principal & Kitchen Designer, Snaidero DC Metro Every kitchen installation – big or small – comes with its own set of challenges. After all, problem solving is what design is all about, at its core. For this … Continue reading

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Solving tough kitchen design challenges: Putting the new in the old

By Shawna Dillon, Owner and Kitchen Designer, Snaidero DC Metro With so many different factors included in a kitchen remodel, each project comes with its own unique set of design challenges.  Odd spaces, tough buildings, and problematic trades all contribute … Continue reading

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Kitchen accessories are great but is there such thing as over-accessorizing?

By Shawna Dillon, kitchen designer, Studio Snaidero Chicago In a previous post, our blog contributor Lois O’Malley talked about using kitchen accessories to maximize functionality. Here, Shawna offers a different perspective and warns us about getting too crazy on your … Continue reading

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