How to Design Your Dream Kitchen
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How to Design Your Dream Kitchen

Learn Kitchen Design from A to Z
4.5 (306 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,743 students enrolled
Created by Erikka Fogleman
Last updated 7/2020
English [Auto]
Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 articles
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Be able to select the right finishes for your dream kitchen
  • Learn the best areas to spend your money in a kitchen remodel
  • Understand when it's a good idea to bring in a designer or design/build firm
  • Learn important questions to ask your contractors to avoid costly mistakes
  • Learn what order work should be done in during a kitchen remodel
  • Identify ideal kitchen layouts for smaller and larger kitchens
  • Implement innovative storage solutions for your kitchen
  • Learn how to save money on your countertop and backsplash
  • Learn important guidelines for your backsplash installation
  • Learn the right questions to ask to help select the right appliances for your family
  • Pen/Pencil

                                Do you dream of having a beautiful new kitchen, but don’t know where to start?

             Are you about to start a kitchen remodel, but you are already overwhelmed with all of the choices you have to make?

If this is you, then you have come to the right place!

Whether you are planning on simply updating your kitchen finishes or you are planning a complete kitchen gut remodel, the breadth of today’s kitchen options are truly incredible, and I am here to break it all down for you so that you feel confident in creating the perfect design for you.

This course really is the A-Z of kitchen design, covering the most important aspects of kitchen design, including, but not limited to:

  • Realistic kitchen remodeling budgets and timelines

  • Knowing what to ask your contractors to avoid costly mistakes

  • Sorting through all of the functional and aesthetic decisions you’ll need to make during the kitchen design process including, but not limited to, layouts, cabinetry, lighting, window coverings, breakfast nooks, countertops, backsplashes, appliances, and hardware

  • How to mix metal finishes in the kitchen like a Pro

  • How to choose the best kitchen style for you and your home

  • How to save money when purchasing countertops and backsplashes

  • Learn the latest in innovative storage solutions and the best small kitchen design hacks

I’ll also provide you with some invaluable downloadable resources, first and foremost, a "Master Kitchen Design Planner", which we’ll complete together in the course, and once completed, will contain all of the design details you’ll need for your kitchen remodel. You’ll also be able to download my "Ultimate Kitchen Design Style Guide", which contains a wealth of information, covering the ideal finishes and selections for whichever style of kitchen you choose.

In short, kitchen design is complicated.  Unless you are a seasoned interior designer who already has experience in kitchen design, I encourage you to enroll, as this course is ideal for both non-designers as well as professional interior designers who are new to the world of kitchen design.  I look forward to seeing you in the course!


  • If you are interested in taking most or all of my courses, I have a recommended order in which to watch them (although it's certainly not required).  I would start with "How to Design a Room in 10 Easy Steps" because most of my other courses are in-depth classes of the concepts touched on in this 10 step class.  Following the 10 Step Course, I suggest moving on to "How to Use Color Like a Pro", followed by "How to Work with Interior Design Styles Like a Pro", then "How to Use Lighting Design to Transform your Home", and finally "Design is in the Details".  My other courses, "How to Use Minimalist Interior Design to Live your Best Life", "Use Eco-friendly, Sustainable Design to Improve Your Life", and "How to Design Your Dream Kitchen" are all stand alone classes on specialty topics within interior design, and therefore, can be taken in any order.

  • Please be aware that this course, or any of my courses, is not intended to provide all of the knowledge needed to become a professional interior designer.  As with any professional field, there is a significant amount of education and/or experience that is needed to achieve competency in this field.  My intention with these courses is to provide some solid foundational knowledge to assist either those individuals interested in "DIY" interior design to work on their own projects more effectively, or to provide supplemental education to both interior design students and professionals.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to design their dream kitchen
  • This course is also for professional interior designers who are new to the field of kitchen design
Course content
Expand all 45 lectures 05:31:39
+ Working with a Contractor/Interior Designer
5 lectures 37:33
Set Realistic Expectations for Your Kitchen Remodel - Time and Money
Important Questions to Ask your Kitchen Contractor to Avoid Costly Mistakes
When to Bring in a Designer or a Design/Build Kitchen Firm
Order of Work in a Kitchen Remodel
Activity #1 - Assessing Your Kitchen Design Needs
+ Kitchen Functionality
15 lectures 02:03:36
Ideal Layout Options - Larger Kitchens
Ideal Layout Options - Smaller Kitchens
Kitchen Styles - What Style is Best for You?
Let's Talk Kitchen Cabinetry – Repainting, Refacing, or Replacing
Gel Stains - The Best of Both Worlds?
Let's Talk Kitchen Cabinetry – Function First
Let's Talk Kitchen Cabinetry – Style Second
Open Shelving - A Great Choice for Many Kitchens
Kitchen Islands
Kitchen Lighting
Window Coverings - What are the Best Options for Your Kitchen?
Breakfast Nook Ideas
Innovative Kitchen Storage Solutions
Small Kitchen Design Hacks
Activity #2 - Making Your Kitchen's Functional Decisions
+ Selecting the Best Finishes
20 lectures 02:32:44
Let's Select Finishes – What Comes First in a Kitchen Remodel?
Beautiful Kitchen Color Schemes
Captivating Countertops - Stone of Every Kind
Stone Countertop Finish Options
Captivating Countertops - Everything Else
Tips for Saving Money on Countertops
Beautiful Backsplashes
Tips for Saving Money on Backsplashes
Important Backsplash Guidelines
Fabulous Flooring Choices for Your Kitchen
Amazing Appliances – Important Questions/Guidelines and Cool Small Appliances
Amazing Appliances – Ranges, Cooktops and Range Hoods
Amazing Appliances – Ovens, Microwaves and Dishwashers
Amazing Appliances – Refrigerators and Built-In Wine Coolers
Sensational Sinks
Fantastic Faucets
Handsome Hardware - Why You Should Choose Your Kitchen Hardware Wisely
Mixing and Matching Metal Finishes in Your Kitchen
Accessorizing Your Kitchen Like a Pro
Activity #3 - Selecting Your Kitchen Finishes
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 01:45
Final Conclusion: Thank You for Joining Me in this Mega Kitchen Course!