Our Custom Wood Countertops Blog features the industry’s most talented and innovative designers throughout the United States and abroad. This featured kitchen includes a Custom Cherry Countertop designed by Gordon Blau of Coastal Cabinet Works.
About the Designer: Gordon Blau came to Coastal Cabinet Works as a kitchen designer after a long career as an Emmy Award-winning television graphics designer. While he expected an adjustment period after changing careers, Gordon was surprised how quickly he was able to make the transition from designing for television to designing for the home.
“No matter what the discipline, design is about solving problems and satisfying the needs of your client. The biggest difference is that while a television graphic will be on-screen for a few seconds and then gone forever, your customer will be living with their kitchen for years and years.”
A Tip From Gordon: Listen carefully to your clients. While it’s tempting to push the envelope with our designs, we need to make certain that our designs fit the needs and styles of our customers.
Cabinet Manufacturer: Wall Cabinets – Design-Craft with Gibson door in White Dahlia Acrylic and Ballina stainless steel doors
Base Cabinets – Yorktowne with Gilmore door in Cherry Chestnut
Countertops: Peninsula Countertop – Grothouse – Custom Cherry Countertop
Other Countertops – Caesarstone Eggshell
Stove: Miele cooktop and hood
Bosch double wall oven
Other Appliances: Sub-Zero refrigerator
See more designs by Gordon Blau of Coastal Cabinet Works on their website, Facebook, Houzz, and Pinterest. To view more designs including a custom cherry countertop, visit our Countertop Image Library.