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Today in Design: Industrial Kitchen Elements

We’ve been longtime fans of industrial kitchen appliances at home and though this started out as a unique trend, it is now a typical feature in high-end kitchens of every style. In kitchen design today we’re seeing additional industrial elements such as open kitchen shelving, hanging tools and prep spaces on casters being incorporated in Read More

A Clean Comtemporary Kitchen in Rockland

We love a dramatic Before + After and the transformation of this kitchen in Rockland blew us away. The dark kitchen was original to the home and did not provide the open concept layout that the homeowners wanted. After contacting IKAN at the recommendation of their builder, the homeowners enlisted the assistance of Alexis Solomon, Read More

Today in Design: Space Saving Dining Sets

We love the design trend of eat-in kitchens but not everyone has a space large enough to accommodate a dining table for 10 in their kitchen. This doesn’t mean you can’t get on board! Whether your kitchen has just enough room for a multi-purpose table to double as prep space or you’re lucky enough to Read More

Willis Point Kitchen with a View

Overlooking the Saanich Inlet, this kitchen needed an overhaul to go with its spectacular view. High ceilings allowed designer, Alexis Solomon of MINT Design, to heighten the upper cabinets and extend the counter space. Alexis’ design also made use of hard-to-reach cupboard space by creating a custom appliance garage with IKEA’s AVSIKT roll-front cabinet so Read More

A Waterfront Condo Kitchen in Songhees

The owners of this beautiful waterfront condo in Songhees called on IKAN to help them maximize space in their kitchen. They took advantage of generous ceiling height with floor-to-ceiling cabinets and used pull out drawers to expand their storage space as recommended by IKAN’s designer, Alexis Solomon. White IKEA STAT doors help the space to Read More

Tips for Remodeling Your Kitchen

A kitchen is more than just cabinetry and countertops. Kitchens need to function well and as the room that many families use the most, a kitchen needs to be durable too. Recently Better Homes and Gardens published a great article on “20 Kitchen Remodeling Tips” so we wanted to share our Top 5 Tips for Read More

Lynn’s Beach Drive Kitchen

Lynn loves white kitchens and when it came to installing a new one she knew that white cabinetry for her galley-like kitchen would be a perfect fit. Lynn and her husband are no strangers to IKEA kitchens. In fact, in their old home they installed an IKEA kitchen themselves but were relieved to discover that Read More

In the news

We were very flattered to read such a great story about our company in the Times Colonist today. We’re feeling extremely grateful for our clients and the success we’ve had the past three years. If you haven’t seen it, you can read it HERE.

Three years and three-hundred kitchens!

As Anthony Stubbs and Kyler Davalosky blew out the candle on IKAN’s third birthday cake, the company’s co-owners celebrated three years of hard work and growth. “Three years is a big deal for us,” says Anthony. “Almost half of new businesses don’t make it this far so we wanted to recognize how hard we’ve worked Read More

This Week in Design: Waterfall Counters

If you’ve decided to splurge on stone countertops for your new kitchen why not go the extra mile and consider finishing them with a waterfall edge? Waterfall edge countertops are a huge trend in kitchen design right now and for good reason. Extending the stone beyond the edges of your workspace to meet the floor Read More