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This Week in Design: Tiled Walls

When you think of tiles in the kitchen you probably think of a backsplash and floor tiles. In kitchen design today tiles are extending beyond the standard 4″ backsplash and up the walls or dramatically floor to ceiling. We love this design element done in classic, white subway tiles to coordinate with any kitchen style Read More

Warm in Grey

Last week on Facebook we talked about the trend of using grey in the kitchen. From grey walls to grey tiles and our favourite, grey cabinetry, grey is a really lovely neutral and a great alternative to beige. We think this grey kitchen featuring white tiling, a white countertop and an over-sized range hood gets Read More

Woodsy IKEA Kitchen

The IKEA kitchen sale is on for just 6 more days! We love how this AKURUM/ADEL kitchen looks woodsy and warm with rustic details like galvanized accessories and wood. A perfect modern & cozy fall space.

A Designer IKEA Kitchen by Sarah Richardson

If you follow Designer Sarah Richardson you know that she is a pro at mixing colour and pattern in the spaces she designs. This kitchen she created using IKEA kitchen systems is no exception and we love the way she mixes ABSTRAKT high gloss white with pops of RUBRIK APPLAD in robin’s egg blue (similar Read More

IKEA Kitchen Sale: Fall 2013

It’s that time again… IKEA kitchen event time! From September 4th to November 30th IKEA offers you an opportunity to save up to 20% on your new kitchen and now is the time to book with IKAN for your kitchen installation. We are currently booking until Christmas, so consider your new kitchen an early gift Read More

IKAN Bio: Alexis Solomon

Leading IKAN Installation’s Design Team, Alexis Solomon offers our clients the chance to work with a professional Interior Designer during their kitchen renovation. With a certificate in Interior Architectural Design from Pacific Design Academy, Alexis brings many years of experience in both kitchen design and residential interiors. A true example of her astrological sign, Libra Read More

Anne & Cody’s Custom White Kitchen

Anne and Cody started out with a tiny kitchen that had a challenging layout. They expanded their kitchen by taking down the wall between the kitchen and living room and worked with IKAN’s designer, Alexis, to come up with creative solutions for their unique space. Many people think that IKEA kitchens work only if you Read More

Tia & Cliff’s Kitchen Built to Last

As a journeyman plumber and pipe fitter, homeowner Cliff knows a thing or two about renovations. But when it came to updating his own kitchen and dining room, which he shares with his wife Tia and their children, Cliff turned to IKAN for help. Initially, Tia and Cliff were going to simply reface their kitchen Read More

Suzanne & Keith’s Incredible Kitchen Island

Suzanne and Keith knew they wanted to renovate their new home as soon as they moved in and the kitchen was first on their list. Small, closed in and separate from the dining room, Suzanne and Keith needed their kitchen to be a place where they could cook and entertain friends simultaneously. Working with IKAN Read More

Hilary & Rob’s Family Kitchen

Hilary and Rob came to us with the need for a new kitchen that would accommodate their family of five since their current kitchen was only big enough for two and not a place you wanted to hang out in. Working with IKAN’s designer, Alexis, they created a design that would open up the whole Read More