Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence

Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence An Owners Reflection When Bob and I bought our company, 25 years ago, we experienced a seamless transition because I had been already been working in the business & running the residential side of it for the previous 6 years.  One day Patrick Contardo owned it … the next day,…

“To hire or not to hire … that is the question”

“To hire or not to hire … that is the question”   Okay … it’s time. You’ve discussed this home improvement on and off for quite some time.  You’ve clipped pictures from magazines, created an ‘idea-book’ on Houzz® and written lists of ‘wants’ and ‘needs’.  Now it’s time to take action and pursue the ‘dream…

Welcome to Design2Life!

I’ve enjoyed 30 wonderful years in the kitchen and bath industry and its been quite a ride …  When I began my career, Dupont Corian offered 4 colors (today they have 107) and granite was the material you selected for your headstone… So what to do with 30 years of experience, knowledge and insight?  I’d like to start sharing it…

For the Well-Designed Life

Refinement, in your home as in your life, takes the right combination of discernment, experience and collaboration. It’s the point where artistic sensibility and meticulous attention to detail come together. And it rarely happens by chance. In our 45+ years as full-service kitchen design specialists, we’ve diligently worked to refine our process of working together…