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Melissa Seibold

Melissa  Seibold

Canterbury Design

    • For each person, a dream kitchen is a reflection of magical memories and their aspirations. Melissa Seibold knows that by investing time to listen to each client, she can draw from them the characteristics of the kitchen they truly desire. Melissa loves the uniqueness of every project and she embraces every style, knowing that each can address a homeowner’s vision.

      With a B.A. in Architecture and Computer Science from Lehigh University, Melissa takes the information she gathers from clients and develops 3D color renderings. Each rendering suggests the materials being used to create the character of the kitchen as well as the layout. This enables clients to tour their space before the room is constructed. They can determine if the look is right and if the layout functions as it should based upon their family’s lifestyle: who cooks, who entertains, and who gathers round the kitchen.

      Q&A with Melissa Seibold

      Where do you find design inspiration?
      Clients, architecture, materials.

      How do you approach the design process?
      Considering function, clients’ personality.

      How does your aesthetic stand out amongst other designers/architects?
      Clean design, visual order—eye movement throughout space—harmony, and project management.

      What is the greatest value you provide your client?
      3-D for visualization and detailed storage.

      What is your biggest challenge as a designer/architect?
      Time—the level of perfection I like takes time.

      What does the Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest mean to you?
      Brand recognition that sales is not just driven by appliance showrooms.

      What are some of the current design trends?
      Simplicity of design, function, lifestyle.

      Where do you see kitchen design going in the next 5 years?
      Living areas with integrated kitchens, smart TV, comfortable seating.

Award winning kitchens

Explore award winning kitchens from the prestigious Kitchen Design Contest by this designer.


KDC 2013-14