The Kitchen Strand

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Design & Ergonomic Philosophies for Better Living, July 2006

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The Kitchen Strand, Inc., a unique and unexpected delight nestled in the quaint town of Hobe Sound, Florida, designs and installs exquisite, upscale residential kitchens, baths, custom cabinetry and specialty rooms. Upon entering the boutique-style showroom, you feel as if you are in the kitchen of a friend as you are warmly welcomed by Proprietors Fred and Jean Bowen-Smith.

Committed to providing exquisite cabinetry and unparalleled service, this premiere South Florida kitchen and bath design firm values their clients and believes that integrity and an extraordinary staff of talented professionals are key to their success. Fred, with over 20 years industry experience, and his wife, Jean, opened the doors of The Kitchen Strand over six years ago. "Design & Ergonomic Philosophies for Better Living," their tagline, is reflected in every project by integrating ergonomically correct specifications with visually aesthetic, soothing designs; resulting in spaces that are fabulous and functional.

Discriminating homeowners, builders, developers, architects and interior designers appreciate The Kitchen Strand's unique, creative abilities and careful attention to detail that produce the creation of their visions. Due to their success and to better serve their clientele, The Kitchen Strand recently expanded their showroom adding additional installations from the elegant traditional and transitional cabinetry of Wm Ohs, along with the Hampton's Beach style cabinetry made by Plain & Fancy.

Leaders in the cabinetry industry, their manufacturers are Wm Ohs, Cuisines Laurier, Habersham Designs, Superior Wood Products, Plain & Fancy and more! Wm Ohs, known as "quite simply the most elegant traditional cabinetry and furniture made in America" is following suite with the currently popular transitional collections. Distinctive finishes and fine craftsmanship, together with accessories from LaCornue, Franke, Miele and Sub-Zero embrace modern technology cabinetry systems and produce exclusive culinary environments. Their goal is to build strong, lasting relationships one family at a time.