Another lovely note from a client!


Clients of ours from a few years ago recently shared an article with us from their local paper talking about the 'era of the Super Kitchen'. It is really an interesting read about all of the day-to-day activities that are now being incorporated into modern kitchen design. Along with the article, they included a nice note: "If you have not seen...

A Note from a Client


We received the nicest note from a client who's kitchen was done almost a decade ago: "I contacted Kitchen Encounters for the paint color of my cabinets as I wanted to “spiff up” my house and paint the cabinets professionally.  My cabinets were installed 8 years ago and the paint was “bubbling up and chipping”.  I had no expectations from...

Client Testimonials


One of the most rewarding aspects of our work is when our clients are so gracious and appreciative of what we do, and the relationships we form with them throughout the process. Check out our Houzz profile to read just a few of the lovely reviews we have received: Houzz Reviews And be sure to look through our project photo books while you're...

How to Choose A Professional Kitchen Designer


The November 2015 issue of Capital Style magazine featured a section entitled "How to Choose a Pro". Kitchen Encounters did a feature with recommendations on what to look for when you begin your search for a Kitchen Designer for your project!

Severna Park Voice Home and Garden Guide


This month's Severna Park Voice included the Spring Home and Garden Guide! One of our design team members wrote an article explaining the many possibilities when it comes to inside the cabinetry.. Our Marketing and Communications coordinator also had an article for the Annapolis Design District about using art in design. Check them out here:

Woodland Retreat


We tend to feature a lot of our favorite kitchen projects here, but we also work on many other projects and rooms for our clients! Designer, Tracy McGuinness, AKBD, had the pleasure of working with a lovely couple in 2015 on redesigning their Master Bath and Hall bath. These spaces were transformed from 80's drab to modern day fab! Before After ...

35 Years!


That's right! This Spring of 2016, Kitchen Encounters will officially have been in business for 35 years! Let’s flash back to 1977. After previous experience of driving interstate tractor trailers, framing houses, and customizing vans, owner Mark T. White, felt that doing something more hands-on would be a job he would enjoy. He started working...

More from the 2016 Design Competition


Here is the on-line version of the NKBA magazine with the winning projects and a brief description of each! You can also view photos of all the winning projects on the NKBA's Pinterest Board! Look for projects with Mark T. White's name underneath for his award winning kitchens! And here are some photos of Mark and Cindi at the awards gala in...

NKBA 2016 Design Competition Winners


The NKBA released the official list of winners from the 2016 Design Competition! Congratulations to Mark T. White for placing twice this year! Click here to view the full press release.    

Award Winning Designs


The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show was held last week in Las Vegas in conjunction with the International Builder Show. The NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) holds a design competition every year for design firms nation wide, and the awards are presented at a gala to kick off the week of KBIS. Kitchen Encounters owner, Mark T. White, CKD,...